February 2019

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Bethany Valdivia Alhambra Traditional School
Some of the youngest poets to send KJZZ an #ArizonaHaiku were students in Bethany Valdivia’s classes at Alhambra Traditional School in Phoenix. Hear and read some of their haiku.
March 1, 2019
Border Wall Prototype
For more than a year, eight border wall prototype panels stood tall between San Diego and Tijuana. Within two hours on Wednesday, they came tumbling down.
Feb. 28, 2019
Charlie Vascellaro
The weather finally cooled off and the sun is out, which means it’s Spring Training season again. Charlie Vascellaro joined The Show for an annual Cactus League conversation.
Feb. 28, 2019
Atop the Desert View Watchtower at the Grand Canyon.
There's a maintenance backlog at Grand Canyon National Park that persists, even as the state celebrates the park’s centennial anniversary. But a far larger challenge looms in the park’s future — climate change.
Feb. 28, 2019
todd herzog
Todd Herzog has been singing as long as he can remember, but it wasn’t until he attempted to major in International Relations that he realized music should be his career. Today, he is the cantorial soloist at the Temple Solel and his music melts the barriers between traditional Jewish music and modern pop.
Feb. 28, 2019
school shooting illustration
A little more than a year ago — on February 14th, 2018 — a gunman shot and killed 17 students and staffers at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 others were also injured in the attack.
Feb. 28, 2019
solar panels
In February, APS announced a renewed emphasis in solar energy, moving toward massive batteries and adding alternative power to the grid. Ryan Randazzo of the Arizona Republic talked with The Show about what the Valley’s other huge energy provider — SRP — is now up against when it comes to solar.
Feb. 28, 2019
Grand Canyon National Park
This week, the Grand Canyon celebrated its centennial as a U.S. national park. But in that time, the park has developed a backlog of maintenance projects that need to get done.
Feb. 28, 2019
Grand Canyon University
Earlier this month, seven women on Grand Canyon University’s soccer team came forward with allegations of verbal, mental and physical abuse from the team’s coaches. The players sent a letter to the university demanding the removal of head coach Derek Leader and associate head coach Malorie Rutledge. They also want an independent investigation.
Feb. 28, 2019
arizona prison cell
A push for criminal justice reform is happening across the country as strange bedfellows like the Koch Brothers and the ACLU find themselves on the same side for some proposed changes. In Arizona, the push comes in the form of House Bill 2270.
Feb. 28, 2019