Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is one step closer to completing his team of advisors with the appointment of Phoenix College faculty member Trino Sandoval as Senior Policy Advisor on Education. Sandoval, who is "on loan" from Phoenix College, will take the lead on the Mayor's education agenda, which in ... More >>
Lexy: the worst guard dog ever.Phoenix resident Mike Aley is the proud owner of a 4-year-old Staffordshire Terrier named Lexy, who happens to be one of the worst guard dogs in the entire world.On February 24, Aley's house near 64th and Voltaire streets was burglarized. The thieves, Aley tells New ... More >>
Improvisors peddle product in creative fashion
This building on Broadway Road used to house Hustler Hollywood Tempe. It couldn't find customers, and now it's becoming -- a preschool. What is the world coming to?
The proposed new chief of America's Homeland Security never completed an anti-terrorist plan in her own state -- maybe she just needs a bigger challenge. Asbestos fibers may have been released into ASU's Memorial Union, say officials who are fining the university big-time. It's safe to say that w ... More >>
ASUs the bumbling rodent, if you hadnt guessed
By Ray Stern The front of this preschool building on McDowell just east of 44th Street doesn't look much better — a blotch of painted-over graffiti stains the wall near the front door. Sadly, this sign symbolizes the state of too many homes in the Valley, both in terms of appearance and the funct ... More >>
Pants on fire
Two serial murderers loom among us. Inside the case of the Baseline Killer's first Phoenix victim
John Cusack and other endearing mutts
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, just be-'Cos'
A tiny Indian community struggles to educate its young
This Little Piggy Wears Cotton
Arizona political leaders know the answers but can't seem to pass the violence-prevention test
A NEW ARIZONA LAW DENIES PRESCHOOL SERVICES TO THE CHILDREN OF UNDOCUMENTED RESIDENTS--EVEN IF THE KIDS ARE U.S. CITIZENS