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Audit sees city gain with car wash HQ's move downtown

A carwash company planning to move its corporate headquarters downtown would bring with it 40 new jobs and $2.9 million in direct and indirect new tax revenues over eight years, according to an audit done for the city.

April 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

César Chávez march, rally Saturday

The 14th Annual César E. Chávez March & Rally will begin Saturday morning from Pueblo Magnet High School.

March 28, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

City Council OKs 11th paid holiday, honoring Cesar Chavez

Chants of “Si, se puede” erupted in Tucson City Council chambers as dozens cheered the creation of Tucson’s Cesar Chavez holiday on Tuesday night.

March 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: City to find tackling Sun Tran's finances difficult

The Tucson City Council this week is set to again take on the challenge of improving Sun Tran’s finances.

February 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County officially adopts 'immigrant-welcoming' designation

The 9,188 square miles of Pima County are now an “immigrant-welcoming” community.

February 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson city golf courses handed over to Scottsdale operator

Four city employees lost their jobs when the city ceded management duties to a private company this past weekend.

February 04, 2014 5:00 amLoading…

Tucson City Council postpones talk of bus fare increase

Folks expecting a lively discussion during today’s city council meeting on proposed bus fares increases will be disappointed.

January 22, 2014 10:00 amLoading…
Green Valley, Sahuarita deserve a share of CAP water

Green Valley, Sahuarita deserve a share of CAP water

All residents in Pima County are created equal and assume they are equally entitled to their water. This assumption could be jeopardized if Rosemont Mine opponents convince the Tucson City Council to oppose Community Water Company of Green Valley’s pipeline connection.

January 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: City's red-light cams will keep on flashing

The Road Runner’s phone was busy the day after the Pima County Board of Supervisors decided not to give American Traffic Solutions another contract.

January 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Road Runner: Top 10 transportation stories of 2013

Road Runner: Top 10 transportation stories of 2013

The past year was one of rebuilding streets and expanding public transportation. But it also included a deadly pedestrian tally.

December 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tax plan to help Tucson hospitals cover unpaid care rejected

The federal government has denied a request from the city of Tucson that would have allowed local hospitals to draw down millions of government dollars to cover patients who can’t pay.

December 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Move afoot to move Green Valley, Rosemont Mine to Santa Cruz County

A former Tucson City Council member has launched a drive to move Green Valley, Sahuarita and — perhaps most critically, the proposed Rosemont Mine — out of Pima County and into Santa Cruz County.

November 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Call for a solution to civil rights standoff

A serious civil-rights crisis is taking place in Tucson under the watch of Police Chief Robert Villaseñor. What will City Manager Richard Miranda, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the Tucson City Council do to remedy this monumental civil-rights standoff?

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Council votes to cancel Sun Van fare hike

A proposal to eliminate the low-income rate for Sun Van used by many with a serious developmental or physical disability has been rejected.

September 11, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…
State investigates whether Regina Romero violated meetings law

State investigates whether Regina Romero violated meetings law

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether a Tucson City Council member skirted the state Open Meetings Law.

August 14, 2013 12:05 amLoading…

Corral shopping carts or face fee, city plan says

Tucson has a new plan to get tough on abandoned shopping carts:

August 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

City may ease water limits for developers

The Tucson City Council will consider today whether to allow water to be extended to the suburbs for new developments that bring good-paying jobs.

July 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Supporting water recharge in Upper Santa Cruz basin is right thing to do

In 2010 more than 65,000 acre-feet of water was extracted from the aquifer in the Upper Santa Cruz basin from Green Valley to Sahuarita - about 90 percent by existing mines and farms, according to the Arizona Department of Water Resources.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pipe inadequate for 2 hookups to CAP, city says

Pipe inadequate for 2 hookups to CAP, city says

A machine called a rake is used in the harvesting of pecans from the groves owned by Farmers Investment Co., one of the two entities that want to connect to the water source at the end of the Central Arizona Project.

May 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pipe inadequate for 2 hookups to CAP, city says

Pipe inadequate for 2 hookups to CAP, city says

An existing pipeline at a Sahuarita-area groundwater recharge project isn't nearly big enough to carry all the Colorado River water that two other parties say they want to put into two proposed connecting pipelines, Tucson officials said Tuesday.

May 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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