November 27, 2020

COVID-19

1 in 10 Maricopa County residents have likely had COVID-19, new study finds

The number of COVID-19 infections in Arizona’s most populous county probably is far higher than what official counts show, according to a survey that found 1 in 10 residents have likely had the novel coronavirus that causes the disease. As health experts worry about a new spike in infections, a study by the Maricopa County

Opinion

Opinion: The World Is Better Off Than You Probably Think It Is

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, it is safe to say that 2020 has not panned out in a way that most of us had hoped or expected. Nevertheless, the state of humanity and the world as a whole is, for the most part, much better and improving faster than most people think. That is what my

National

‘We holds these truths to be’ A, B or C? Citizenship test gets harder

The good news for prospective citizens is that they will soon have more time to take the civics test that has long been a critical part of the citizenship process. The bad news is that, beginning next week, the test will be twice as long. And harder. And there’s no bonus for getting a passing

Dining Out

B Simple

2B or not 2B, that is the question… it is also the perfect introduction to the restaurant where I had the good fortune to wander into with Patti, my dear Girlfriend. It is simply… B Simple and it is down on Montezuma, just down from the Haunted Kitchen, (220 South Montezuma). Whether ’tis nobler in

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

How Pine Needles Help the Garden

If you live in a neighborhood where ponderosa pines grow freely, you know about too many pine needles. Pine trees drop lots of needles, especially those 50-foot giants! Gutter guards protect rain gutters, but piles of needles are on the ground. What is to be done with all these needles?     For years we’ve

State

Giving Back This Holiday Season

Arizonans know how to come together and help one another. With the holidays nearly upon us, many are asking how they can serve others. Here are some ways you can give back: Food Donations St. Mary’s Food Bank, located in Phoenix and Surprise, accepts food donations Monday through Friday. In addition to general food donations,

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