Sometimes tension is a necessary tool in the creative process, and other routes must be taken reach a goal. Such is the case for Painted Palms, the San Francisco-based electro-pop act composed of cousins Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme, whose late-night emailings of clips and samples has yie ... More >>
Nowhere in Arizona do the residents emit more carbon dioxide than in Ahwatukee and Paradise Valley.University of California-Berkeley researchers measured the carbon footprint of the average household in nearly every ZIP Code in the United States and put all that information on a map.
Pulitzer Prize winner Ryan GabrielsonRyan Gabrielson, the former reporter for the East Valley Tribune who, along with Paul Giblin, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for exposing how immigration enforcement by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office undermined criminal investigations and emergency respo ... More >>
ASU professor Elinor Ostram, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.Forget President Obama -- one of Arizona's own won a 2009 Nobel Prize (and there's no doubt that she earned it). Elinor Ostram, a faculty member at both Arizona State University and Indiana University, wo ... More >>
The East Valley Tribune is losing another member of its Pulitzer-prize-winning team: Reporter Ryan Gabrielson (right), the lead writer of the award-winning series on Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, is heading to UC-Berkeley to work as a journalism fellow.
Butch-lesbian nativist Laine Lawless loves incinerating Mexico's flag. Is she a dangerous wacko or a proud patriot?
Liz Cohen's infiltrating the lowrider world and calling it art
Les Claypool stays alive by swimming through subcultures
A gas station attendant pumps out enlightenment
MySpace Music is virtual community of artists, fans
Rowing in the desert? Tempe junior crew is leading a boom in this traditional Ivy League sport.
A landmark Arizona court ruling leads a Mesa woman, her former physician and expert witnesses through a continuing controversy over flashbacks of long-ago sexual abuse.
Everything has its price. Even the Republic's front page.
It's not called est anymore, but you can still be ridiculed into self-awareness in just one expensive weekend
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is 100 years old
East Valley newspapers can only improve under new ownership known for innovation
The nation's largest newspaper chain buys the state's biggest paper -- but will anyone even notice the difference?
After 11 albums, Berkeley's Mr. T Experience is starting to abandon the punk-pop sound it pioneered
Not every anthropologist can digest Christy Turner's theory that the Anasazi were cannibals
Using detailed instructions left by Orson Welles, top film editor Walter Murch has remade "the best B-movie" ever, Welles' Touch of Evil
The "Phoenix Lights" made Frances Emma Barwood the darling of the global space-alien lobby. And it'stransformed computer geek Jim Dilettoso into a star in the UFO firmament.
ASU's Donald Johanson redefined our understanding of man's origins. But when he told the world about it in books and on TV, some scientists thought he talked too much.
A teenage girl tells police Kevin Johnson won her confidence, then took advantage of her. While her allegations are open to question, there are many questions about KJ's behavior.
German choreographer to unleash white mice and plastic whale in $2 million Deutsch dance extravaganza
An acclaimed Tucson drug-treatment program went suddenly, mysteriouly bankrupt. Administrators blame the board of directors. But others are questioning the administrators and their history at the notorious drug-treatment empire known as Synanon.
Controversy--often racially charged--has been a constant companion of school administrator Charles Townsel. Now his job is on the line again and people in South Phoenix are choosing up sides.
. . . DEADHEADS, MARIJUANA SMOKE AND LAWMEN TRAIL IN THE WAKE. BUT THIS TIME MIGHT BE DIFFERENT.