Justin Johnson and Laura Pastor, candidates in the Phoenix City Council District 4 race, continued delivering some hefty jabs at each other as early voting got underway on Thursday. Johnson, the son of former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson, faces criticism over family properties that are vacant eye so ... More >>
bustathief.comBryan Prehoda and Luis Belevan were running a pretty unsuccessful Scottsdale-based mortgage-relief service -- so unsuccessful, in fact, as to constitute fraud and a judgment against them for almost $29 million. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge entered the de ... More >>
Lauren GilgerJosh Parry behind the bar at SideBar in downtown Phoenix.Josh Parry is serious about drinks. He will not allow his bartenders to free-pour the sweet and sour in one of their signature cocktails, a Cucumint Martini. It must be measured with a jigger. "It's that exact," he says. "If y ... More >>
On March 11, the Wall Street Journal ran an article titled "Concert Tickets Get Set Aside, Marked Up by Artists, Managers" written by Ethan Smith. In it, Smith explains the practice of large promoters, Ticketmaster, and artists teaming up to take the best seats at concerts and then not selling them ... More >>
President Barack Obama told a cheering crowd at Dobson High School in Mesa that the $787 billion stimulus act he signed into law yesterday will create jobs and restore the housing market to stability.Though the speech was loaded with vague rhetoric, Obama focused on a few of the details he said ... More >>
The shoestring law firm of Bybee andShaw makes money by hounding debt collectors who make mistakes
MINORITIES ARE REFUSED MORTGAGES. BANKS WON'T LEND IN LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS. IT'S CALLED REDLINING, AND IT'S STILL THRIVING IN PHOENIX.