Imagine my surprise, when checking the website of the venerable Valley organization Chicanos por la Causa, to see a photo of a beaming Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery on a page advertising the group's 44th anniversary dinner, coming up on April 4.
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What was the most fun for me as a columnist during the recall of ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce -- other than watching Pearce crash and burn?
That nearly all of the pundits in Arizona ended up being as wrong as white shoes after Labor Day.
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I like Arizona Republic scribe Laurie Roberts. She's a smart, classy lady. And I believe she means well.
-Joe Arpaio Recall Still On, Despite Lack of Support from (Some) Deep-Pocket Democrats
As a columnist, she has the luxury of tut-tutting the hard work of others, as she did in her co ... More >>
Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 19:14
Watching Dennis Gilman's new video of Wednesday's protest against Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's systemic over-charging of undocumented workers, one is struck not only wi ... More >>
Oaxaca Restaurant & Cantina has closed -- again. But this, time, it looks like the downtown Phoenix Mexican restaurant and 30-year-plus landmark near the state Capitol has shuttered for good.
See also: Mesa's Monsterland Bar & Grill Closing Its Doors
CLOSED: Ivy League Dogs in Goodyear
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Rachel Alexander, acolyte of former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, is suing Maricopa County for $67,000 to cover the legal fees of the appeal of her law-license suspension.Alexander, along with Thomas and former deputy county attorney Lisa Aubuchon, was disciplined for their bad ethics in a ... More >>
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Arizona's voter-approved 2004 law requiring voters to show proof of citizenship before receiving a ballot.The Appeals Court mostly shot down the challenges to the law, which had itself been upheld in Arizona U.S. District Court.Arizona can dem ... More >>
Is the fix in for former state House Minority Leader David Lujan's becoming the replacement for ex-state Senator Kyrsten Sinema, who recently announced her bid for U.S. Congress?Or will his infamous no-show for the Senate Bill 1070 vote in 2010 deny him a return to the state Legislature, and can con ... More >>
It's been just over a month since Oaxaca Restaurant and Cantina, the downtown Phoenix eatery and 30-year-plus landmark near the state Capitol, closed and its former owners, the Verdugo family, forced to go through a trustee sale.
But starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jose Martinez, Vice Preside ... More >>
On Tuesday, Oaxaca Restaurant and Cantina, the downtown Phoenix eatery and 30-year-plus landmark near the state Capitol, closed amid a hubbub of activity involving the police and an ominous sign on door stating "closed for plumbing repairs."
Oaxaca borrowed money to double its siz ... More >>
Veolia Transportation is bent on finding out who leaked internal company e-mails.
While Veolia Transportation, the company that operates Phoenix city buses, is in the midst of contentious negotiations with the bus drivers' union, corporate executives are dropping subpoenas to gain access to ... More >>
Mary Rose Wilcox won't face criminal charges after all, says Gila County Attorney Daisy Flores.Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox won't face any criminal charges in the crappy case against her put together by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former County Attorney Andrew Thomas.Gil ... More >>
Daisy Flores: Charges aren't warranted against Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox
Mary Rose Wilcox, one of five members of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, didn't disclose her business interests to the public like she should have, that much is clear.
But multiple felonies? ... More >>
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Orkesta, Big Son featuring Sam Means of The Format and Jeff and Chris of
Reubens Accomplice, Sand Rubies, Salvador Duran, Kinch, and more...August
27, 2010Marquee Theatre
About 1,500 people showed up at the Marquee T ... More >>