An Intriguing Contest Brewing: the Glendale Mayoral Race

While the Arizona Progress & Gazette tends to focus on issues east of the I-17, we do our best to keep our eyes on intriguing issues across the Valley, and there are few issues more intriguing than a long-term incumbent who is facing serious challenges. That is what brings our attention to Glendale and what may end up one of … Read More

Real Estate Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Michael Pollack Honored with Several Proclamations and a Lifetime Achievement Award

Pollack Real Estate Investments Owner Celebrates 50 Years of Revitalizing, Refurbishing and Redeveloping Shopping Centers, With 33 of Those Years in Arizona Pollack to Be Honored Later This Month At Large Private Celebration   It’s not every day one celebrates five decades in business, much less 50 years of redeveloping some of the Valley’s biggest eyesores and turning them into landmark … Read More

Did Glendale Use Taylor Swift as a Political Gimmick?

By Tim Peeler Taylor Swift was in town this past weekend to kick off her new tour with two shows at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Getting a Taylor Swift-sized event to come to a city is almost always a major plus for that city. It generates buzz, and boosts the local economy thanks to increased spending on restaurants, … Read More

Former State Senator Shaking Things Up in Race for Glendale Mayor

Just as the city of Glendale was in the midst of its Super Bowl festivities, an announcement came in that is poised to shake up the upcoming Glendale Mayor’s race: former State Senator Paul Boyer will be running to be the next Mayor of Glendale, taking on incumbent Jerry Weiers. Weiers has been a mainstay in that position, as he … Read More