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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Paul McCartney will open his upcoming "Up And Coming" tour at Glendale's Jobing.com Arena. The former Beatle will play a show at the hockey arena on Sunday, March 28.The news, which was officially announced at a press conference this afternoon, was hinted at by Danny Zelisko at Saturday night's M ... More >>
A rock solid restaurant name should tell you something about the food, the location, or at the very least, the vibe you'll experience when you walk in the door. It should also pass a basic spell check, which is why Kozy Cactus might want to reconsider its mess of a moniker. Is there anythin ... More >>
There are rumors that Fast Eddie's Pawn 'N Loan in Glendale is also looking to open a coffee shop next month. Bookmans, the giant "Entertainment Exchange" store where people go to sell their CDs, books and video games when they're out of beer money, has opened a fancy in-store cafe, Arizona Stat ... More >>
A Mesa native has discovered a new dinosaur. Sterling Nesbitt was featured in an article in Science magazine last month, which detailed his team's discovery of a new dinosaur species during a four-year dig in New Mexico. The new species may fill in evolutionary gaps between early dinosaurs and tw ... More >>
The University of Arizona plans to shut down its nuclear reactor by mid-2010. The license for the 51-year-old reactor, used for research, expires next year, and Director John Williams says it isn't used enough to warrant a vigorous re-licensing process with the Nuclear Reg ... More >>
At the start of the 2009 football season, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant in Glendale and Tempe introduced a Game Day promo where sushi slash football fans could take advantage of "buy one, get one for a dollar" sushi and drink specials while watching a Cardinals game on Kabuki's flatsc ... More >>
Headed to Glendale for a game, but don't want to deal with screaming bar crowds or kitschy tropical decor? In this week's Meal Ticket dining newsletter, we'll profile a hot West Valley restuarant that's big on elegance, romance and traditional Italian food. We'll also have the scoop on ... More >>
www.gizmodo.comAuthorities in seven Arizona cities have been looking for the people responsible for the theft of hundreds of iPhones and other expensive cell phones over the past few months. Today, the Glendale Police Department announced that it has arrested three people in connection with the t ... More >>
The former home of Senator John McCain is going up for auction. The home, near Glendale and Central avenues, has 13 bedrooms, two guest houses, and 14.5 bathrooms. The auction price will start at $5.9 million...Queen Creek officials are asking residents to help decide on a slogan for the city ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.