Consumer

Amid conflict over Salt River horses, a controversial fence is finished

MESA – Amid conflict over Salt River horses, a controversial fence is finished


No falling back: Why does Arizona opt out of daylight saving?

PHOENIX – When most people throughout the county adjust their watches, Arizona doesn’t. Why doesn’t Arizona participate in daylight saving time?


Arizona joins more than 40 other states in antitrust probe of Facebook

WASHINGTON - Arizona joined 46 other states and territories this week in antitrust investigation of Facebook, including whether the social media giant violated consumer data privacy and whether it is a monopoly that has driven up advertising prices and suppressed competition.


New Scottsdale production company hopes to change landscape of esports in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE – A new production company dedicated to esports has opened in Scottsdale and hopes to put Arizona on the esports map.


Upgrades to begin soon to keep Interstate 17 underpasses from flooding

PHOENIX – Four underpasses along Interstate 17 will be upgraded to help alleviate flooding during heavy rains.


A family affair: Father, son make mark as graffiti grows in acceptance

PHOENIX - Some dads play catch with their sons. Noe "Such Styles" Baez painted graffiti with his son Champ, paving the way for what may be the only father-son graffiti team in the increasingly popular world of graffiti art.


Arizona officials fear fallout as new tariffs on Chinese goods start

WASHINGTON - Arizona business leaders said they worry that a 15% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods that takes effect Sunday will backfire and end up hurting economic growth at home. The new tariffs target consumer and electronic goods heading into the holiday season.


Monsters, pinball and improv: 3 ways to find your niche in metro Phoenix

PEORIA – How do transplants find their way in the fifth biggest city in the country and the fastest growing county? These three groups have formed communities in metro Phoenix.


Rosie the Riveter 2.0: Welding, wielding power in male-dominated industry

GOODYEAR – Rachel Miller is her generation’s Rosie the Riveter, becoming a welder in an industry where there are still few women.


Developments in disaster-prone areas mean big bucks for builders but can put homeowners at risk

ELFIN FOREST, Calif. – Some places burn and flood repeatedly. We’re building homes there anyway.


Resource centers nourish parents, young children with food and education

PHOENIX – Maricopa County family resource centers take a holistic approach to child development in a state where education markers like reading ability rank consistently low compared to other states.


Monsoon madness: You say dust storm, I say haboob

PHOENIX – Whether you’re a newcomer or a long-time resident of metro Phoenix, you may wonder how haboobs got their name (or vociferously defend calling them dust storms), what causes them or how you can steer clear of their dusty wrath.