On Wednesday, we told you about U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy asking Attorney General Eric Holder asking if Maricopa County could be on the hook for repaying up to $25 million in federal taxpayer coin, thanks to the Justice Department's civil-rights case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Turns out, alleged ci ... More >>
A young Frank Sinatra, after being arrested for "carrying on" with a married woman (which was a crime way back then). Not one of the things that makes him cool, but a damn good photo.When it comes to crooners, they don't get any cooler than Frank Sinatra. Over the course of his 60-year career, "O ... More >>
Good to go: County Supervisors decide they have no conflict in deciding who will replace former County Attorney Andrew Thomas. We thought it was possible the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors had a conflict of interest in picking a new county attorney, with two of the five having be ... More >>
Lauren GilgerMembers of the Valley Forward Association eat their cheesecake and listen to the panel of speakers slated for the event: Robert McClendon of McClendon Farms, Leslie Curry of Whole Foods Markets and Michael Stebner of True Food Kitchen.Forty years ago, Leslie Curry changed her diet. Sh ... More >>
Rappers soften up like asphalt
An offer you can refuse
Why Morrissey is newly hip among bands that sound nothing like him
Kangaroo Jack is a real punch in the pouch
In its stylish tribute to Frank Sinatra, Phoenix Theatre does it My Way
Both Sides Now
(Smells Like Records)
The boxed-set dilemma: When are four CDs too little and three CDs too much respect?
What future is there for rock without the Chairman of the Board to kick it around?
New book celebrates fave raves who had the choppers but not the chops
Dreck or treat
THE YEAR IN MUSIC: IT JUST DIDN'T GET MUCH BETTER (OR WORSE) THAN THIS