January 2021

The Show on KJZZ

White House
One of President Donald Trump’s favorite targets during his administration was the intelligence community. That attitude from the Oval Office is expected to change dramatically in the Biden administration, which most anticipate will take a more traditional approach to intelligence.
Jan. 19, 2021
solar panels
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn into office tomorrow in Washington, D.C. With that comes a lot of expectations from interested parties around the country — including tribes.
Jan. 19, 2021
CBP agents prepare for inauguration
Even though there was information in the public domain about what was being planned for Jan. 6, there were not enough security resources in place for that situation. ASU professor Brian Gerber says law enforcement reportedly wanted to avoid a strong show of force at the U.S. Capitol on that day.
Jan. 19, 2021
Man holding cellphone
The pandemic has created a whole host of new challenges for people, from medical to financial to legal. So back in May, the State Bar of Arizona decided to set up a legal help hotline to help answer people’s legal questions that have arisen since COVID-19 changed everything.
Jan. 18, 2021
Arizona rosemallow
When we think about nature, a lot of us probably think about going out into the wilderness, hitting a hiking trail, maybe seeing a national park. But for Danielle Carlock, nature can, and should, be something we experience all around us — even in our yards or on a windowsill. Carlock is a librarian at Scottsdale Community College by trade, but her most recent project involves a different kind of library — a seed library.
Jan. 18, 2021
BBC look-ahead graphic
The pandemic and efforts to vaccinate people against COVID-19 continue to dominate headlines both here in the U.S. and around the globe.
Jan. 18, 2021
A card given to those who got the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Sybil Francis of the Center for the Future of Arizona wrote a piece in Sunday’s Arizona Republic about what it will take to get more Arizonans to trust COVID-19 vaccines, based on results of a poll by the Center for the Future of Arizona and the Gallup organization.
Jan. 18, 2021
Scottsdale City Hall
David Ortega was sworn in as the new mayor of Scottsdale last week, and one of his first orders of business was to reimpose the city’s mask mandate. The Show spoke with Ortega about how he plans to deal with the pandemic, along with other issues in the city.
Jan. 18, 2021
CDC coronavirus testing sample
New cases of COVID-19 in Arizona may be heading down after two weeks of record-breaking case reporting. But Arizona is still leading the world in average new confirmed COVID-19 cases per capita.
Jan. 18, 2021
Attorney Michael Nixon said the Forest Service has pledged not to transfer Oak Flat to a copper mining company until the very end of a 60-day window that began Friday with the release of an environmental review.
Jan. 17, 2021