Our weekly roundup of this week’s deepest airfare discounts! Chris McGinnis, Thrifty Traveler Published 1:42 pm PDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 Great deals on flights between SFO and Vegas, baby. Grab em! Great deals on flights between SFO and Vegas, baby. Grab em! Photo: JACOB KEPLER, ST Esperanza resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Esperanza resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Photo: Esperanza Desert Cool With its artful decor, bungalow-style suites, and lively programming, The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa is Arizona’s newest destination hotel (you know, the kind of place you never want to leave). Book the Summerscapes deal and dream about this sample itinerary: Linger over chilaquiles and chorizo scones at Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen (breakfast for two is included); lounge by pool with a Sun Valley Saint cachaca and … [Read more...] about Friday Fares: Cabo, Barcelona, Vegas, Rome, Hawaii, Taipei, Phoenix, Singapore and more.
A LITTLE who boy was left heartbroken after NOBODY turned up to his sixth birthday party at pizza restaurant has been inundated with support. Distressing photos show schoolboy Teddy Mazzini waiting all alone on a long, empty table laid with festive party-themed plates, napkins and cups. Teddy's mum Sil Mazzini said she extended 32 invites to her son's classmates and their parents to join him for celebrations at the restaurant in Tuscon, Arizona. Several pizzas delivered to the table ahead of the expected hungry horde lay almost untouched. "A few people had the courtesy to respond that they were unable to make it, but out of everyone else, no one came," she said. "I'm done with parties for a while," Mazzini joked to ABC15 following the sad weekend showing. But now the local NBA and football teams in Arizona along with scores of locals have flooded the boy and his family with support. Even rapper DJ Khaled said he wanted to send him a birthday … [Read more...] about DJ Khaled sends boy, 6, a birthday present and Phoenix Suns NBA team invite him to a match after NOBODY comes to his pizza party
PUBLISHED: 14:05 22 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:08 22 October 2018 Harry Taylor Phoenix Cinema East Finchley Archant Tickets for a public meeting into the future of the Phoenix Cinema have sold out within days of it being announced. The independent cinema in East Finchley will be taken over by Curzon Cinemas at the beginning of November. Curzon will take over the ticketing arrangements for the historic cinema, while the Phoenix Cinema Trust will retain the freehold.Hundreds of the free tickets were available for the meeting on Sunday lunchtime, but have now been taken up.The announcement was made in September, after months of talks. According to chair of the Phoenix Cinema Trust, James Kessler QC, the move will “secure the Phoenix’s long term future”.“Curzon shares our vision and is the perfect team to deliver the Phoenix’s objects of promoting the art of film and maintaining our unique historic building,” he … [Read more...] about Public meeting into the future of the Phoenix Cinema sold out within days of announcement
close Video Dark money legislation up for vote in Phoenix Phoenix could be at forefront of election transparency, while businesses say it's an attack on free speech. PHOENIX – Anonymous spending with the intention of influencing an election has raised concern throughout the country and specifically in Phoenix, where a ballot measure could be at the "forefront" of bringing dark money spending to light. “There's a big debate in campaign finance over the importance of transparency and disclosure,” said Princeton University politics and public affairs professor Nolan McCarty. “Currently there is an issue related both at the federal level and state and local levels with the type of contribution called Dark Money.” “Dark Money” is defined as political spending meant to influence the decision of a voter, where the donor is not disclosed and the source of the money is unknown. In 2016, dark money groups spent nearly $181 million … [Read more...] about With dark money influencing elections, Phoenix at ‘forefront’ of effort to make political spending transparent
By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Updated 7:29 am PDT, Monday, October 15, 2018 Stanley Roberts, formerly of KRON4, recently told SFGATE about his new life in Phoenix. Stanley Roberts, formerly of KRON4, recently told SFGATE about his new life in Phoenix. Photo: Courtesy: Kron4 Stanley Roberts' new apartment in Midtown Phoenix. Roberts left the Bay Area for Arizona in September. Stanley Roberts' new apartment in Midtown Phoenix. Roberts left the Bay Area for Arizona in September. Photo: Stanley Roberts Stanley Roberts' new apartment in Midtown Phoenix. Roberts left the Bay Area for Arizona in September. Stanley Roberts' new apartment in Midtown Phoenix. Roberts left the Bay Area for Arizona in September. Photo: Stanley Roberts A look at Stanley Roberts' new office at KPHO-5 in … [Read more...] about Bay Area TV ‘staple’ says grass is greener after moving to Phoenix