Photo: Patrick Baughman, center, celebrates the anniversary of his gun shop, Against All Enemies. Eight years in the Marine Corps did not make Patrick Baughman a gun enthusiast. Arizona did. After moving to Lake Havasu in 2014 and cycling through what he calls a series of “bum jobs,” Baughman realized that people in the local
More than 75,000 jobs supported by short-term rentals in the Grand Canyon State Airbnb and Expedia Group today released a new report—the Economic Impact of Short-Term Rentals in Arizona’—by Rounds Consulting Group, Inc. (RCG). This new report was commissioned by Airbnb and Expedia Group to better understand how short-term rentals support cities, towns, and the state.
Move 2023 Super Bowl out of Arizona? That’s what faith leaders want because of voting bill restrictions
Faith leaders from around the country are calling for the NFL to move the 2023 Super Bowl out of Arizona, citing several bills they characterize as voter suppression. “We all would love for Arizona to see that kind of revenue, to bring that many people here to invest in our state, but I think there
The Department of Homeland Security began requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination over the weekend for essential as well as nonessential travel across the U.S.-Mexico border. The tougher requirement that took effect Saturday had been expected since last fall, when the government reopened the border to nonessential travel after nearly 20 months of pandemic restrictions. But it raised
The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the U.S.: A dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealerships. A row of restaurants. Schools and a community center. But nestled in the predominantly Latino community is something rarely found in urban areas
Cities across the country are witnessing one of the pandemic’s long-term consequences: Reduced workforce in city centers. With many companies electing to downsize or not renew their office leases, thousands of small businesses that were sustained by the flow of the 9-to-5 workforce have had no choice but to close their doors for good –