Paradise Valley Medical Plaza public hearing slated for Valentine’s Day

Paradise Valley

A request to add onto the Paradise Valley Medical Plaza is heading toward completion — as a public hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14. The Paradise Valley Medical Plaza, 5410 N. Scottsdale Road, sits on a 10-acre site on the southeast corner of Scottsdale and Jackrabbit roads. Its history dates back to 1979, […]

Recruitment Part Deux: Paradise Valley seeks new town manager

Paradise Valley Town Council appears ready to move forward with its future town manager recruitment process, after a short-lived discussion on Jan. 24. According to an updated brochure for the position by CPS HR Consulting, applications will be taken through Feb. 28. In past weeks, and on Jan. 24, the council partook in closed-door meetings […]

SB 1249 seeks statewide LGBT equality at Arizona Legislature

On Tuesday, Jan. 29 a group of bipartisan legislators introduced Senate Bill 1249 at the Arizona Legislature, which proponents contend will extend workplace, housing and public accommodation non-discrimination protections for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Proponents of LGBT equality contend this is the second consecutive year a LGBT inclusive non-discrimination bill […]

To mill or overlay? Array of Paradise Valley roadwork to commence

It is nearing time for annual roadway work, which will affect three areas of Paradise Valley this spring. On Jan. 24, the Paradise Valley Town Council unanimously approved the implementation of the fiscal year 2018-19 Pavement Maintenance Program by authorizing a payment of $1,560,478.22 to M.R. Tanner. The vote took place during a regular business […]

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 […]

Community policing: ACOPS connects Paradise Valley public safety efforts

The Paradise Valley Advisory Committee on Public Safety, also commonly known as ACOPS, is succeeding in its goal of educating and engaging residents, according to a recent group update. In the committee’s short-lived lifespan — having been created in 2015 — a number of goals have been met including resident participation, public meetings and a […]

Crown Realty acquires developer rights to Phoenix’s Desert Ridge community

Crown Realty and Development, a California-developer behind significant projects in Arizona, has closed on 96.5 acres and acquired the “Master Developer” rights in north Phoenix’s Desert Ridge master planned community. The property and rights have been the subject of active litigation and bankruptcy for a decade, according to a press release. Crown now plans to […]

PV resident reports SUV vandalism, leads to pending criminal charges

A longtime Paradise Valley resident, whose SUV was vandalized at the Barking Dog Resort, is baffled by video showing the alleged vandal. After arriving back from a recent trip and picking up her boarded pets at the facility, 8330 N. Pima Center Parkway, Terry Danziger noticed her Cadillac Escalade damaged. She parked in an area […]

Paradise Valley continues Lincoln Drive median improvement discussions

There was nothing concrete — or perhaps set in stone, more accurately — as Paradise Valley Town Council continues its ongoing discussions regarding contemplated Lincoln Drive median improvements. Town Council was presented with more options for the median improvements during a Thursday, Jan. 24 work study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Concerns […]

Ballet Arizona hires two new board members

Ballet Arizona recently announced the appointment of two new members to its board — Sarah Kist and Michael Bolar. Ms. Kist, general manager of fossil engineering at Arizona Public Service, and Mr. Bolar, chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager at Stoker Ostler, will aim to preserve Ballet Arizona’s legacy and plan for the organization’s […]