John Teets, the rich and powerful onetime CEO of what once was the Phoenix-based Dial/Greyhound companies, died a few days ago at the age of 77 from complications related to Alzheimer's Disease. The late John Teets, a Phoenix bigshot back in the day Mr. Teets was a doggedly tough SO ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
A new poll shows Outlaw Joe Arpaio's popularity plummeting among county Republicans
Allegations cause riffs at Scratch & Sniff
Fur is flying over whether one of the most popular animal charities in town has gone to the dogs
City pretends that parking garage next to stadium is not a favor to Colangelo's Diamondbacks
County Attorney Richard Romley thought he had parlayed a trivial investigation into the resignation of one of his chief political rivals. But Attorney General Grant Woods decided that his top assistant would not be sacrificed to prosecutorial overreaching
A divorce gets nasty. Documents are stolen. Corporate perks run amok. A top executive abruptly retires. The CEO gets his wings clipped. A blonde commits suicide.