LOS ANGELES – Many theme parks in California have begun to reopen at limited capacity, but most only will admit state residents at first.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission votes to amend power disconnection policies. If finalized, the rules would go into effect in summer 2022.
PHOENIX – Josh Doan, son of former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan, has signed a letter of intent to play hockey at Arizona State this fall.
PHOENIX - 2020 was the first year a Latina was elected to statewide office in Arizona; in fact, two Latinas were: Anna Tovar and Lea Márquez Peterson.
PHOENIX – Just three days after playing in Grand Canyon's first NCAA Tournament, Oscar Frayer died in a car accident in California. Friends mourn the loss of the standout.
PHOENIX –Arizona State will send eight to the NCAA Wrestling Championships thanks in part to five individual title winners at the Pac-12 tournament. Anthony Valencia became the first four-time Pac-12 champion for ASU since 2003.
PHOENIX - Unemployment levels for Arizona are down in December to a jobless rate of 7.5% – lower than some months of 2020 – but still higher than the same month in 2019 and the current national average.
PHOENIX – 6A state title favorite Mountain Pointe and central region rival Corona del Sol matched up under a bizarre set of circumstances thanks to COVID-19.
LOS ANGELES – Months without revenue have hurt independent music venues around the globe and multiple other professions within the music industry.
Caves in the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah tell a story linking climate change to a “worst-case scenario” with potential impact on 56 million water users in the West.
CHANDLER – Mark Tucker, assistant coach of football powerhouse Hamilton High School, has a backstory that includes the NFL and the American Gladiators.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission has proposed that public utilities be carbon free by 2050, updating a plan enacted in 2006. If approved after hearings and public comment, it would help Arizona catch up with other Southwestern states that already have such regulations.