[Editor’s Note: Prescott and Prescott Valley are mentioned in this report.] Key Findings 83,000 burglaries occurred during the holiday period last year Crimes during holidays account for 8.1% of all crimes committed throughout the year An estimated $130.5 million in value was lost to holiday burglaries in 2021 The average dollar amount for a holiday
Photo: Arizona had the seventh-highest number of electric vehicles in the nation in 2020, but charging stations remain scarce. Grand Canyon National Park is among the spots in the state accessible by electric vehicle. (Photo courtesy of Michael Quinn/NPS) With more electric vehicles humming down highways, states are under increasing pressure to install more public
Photo: Elaine Moore stands next to a dry irrigation canal and almond orchard near her property, where two wells have gone dry this summer in Chowchilla, Calif. As California’s drought deepens, Elaine Moore’s family is running out of an increasingly precious resource: water. The Central Valley almond growers had two wells go dry this summer.
With hate crimes on the rise, organizations are working to raise awareness in unique ways – including a talking cat named Lucky. Lucky stars in a mural that was created by a cartoonist who goes by the name MariNaomi in Rosemead, a leafy, predominantly Asian city of about 50,000 people east of Los Angeles. Taking
Faced with deep cuts to the water supply, and angry that other states are not doing their share, tribes and local governments in Arizona are increasingly talking about backing off earlier offers to give up some water. The Gila River Indian Community said in August that it will begin storing water underground “rather than contributing them to
If California, our most populous state, were its own nation, it would rank as the world’s fifth largest economy and boast the highest average household income (outside a handful of “countries” like Monaco or Luxemburg). And, yet, the governor is begging its citizens to stop using their appliances, turn off their lights and keep their