May 2017

The chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District is reviewing recommendations for potential changes to the district’s athletic programs. Those recommendations have already caused some concern, especially when it comes to the future of the football teams.
May 23, 2017
DiamondbacksBaseballChaseField
The Diamondbacks are making an offer they’re hoping you can’t refuse. For $50, you can get into all 25 home games in June and July.
May 23, 2017
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has tentatively approved the county’s budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. We talked about the $2.49 billion budget and its priorities — including public safety — with Denny Barney, chair of the Board of Supervisors.
May 23, 2017
Mesa City Council
There were a lot of residents and advocates at the Mesa City Council meeting last night speaking out against this decision to privatize its jail operations. One advocate who has been voicing her opposition to this is former Coolidge City Council Member Emily Verdugo.
May 23, 2017
Mesa City Council
Mesa is the first city in Arizona to contract out jail services to a private prison operator.
May 23, 2017
Galtronics facility in Tempe
Smart cars, the internet of things, 5G — they are the exciting technology of the future. But before these technologies can become widespread, companies need to build and deploy a network of camouflaged antennas and cables in cities everywhere.
May 23, 2017
Business people
It seems annual performance reviews just aren’t cutting it for many employers anymore. They’re moving to do more frequent evaluations — in some cases, every couple of weeks.
May 22, 2017
Arizona Theatre Company logo
Arizona Theatre Company, the state’s high-profile professional troupe, has produced much-acclaimed work for decades. Now a nationwide search has yielded David Ira Goldstein’s successor. David Ivers comes from Utah, where he’s been serving as artistic director of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
May 22, 2017
National parks are a popular summer vacation destination. But not all visits are about seeing natural beauty. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have looked at the rates of suicide in national parks.
May 22, 2017
asthma inhaler
Researchers at University of Arizona recently looked at why children growing up on the Mexican side of the border in southern Arizona, and children growing up just a few miles away on the U.S. side may have different chances of becoming asthmatic.
May 22, 2017

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