One Arizona city spent roughly $100 million to keep the Chicago Cubs, despite little evidence their leaving would hurt the local economy.
Developers on the eastern edge of Mesa are building a new mixed-use master-planned community, friendly to both residents and big businesses.
The mayor of Mesa lured five liberal-arts colleges to town as part of a creative strategy to boost local economic activity and to keep smart students in the region.
The GOP leader of Mesa, Arizona, championed a new property tax; loves mass transit; and lured liberal-arts colleges to his city. Can these moves propel him to higher office in a red state?
Probably not 1,000 parking spaces for every 200,000 square-foot school, which is what Mesa, Arizona, allots now.
They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.