KJZZ News

Roosevelt Row
This month, Phoenix residents will elect a new mayor. Whoever wins will govern a sprawling city; full of unique neighborhoods, each with different concerns. One of the most high-profile areas in Phoenix is, of course, Downtown.
Aug. 10, 2011
Roosevelt Row Sees Growth
Steve Goldstein talks to KJZZ reporter Nick Blumberg about the growing community along Roosevelt Row in Phoenix...and how residents are turning old houses into businesses.
Aug. 10, 2011
Debt Ceiling, Stock Market Change, & Improving Economy
Steve Goldstein talks to two economic experts about the impact of the debt ceiling on investors in Arizona, the stock market swing, and an economy on the verge of resetting.ASU Professor Emeritus Herbert Kaufman shares his opinion on the economy preparing to reset, and whether it's ready for the climb back to improvement.
Aug. 10, 2011
Congressman Grijalva Urges Keeping Options Open
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to host Steve Goldstein about the people most likely to feel the effects reducing the deficit and lowering our country's debts.Grijalva voted against raising the debt ceiling, and says that all options should be on the table to get the United States out of its deficit.
Aug. 10, 2011
Finding Connections in Phoenix
This month, Phoenix residents elect a new mayor. We decided it was the perfect time to profile some of the neighborhoods in this unique and sprawling city.We began by having a conversation with outgoing Mayor Phil Gordon about his eight years leading Phoenix and what he learned about its communities.
Aug. 10, 2011
Paine Commentary - Phoenix at the Crossroads
KJZZ's Commentator & Social Critic shares his take on the upcoming Phoenix elections.
Aug. 10, 2011
Phil Gordon on the Next Mayor
As part of a series on this month's Phoenix Mayoral election, KJZZ's Steve Goldstein talks with current Mayor Phil Gordon about what the next Mayor should focus on...and whether some communities, including South Phoenix, aren't given enough attention.
Aug. 9, 2011
Sophie
December 03, 2008 --  KJZZ Commentator Amy Silverman shares stories about her daughter Sophie who has down syndrome. Sophie is almost halfway through kindergarten, and Amy couldn't be prouder.
Aug. 9, 2011
The Best Halloween...ever
October 31, 2007 -- KJZZ Commentator Amy Silverman brings her story of Halloween trials, with her daughter's heart surgery set in early November--scheduled to allow Trick-or-Treating.
Aug. 9, 2011
Good Mom ? Bad Mom
October 19, 2005 -  KJZZ commentator Amy Silverman considers her actions as a mother.
Aug. 9, 2011
Sophie
August 01, 2008 - KJZZ  Commentator Amy Silverman is sending her daughter Sohpie off to kindergarten with the rest of the kids, which is hard enough for any mom. But Sophie's not like the rest of the kids.
Aug. 9, 2011
ASU
May 19, 2006 -- KJZZ Commentator Amy Silverman brings us this essay about her daughter Sophie, and Silverman's understanding of her daughter's development.
Aug. 9, 2011
Sophie?s Birthday
May 16, 2009 -- KJZZ Commentator Amy Silverman talks about her role as part-time birthday party planner for her daughter, Sophie.
Aug. 9, 2011
Sophie
May 11, 2007 -- Phoenix New Times managing editor Amy Silverman talks about the change in seasons, the addition of a new family member, and what her 4-year old daughter really wants but may never get. Annabelle and Sophie: Amy Silverman's daughters.
Aug. 9, 2011
Thoughts on Overalls
April 29, 2005 -- Most of us give a lot of thought to what our kids wear. Commentator Amy Silverman considers a special set of circumstances with regards to her daughter Sophie's clothes.
Aug. 9, 2011
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Aug. 9, 2011
Relief from No Child Left Behind
The Obama administration proposes fixing No Child Left Behind by letting states apply for waivers from certain NCLB provisions.  In exchange, states must agree to establish new college and career-ready standards, ways to train more teachers and principals, and to use a data system that provides more flexible and targeted accountability.
Aug. 8, 2011
Pela Review: "Baby: The Musical"
KJZZ's Theatre Critic Robrt Pela reviews Arizona Broadway Theatre's production of "Baby: The Musical" which runs through August 14th.Robrt Pela is a columnist at New Times and a staff writer at Latino Perspectives Magazine.
Aug. 7, 2011
AZ StoryCorps: Haunting Moment
Michael Nazario talks to his friend Susan Haslett about a moment that nearly changed his way of life and continues to haunt him.  StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
Aug. 7, 2011
Regina Revazova
Born and raised in small mining town in Siberia, a place where professional journalism opportunities are slim, Regina Revazova moved to Russia’s Caucasus to study journalism at the age of 17.
Aug. 6, 2011

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