Debra StarkPhoenix Mayor Phil Gordon ended the week down two staffers.Today was Debra Stark's last day as Mayor's Chief of Staff. On Monday, she moves into her new role as Executive Assistant to the City Manager. She will oversee Public Transit, among other city departments.(And boy, did she luck ... More >>
Phil GordonPhoenix Mayor Phil Gordon still hasn't answered questions submitted to him by New Times on April 19.The questions were e-mailed to Gordon per his new policy of no longer speaking personally with New Times or the Arizona Republic -- more accurately, he won't talk to reporters who ... More >>
pic by "Reuel" Gentlemen, with Shakira in our corner, the war over SB 1070 may be won Colombian pop tart Shakira will be in town on Thursday to lend her voice to the chorus of those opposing the state's racist new immigration law. She'll be in Phoenix Thursday to meet with Phoenix Mayor ... More >>
From FacebookElissa Mullany is shown in 2009 on developer Steve Ellman's payroll. Mayor Phil Gordon's girlfriend landed on mega-Phoenix developer Steve Ellman's payroll in 2009, political insiders confirm. Elissa Mullany, who started dating Gordon in early 2008, spent time in ... More >>
More turmoil at Phoenix City HallJoe Villasenor, a senior assistant to Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, will be placed on "indefinite, unpaid leave" as of this evening, according to his supervisor.Villasenor was arrested December 15 after his wife told Phoenix Police officers that he'd grabbed he ... More >>
More bad news for Phoenix Mayor Phil GordonJoe Villasenor, a senior assistant to Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting his wife December 15, according to a police report obtained by New Times.Villasenor is currently on "personal leave," according to his direct s ... More >>
The Phoenix rave scene loses a hot spot and may put another one on ice
The Bird's back, blasting Goddard's defense of tranny toilet rights, effin' with Comrade Goober, and watchin' Joe Arpaio try a little tenderness
Maupin's down for the moment, but he's not out yet... The Rev. Jarrett Maupin fell 91 signatures short of the 1,500 necessary to be certified to be on the ballot in the Sept. 11 mayoral election, Phoenix City Clerk Mario Paniagua said today. Maupin turned in 3,920 signatures on Friday, but only 1,4 ... More >>
The choleric crow uncovers Rusty Childress' anti-avian plots, and kicks it with First Amendment hero/porn mogul Larry Flynt
Proposals on their way to the Phoenix City Council could put the historic warehouse district in jeopardy
Is the party over?
Lease on the lush life expires September 30
AFTER DECADES OF DECLINE AND A REAL ESTATE BUST, TERRY GODDARD AND OTHER RESIDENTS OF THE ROOSEVELT NEIGHBORHOOD ARE REKINDLING VISIONS OF GRANDEUR. HOWEVER, THERE IS NO ROOM IN THE VISION FOR THE INNER CITY'S BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.