PHOENIX – Arizona State arrives in Arkansas with 30 Sun Devils who qualified for the NCAA West Regional Preliminary taking place Wednesday through Saturday in Fayetteville.
Both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in Arizona. But because of federal law, HUD still bans marijuana use in any type of government-subsidized housing, such as Section 8 and public housing. Marijuana and housing advocates call the policy discriminatory and counterproductive.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that inmates do not have a right to raise defenses in federal court that were rejected in state courts, denying the appeals of two Arizona death-row inmates in the process.
PHOENIX – A new Arizona law will give those with a criminal background a chance to seal their records, which may expand access to jobs and housing – but the complexity of the process and longevity of online information may hinder the law’s impact.
SCOTTSDALE – Young adults increasingly are being turned away from Scottsdale nightclubs because of their retro sneakers, such as Jordans and Air Force 1s, raising questions about what determines the selectivity.
ELOY – A few Arizona cities have outsourced to private companies the management of their public housing authorities. But that transfer of oversight has led to problems such as a lack of public-facing information on who qualifies for such housing aid.
PHOENIX – Most Arizona housing authorities that manage HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program, known as Section 8, lack a formal process for approving landlords.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns general manager James Jones eyes “consistency and continuity” as fans wonder about Deandre Ayton’s future.
Arizona housing authorities’ strict criminal background checks often bar people who need a second chance
PHOENIX – As they look for a place to live in the state’s tight rental market, applicants with criminal backgrounds seeking government-supported housing face hurdles that go far beyond what the federal guidelines require.
FLAGSTAFF – Nearly two centuries ago, basketball made its way to India, thanks to a missionary from the YMCA. Now there are three women from India who have been awarded Division I scholarships, and two of them landed at Arizona universities.
SAN DIEGO – En el vecindario Logan Heights de esta ciudad fronteriza, generaciones han trabajado para preservar Chicano Park, un paraíso del arte y la cultura mexicano-estadounidense que cuenta con la mayor concentración de murales chicanos al aire libre en el mundo.
SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s Chicano Park – which has the highest concentration of Chicano murals in the world and one of the largest collections of outdoor murals in the U.S. – celebrates its 52nd anniversary.