Dust, particle pollution disproportionately affect Latino and poor communities
PHOENIX – Latino and lower-income communities of Phoenix are breathing in more polluted air than residents in other parts of the city, and a new report indicates it’s part of a national trend.
Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru
Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.
A bloom for the books: Rainfall, cool weather create spring wildflower spectacular
PHOENIX – Arizona’s wildflowers are covering the desert, creating an exceptional and unprecedented bloom this spring. Record rainfall combined with lower temperatures are behind this colorful flower display.
Enrollment surge at South Mountain High School could boost athletic programs
PHOENIX – Enrollment at South Mountain High School has suffered in recent years because of competition from charters. The addition of its Academies program has boosted the number of students and could benefit the athletic programs.
Santa Cruz River in jeopardy if international sewage pipe ruptures again, experts fear
Experts warn of threats to the Santa Cruz River a vital sewage pipeline bursts as it did last year, spewing millions of gallons of waste into a wash that feeds the river.
Several firsts among Phoenix mayoral candidates
PHOENIX - One Phoenix mayoral candidate could make history with their win, and one already has.
Chinese community waits for temporary injunction decision on cultural center
PHOENIX — The future of the Chinese Cultural Center is still uncertain as the community awaits a judge’s decision in an upcoming hearing.
Plans for Latino Cultural Center raise questions, but advocates stay hopeful
PHOENIX — A recent report about the future of a proposed Latino cultural center in Phoenix found “a significant need” for the center, a place where local artists and community will have a voice in arts that reflect their heritage.
Four Latinos form Arizona’s first legislative LGBT Caucus
PHOENIX - Six years ago, it was a young intern who helped save Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford’s life in a shooting that shocked Arizona and the nation. Now, that same intern has made history again by helping to found the first LGBT Caucus in the Arizona Legislature.
Students march for DACA, against Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit
“When student rights are under attack, what do we do?” “STAND UP, FIGHT BACK!” TEMPE - Last Thursday, the student organization Undocumented Students for Education Equity lead a march in support of DACA students. Dozens of students marched through Arizona State University’s main campus, chanting and holding signs.