Summer is coming to an end, and while the rest of the country is in mourning, we're celebrating. Now begins the time when the Valley of the Sun comes to life, and now that we can actually stand to be in that sunshine, our favorite season is finally kicking off. Bring on the fall and with it a calend ... More >>
Tong Soo Chung, a prominent South Korean lawyer and former public official, is behind an alleged fraud committed by Tucson's Matinee Energy solar company, a lawsuit states. Our April 12 feature article on Matinee Energy explained why its highly touted plans to build a major solar-panel farm in Bens ... More >>
Matinee Energy, a company with plans to build several large solar-power plants in Arizona, says a founder who once ran a bogus gold-mining scheme no longer has a role in the firm. Yet many questions remain about the mystery company, which reportedly has contracts with Hyundai Heavy and KEPCO KDN, t ... More >>
Christopher Wharton and one of his Chow Locally customersChow Locally, the new online marketplace for Arizona farm fresh foods announced on their Facebook page that they were awarded Arizona's Next Great Business by National Bank of Arizona. Their prize and the video that helped them win a ... More >>
Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? Taste the Biltmore How does the Biltmore neighborhood taste? Pretty damn good if you ask us. Find out for yourself at the 5th Annual Taste of the Biltmore this Thursday, October 6th, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sample ... More >>
Has the bandit struck again?It appears a thief the Federal Bureau of Investigation's bandit-naming department has dubbed the "thou shalt not steal bandit" may have struck again -- this time in Phoenix.Phoenix police say the First Fidelity Bank branch near 32nd Street and Lincoln Drive in Phoenix ... More >>
The "No Tricks Bandit" We figured it was only a matter of time before the FBI came up with a new, lame moniker for the man responsible for robbing four Valley banks in the last week and attempting to rob another on Tuesday. We figured right.The FBI's bandit-naming department did ... More >>
Wine? Did somebody say wine? If your ears perk up at the sound of a cork popping out of a bottle, then this weekend's First Press events are for you. Friday night kicks off with the First Press Grand Tasting at the Hotel Valley Ho, presented by National Bank of Arizona. As you'd expect, t ... More >>
It will be an all-you-can-eat extravaganza for charity tonight, when the third annual Taste of the Biltmore party takes over the National Bank of Arizona Corporate Center (6001 N. 24th St.) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Participating restaurants from the upscale 'hood include Donovan's, ... More >>
An SUV collided with a light rail train Wednesday night at 7th Avenue and Camelback. The crash sent another car careening over the barrier, but no one was hurt, and light rail continues to run as usual...Chandler fire crews battled a two-acre palm tree fire near Brooks Farms and Tower Road ... More >>
An acclaimed Tucson drug-treatment program went suddenly, mysteriouly bankrupt. Administrators blame the board of directors. But others are questioning the administrators and their history at the notorious drug-treatment empire known as Synanon.
WHY IS DEAN BREWER SMILING? OTHERS ARE CLEANING UP HIS FINANCIAL MESS.
DEAN BREWER WAS ALREADY UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION FOR BANKRUPTING A MORTGAGE COMPANY, SO ARIZONA REGULATORS LET HIM TAKE OVER CHARTER TITLE, AND $8 MILLION IS MISSING.