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  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Jessica Florez, Former Phoenix City Councilwoman, Dies in Scottsdale Over the Weekend

    One month shy of her 40th birthday, former Phoenix City Councilwoman Jessica Florez died in Scottsdale on June 1. Although she reportedly died in her sleep, her cause of death has not been disclosed. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office says the death investigation remains open, and can n ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 19, 2008
  • News

    March 29, 2007

    My Super Sweet Six

    Don't you wish your birthday party was hot like mine?

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    Stick It to 'Em!

    The Phoenix City Council can't sanction the $350 million, city-owned convention center hotel. By law, a referendum must be held.

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Speech Therapy

    Richard Florida jump-starts downtown dialogue

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Kid Drownings

    After decades of failure, the well-intentioned still don't get it

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    Biltmore Builds More

    Neighbors fight new five-level parking garage behind historic resort

  • News

    April 4, 2002

    Rage from the Cage

    Phoenix Zoo director refutes allegations of animal abuse

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Exalted Ruler

    This New Phoenix city council member hides his leadership ties to a notorious speakeasy

  • Dining

    September 13, 2001

    A Dive & Kickin'

    Tom is long gone, but Tom's Tavern lives on

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Hidden Agenda

    Covered-up Tempe documents surface, proving deception on stadium site

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    House Hold

    The dearth of affordable housing has reached the crisis stage

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Letters

    From the week of November 30, 2000

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Convention Hysteria

    In 1998, the Phoenix Civic Plaza lost $20 million. City officials don't mind. They made up the loss with your tax money, just as they do every year.

  • News

    May 4, 2000
  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Slippery Chute

    Gay bathhouse escapes city sex-club ban

  • News

    December 30, 1999
  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Sunnyslope Sunset

    Death claims community organizer

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Suite Deal

    Developer offers city subsidy if Crowne Plaza ownership will sell

  • News

    April 1, 1999

    Give Piece a Chance

    Arm the Homeless stages a firearms giveaway for Phoenix vagrants.

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Block Botch

    Neighborhood group prints a cop's racist comment, then the city clams up

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Larry Jack's Second Shot

    He survived two bullets in the face from a man he claims killed five in South Phoenix last month

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Civil Libertines

    The battle over Phoenix's groundbreaking sex-club ban moves into federal court

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Sole Survivor

    Howard Youngblood's roommates were shot to death, yet he clings to the place where it all went down

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    Master of the House

    Jeff Groscost as "brilliant" tactician, schoolyard bully

  • News

    December 31, 1998
  • News

    August 6, 1998
  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Our Hero

    The most powerful man in Phoenix explains why he's just a regular guy

  • News

    December 18, 1997

    So Sue Me

    The court has spoken; lawmakers stand in defiance. But if the state Legislature doesn't come up with a constitutional school finance plan by July, school's out forever.

  • Calendar

    November 27, 1997
  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Fire Truculence

    Is it a case of rogue firefighters or meddling city managers? Whatever it is, the Phoenix Fire Department isn't used to the scrutiny it's getting from City Hall.

  • News

    July 24, 1997

    DONKS!

    They're dog-obsessed and they have no kids--but their pooches dress up like people, host birthday parties, go to puppy preschool and drive a multibillion-dollar pet industry

  • News

    June 26, 1997
  • News

    June 12, 1997

    Manny, Joe & Tat

    How alleged sports bookies and a reputed Asian gang member wound up in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Executive Posse

  • News

    June 5, 1997

    Is Anybody Listening?

    Beyond Arizona, musicians rave about it, but the Phoenix Symphony, at 50, plays to half-empty houses at home. Can its new maestro, Hermann Michael, fill the seats?

  • News

    June 5, 1997
  • News

    May 8, 1997

    Beware of the Dogma

    When KFYI radio host John Dayl spews mindless hate, David Winkler listens

  • News

    May 1, 1997
  • Calendar

    February 6, 1997
  • Calendar

    January 16, 1997
  • News

    January 16, 1997
  • Calendar

    November 28, 1996
  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Parking Breaks

    Phoenix's shadow governors had keen ideas for the warehouse district south of Bank One Ballpark. But property owners told them where they could park them.

  • News

    October 3, 1996
  • Calendar

    September 19, 1996
  • News

    April 25, 1996

    Parking Mirage

    City pretends that parking garage next to stadium is not a favor to Colangelo's Diamondbacks

  • Calendar

    November 23, 1995
  • News

    June 15, 1995

    LITTLE DREAD SCHOOLHOUSE

    AFTER DECADES OF DECLINE AND A REAL ESTATE BUST, TERRY GODDARD AND OTHER RESIDENTS OF THE ROOSEVELT NEIGHBORHOOD ARE REKINDLING VISIONS OF GRANDEUR. HOWEVER, THERE IS NO ROOM IN THE VISION FOR THE INNER CITY'S BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

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