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"To the art of working well, a civilized race would add the art of playing well," philosopher George Santayana said.
Texting while driving is involved in more than 100,000 car accidents each year.
When I was in high school, my mom and I threw all kinds of dinner parties.
Three Higley School District governing board members, Venessa Whitener, Kim Anderson, and Denise Standage, voted on Sept. 10 to accept $750,000 from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to construct and operate a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station. The reason given is to reduce air pollution caused by buses. Good grief. This unnatural fixation that we are dying in the streets from environmental catastrophe is insane. Board member Jake Hoffman tried in vain to table the vote for further research, presenting an analysis which shows that it will end up costing taxpayers $2.3 million. For example, the district doesn’t even own any CNG vehicles and will have to replace 62 buses and 53 fleet vehicles, which will take years. These three board members are not just misusing taxpayer dollars, but they are doing it without performing due diligence. They are also dabbling in an unproven industry about which they know zilch, and where they have no business, plus they are competing with the private market (Clean n Green is less than five miles from the intended site). The MCBOS will be voting on the acceptance of Higley’s grant application on Sept. 23, so this can be stopped. According to Mr. Hoffman, CNG vehicles represent less than four one-hundredths of one percent of all vehicles registered in the United States. Education should not be the petri dish for unproven, currently unsustainable commodities.
A Tempe police officer is being credited with stopping a Mesa car theft before the suspect had gone more than a few miles down Baseline Road on Thursday morning.
Amid a stalled momentum in the House of Representatives, Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake defended their proposed immigration legislation during a town hall event held at the Mesa Arts Center on Aug. 27.
DETROIT (AP) — Every new car window sticker shows the estimated cost of fuel for a year, but that figure may not reflect the miles you drive. A new survey does that math for you.
RESTON, Va. — Mark Stewart turns quite a few heads as he zips through the streets on his neon green ELF bike. With each pedal, his feet take turns sticking out from the bottom while a gentle motor hums in the background.
Drivers of electric vehicles in need of a recharge have four locations to refill their meter in downtown Mesa.
YARNELL, Ariz. — Juliann Ashcraft had just put the kids down for a nap when her cellphone buzzed. It was a text from Andrew, her husband of seven years and, still, her best friend.
VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT — Small wooden balls click rapidly in a whirling bingo basket, as 78 hikers wait to see if their numbers will roll out to win one of 10 permits to visit a rock formation known as The Wave.
When all else fails, do it yourself. That’s what two Salt River Project employees did to improve their department’s ability to accurately measure water and, more importantly, to help distribute the precious resource SRP delivers to about 2 million people in the Valley.
I came close to dying three times last week. Driving straight east on Baseline Road, I had a full green light. The oncoming car, stopped in the left-turn lane, suddenly jumped forward trying to turn left in front of me. I missed her by skinny inches.
The number of hybrid cars in the U.S. will triple by 2015, according to J.D. Power and Associates. This change in demand and technology requires a new skill set from today’s mechanics. The premise is that drivers around the world will continue trading gas guzzling, big-body cars for lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles that are easier on the pockets and the environment.
The Chandler Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a bank robbery suspect. On April 1 around 4:30 p.m. the suspect walked into the Compass Bank, 3075 W. Chandler Blvd., and presented a teller with a note demanding money. After stealing an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect was seen fleeing in an older dark green SUV with a bike rack and an Autism Awareness bow on the back of the vehicle.
Mesa police say one person has died after a cab hit a pole Monday morning.
Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to give pause.
Tempe police arrested an Ahwatukee Foothills man on Tuesday accused of operating a “compassion club,” dispensing medical marijuana illegally.
Mesa’s Falcon Field is undergoing more than $3 million in ramp and lighting upgrades to increase safety and functionality.
A Mesa tire store was robbed at gunpoint at noon Monday, police said.
It’s really hard to tell sometimes.
It’s already an uphill battle for Libertarian and Green party candidates in Arizona, but no matter what they have a place on the ballot.
You know about productive workspaces and productive systems, but how about productive clothing and productive body size?
Tempe police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating two burglary suspects officers say broke into a home near Price Road and Southern Avenue before taking off in a vehicle stolen from the residence slightly more than two months ago.