A Mexican company is moving into Tucson with plans to ramp up production of liquefied sugar cane to compete with widely used high-fructose corn syrup.
In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.
For nearly 38 years, Bob and Dale Mayerfeld have successfully run Table Talk, the popular home-specialty store known for its unique kitchen gadgets, rustic hardwood furniture and regional pieces, at various locations around Tucson.
Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.
HERMOSILLO, Sonora — The governors of Arizona and Sonora announced Friday that they will jointly travel to Israel to support an effort to recruit technology companies to the region with complementary resources on both sides of the border.
Tucson’s technology sector had its share of highs and lows in 2013. Here’s a look at some of the top local tech stories of 2013, in no particular order, and what to look for in the coming year.
As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.
A 42-year-old man was found dead outside a south-side house Tuesday morning, police said.
Burlington Coat Factory, a national off-price retailer, has opened a new store on Tucson’s south side in Santa Cruz Plaza, 3660 S. 16th Ave., near Interstate 19 and West Ajo Way.
Up to 70 detainees who were on the buses blocked by a Tucson protest Friday have now been deported through Calexico, Calif., and Del Rio, Texas, said Margo Cowan, a Tucson attorney and activist.
Allergy sufferers beware — strong gusty winds will blow into the Tucson valley by late morning Wednesday before an autumn storm hits on Thursday, forecasters say.
A 28-year-old man was killed when the truck he was driving north on Interstate 19 left the road, rolled and struck a tree, authorities said.
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A friend recently introduced me to Facebook yard sale groups. I had never heard of such a thing until now. And I am in love.
City business and political leaders have endorsed the notion of having a new interstate run through the Tucson region, saying they fear the area will become economically irrelevant without it.
Riding the bus into downtown Tucson for work Thursday brought me back to the early 1980s.
A four-alarm fire at a midtown strip mall destroyed four business units in the mall, a fire official said.
A Tucson man is facing between one and 7 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing two banks in August.
A caregiver at a Tucson assisted living facility, suspected of stealing jewelry from an elderly resident, was arrested Tuesday.
A 92-year-old man injured in a vehicle crash in May has died from his injuries, Tucson police said Thursday.