Scottsdale begins to formulate capital improvement funding strategy

Scottsdale’s answer to how to fund the estimated $775 million in capital improvement needs has taken its first step toward action as “keep the [...] Continue Reading →

McLaren: Unanimous council support is crucial to pass Scottsdale bond election

The City Council Capital Improvements Plan Subcommittee has recommended that the full council approves a General Obligation bond election that [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale teen Lola Johnson has ‘bone-a-fide’ business helping rescue pets

Lola Johnson, 15, is making “money moves” with her bonafide business named “Foreverwoof” as she donates much of the proceeds to help rescued [...] Continue Reading →

Optima Kierland announces sell out of condo tower, availability in other

Optima Kierland Center announced Thursday, March 21 its first tower, 7120 Optima Kierland, is sold out and its next condominium tower, 7180 [...] Continue Reading →

FirstBank employees go undercover to help “give it forward” for Arizona Gives Day

Employees at Scottsdale-based FirstBank surprised local diners by picking up the tab at Diego Pops; in Old Town Scottsdale, on March 21; and at [...] Continue Reading →

MLB players celebrate Striking Out Poverty achievements, opportunities

On March 10, Major League Baseball players including Nick Ahmed, Chase Anderson, Luke Weaver, Matt Bowman, Zach Duke, Lorenzo Cain, Jay Jackson [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale accepts $50k grant to better enforce bike, pedestrian laws

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will provide Scottsdale with grant money, which the city will then use to further beef up its bicycle and [...] Continue Reading →

City Council approves rezoning, higher density in north Scottsdale

A 77.6-acre lot at the northeast corner of Joy Ranch Road and Boulder View Drive will get a new zoning designation after the Scottsdale City [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale resident launches apparel line combing Jewish pride, humor

Hipster or Hasidic? There’s no need to chose sides when you wear a shirt from Schmattees, a new apparel line whose designs combine a little bit [...] Continue Reading →

Burns: The native son’s take — a vision of Scottsdale

It has been my honor and pleasure to serve the City of Scottsdale in several capacities over the last 25 years. Starting as a citizen participant [...] Continue Reading →