Paradise Valley begins to dissect Lincoln and Scottsdale development rejuvenation

Plans for a future resort, the redevelopment of a medical plaza and a 90-minute discussion appears to be the precipice of revitalization at the corner of Lincoln Drive and Scottsdale Road. Paradise Valley Town Council hosted a study session discussion Thursday, May 23 that included two Statement of Direction topics. The first is for a […]

Valley couple undaunted in global relief efforts for west’s poorest country

Valley residents Seth and Lori Goldberg are undaunted in their 10-year humanitarian efforts in Haiti that began as a basic relief effort of two individuals, and has since transformed into their all volunteer, global-relief organization Global Family Philanthropy. Since 2008, the organization has had a significant impact, including building and supporting a children’s home, a […]

Phoenix votes to sue federal government over 2020 census

Phoenix officials have voted to pursue litigation against the federal government in response to a plan to include a question about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census. “The purpose of the census is to get an accurate count of all persons – not to play politics or get involved in issues of immigration,” Mayor Greg […]

Officer down: Paradise Valley police family seeks bridge to recovery

For about 30 years Sgt. Brian McFarland answered the call to protect and serve the residents of the Town of Paradise Valley. But now the family of Sgt. McFarland — his daughter and his two granddaughters — is seeking the help of any and all who would come to the aid of a man who […]

Mountain View Plaza in Phoenix sells for $5.2M

Neighborhood retail center, Mountain View Plaza, has been sold for about $5.2 million. The property — 9812 – 9832 N. 7th St. in Phoenix — consists of three buildings totaling just over 26,000-square-feet on approximately 2.7 acres. The retail plaza is in close proximity to North Mountain Park, Sunnyslope Park and Honor Health John C. […]

Paradise Valley police arrest man on myriad charges

Paradise Valley Police arrested a man on several charges of theft, fraud and drug possession Wednesday, May 16 after responding to the recovery of a stolen vehicle. Officers were dispatched to the 7100 block of East Rose Lane. Upon arrival, officers located the stolen vehicle, a 2018 Cadillac Escalade, according to a police report. Through […]

Paradise Valley remains in pursuit of a more defined Hillside safety code

After more than an hour of discussion on a proposed safety section to the hillside code, Paradise Valley Town Council ultimately decided to table the issue until a later date. The conversation that took place earlier this month set out to aid in the protection of the hillside environment and help provide for the safety […]

Syms: I continue to fight for equitable education funding statewide

Since serving as your state Representative since 2016, I have been a consistent voice in favor of more public education funding. Specifically, in my meetings with leadership and the Governor, I have repeatedly advocated the need for increased teacher pay in order to attract and retain quality teachers for our children. I am proud that […]

Heart Ball: Mid-year meeting held as November event nears

The Phoenician Resort welcomed the 59th Annual Heart Ball executive committee, chaired by Carolyn Jackson, for their mid-year meeting. This year’s theme is “Driven Hearts.” Ms. Jackson and the committee hosted a gourmet breakfast over look Camelback Mountain, according to a press release. The executive committee for the 2018 Phoenix Heart Ball are: Carolyn Jackson, […]

SmokeTree Resort revitalization begins Paradise Valley deliberations May 24

Not since Adam West first dawned the cowl of the Dark Knight on the American Broadcast Company has much thought been given to the breadth and scope of the SmokeTree Resort in the Town of Paradise Valley. But earlier this year the legacy resort property at 7101 E. Lincoln Drive changed hands for a reported […]