ASU Mariachi Ensemble celebrates culture, music of Mexico
TEMPE - On a Monday evening in September, Michael Smith hummed quietly and scrawled the names of mariachi songs on a whiteboard.
Study: Number of Arizona polling places has fallen sharply since 2012
WASHINGTON - When Arizona voters go to the polls next week, it will be at 212 fewer polling places than in 2012, with 13 of the state's 15 counties cutting sites in that time, a new report shows.
Arizona poll: Clinton, Trump in dead heat with almost a quarter of voters undecided
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in the presidential race in Arizona with more than 20 percent of the state's likely voters undecided, according to an Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News Poll. [su_pullquote align="right"]
Trump fundraising spikes in Arizona, still trails well behind Clinton’s
WASHINGTON – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump raised three times as much money from Arizona contributors in June as his total fundraising in the state in the preceding year, according to the latest reports from the Federal Election Commission.
Voting rights advocates condemn March election as voter suppression, urge restoration of federal oversight
Phoenix — Voting rights advocates Wednesday said the March presidential preference election amounted to voter suppression and proposed renewing federal election standards to protect voters.
White House punts in response to petitions decrying March elections
WASHINGTON - The White House told the hundreds of thousands of people who signed petitions demanding action after the botched March presidential preference election in Arizona that they would have to look elsewhere for help.
Tracing Baja California’s evolution, one bottle of wine at a time
VALLE DE GUADALUPE — The turnaround point in Valle de Guadalupe’s advertised “Ruta del Vino,” or “Wine Route,” lies about 25 minutes east of the coastal highway that leads north to Tijuana.
How jazz music is bridging cultures in Baja California
TIJUANA — Jacinto “Chinto” Mendoza’s first instrument was the violin. He was just 5 years old. A couple of years later, he adopted his signature instrument, the alto saxophone.
Cochise spending thousands to keep endangered wolf out of region
SOUTHEAST ARIZONA — Inside a large chain-link cage at the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, a Mexican gray wolf gently moves from behind a tree and into the open air. It stands in the midday sun, dark-lined eyes looking intently beyond the fence, before settling under the tree for shade.
Democrats, voters sue Maricopa County, state officials in voting debacle
WASHINGTON - Democratic groups and voters made good Friday on their threat to sue state and Maricopa County officials for alleged civil rights violations in the March 22 presidential preference election that saw hours-long waits, among other problems at the polls.
Arizona families get help to bridge the digital divide
Efforts are being made to end the digital divide among students. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro joined with Cox Communications President Pat Esser to announce a program to provide cheaper internet access to low-income families.
Legislative reporters suspect targeting after Arizona House adds new background check
Arizona Statehouse reporters, in protest of a new “invasive” background check instituted by House Speaker David Gowan, covered Thursday’s session from the public gallery instead of the House floor.