Town of Paradise Valley named third safest in Arizona

The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its top safest cities in Arizona for 2018, with Paradise Valley being among the listed municipalities. It was the only municipality to be listed within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, according to a press release. In 2017 the Paradise Valley Police Department began DDACTS — also known […]

Alvey: As times change cities, shopping centers need to work more closely together

As more shopping goes online the dynamic continues to have profound impacts for Arizona cities and towns. That’s because the tax structure in this state means local sales tax revenue is the most critical source for funding community needs, parks, police and fire protection. So as shopping center and automobile sales become impacted, two huge […]

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 […]

Lee: Medical ‘safety net’ first step toward health equity for Arizona’s uninsured

What would health care look like if providers collaborated to offer their patients more comprehensive and improved quality care? I can tell you, first hand, it would look a lot like Teresa. In October 2018, Teresa came to the Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul for odd abdominal symptoms. […]

Paradise Valley continues to explore alternative measures to cover PSPRS obligations

Paradise Valley officials are mulling over exploring the use of taxable bonds as payment for portions of their unfunded liability in the Public Safety Pension Retirement System. Municipalities throughout the country have historically provided pensions to their public safety personnel — including the Town of Paradise Valley. Pensions were meant to attract quality workers and […]

Barrow Women’s Board raises $5.2 million through 2019 Barrow Grand Ball

The Women’s Board of the Barrow Neurological Foundation raised net proceeds in excess of $5.2 million for Barrow Neurological Institute through the 2019 Barrow Grand Ball held on Jan. 26 at the Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. The black-tie soiree was co-chaired by Dionne Najafi and Terry Roman to celebrate Barrow philanthropists who participate […]

Arizona firm hires 6 lawyers, boosting attorney total to 88

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC has announced the addition of six attorneys, expanding the firm to 88 lawyers. As Of Counsel at the firm, Christopher Stuart focuses his practice on complex commercial and mass tort litigation, according to a release. He has more than 20 years of litigation experience in cases involving bank collapses, industrial […]

Hines hires Robert Trujillo as managing director, Jim Bulsiewicz as development associate

Hines, an international real estate firm, has hired Robert Trujillo as a managing director and Jim Bulsiewicz as a development associate. Mr. Trujillo will expand Hines’ multifamily development business in Arizona and Colorado. He brings more than 21 years of experience in real estate development in major markets on the East Coast, according  to a […]

Representative Syms commends enactment of Pam’s Law

Arizona Representative and Paradise Valley resident Maria Syms applauds the enactment of Pam’s Law, new legislation that aims to hold high-risk drivers accountable. Pam’s Law, HB 2522, closes a loophole in Arizona law that prevented prosecutors from being able to file felony charges against a man driving on a suspended license after he ran a […]

Ridesharing firm for senior living, health care markets selects business development director 

Envoy America, a comprehensive ridesharing program that offers accompanied transportation and extra assistance for seniors and patients announced that Tiffany Wright has joined the company’s team as director of business development.  Ms. Wright, who is based in Phoenix, will lead Envoy America’s business development strategy to grow the company’s market share in the senior living, health care […]