December 2016

Wilcox Wine Country 2016 Spring Festival
Ten years ago, Arizona’s wine industry consisted of about ten vineyards scattered across the state. Today, there are about 100 of them.
December 08, 2016
Grand Canyon North Rim
Convenience stores are ubiquitous around the Valley and other communities. So whether you need a frozen drink, a hot dog or a tank of gas, you’re in luck. But they typically don’t have any attachment to Arizona’s culture or history.
December 08, 2016
parked cars
If you own an electric car in Arizona, get ready to pay more. Members of the state’s transportation task force are proposing a fee in lieu of the gasoline taxes electric car owners don’t have to pay.
December 08, 2016
City of Tucson logo
A major legal fight is brewing between Arizona cities and the state Legislature.
December 08, 2016
Tucson City Council
The Tucson City Council is meeting behind closed doors this afternoon, to determine its next steps in a potential showdown with the state.
December 06, 2016
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams is moving 169 officers to patrol duty in an effort to make up for a shortage in that area, as the head of one police union has called the situation a staffing “crisis.”
December 06, 2016
City officials and local advocates met to break ground at the site of a housing development being built to accommodate adults with special needs.
December 06, 2016
Last year, the White House launched an initiative called TechHire. The idea is to target young people, specifically those individuals who may not be able to go to college or find a good job and train them in technology. Phoenix was recently designated a TechHire community.
December 06, 2016
Computer lab
Jazz improvisation often happens in dark clubs or rehearsal spaces, not in computer labs.
December 06, 2016
science lab
In order to solve a scientific problem, or come up with the answer to a question, scientists from different disciplines sometimes have to work together.
December 06, 2016

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