October 2015

Amalgamated Transit Union logo
A bus strike is looming in Phoenix after members of the Amalgamated Transit Union voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to authorize a work stoppage for 700 drivers who operate many of the city’s busiest routes.
Oct. 1, 2015
Space 55 logo
Theater in the Valley is done in big and small spots with big and small casts. Space 55 in Phoenix tends to offer so-called alternative kinds of plays.
Oct. 1, 2015
Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission logo
Arts in the Phoenix area have dramatically changed over the past three decades. Part of that has to do with a population that’s nearly doubled from nearly 790,000 to about 1.5 million.
Oct. 1, 2015
school classroom
Thanks to a change—or refinement—approved by the State Board of Education, Arizona schools have a little more freedom when it comes to how much time English language learners need to spend in an immersion program.
Oct. 1, 2015
helped wanted sign
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show in 2013, 2.3 percent of the jobs created in Arizona were at such companies. Other Western states were also among the national leaders that year.
Oct. 1, 2015
Prickly Pear Cactus
The architecture site Archinect recently announced the winners of its Dry Futures competition. It asked architects to submit ideas for dealing with California’s drought and divided the responses into two categories: pragmatic and speculative.
Oct. 1, 2015
Sounds of the City - The Duce
Listen to the sounds of Mike Hankinson and Katherine Blaskovich work out in the Punch! Crunch! Brunch! class at The Duce.
Oct. 1, 2015
Hundreds of census workers hit the streets Thursday. They are doing a mid-decade special census count because seven Valley cities and towns believe they’ve had significant population growth.
Oct. 1, 2015

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