After years of ongoing opposition to the Tohono O'odham Nation's plan to build a resort-style casino, the new Glendale City Manager suggests the city drop legal opposition and develop a "more positive" relationship with the tribe. Acting City Manager Dick Bowers authored a memo on April 26 to the ... More >>
A Glendale medical-marijuana dispensary will be inspected by state officials on Thursday, and is poised to be the first such establishment to open in Arizona. If all goes well with the inspection process, which could take two or three inspectors up to six hours, the dispensary could open as soon as ... More >>
A Glendale couple is suing the Deer Valley Unified School District, claiming staff at the boy's elementary school fed him sugar, and often kept him in a small, windowless room due to his behavior.The boy's parents contend that the school kept giving their boy sugar -- which the boy is "severely alle ... More >>
The dolt dropping off improvised explosive devices around Glendale in the form of flashlights may have delivered his third yesterday -- this time in Phoenix.Someone dropped a flashlight in the donations at a Salvation Army in Phoenix yesterday, and when an employee clicked it on, it blew up.Phoenix ... More >>
A Peoria seventh-grader earned a trip to a juvie facility yesterday for telling his classmates the flashlight he planted near the school was probably a bomb, police say.Flashlights, as you may recall, are a hot topic on the west side these days, as someone turned a couple of them into improvised exp ... More >>
William ClaxtonGood news for fans who are still miffed at Bob Dylan for canceling his appearance here in 2009: he's scheduled to play Comerica Theatre on July 18, and the stage is indoors and air-conditioned. Back in 2009, Mr. Dylan and co. canceled a stop at Camelback Park in Glendale due to fea ... More >>
Turns out it was limited after all: popular North Phoenix hangout Unlimited Coffee, at 7th Street and Glendale, closed last week, much to the dismay of java lovers and folks who frequented the spot as a sort of office-away-from-home.Owner Hans Mathiesen confirms, "Yes, I'm very sorry we hav ... More >>
www.canadianbusiness.com Canadian billionaire David Thomson is trying to steal the Phoenix Coyotes from the desert.About three weeks ago, we posted a story about rumors that Canadian billionaire David Thomson was lurking in the shadows hoping to swoop in and steal the Phoenix Coyotes from ... More >>
Halocene, a female-fronted Valley pop-rock act I kinda like, is scheduled play at this Saturday's Phoenix Coyote's game. The show will be staged just outside the doors of Jobing.com Arena and will run from 5:30 until just before the game begins.I won't be there, having vowed to not travel to Glen ... More >>
In the next month, student groups at all four ASU campuses will vote on a proposed smoking ban. The ban would prohibit smoking anywhere on campus, and university administration says it is likely to accept the votes. If the ban passes, ASU would join about 381 colleges in the U.S. that prohibit sm ... More >>
I'll be the first to admit that my interest in baseball has everything to do with the beer and the ballpark food -- hot dogs, bratwursts, fries, you name it. This is the kind of food I should've been eating all summer, but for some reason I didn't make it to any D-Backs games this year.   ... More >>
www.chicagonow.comNHL Commissioner Gary BettmanThe NHL's head-honcho, Gary Bettman, met with the Coyotes top brass and other community leaders in Glendale yesterday to discuss the sale of the bankrupt franchise and vowed to do whatever it takes to keep the team in the Valley.
Phoenix can be a much divided town. There are the Scottsdale types and the West Siders, the conservative natives and the influx of liberals, the sushi eaters and those who would rather chug a live goldfish than eat sashimi. We doubt that the bridge between Arpaio supporters and detractors will ... More >>
Maybe it's just that we've run not one but two think pieces on the concept of and criteria for "supergroups" in the last month, but I became physically ill upon seeing the headline over The Arizona Republic's review of U2's show in Glendale last night."Supergroup U2 delivers in Glendale," it read.Th ... More >>
www.bhxob.comFor anyone who has the idiotic urge to fire guns into the air for no apparent reason, don't do it in Glendale -- or at least get the hell out of there after you do. The city of Glendale is monitored 24/7 by a device called "ShotSpotter," an acoustic monitoring system that ... More >>
State employees in Arizona will retain domestic-partner benefits for the next twelve months, even though the Legislature's decided to eliminate those benefits in their last budget. The Department of Administration says that cutting the benefits before October 2010 could put the state in violation ... More >>
www.hockeydb.comThe city of Glendale, in an attempt to rally support for the possibly fleeing Phoenix Coyotes, is kicking off "White Out Week" on Wednesday.City officials are planning to "whitewash" the city leading up to the Coyotes home opener Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jacke ... More >>
www.paulwilkinson.wordpress.comSomeone in the Valley just won a ton of money, and they probably don't even know it.The Arizona State Lottery is looking for the person who bought a powerball ticket at the gas station of the Safeway store at 5810 West Thunderbird Road in Glendale for the Febr ... More >>
This is not good for Glendale.Two days after he pushed back the date of the auction of the Phoenix Coyotes hockey team, U.S. District Court Judge Redfield T. Baum ordered that the rescheduled auction will open to all bidders -- not just those who plan on keeping the team (however temporarily) in ... More >>
Ruination, the new record from Glendale metal act Job For A Cowboy, is officially a hit. The record, which we told you about last week when it came out, is number 42 on this week's Billboard chart. Their 11,000 units are also good enough to get them the number 4 spot on Billboard's Independent Albu ... More >>
Lauren GilgerShopping as the sun goes down at the Twilight Farmer's Market in Glendale.The Twilight Farmer's Market in Glendale is the least farmer-y Farmer's Market we've ever come across. When you may be expecting summer sun, gravel beneath your feet and cowboy hats abounding, Glendale has put tog ... More >>
The rookie card for Keith Yandle, who'll be at the Coyotes open house on Thursday.The Phoenix Coyotes ice hockey team is staying in Glendale -- for now. On June 15, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Redfield T. Baum ruled that a June 29 deadline on Canadian Jim Balsillie's bid to buy the team and move it ... More >>
A fire burning in the Baboquivari Peak Wilderness area near Tucson has grown to 5200 acres. The blaze, dubbed the Elk Horn Fire, was about eight percent contained by Sunday...A Valley man is in critical condition after he was stabbed at a trailer park in Glendale. The man, 53, was reportedly returni ... More >>
Scott Stapp: apparently quite sad that Creed is getting back togetherIn what has to be the biggest music news since the band formed in 1995, Creed has reunited. All four members are back at it, including lead singer/public drunkard Scott Stapp, since they parted ways in 2004. But wait, the good news ... More >>
Japanese flick chronicles a silent killer
Whos laughing now, fruit-eaters?
Stealing some sun from the Sunshine State
The Glen transforms itself into a delectable destination
Where and when to catch the sparkly stuff
The Valley is lit up like a Christmas tree
Gun lockers are coming to a public building near you
Public complaints about racism have created firestorms of recrimination at the Glendale police department. Is psychological counseling a remedy for the conflict -- or retaliation against officers who spoke out?
A Glendale gang has it in for the son of a Hispanic police sergeant. Unfortunately, the gang consists of police officers.
That's how much taxpayers shelled out for a historic house that will anchor a "serenity park." That's a lot of money, considering the sellers had offered to move the house--at their cost--to another park.
HE HELPED MASTERMIND A MAJOR GOLD FRAUD IN FLORIDA. SO WHAT THE HELL IS HE DOING AT A CHURCH IN GLENDALE
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