Here is a phrase you never want to hear associated with your vacation: "Cabin carpets are wet with urine and water. Toilets are overflowing inside cabins. We are having to sleep in the hallways. Onion and cucumber sandwich last night." Those are the words attributed by ABC to a cruise ship passenger ... More >>
Although he describes himself as an introvert, Jeff Smedstad has always been at ease when sharing his garnered wisdom of Mexican cuisine. At the original strip mall location of Los Sombreros in Scottsdale, a diner's question about ingredients could easily coax him out of the kitchen, and if a cu ... More >>
Jim Repetto's alive and well -- and heading to prison.Ocean Spray Cranberries thief James Repetto probably wishes he was still "lost at sea."Repetto was in a Massachusettes federal court this morning where he was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from the c ... More >>
Jim Repetto's alive and well -- and chances are he's going to prison.If you're awaiting sentencing after being convicted of ripping off a large-scale cranberry juice manufacturer for more than a million dollars, lost at sea isn't a bad place to be. Assuming you don't want to actually be lost at s ... More >>
www.stayclassy.netIn what seems to be a last-ditch effort to keep the team in the Valley, Phoenix Coyotes President Douglas Moss is pulling out all the stops to try to boost attendance at Jobing.com Arena.Yesterday, the team announced the "Coyotes Express," a free shuttle service to drive p ... More >>
Former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson is proposing the development of an entertainment complex on 22 acres surrounding Celebrity Theatre, saying it would emulate nightlife hot spots in other cities, such as Sunset Strip in L.A....Among the barrage of boo-hoos Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio laid ... More >>
City boosters want downtown Phoenix to have a "brand" -- as soon as someone can figure out what it might be... The jury is still out this morning in the trial of alleged serial shooter Dale Hausner after deliberating all day Friday -- is it really that hard?... Illegal immigrant advocates ... More >>
Coast Guard epic succumbs to watery clichés
Lowering the bar for miserable remakes
Running on empty
Tempe hosts run to honor Tillman
Letters from the week of May 2, 2002
Hung Up on Breathing (Fowl Records)
When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.
After a 70-year hiatus and a confrontation with the world, the Makah tribe resumes its communion with the gray whale
Adventure, Beauty, Death . . . a brief explanation of why the view on your barstool is a little pallid
The return of "Con Err"
"The Big Eagle" preys again on unsuspecting investors.
A complete washout, The Perfect Storm drowns before it ever leaves shore
Downtown performance space changes hands, but not intentions
Wronged Ashley Judd goes gunning for justice in Double Jeopardy
Tempe pranksters crash seven talk shows--and live to gab again
For a decade, Stephen C. Peterson has been the Energizer bunny of white-collar scamsters. And he's still going and going...
NFL dumps Arizona group representing black military units as Super Bowl colorguard
SURE, CONSTITUTIONALIST CRUSADER FRANK ELLENA IS LOUD AND OFFENSIVE. BUT IS THAT A FEDERAL OFFENSE?