Sentinel Peak's big "A" currently has a muted green tone, apparently after St. Patrick's Day fans got to it. But the city plans to return it to its traditional white soon.
On Friday, Father Thomas Koller of Santa Cruz Parish was walking by the giant "A" on Sentinel Peak. The letter was the focus of a public fight when it was painted black, then in patriotic colors at the start of the Iraq War.
Ten years ago the passionate debate over the newly launched Iraq War found a touchstone in Tucson - the giant "A" on Sentinel Peak.
In this Oct. 27, 1986, file photo, New York Mets Gary Carter is lifted in the air by relief pitcher Jese Orosco following the Met 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 of baseballs World Series at New York's Shea Stadium. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Carter died …
The 1987 snowfall turned Tucson's downtown, seen from "A" Mountain, into a winter spectacle that's rarely seen, especially on Christmas. It's virtually certain not to happen today.
If you're dreaming of a white Christmas in Tucson, dream again.
President-elect Herbert Hoover called upon President Calvin Coolidge, left, at the White House on January 7, 1929 to discuss Hoover's good-will trip, just concluded. Photo shows Coolidge and Hoover on the steps of the White House on this moning. (AP Photo)
Bill Cosby with his wife Camille hold award presented May 22, 1966 after he was named the TV Emmy winner for his work in series, "I Spy" in New York City. Cosby won Emmys for "I Spy" in 1966, 1967 and 1968, and an Emmy for "The Bill Cosby Special" in 1969. (AP Photo/David Pickoff)
WASHINGTON - Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.