December 2020

The Show on KJZZ

Stephen Chilton
With the president’s decision to sign into law a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill over the weekend, he also approved $15 billion for the Save Our Stages Act. The measure will provide a lifeline for independent music venues, but also other performance venues like Broadway theatres, as well as promoters, talent representatives, movie theaters and even museums and zoos. And for some, the help couldn’t have come any sooner.
Dec. 29, 2020
charging station
As more and more electric vehicles hit the roads in Arizona, a group of advocates held a virtual conference earlier this month to talk about where the market is, and what kinds of goals need to be set. And Caryn Potter says Arizona is at a converging point right now, where decision makers, including regulators, lawmakers, utilities, third-party companies and more are having those kinds of conversations.
Dec. 29, 2020
President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump’s delay in signing the latest COVID-19 relief package could be costly — to the tune of tens of millions in lost unemployment assistance and economic activity.
Dec. 29, 2020
Debbie Lesko
Republican Rep. Debbie Lesko departed from her colleagues on recent votes related to pandemic relief and the National Defense Authorization Act, choosing to support some versions of those and siding with the Democratic majority.
Dec. 29, 2020
Katie Campbell's Supreme Coop chickens
Having someone — or something — to care for can be therapeutic. Pet adoptions have soared during the pandemic. That’s good for the animals as well as their humans. And that’s true for more than your average cat or dog. KJZZ producer Katie Campbell shares her experience raising chickens in 2020.
Dec. 29, 2020
vaccines
Gov. Doug Ducey has moved residents 75 and older up the vaccine priority list, one week after a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel made the recommendation.
Dec. 29, 2020
Men in Kilts Graham McTavish and Sam Heughan
Two of the stars from the show Outlander, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, have joined together to write 'Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other' — a book detailing their journey from the lowlands to the highlands of Scotland. The Show spoke with Barbara Peters to review Clanlands as part of our Page Turner series.
Dec. 28, 2020
Jenelle Bonifield
Because of how different this wine scene is compared to our neighbors in California, Oregon and Washington, photographer Jenelle Bonifield wanted to capture the “do it yourself,” hard-working attitude of Arizona winemakers.
Dec. 28, 2020
Phil Boas
Nearly all of 2020 has been dominated by COVID-19 and its impact on families, schools, businesses, and healthcare workers. In a recent editorial, the Arizona Republic named doctors, nurses, and support staff Arizonans of the Year.
Dec. 28, 2020
For rent sign now vacant
After wavering over the holiday weekend on signing a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill, the president finally put pen to paper Dec. 27 — extending unemployment benefits, issuing a $600 check to individuals and releasing rental assistance funds.
Dec. 28, 2020

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