North Phoenix News provides breaking news and in-depth analysis of neighborhoods, schools, businesses and real estate in NoPho, the North Phoenix I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, including Anthem, Desert Hills, the Tramonto area and the Sonoran Foothills area. Our news and feature stories are reported, written and edited by us. To provide the many communities of North Phoenix with as much useful and interesting information as possible, we also publish selected press releases, here. If you have a press release or a news tip, let us know.
More Arizona residents are expected to hit the road this week for Thanksgiving travel than in any year since 2007, AAA predicts, and the group projects where some of the traffic hotspots will be.
The unemployment rate in the Valley of the Sun and around the state dropped to historically low levels, the government reported Nov. 16. Manufacturing jobs were among those that increased.
Yes, yes, it's the desert. But the current dry spell in the Valley of the Sun, while not record-setting, looks unlike any stretch this time of year in more than four decades.
New River and Desert Hills residents seeking a solution to the impending year-end shut-off of their water supply saw daylight in a decision last night by Anthem Community Council, but uncertainties remain in a process likely to extend into February, if it in fact proceeds.
Arizona residents can give money to the public school of their choice, including charter schools, and get it all back—and then some. For the giver and the recipient, it's essentially free money. Find out how it works.
In a cavernous, empty retail space on Anthem’s east side, construction is about to begin on a cafe envisioned to be unlike anything in the region. Among the planned offerings: organic and fair-trade gourmet coffee, tea, specialty drinks, local craft beer and select wines, along with lite fare from donuts to panini. And music.
Five performers, including some local, plus Santa Claus, 5,000 ornaments and bows and 1.5 miles of LED lights. Here are details on the annual Outlets at Anthem tree-lighting ceremony.
At its monthly meeting Oct. 25, Anthem Community Council’s board of directors passed a proposal for a balanced budget in 2018 that does not include any increase in assessments. But in separate decisions, residents of Country Club and The Village at Anthem will see their HOA fees rise.
Kato, a belgian malinois K9 with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, is the April dog in the 2018 Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Calendar, a fundraiser that helps provide equipment and services for law-enforcement K9s nationwide. Find out how to get one.
Similar to what it has done on other long weekends this year, the Arizona Department of Transportation will lower the speed limit on the crash-prone stretch of I-17 heading into the mountains north of Phoenix.
Prices of existing homes continued a long-running upward trend in NoPho and Anthem and in most of the country, as the supply of homes for sale remains tight, according to two new reports. Meanwhile, prices locally remain well below the country's most expensive metro areas. Can you fathom $1.17 million for a median-priced home (see below)?
USAA will hire up to 1,000 additional people at its Norterra campus over the next three years, the company announced today. The new positions, all in technology, will add to a workforce of some 4,500 at the North Phoenix office complex.