Arizona's freelance writer. Since 1982.
Bill Johnson’s Big Apple might have looked redneck, but the iconic Western “Let’s Eat”-ery was actually a welcoming haven for all colors in Phoenix’s segregated ‘60s.
Alcohol in a Kool-Aid-like packet? The Scottsdale-based inventor of Palcohol says he’s got the powder. But does he?
Risky Business | Health & Fitness | Health
Who killed Cave Creek Hells Angel Patrick Eberhardt? There are some striking theories on the street.
Some of the Valley’s most ardent Fed-fearing, LGBT-demonizing citizens find a mouthpiece in a headline-grabbing East Valley preacher. Could Steven Anderson just be getting started?
The late Bill Thompson’s twisted humor pioneered today’s more edgy kiddie fare. Could there ever be another Wallace and Ladmo Show?
More than a decade after America honored its Navajo WWII code talkers, Arizona's Hopi code talkers are finally getting their due. But would they have wanted it?
Turning the corner on 50, Phoenix International Raceway looks back on its long lap from nowhere to NASCAR.
Why Phoenix doesn’t have a world-class theme park may owe to lessons learned from the one time it did – and failed, with the homemade Disneyland known as Legend City.
From doomsday survivalists to closet 'preppers,' more and more of our neighbors are secretly stockpiling food, water and weapons to guard against an approaching enemy: us, the unprepared.
As the Valley's Hispanic population gains affluence, home builders are catering to the trend by placing half-million-dollar homes next to blighted barrios