Watchdog fights to protect consumers, keeps tabs on utility companies and the commission that regulates them
PHOENIX – Since 2018, Abhay Padgaonkar has worked as a fierce consumer advocate, fighting for the rights of those who struggle to pay their electricity bills. Padgaonker believes that his background in engineering and financial modeling makes him uniquely suited for data analysis as he keeps tabs on utilities and the commission that regulates them.
From stilettos to sneakers, center offers LGBTQ youth gender-affirming clothes
PHOENIX - One-n-Ten, a Phoenix nonprofit collects and gives away gender-affirming clothes for free. Hundreds of items, including underwear, socks, binders, drag and job-interview clothes are among the offerings.
Food forest 360 tour: Glendale permaculture landscape designer grows produce in the desert
GLENDALE – Justin Haddad, owner and operator of Herbal.Lyf.Styl, has been growing a food forest in his backyard for the past seven years. He launched a permaculture landscape design business to help other people grow their own food forests.
Compañía de Phoenix trabaja en crear un detector de marihuana en el aliento
PHOENIX – La empresa Phoenix ElectraTect está creando un detector de marihuana para ayudar a los usuarios de marihuana medicinal y a las fuerzas del orden a medir de manera más precisa los niveles de deterioro causados por el THC, el principal componente psicoactivo de la marihuana.
Phoenix company ElectraTect creating marijuana Breathalyzer
PHOENIX – Phoenix company ElectraTect is creating a marijuana Breathalyzer to help medical marijuana users and law enforcement better gauge impairment levels from THC, the major psychoactive component in marijuana.
Tasas de autismo aumentan en Estados Unidos, junto con la concientización de las comunidades de color
PHOENIX — Las tasas de autismo en niños de 4 y 8 años están aumentando a medida que se evalúa y se realizan pruebas a más niños. Los niños de la raza negra, hispanos y de las islas del pacifico asiático tienen más probabilidades de ser diagnosticados que los niños blancos, según los CDC.
Unmistakable rhythm of cumbia music grows louder in Phoenix as local DJ duo and fusion band work to create thriving scene
It’s an unmistakable rhythm that catches you by the ear and doesn’t let go. It’s the booming heart of Latin music and dance known as cumbia, and it’s a form of Latin culture that local DJ duo, Vinyl Vagos, and a cumbia fusion band known as Las Calakas are cultivating in Phoenix.
David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before Tempe special election for Coyotes arena
TEMPE — With a special election set for May, two political action committees are sparring over whether it’s in the city of Tempe’s best interest to break ground on an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district.
Coin collectors unite: National Money Show in Phoenix features rare currency
PHOENIX – The 2023 National Money Show, hosted by the American Numismatic Association, brings hundreds of millions of dollars worth of rare coins and paper money to the Valley. The show runs through Saturday.
ASU’s play ‘Safe At Home’ gives audiences unique, eye-opening theater experience
TEMPE – The unique play “Safe At Home,” an ASU production, gives viewers a chance to see behind the scenes at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Tour guides navigate the audience across nine scenes during a 90-minute interactive experience.
A dynasty is born: Kansas City Chiefs enter rare air with Super Bowl 57 win
GLENDALE – The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl 57 to become the NFL’s newest dynasty. Historical parallels between the Patriots’ dynasty of old and the Chiefs of today are more apparent after Sunday's comeback win over Philadelphia at State Farm Stadium.
Arizona’s Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club keeps producing the best of the best
PHOENIX – Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club in Arizona is home to many Olympic medalists and World Champions, and according to coach Mark Perry, resources and elite talents are the reasons why.