Arizona election results are 99 percent reported this morning, and still the differences between candidates in some key races remain razor thin, including the battle between Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Vernon Parker for CD 9. Sinema is holding on to about a 1,500 vote lead. The race betwe ... More >>
Here's the thing about the propositions on the ballot for tomorrow's election: for the most part, they're boring, and at the end of the day, you may not really give a damn.Thankfully, people like ousted state Senate President Russell Pearce, Governor Jan Brewer, and the lobbyists from Center for Ari ... More >>
Israeli citizen and former high-living real estate investor Eitan Maximov was found guilty in a jury trial yesterday for his role in a "cash-back" mortgage-fraud scheme.He stands to get between 14 and 17.5 years in prison at his sentencing hearing, scheduled for February 27 before U.S. District Judg ... More >>
Two Valley cities rose to the top of a list of 25 "fun, affordable" cities compiled by a magazine that reviewed median home prices along with proximity to eateries and nightlife.The report from Better Homes and Garden Real Estate, which used data from Onboard Infomatics, reviewed 6,106 ZIP codes ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia CommonsWith half of Arizona homes worth far less than the mortgages owed on them, some homeowners may be secretly wishing the wildfires would pay their property a visit.
We ran that idea past a couple of real estate agents today, and both ag ... More >>
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs, and a host of state and local business people are lobbying top Air Force officials to convince them that Luke Air Force Base is the best place for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.The F-35 is the latest war bird coming off the mili ... More >>
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith owes $16,224 in a federal taxes, according to a lien filed with the Maricopa County Recorder's Office.
We asked Mesa spokesman Steve Wright about this -- here's his reply:
That issue was resolved. The IRS has been petitioned to withdraw the lien.
President Barack Obama told a cheering crowd at Dobson High School in Mesa that the $787 billion stimulus act he signed into law yesterday will create jobs and restore the housing market to stability.Though the speech was loaded with vague rhetoric, Obama focused on a few of the details he said ... More >>
A new study shows two-thirds of Arizona high school students graduate with plenty of off-the-syllabus sex education. Photo enforcement is all about safety -- unless you're the photo-enforcement company, in which case it's all about winning a court battle against the competition. Thank you, si ... More >>
County Supervisor Don Stapley made a killing on a shady development and sank the profits into a mansion. Then he told the tax assessor to value his estate at $863,000 -- while listing it for sale at $2.5 million.