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Realtor gets 25 years for stalking death of wife in Mesa

In April 2017, Scottsdale Realtor Stephen Mora was on top of the world. He had married Janell Leach, a then-37-year-old divorced mom of two boys, ages 8 and 9. She had earned master’s degrees in education and business and frequently traveled around the world to recruit students in her capacity as associate director for international student professional development for Arizona State University.
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East Valley Tribune

County pound poster dog’s death suggests problems

Rookie was the face of Maricopa County Animal Care and Control’s part in a national campaign early this year as it tried to ease overcrowding at its Phoenix and Mesa shelters. Described as “a giant pup who loves to run zoomies in the yard and play outside, but what...

The metro Phoenix eyesores we all love to hate

We feel pretty blessed to live in a city that is relatively new and well-maintained. Yes, but: That doesn't mean there's not a few places we'd like to see get some TLC.Apparently, you agree! Here are some of the eyesores you've sent to us, and what we know about them and their future.Buckhorn Baths, Mesa What you're saying: "That property is a diamond in the rough waiting for an investor!" - Sharon R. Flashback: In 1939, the owners of this property were trying to drill a well when they hit a natural hot spring reservoir with 127 degree water. They...

Scottsdale man convicted of $700,000 tax dodge

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — 34-year-old Ryan C. Patterson was found guilty by a federal jury on three counts of Tax Evasion. Between the years 2014 and 2016 Patterson did not correctly report his income. According to The Department of Justice (DOJ), Patterson failed to report over 1.9 million in...
Phoenix New Times

These 5 Metro Phoenix Restaurants and Bars are Now Closed

Each month, metro Phoenix becomes home to new restaurants opening around the Valley. But, of course, that means some others have to close. In September, one of Phoenix's most longstanding and loved Irish pubs poured its last Guinness on Camelback Road. A shortlived Scottsdale nightclub confirmed its closure from earlier in the summer, and a once-popular chain continued to shrink.

Scottsdale’s WestWorld Jobs for Event Season

The falling temperatures signal the start of event season in Scottsdale! With hundreds of events scheduled through Spring of 2023, Scottsdale is ramping up its effort to hire maintenance workers for WestWorld and for City parks and fields. These critical roles ensure that the facilities and locations not only look...

This $4.25 Million Newly Built Modern Home in Scottsdale has A Sprawling Backyard with Expansive Grass Area

The Home in Scottsdale, a modern masterpiece in sought after location well designed great room plan with functional design, sprawling back yard with expansive grass area, wrap around covered patio is now available for sale. This home located at 11428 N 64th Pl, Scottsdale, Arizona offers 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms with over 6,000 square feet of living spaces. Call Allan J. Macdonald (Phone: 480-220-9724) at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty for more detailed and set a tour schedule of the Home in Scottsdale.

The 5 Best Sunrise Hikes in and Around Scottsdale

If you’re buying a home in Scottsdale, you know that the city is surrounded by fabulous mountains – and if you’re a hiker, Arizona is definitely the place for you. Spring is the perfect time to take sunrise hikes in and around Scottsdale because the sun isn’t up extremely early (like it is in the summer), so check out this list of the three best spots to get great views.
East Valley Tribune

3 SUSD candidates address issues in forum

Policy and school safety took center stage during the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board Candidate Forum Sept. 27 presented by the Scottsdale Parent Council and the Scottsdale Progress. Candidates Mary Gaudio, Andrea Keck and Robb Vaules participated in the forum. Candidates Amy Carney and Carine Werner did not participate...