Recently a Tempe resident needed to drop off some paperwork at the Tempe Historical Museum in the library complex at the corner of Southern and Rural Road. When she arrived, the museum was closed. She walked to the Edna Vihel center, about 200 feet away. She asked an employee in the Vihel Center if she […]
Tempe Safety or Plastic Bags
There are dozens of issues citizens hold their government officials accountable for. On the local level we expect safe neighborhoods, a quick response from first responders, successful schools, properly maintained streets, clean water, and regular garbage pickup. These are tall tasks, but they are what is expected when electing city council members. In Tempe, we […]
Is Tempe Playing with Our Tax Revenue at the Expense of Schools?
Thanks to the Arizona Daily Independent for its research into some possible improprieties with Tempe’s tax revenue. Ironically, the Tempe City Council and Mayor Mark Mitchell, the same Council that says it promotes education by cramming “free” preschool down our throats, may be depriving schools of some of its income via taxes. No problem, state taxpayers […]
Tempe it’s Time to Face the Music Regarding Lauren Kuby’s Anti-American Associations
During Lauren Kuby’s first run for Tempe City Council, she led most to believe she cared about the community and individual neighborhoods. We know now that is not the case. What is worse, she doesn’t really care about the safety of Tempeans or Arizonans in general. We have spent the last few months watching her […]