Stellar Residential hosts unveiling of One Camelback Building in Phoenix

  Stellar Residential hosted more than 50 guests at a March 21 ceremony honoring the end of construction for renovating and repurposing One Camelback into an apartment building. According to a press release, the 11-story, 215,245-square-foot structure has been part of the uptown Phoenix landscape at Camelback Road and Central Avenue for three decades. UEB […]

Superior Court rules Camelback Country CC&Rs trump short-term rental provisions

The homeowners of Paradise Valley’s Camelback Country Estates have been granted a declaratory judgment on behalf of the Superior Court of Arizona, ruling short-term rentals within the neighborhood violate established Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of the community. The issue arises from a lawsuit filed on behalf of Camelback Country Estates Unit One Homeowners Association, Inc., […]

A dip in revenue: Photo radar remits dramatically decrease in FY 2017-18

The Town of Paradise Valley’s historic photo radar system yielded the lowest net revenue accrued in the past five fiscal years, records show. While funds collected from tickets issued to speeders and red-light runners has topped $1 million in recent years, fiscal year 2017-18 saw only $147,040 in fees. In 1987, the Paradise Valley Police […]

Pat Bondurant is an honoree at 3rd annual ‘A Night In’ gala

Everything has come full circle for Pat Bondurant whose life foreshadowed premonitions from charitable giving to cherishing life. After celebrating her birthday on March 17, the St. Jude 2019 honoree of the Letitia Frye Humanitarian Award will be recognized at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s third annual “St. Jude Presents: A Night In” gala Friday, […]

Planning Commission recommends Smoke Tree SUP denial

The Paradise Valley Planning Commission has recommended denial of Smoke Tree Resort’s Major Special Use Permit Amendment. On March 5, the Planning Commission hosted a public hearing, followed by a vote on the project. The Commission voted 4-3 to recommend denial, with Commissioners Daran Wastchak, Thomas Campbell and Jonathan Wainwright dissenting. Smoke Tree Resort was […]

Guffey joins Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health Board of Directors

Jaburg Wilk healthcare attorney and partner, Douglas Guffey, has been named to the Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health Board of Directors. According to a press release, the health center has evolved from one pediatric nurse practitioner travelling throughout schools to eight fixed health centers located in low-income areas. “My career has been centered on working […]

Flaxman among those charged in college bribery scandal

A prominent Valley developer credited with both spearheading the Mountain Shadows redevelopment and Omni Scottsdale resorts is one of 50 people charged in a nationwide college admissions scam. Crown Realty & Development CEO Robert Flaxman is among the parents and college officials named by federal prosecutors as having taken part in a scheme that involved […]

Paradise Valley continues tussle with right approach to Lincoln Drive improvements

Since September of last year, Town of Paradise Valley officials have been wrestling with the appropriate approach to Lincoln Drive median improvements — from about Mockingbird Lane to Scottsdale Road — that could play an integral role in the success of contemplated development. That intellectual tussle continues today. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, Feb. 28 […]

The most dangerous intersections in the Town of Paradise Valley

There are only two roads that span the width of Paradise Valley — Tatum Boulevard and Lincoln Drive — and it’s at that intersection numbers show to be the municipality’s highest collision frequency point. The intersection of Tatum and Lincoln has yielded 66 traffic collisions in the past three years, a recent records request shows. […]

Luther College Concert Band to perform at Ascension Lutheran Church

The Luther College Concert Band, among the Midwest’s leading touring collegiate wind ensembles, performs at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26. The concert will take place at Ascension Lutheran Church, 7100 North Mockingbird Lane in Paradise Valley, according to a press release. The performance, part of the Concert Band’s 2019 Southwest Tour, is open to […]