🌱 New Discount Tired HQ in Phoenix + North PHX Crash Fatality

Hi all. I’m back in your inbox this morning to walk you through everything you need to know about what’s happening locally.

But first, today’s weather:

rain and drizzle; cooler. High: 59 Low: 50.

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Here are the top stories in Phoenix today:

  1. Discount Tire acquired 35 acres for a planned Phoenix office campus. Discount Tire, a national tire retail company, is already based in the Valley and has won an auction for about 35 acres in northern Phoenix. Discount Tires intends the plot of land to later become its new headquarters campus. (The Business Journals)
  2. one fatality; three injuries after a two-vehicle crash in north Phoenix. Police responded to a terrible vehicle crash yesterday. According to responders, a man driving a vehicle southbound on 67th avenue struck a car that was trying to make a left turn from El Cortez Place onto the avenue. After the crash, four adults were taken to a hospital with serious injuries and one of the drivers died there. (The Arizona Republic)
  3. Looking for a new home this new year? Three houses just hit the real estate market in Phoenix, and two more in the surrounding area! Two are single-family homes and one is an apartment. The residences range in price from $355,000 to $599,000. Get a jump on the 2023 real estate market and check out these houses soon. (phoenix patch)

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Today in Phoenix:

  • Family Lawn Games – Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (3:00 PM)
  • Skate It Forward – CityScape Phoenix (4:00 PM)
  • Secret Comedy of Women – Herberger Theater Center (7:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Ready to take the next step toward a career in the fire service? Learn more and apply to join the Phoenix Fire Department Cadet Program. The minimum age to apply to the program is 18 years old along with the completion and graduation of high school. (Phoenix Fire Department via Facebook)
  • Give your thoughts on the Annual Action Plan survey. The Annual Action Plan survey is live through January 6 and the City of Phoenix needs residents to give input on community needs. Your voice helps identify how the city uses US Department of Housing and Urban Development funding to address housing, homelessness, and improve public services and facilities. (City of Phoenix, AZ USA via Facebook)
  • When you’re throwing away wrapping, remember that tissue paper is NOT recyclable. Much like napkins and paper towels, the fibers are too short to make them into a new item. However, many of these items can be composted! (City of Phoenix Public Works Department via Facebook)

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That’s it for today. See you all tomorrow for another update!

β€” Miranda Fraraccio

About me: Miranda Fraraccio is a staff writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned degrees in Writing & Rhetoric and Communication Studies. In her free time, you can find her traveling, drinking tea, or practicing film photography.

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