Monthly Archives: February 2020

Scottsdale’s OdySea in the Desert Complex Has Been Renamed

by on February 18, 2020 0
The Scottsdale entertainment complex of OdySea Aquarium has a new name and soon will be home to several new attractions. OdySea in the Desert, located just off the Loop 101 Pima Freeway and Via de Ventura, will become Arizona Boardwalk effective immediately, officials announced Thursday. Ran Knishinsky, the complex’s chief marketing officer, said in... Read More

Arizonans Prepare For 2020 Census

by on February 18, 2020 0
Inaccurate census figures can lead to a loss of federal funds essential for many communities, which can result in a state losing seats in Congress. These worries are especially prevalent in Arizona, where there are considerable populations of immigrants and Native Americans. Census Bureau officials are working to clear up any doubts about the... Read More

Honda Recalling Odyssey Minivans

by on February 18, 2020 0
Own a Honda Odyssey? This news is for you. Honda is recalling 241,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. to fix a wiring problem that could cause a fire. The recall covers EX-L, Touring and Elite minivans from the 2018 through 2020 model years. The company says the wiring harness running to a third-row power... Read More

What You Need To Know About The HPV Vaccine

by on February 14, 2020 0
The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is increasingly common in the United States: nearly 80 million people have it according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some strains of the virus — which does not always show any visible symptoms — are known to cause cancer, especially in the reproductive and digestive systems.... Read More

Want to Take a Rattlesnake Class?

by on February 14, 2020 0
What do you do when you see a rattlesnake in your yard or even inside your home? Thankfully, there is a class for that. The largest reptile sanctuary in the United States is right here in Phoenix and they want to give you hands-on training with a live venomous rattlesnake! Joe Hymes is the... Read More

The 9 Steps to Prevent Bullying

by on February 14, 2020 0
The word “bullying” triggers feelings of dread in many parents — but what truly qualifies as bullying, and when should you get involved? Not all mean or hurtful behavior is actually bullying. Bullying relies on an imbalance of power to hurt someone in a repetitive and deliberate way. That power can be social status,... Read More

Arizona Exports Reach Record Level

by on February 13, 2020 0
Arizona ranked sixth in the nation for exports percent increase from 2018 to 2019, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, growing to $24.7 billion, a record high for Arizona. Arizona exports increased 9.7 percent and ranked in the top 20 for exports by dollar value. “Increasing trade means more jobs and opportunities... Read More

South Mountain Freeway Developer To Address Spots With Pavement Issues 

by on February 13, 2020 0
With 30 years of maintenance part of the public-private partnership behind the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, taxpayers will face no additional cost to address spots next to some West Valley interchanges where the surface asphalt has deteriorated. The Arizona Department of Transportation will hold freeway developer Connect 202 Partners accountable for repairing the... Read More