The 1936 film “Reefer Madness" is a black and white flick that paints marijuana as a drug that’s as dangerous as heroin and cocaine, and that promises a “hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence” as a result of smoking marijuana. Now the cult classic has been adapted for the stage as a musical.
It’s being called the "Great Resignation." Millions of people are quitting their jobs amid the pandemic — and especially as life begins to return to some form of normal in the United States. So, what’s driving them — some of them — at least? To find out, The Show spoke with Brigid Trainor and Marisa Jo Mayes.
The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic games' opening ceremony was held July 23. It was, as always, a highly anticipated event, but this year is different. To learn more about what's happening with the Olympics, The Show spoke with the BBC's Pete Ross.
The city of Tempe wants proposals for redeveloping nearly 50 acres into a home for a sports team and an entertainment district. Arizona’s National Hockey League club says they’re very interested in the opportunity, which could lead to their exit from the West Valley.
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Along with all the other impacts of the global pandemic, Arizona border communities are dealing with ongoing crossing restrictions, renewed again just this week. While some of the consequences have not been as dramatic as feared, those restrictions have spelled profound changes for businesses and border residents.
Arizona is among several western states facing a severe housing shortage, driving prices beyond reach for many working-class people. As part of an answer to this, some Arizona cities are looking to make it easier for property owners to build essentially guest houses on their properties.
For around the last 15 months, some people were exclusively working from home, while others were following a hybrid plan. And some were expected to be in-person every day. That has shifted recently, with businesses expecting employees to make regular appearances in the office.
We all know to call 911 when there’s an emergency like a fire or a car accident. But what about when there’s a mental health emergency? That’s when someone’s in need of crisis response — and law enforcement might not be the best equipped to respond.
Foster care advocates are calling for Gov. Ducey and Department of Child Safety Director Mike Faust to release COVID-19 relief for foster care youth who have aged out of the system.
They say the state has received more than $10 million in funding to help older and former foster youth through the pandemic but has distributed a small fraction of it.
So many people have been working remotely over the last year, and many are planning to work hybrid schedules going forward. So how big of an issue it is in the Valley that companies may have more office space on their hands than they need right now?
The city of Glendale is working with community organizations to distribute grant funding to people experiencing homelessness.
Glendale is using $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help families or individuals who are temporarily homeless but could sustain permanent housing with some financial assistance.
Tempe is gathering public input on ways to improve a key employment corridor. For decades, industrial businesses have enjoyed easy access to the Smith Innovation Hub, a half-square mile area, bounded by Rio Salado Parkway, Loop 101, University Drive and McClintock.