May 2017

Arizona Center
Downtown Phoenix’s skyline is about to change. Developers who are revamping the Arizona Center just announced plans to build a new 31-story residential tower on the lawn in the middle of the center.
May 19, 2017
american flag waving
We’re periodically reminded that democracy is a messy process and one that takes consistent energy and commitment. To that end, Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics has partnered with The Atlantic magazine to explore — through a series of essays — how technology is impacting democracy.
May 19, 2017
street
Rural counties will get $30 million in the upcoming fiscal year for road maintenance and construction — that amount was included in the state budget lawmakers approved earlier this month.
May 19, 2017
Core Civic facility proposed
The Mesa City Council is preparing to vote on a contract awarding their jail services to private prison operator Core Civic
May 19, 2017
rowers
Listen to the sounds of Emily Burkett coaching a group of rowers on Tempe Town Lake.
May 18, 2017
ASU logo
Arizona State University baseball has been one of college sports’ legendary programs — producing decades of winning seasons and successful major leaguers from Reggie Jackson to Dustin Pedroia. But this year has seen, in a relative sense, a lot more errors than hits and runs.
May 18, 2017
City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles
Three of the Valley’s four pro sports teams are potentially looking for new places to play. And, a new book could give some insight into how that process may play out.
May 18, 2017
Greater Phoenix Economic Council
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council is charged with attracting new businesses — large and small — to the Valley and assisting existing companies expand their opportunities. Recently, Site Selection magazine awarded GPEC a Mac Conway award as the top economic development organization in the U.S.
May 18, 2017
FBI
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been appointed Special Counsel to look into possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign. To get insights on this string of occurrences, we turn to Paul Kinsinger, who was a longtime member of the intelligence community and now an emeritus faculty member at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
May 18, 2017
The leaders of the Valley-based Soul Justice Project believe their latest effort, an original theatrical production called "Pendulum," may do the job. It focuses on seven Americans dealing with their feelings after Election Night, Nov. 8, 2016. The project’s ultimate goal is to bring about constructive discourse among all ages and backgrounds.
May 18, 2017

Pages