Comprehensive immigration reform dominated the candidate forum at South Mountain Community College last week -- and no wonder, considering that voters in in Arizona's Seventh Congressional District are overwhelmingly Democratic Latinos. And here's a shocker: All of the candidates at the forum -- a ... More >>
Republican AZIRC commissioner Scott Freeman supports Mathis, though the Tea Party wants her removedDespite calls from Tea Party activists and some Republicans for the resignation of Colleen Mathis, chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, both Republican commissioner Scott Fre ... More >>
Nothing less than a freakin' Teabagger dictatorship will please these peopleI'm more than a little concerned by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's announcement today of a "probe" into the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, which will be holding a public meeting today at 6 p.m. at South ... More >>
All hail Sojourner Truth and friends
Ancient Indian tale is brought to life
The Fiesta Bowl wants a refund from the city of Glendale for at least $600,000 for overpayment of taxes on ticket sales. Fiesta Bowl officials say for the past three years, they've overpaid for taxes at University of Phoenix Stadium. Glendale would not confirm or deny the request, but city offici ... More >>
courtesy of New Carpa Theater CompanyMary (Linda Waymire, center) and her family prepare for their final goodbye in A Mother's Will.Each year since 2007, Arizona Women's Theatre Company has sponsored the Pandora Festival, an open competition for unpublished scripts by Arizona's female playwrights ... More >>
What do you do when the biggest name in the race is the least qualified?
Film showcase avoids the 'hood
Nickel and Dimed clocks on at the Herberger
Phoenix gets a taste of Japan
Show launches local mag
Charity's the name of the game
From the week of September 27, 2001
A valley junior college administrator is becoming an unlikely force in the national latin music movement
Bob Hartle toiled to get state and federal identity-theft laws passed; now he's fighting to get them enforced
Twenty years ago-- as gangs began their rise in the valley-shortsighted civic leaders slashed youth programs. Today's troubled kids are still paying the price.
"Ludicrous" expose brings charges of yellow journalism against retired Scottsdale media professor
Johnny and Rudy Valenzuela help disadvantaged but promising students stay in school. If only they could keep them alive.
NEARLY HALF OF ARIZONA'S HISPANIC CHILDREN DROP OUT OF PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS. SOME PARENTS THINK THE SOLUTION IS HISPANIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
COUNTY MANAGER ROY PEDERSON HAS FIRED OR TRANSFERRED ALMOST ALL HIS TOP ADMINISTRATORS. SOME ARE TERRORIZED. SOME ARE SUING.