November Archives

Open Elections/Open Government initiative moves to the November ballot

by in Business News | Politics

The Arizona Supreme Court let stand a lower court decision, rejecting an appeal by a political committee seeking to prevent the proposed Open Elections/Open Government citizen initiative from going to the November ballot. “Five times now, we have been forced to go to court to defend the rights of Arizona voters to vote on this… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2009

google Logos 2009
by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

About Google’s collection of 2009 Doodles. Some of the birthdays celebrated with Doodles this year were: Dr. Seuss, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Charles Darwin, Jackson Pollock, Igor Stravinsky, Mary Cassatt, Samuel Morse, Michael Jackson, LL Zamenhof, E.C. Segar, Mahatma Gandhi, Confucius, H.G. Wells and more. There were Doodles celebrating anniversary’s for Tetris (25 Yrs), Galileo’s First Telescope… Read More →

Arizona’s Unemployment Rate Drops in November

by in Economy

The state’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percent to 9.4 percent in November, as the economy added 12,800 jobs. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) reports today that the private sector generated 9,300 jobs, while government added 3,500. Traditional holiday hiring boosted the November job gains. Nov. ’10 Oct. ’10 Nov. ’09 United States 9.8%… Read More →

The Buzz on AZNow.Biz – December 13, 2010

Arizona Business Magazine's Editor-in-Chief Janet Perez
by in Columnist Spotlight | Tech | Workforce

This week on AZNow.Biz, hear from our green columnist Dustin Jones, the Arizona Commerce Authority releases the state’s unemployment numbers for November,  and look for the latest installment of Arizona on the Silver Screen.

Food, Wine And Art: Sonoma Showcase Festival

Food, Wine and Art: Sonoma Showcase Festival
by in Around Arizona | Dining | Events

Two days full of wine, art, food and jazz await you at the Sonoma Showcase Festival. Vistancia is hosting the festival Saturday, Nov. 20 and Sunday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fun kicks off Saturday with a performance by jazz star Scott Cossu. Other Jazz musicians playing throughout the weekend are… Read More →

Jobs Grow Modestly; State’s Unemployment Rate Is Unchanged

by in Economy | Featured

The state added 16,000 jobs in September, mostly due to the start of the new school year. Despite the modest gains, the Arizona Department of Commerce reported today that the state’s unemployment rate remains at 9.7 percent Sept. 2010 Aug. 2010 Sept. 2009 United States 9.6% 9.6% 9.8% Arizona 9.7% 9.7% 9.4% Year-over-year, total non-farm… Read More →