Ariana Cervantes, Author at PHOENIX magazine

The 5 Cs of Arizona: Copper, cattle, citrus, cotton and climate – these were the staples of Arizona’s early economy, the sustenance of her salad days. They’re also the inspiration for this year’s showcase of reader-generated photographic excellence.

Questions, Questions

Both locally and nationally, Election Day this month will be a bit of a snooze – but just give it a year. Buoyed by a passel of statewide races, midterm Congressional elections and an acrimonious, intraparty jousting match for U.S. Senate, the 2018 election cycle will be a real eye-opener.


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