Teach for America, the non-profit organization that trains volunteers to teach in public schools, will launch 125 newly-trained teachers into Valley schools beginning as soon as this month. This new batch of teachers will bring the total number of local volunteers in the two-year program up to 250. ... More >>
I couldn't understand a word Tinariwen were singing Monday night at Crescent Ballroom. I didn't know a single song, and there was no set list to cheat from -- and I couldn't find anyone to ask about it. But I was completely blown away by the deep, rhythmic, heartfelt pulse of a music that draws fr ... More >>
I'm sorry, but there are always more. As soon as I hit save on my Army of Foodies list, I came up with another five. While these Amuse Douchers aren't always as prominent in everyday foodie structure, they are there. Thankfully, most of them will move on in about three months to whatever the next ... More >>
This just in from the City of Phoenix -- Frank Fairbanks, who has been City Manager for nearly 20 years, is retiring. The country's fifth-largest city will begin a nationwide search for his replacement. The city put out a long news release about this notable change in administration: Longtime ... More >>
What did the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors know about the MCSO's Honduras project and when did they know it? That's still an open question as the BOS's flack Deanne Poulos released documents Friday revealing the times that aid to Honduras was discussed before the Board of Supervisors. The fir ... More >>
Ever heard of a West Point graduate seeking a conscientious objector discharge? Meet Major Ann Marie Tate
It's what you are, not what you do, that counts now
Kranks need a shovel for more than just snow
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Troubled singer/songwriter Billy Sedlmayr teams up with guitarist Rich Hopkins for a collection of songs that chronicles a life spent on the fringes
With the rerelease of their 1988 debut, the Sand Rubies finally seem ready to start making music again
When it comes to immigration for gay bi-national couples, love does have borders
Escaping the shadow of his former band, Tucson's Rich Hopkins has found a niche leading his band of Luminarios
More letters from the battlefield: A Phoenix soldier witnesses the destruction of Europe in 1945
State Representative Steve May is a walking, talking contradiction
New video relives the surreal week that John and Yoko co-hosted America's most popular daytime talk show
The battle against a mine loses its leader
How the state of Arizona went soft on polluters and mistreated the victims of the Maryvale cancer cluster
A mini-Q&A with Mono man Dave Crider
Mastermind behind Valley's "unidentified non-flying objects" revealed!
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
Their idea of a good time is to dress up in medieval armor, stage elaborate battles and fight for a royal title. Any effort to unmask the fantasy would be feudal.
ICE-T AND SISTER SOULJAH GIVE MAKING MONEY A BAD RAP