PHOENIX – “Datos: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market,” is a compilation of studies put out by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce that highlights Latinos and housing. Nationwide, it says, 70% of new homeowners will be Latino between now and 2040.
PHOENIX – Social equity licenses to sell marijuana could help Arizonans, particularly those of color, who have been harmed by the long-running war on drugs.
ASU soccer captain Alexia Delgado moved away from her parents at 13 to pursue her dream of becoming a soccer player. Now in Tempe, the Mexican international has found a place she can call home.
PEORIA - The Centennial High School football team retired the No. 31 to honor the late Zach Hoffpauir, who passed away in May 2020 after unknowingly taking a pill laced with fentanyl.
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's refusal to back the Biden administration's $3.5 trillion social and clean-energy spending package has made her a target for Democrats - and possibly "the most powerful person in Washington right now," one analyst said.
PHOENIX - Mezcla. In Spanish, the word means “mixture” or “blend,” and it applies to many Hispanics in the United States who are trying to blend into American culture while embracing their own. It’s a familiar challenge for Phoenix Rising players Arturo Rodriguez and Santi Moar.
TEMPE – An ASU soccer player works to adjust after moving from the Netherlands to Arizona to play college soccer.
PHOENIX – The news that Devin Booker will miss the start of Phoenix Suns training camp because of a positive COVID-19 test, and his decision to keep his vaccination status private, raises interesting questions about NBA COVID protocol and how the league will move forward with some strong anti-vax voices among players.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising has reached midseason with 41 points in their 20 games. They sit comfortably atop their division but still face road tests and a battle for top seed and home-pitch advantage in the USL playoffs.
PHOENIX – This time last year, RUF had a different name, struggled to hold events due to the pandemic and had a much darker outlook for the future of Arizona MMA. This year, a lot has changed and business is booming, including a card Sunday at the Celebrity Theatre.
Systems meant to deal with abused and neglected children are facing many new challenges in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which put many parents out of work and many families on the streets.
Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs and into the gig economy. Some now are trying to unionize to negotiate better pay and conditions.