February 5, 2007, 5am PST
<p>The mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, hopes to lure biomedical researchers and facilities to a proposed biomedical district in his city's downtown. And he's willing to do a lot to see his vision through.</p>
January 29, 2007, 8am PST
<p>In an agreement that could shape the way multi-state water sources are managed, Arizona and Nevada have formed a deal that would distribute between the states the burden of any water shortages in the Colorado River.</p>
January 23, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>The national association of engineers sponsors a "Future City Competition' in which junior high school students design a city, based on the premise that toxic chemicals have rendered the planet uninhabitable.</p>
August 2, 2006, 6am PDT
Arizona's rural landscapes are being taken over and obstructed by huge housing booms and development projects. Residents are supporting a ballot initiative to preserve hundreds of thousands of acres of land, while legislators side with developers.
July 9, 2006, 5am PDT
Richard A. Cellarius, past president of the Sierra Club, lists five landmark years in the nation's environmental history.
July 3, 2006, 5am PDT
A new documentary film asks, "Who Killed the Electric Car?"
May 18, 2006, 12pm PDT
Often thought to be more relaxed, sunshine state cities make three of top five for road rage.
May 8, 2006, 2pm PDT
A riverfront project, a strong housing market, and a healthy economy mark a comeback for a city ranked No. 1 for businesses.
April 13, 2006, 8am PDT
Another link joining the Phoenix and Tucson megalopolis is planned on Indian land near Chandler.
February 21, 2006, 1pm PST
Arizona State University's new urban campus will be built -- from scratch -- in downtown Phoenix. The effort is the first of its kind in the nation.
February 16, 2006, 2pm PST
Arizona is reclaiming its architectural heritage.
February 9, 2006, 8am PST
The New Urbanism movement has sparked a revival of what author John Buchino calls America's 'favorite pastime.'
February 6, 2006, 1pm PST
New development explodes in the underregulated rural Arizona desert, as developers realize that a severe lack of water won't prevent development.
February 6, 2006, 11am PST
Jim Rhodes may soon be the Nevada's largest home builder. His developments are popular, but opponents and some previous homebuyers are wary.
January 4, 2006, 9am PST
A powerful trio of civic leaders are the real drivers of what happens -- or doesn't happen -- in downtown Phoenix.
December 8, 2005, 8am PST
Dubbed the latest place to 'see and be seen' in Phoenix, the city within a city development is expected to start construction in 2007.
October 7, 2005, 11am PDT
Revitalization efforts in downtown Phoenix receive a huge boost with plans for a $200 million mixed-used development in the heart of downtown. [Includes photos.]
September 30, 2005, 2pm PDT
Chrylser, in a $400 million deal, has sold its proving ground facility outside Phoenix to real estate developers. The land could support tens of thousands of residents.
September 20, 2005, 11am PDT
With high-speed internet access becoming a necessity, rural Arizona lawmakers are searching for ways to bring broadband to rural towns.
September 16, 2005, 11am PDT
Officials in Mexico are looking to capitalize on delays at California ports to redirect work to Guaymas.