Category Archives: Arizona

Want a safe 2020 election? You hold the key to that

John McCain used to tell the American people in times of uncertainty, “We have to keep our nerve.” Those words are apt today as Arizonans and all U.S. citizens prepare to choose the next leader of the country in a year jolted by pandemic and recession and cultural upheaval. Our voluntary seclusion has protected us… Read More »

Arizona schools chief, governor at odds over new school closure guidelines

Less than an hour after Gov. Doug Ducey said state health officials revised school COVID-19 guidelines at the request of public education leaders, the state’s leading public school official, Kathy Hoffman, wrote that the Arizona Department of Education did not request or recommend any changes.  Revisions quietly made to school benchmarks by the Arizona Department of Health Services… Read More »

Puscifer Is Doing a Livestream Concert From Arcosanti Friday

The good news: Puscifer will perform at Arcosanti, the experimental community just a short hop north of metro Phoenix. The bad news: You can’t go. The good news: You can livestream the show tomorrow, Friday, October 30. The concert is a celebration of the band’s fourth LP, Existential Reckoning, which also arrives Friday, and Puscifer… Read More »

Waymo teams with Daimler on self-driving Freightliner trucks

That Freightliner semi behind you on the freeway may have no driver at the wheel in the future, if a deal between Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo and Daimler Trucks succeeds. The companies announced a partnership on Tuesday in which Mountain View-based Waymo will supply its “Driver” technology to the German company’s Freightliner Cascadia truck in the… Read More »