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SCOTTSDALE NEWS
Traffic Report

Traffic restrictions to Scottsdale roadways for next week

Scottsdale residents will see several major traffic restrictions over the next week involving Arizona Loop 101 as well as Scottsdale and Hayden roads.

Final plat at 350-acre Scottsdale Sereno Canyon site OK’d

Final replats within a 350-acre site at the Sereno Canyon Community development to establish 27 resort units have been approved by Scottsdale City Council. On Nov. 12, the City Council approved …
Traffic Report

Loop 101 widening project affects travel in north Scottsdale

The Arizona Department of Transportation continues its project to widen and improve Arizona Loop 101 from Interstate 17 to Pima Road in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Issues & Experts forum highlights the good, bad and lewd of the short-term rental

Short-term rentals are the topic of the season as opinions on both sides of the issue are abound. Five local experts, ranging from a Realtor to a police chief, Wednesday, Nov. 6 provided insight …

Keep Scottsdale Beautiful presents Purge-A-Palooza

Keep Scottsdale Beautiful is presenting Purge-A-Palooza, Saturday, Nov. 16 --- a clean-out event aimed at ridding homes and businesses of what can be reused or recycled responsibly. The …
Police
Police: 1 arrested for criminal damage, assisting a criminal street gang

Scottsdale Police Department detectives have identified and charged 47-year-old Rick Sagaser for his involvement in multiple Oct. 8 “swastika” graffiti incidents. In October, …

Search for suspect continues after shooting in Scottsdale

$1M bonds for alleged shoplifters after serious injury collision in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE OPINION

Schenkat: Online bullying in Scottsdale fuels dissension, community unrest

Mark Zuckerberg is causing dissension in Scottsdale. Facebook is being exploited by a group of naysayers with constant barraging …

Alley: My account of the myths and facts surrounding Scottsdale Southbridge II

Southbridge II is, admittedly, a beast of a project proposed along the canal in the 5th Ave district. It will change everything we …

Kush: I'm withdrawing my support of ‘Old Town Alliance’ group

When I was approached about supporting the newly formed “Old Town Alliance” which has purportedly organized to oppose a variety of …

Ambri: Scottsdale Education Association's support for SUSD students

When voters overwhelmingly approved renewing the SUSD budget override, I believe they sent a message: “We have confidence in …
IN THE KNOW
Scottsdale Ranch has inaugural Veterans Day ceremony

Many people gathered for the Scottsdale Ranch Community Veterans Day ceremony during a day devoted to treating Arizona veterans to restaurants for free meals in their honor, parades and recognition, valleywide.

SCOTTSDALE EDUCATION
Scottsdale schools participate in Arizona Construction Career Days

The 18th annual Arizona Construction Career Days, which the Association for Construction and Career Development ran, aimed to expose young people to new career options they may not otherwise have considered that do not necessarily require a college degree.

Scottsdale Neighbors

A good story does more than entertain; it connects us to each other and to our history in ways that nothing else can, breaking down the walls we’ve built between each other, sharing hard-earned lessons across time and space.

This month, three sites in the Scottsdale area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.
Scottsdale’s Mayor Jim Lane attended Rotary Park Day’s dedication ceremony and thanked all involved with the park’s continued development.
Scottsdale Business

Jabz Boxing holds November food drive

Jabz Boxing is holding a November food drive to benefit Scottsdale, Tempe, and Chandler communities that need support.

Abrazo Scottsdale to showcase surgical robotics at open house

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus is hosting a surgical robotics open house Saturday, Nov. 16, opening the hospital’s operating room to the public to see robotic technology used for knee, hip, spine and general surgery.

Wag N’ Wash Scottsdale to participate in annual fundraiser

Wag N’ Wash Natural Pet Food & Grooming continues its national partnership with nonprofit Freedom Service Dogs to launch its second annual fundraising campaign this November.

Platinum Living Realty is BBB Torch Awards for Ethics finalist

Platinum Living Realty was recently recognized for its integrity and high ethical practices by the Better Business Bureau serving the pacific southwest.
VIP PEOPLE

Local agents named to Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors Board of Directors

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agents Lisa Roberts and Angela Zampino have been elected to seats on the Board of Directors at the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors. Both …
Scottsdale Entertainment
"And Then There Were None" will take the stage at Desert Foothills Theater from Feb. 14-23.

Desert Foothills Theater announces three-month schedule

The Desert Foothills Theater in Scottsdale announced several productions and events for the next three months.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art announces exhibition schedule for next year.

SMoCA announces its 2020 exhibition schedule

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E. Second St., announces six new exhibitions on view for 2020.

Meet the Artist: Casey Farina encourages new artists to find their unique voice

Artist Casey Farina has a projection-mapping installation, titled Traverse, at the Canal Convergence event happening now.
Dr. Peter Carmichael will speak on the “ War for the Common Soldier”

Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable presents: ‘War for the Common Soldier’

The Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable presents Dr. Peter Carmichael speaking on the “ War for the Common Soldier” at its Dec. 10 …
View of Scottsdale Philharmonic cello, base and viola sections.

Scottsdale Philharmonic seeks donations for 2020 season

Scottsdale Philharmonic, which has more than 85 professional musicians volunteer their time and talent for performances, is seeking …