Ken Burns latest PBS documentary focuses on cancer. His six-hour documentary, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” starts airing March 30 over three nights. Cancer Treatment Centers of America Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear offers the latest technologies to treat cancer, with an approach that uses a variety of treatments that is backed with nutritional care as well. Dr. Glen Weiss, medical oncologist and director of clinical research at the Goodyear facility, will discuss his company’s approach to fighting cancer.
The city of Goodyear’s fire station was recently honored for its energy efficiency. The local chapter of the Building Operators Manager’s Association ranked the fire station the best among nearly 75 Valley public safety facilities. We will take a look at what makes the fire station energy efficient.
The Suntech Power Holding’s Goodyear solar panel assembly plant has closed. Mike Sunnucks of the Phoenix Business Journal will talk about why the plant has closed and the state of solar power businesses in Arizona.
Is the key to the Valley’s economic success hidden somewhere in the region’s DNA? It’s a question business, political and community leaders will explore during a “Conversation on Economic Vitality using PHX DNA.” Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord and Steve Betts, the former CEO of SunCor Development discuss the event that takes place June 3rd in Chandler.
Her U.S. Supreme Court case on pay equity was the inspiration behind the Lilly Ledbetter Pay Equity Act of 2009, the first major legislation signed by President Obama. Lilly Ledbetter sued her former employer, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, for pay discrimination. Hear what she has to say about her case and what she’s doing to get Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.
The city of Goodyear hopes to host the future spring training grounds for the Cleveland Indians. Goodyear is making its bid to the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority for funding for part of the construction cost of the $118-million dollar stadium complex. Goodyear Mayor Jim Cavanaugh joins Horizon to talk about the details.