Scottsdale Moving Forward with STR Enforcement: When Will State Get the Point?

Finally, the crackdown of party houses may finally start in earnest in Scottsdale. So why did it take this long? Last Friday, Scottsdale police were finally able to begin their enhanced enforcement efforts on out-of-control short-term rental parties. This is after the STR issue was a major campaign talking point on numerous city council and mayoral campaigns, and which clearly … Read More

New Times Stands Up For Kavanagh Stand Up Routine

By now most of you are familiar with the dust up over John Kavanagh’s use of as few ethnically based jokes to roast Sheriff Joe Arpaio at the Western Conservatives Conference. For some reason the Southern Poverty Law Center felt it necessary to send a ‘monitor’ there and secretly record the event, even though the event was live-streamed. Afterwards the … Read More