By Saundra Wilson | Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
PHOENIX – Larissa Brewington channels a black woman from seven decades back, demure in a black polka-dotted dress with a doily collar and cat-eye glasses perched on her nose, convincing her way into a whites-only Oklahoma law school in 1940s’ America.
By Keerthi Vedantam | Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016
PHOENIX – Marissa Chavez’s kindergarten students often play teacher, taking turns pointing to an alphabet card while the other students sit cross-legged on the floor.
By Elizabeth Campbell, Natalie Griffin and Amber Reece | Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
By Erica Lang | Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015
Where the city of Phoenix once ended at 83rd Avenue, onion fields began — stretching into the distance in a nearly straight shot to Luke Air Force Base. Almost 50 years later, the ground that once supported agriculture now reflects a community whose roots prove ever changing.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
After the death of his parents, Ian Palmerton spent the first months of his life in an orphanage in Moscow until an American couple came to Russia and brought him to the U.S. to be adopted.
By Audrey Weil | Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015
A new study claims Arizona could save more than 15 billion gallons of water a year if 20 percent of the state’s energy came from rooftop solar. That’s enough to sustain 90,000 homes, or the population of Chandler, for one year.
By Audrey Weil | Friday, Oct. 16, 2015
Arizona dropped from first in the country to eighth in solar capacity additions, according to Environment America’s latest solar report, which also notes the drop comes “following the imposition of new fees on solar customers and near-constant attacks on distributed solar generation from the state’s biggest utilities.”
By Elenee Dao | Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015
Scottsdale homeowner Luke Rosenberg said he was skeptical at first about installing an artificial turf putting green for his children.