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  • Date trees
    Desert Dessert: The incredible Medjool date
    One of my favorite dessert treats growing up was Betty Crocker's packaged date bar mix. I loved the moist, chewy date filling topped off with a baked topping of rolled oats and brown sugar: I never could get enough of it. So, I was...
  • conforming loan limits remain unchanged
    2015 Conforming Loan Limits Will Remain Unchanged In Most Of The Country
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2015 will remain at $417,000 for one-unit properties in most of the country. The loan limits...
  • extraterrestrium
    Show of the Week for the Phoenix area
    Greetings, Examiner Peeps !I don't normally do this, but this time I'm going to recommend one specific show, as opposed to mentioning all the best shows of each night of the week.The show of the week (maybe month or year as well) is DJ Q...
  • Shanesha Taylor
    Shanesha Taylor stands up to Arizona Bill Montgomery for seizing her donations
    They’ve got law and order in Arizona. Just look at the case of Shanesha Taylor who is now being hung in the media of one of the worst states in America when it comes to the support of single moms. The articles and newscasts sound as if they...
  • Arizona Senator's son charged in death of 21 dogs
    Arizona Senator's son charged in death of 21 dogs
    Austin Flake, son of US Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and his wife Logan have pleaded not guilty in the death of 21 dogs at the Green Acres kennel run by Logan’s parents Jesse Todd Hughes and Maleisia Hughes in Phoenix. The couple (both age 21)...
  • urge congress to extend the mortgage debt relief act
    Urge Congress To Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief
    Today's housing market is finally recovering. However, there are still too many homeowners unable to meet their mortgage obligations. Estimates show that about 5.3 million homes are still under water. In addition, there are still more than 1...
  • Gilbert Heritage District
    Downtown Gilbert: Gastro paradise and old-fashioned charm
    Quaint is a word usually reserved for farm towns or a B&B. In this case, it can also be assigned to the charming atmosphere of up-and-coming downtown Gilbert. It hasn't yet seen its hundredth birthday, but it has seen a revival of heritage...
  • Candice Warthen
    New look Arizona women's basketball starting 2014-15 fresh from injuries
    There is only one way to go and that is up for the University of Arizona women’s basketball program in 2014-15, following a 5-25 campaign that was decimated with injuries.Down to as few as seven players at some points, the Wildcats went 1-17...
  • Federal judge rules that alien smuggling is not a state crime
    Federal judge rules that alien smuggling is not a state crime
    On November 7, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton struck down Arizona immigration law that made smuggling immigrants a state crime. In her ruling, Judge Bolton claimed that this state law infringed upon federal authority. Arizona's...
  • Santa Cruz County Courthouse in Nogales, Arizona
    Border town history in Nogales
    Most visitors wouldn't think to make a trip out to Nogales, a city so far south in Arizona it shares a wall with Mexico. It has a unique history that glimpses back to the very beginnings of Arizona, and its small town charm still awaits all...
  • Shanesha Taylor: Hot car mom to have felony child abuse charges reinstated
    Shanesha Taylor: Hot car mom's felony child abuse charges reinstated
    Shanesha Taylor, the single, unemployed, homeless Arizona mother of three whose teary eyed mugshot went viral and captivated the hearts of many after she was arrested in March and charged with two counts of felonychild abuseafter leaving her 2...
  • Madison Stark
    Women's soccer teams from ASU and Arizona poised for selections to NCAA Tourney
    The Arizona and Arizona State women’s soccer teams wrapped up their regular seasons Friday, with the Sun Devils defeating the Wildcats 1-0 in Tempe on a Madison Stark goal in the 21st minute, as both teams own healthy resumes going into...
  • Arizona voter turnout
    Arizona voter turnout plunges to all-time low
    Arizona voter turnout plummets to an estimated 44%, the lowest turnout since this data began being tracked in the 1970s. Voter turnout reached its peak in 1982 when 65.1% of registered voters showed up at the polls. Voter turnout dipped to 45.8%...
  • Woofstock
    Bring your dogs to Woofstock in Chandler, AZ on Nov 15
    It’s once again time for Woofstock in Chandler, Arizona! Join fellow animal lovers for a day of fun in the sun. A special walk will feature a salute to our veterans. There will be pet adoptions of all kinds, as well as discounted...
  • Canada and the end of Daylight Savings Time
    Canada and the end of Daylight Savings Time
    Some regions in Quebec, most of Saskatchewan and some areas in B.C. do not observe Daylight Savings time at all. In the U.S, Arizona and Hawaii do not use it, so the term "Spring ahead, Fall back" means nothing in those regions.Daylight...