Mesa, city council, Barbara Parker, planning and zoning, hotel
Sep 26, 2023

Republican lawmaker urges Mesa to stop hotel shelter program plans 

A second Valley city considering a hotel shelter program for homeless people caught attention from a legislative Republican seeking to preempt the program.  

heat wave, Phoenix, Justa Center, Southwest
Aug 30, 2023

Scottsdale will no longer house people from ‘The Zone’ with hotel housing program 

The City of Scottsdale is walking back a provision that would have sheltered people residing in a large homeless encampment in Phoenix after a Republican lawmaker’s intervention.  

Coyotes, Tempe, hockey, entertainment district, Proposition 301, Proposition 302, Proposition 303
Mar 21, 2023

David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before election for Coyotes arena

With a special election looming to create an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district in Tempe, a grassroots group is amping up its opposition to a more than $2 billion development deal with the NHL team’s owner.

State’s workplace-safety efforts focus primarily on construction, Super Bowl 57, restaurants, hotels, pandemic
Dec 21, 2012

Arizona’s workplace-safety efforts focus primarily on construction

As a former room service worker at a Phoenix hotel, Daria Ovide said she saw housekeepers harm their backs, knees and wrists lifting dozens of heavy mattresses each day.

Feb 13, 2012

La Posada Station Hotel, Winslow

The La Posada station hotel in Winslow was operated by concessionaire Fred Harvey, designed by architect and artist Mary Colter, and was one of the most expensive hotel projects undertaken by the Santa Fe Railroad. It was also one of the last of the southwest railroad hotels built as overnight stopovers on the Santa Fe line. (La Posada means resting place in Spanish.)

Jul 31, 2009

AZ educators attend 4-star junket

For nearly a week this month, Arizona teachers partied a lot at a four-star resort in Tucson during a federally required conference, reports KNXV ABC-15 in a copyrighted story. And Huppenthal is mad has hell about it, saying those who took advantage of the system will be held accountable. "Teachers were there for training, but we spotted dozens of teachers working on their tans, lounging at the po[...]