The Maricopa County Food System Coalition celebrated its two-year anniversary with an open house on March 23 at the Burton Barr Library, Pulliam Auditorium. About 60 people attended the commemorative event, held 9-11:30 a.m., recognizing the efforts of MarCo supporting and growing an equitable, healthy, sustainable and thriving food system in Maricopa County, according to […]
During a day of intermittent rain, chilly wind and a number of clouds overhead, Paradise Valley Town Council was deliberating over the very thing that teased them outside: unexpected consequences from storm water. During a March 23 study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, the town’s elected leaders discussed their future direction for the municipality’s storm water policy and revisions to be made to its storm drainage manual. Ultimately, the town council will be moving forward to vote on a resolution that encompasses a combination of the storm-water mitigation choices presented, at an estimated cost of $450,000 initially with an annual allocation of $10,000.
The Paradise Valley Police Department and Paradise Valley Wealth Management will co-host their eighth semi-annual Shred-a-thon 8 a.m.noon on Saturday, April 1. The event will be held at the Paradise Valley Police Department, 6433 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley. Shredding is free, courtesy of Paradise Valley Wealth Management; however donations are encouraged and will benefit […]
The Paradise Valley Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a 2011 Hyundai Elantra, with a Tennessee license plate, after it was stolen from the Camelback Mountain area on Wednesday, March 22, officials say. At 2:16 p.m. March 22, Paradise Valley Police Department officers were dispatched to the 5100 block of north Invergordon, in the area of Camelback Mountain Cholla Trailhead, in reference to a stolen vehicle. A hiker had hid their keys in their vehicle and sometime over the last hour an unknown suspect took her 2011 Hyundai Elantra bearing Tennessee license plate, P8963L without her permission, police say.
One of the most dangerous parts of an inspector’s duties is performing a roof nail inspection. Walking on a sloped surface often covered in saw dust can result in slips and falls. The classical solution used by fat guys and old guys was to poke at the roof sheathing with a 2” x 4” from […]
A former Ashley Furniture warehouse at 2929 NW Grand Ave. recently sold to RacePRO Products for $3,950,000. Price per square foot was calculated at $28.08, according to a press release. Lee & Associates Arizona Principals Rick Robertson and Scott Smith negotiated the transaction on behalf of the seller, Southwestern Furniture of Wisconsin, LLC, Arcadia, […]
Arizona artists are invited to submit up to six art pieces for consideration in “Visual Feasting,” on display Jan. 5 – Feb. 26, 2018 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe Street in Phoenix. The concept of food as life’s enrichment will be conveyed in this art exhibit. Guest curated by Jill Friedberg, the […]
The Paradise Valley police responded to a burglary alarm at about 3:17 a.m. on March 17 in the area of 10500 N. Tatum Blvd. Upon arrival, officers determined that an unknown person smashed the front window with an unknown object and entered the business, according to a press release. After checking the property, it did […]
Gov. Doug Ducey announced Thursday, March 16 the Arizona Department of Child Safety has officially cleared the backlog of inactive cases that impeded the state’s ability to attempt to improve vulnerable children’s lives. In March 2015, DCS was plagued by more than 16,000 backlogged cases. Today, that number has reached an all-time low and is […]
The Paradise Valley Police Department is earning the fruits of its labor this year after experiencing a dramatic increase in calls for service that department officials attribute to community outreach. The citizen calls for service has increased by nearly 50 percent in 2016, according to Paradise Valley Police Department Chief Peter Wingert’s annual report — from 29,789 in 2015 to 44,651 this past year. The increase is due to a focus on community oriented policing, that not only has officers out in the field more but has encouraged residents to feel more comfortable calling 9-1-1 to report even the smallest of issue.