Paradise Valley Candidates Sound Off: What We Would Like to See

As you likely know, we will have a contested race for both the Paradise Valley Town Council as well as Mayor. If you read this regularly (or even occasionally) you know that we are not a gigantic fan of Paul Dembow and precisely why. But what else is there to focus on in Paradise Valley? What are we looking for … Read More

Experience Matters…but Not Temperament?

This may not come as the biggest surprise to many of you, but we are not the biggest fans of Paradise Valley Town Councilman Paul Dembow. You can up-to-date on why here…or here…or here…but you get the picture. So of course we were tickled pink when we saw that the Paradise Valley Independent ran an op-ed of his recently titled, … Read More

Phoenix Lets Dembow Off the Hook – Now It’s Up to Voters to Push Him Into Retirement

We have not been shy about our disdain for Paradise Valley Town Councilman Paul Dembow. After his infamous cross-stealing incident, we had hopes that the judicial system would deal a significant blow to his re-election campaign. We recently spoke about how his case had been bouncing around the area’s legal jurisdictions. Unfortunately, it seems as though our hopes are dashed. … Read More

Dembow Theft Case Stuck in Limbo – Will the Courts Hurry Up Already??

It shouldn’t come as a big surprise to regular readers that we are not particularly big fans of Paradise Valley Councilman Paul Dembow. From the unconscionable action of stealing a cross from a grieving family, to his entirely unnecessary decision to run for a 4th term, to general issues with demeanor and charges of improper dealings, we believe that he … Read More

Paul Dembow Running for 4th Term in PV: Why Voters Must Reject Him This Time

Here we go again: Paradise Valley town councilmember Paul Dembow has announced his run for re-election. We were hoping to be spared, for him to go quietly into the night to work on himself, to spend more time with his family, or whatever graceful bow-out he chose. But no…here we are again. Dembow is now seeking his 4th term, which … Read More

A PV Shake-up – A Mayoral Battle and New Entrant for City Council Race is Making Waves in Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley politics haven’t always been the most exciting, but recent events demonstrate that 2022 will be different, as new entrants for Mayor and City Council will likely mix things up significantly. Councilmember Julie Pace recently submitted paperwork to run for Mayor in what will certainly be a closely watched battle against incumbent Jerry Bien-Willner. The two have had a … Read More