Facing a recall election, Sunnyside Governing Board members Louie Gonzales and Robert Garcia held a fundraiser last month at a 5,000-square-foot Catalina Foothills home.
David Mota knew what was coming. He felt it. And he acted.
It has been more than more than two months since retired veteran Chuck Wooten announced he would run for Congress.
You can get angry about the city of Tucson’s sick-pay sell-back program for plenty of reasons.
You can’t tour the Pima Animal Care Center and come away thinking everything’s OK.
The foot that state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford stuck in her mouth this week could also serve as a foot in the door for her primary opponent.
Tucson can be thankful the Wildcats didn’t make the Final Four.
The lights are on, the teleprompter is set up, and the cameras are ready in the second-floor studio of the old VFW building downtown.
Katie Gannon of Trees for Tucson recently revised a 15-year-old list of recommended trees for planting in different situations in Tucson. The list eliminated some species native to Australia, because they've proved intolerant of the hard frosts common in recent years.
Back in 2007, Albuquerque celebrated a big victory: Tesla Motors had decided to build a plant there for assembling its new generation of electric automobiles.
The young parents were lying on their bed, talking about Christmas plans, as their 3-year-old boy bounced around them, rambunctious as usual.
Tucson’s business leaders have found a new tool in their longtime efforts to boost the local economy and their sales — the survey.
Most of you were probably too busy outside, enjoying a beautiful Sunday in Tucson, to get the word from a Phoenix pundit that you were actually in hell.
If the idea of Tucson landing a huge Tesla Motors battery plant seems too much to hope for, I’m sorry to say it may well be.
There’s a half-block parking lot along East Broadway that reminds you of downtown Tucson’s recent past: Real estate was so cheap that it was more profitable to park cars on it than to build.
Pima County is exploring selling the half-block surface parking lot at 69 E. Broadway, across from the new UniSource Energy building.
A balloon left as a memorial outside the home where Roman Barreras starved to death says it all, if unintentionally.
Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?
Up until last week, we could classify the threats to Davis-Monthan Air Force base as medium-term but gathering.
If there were one business at which Tucson would excel, surely it would be marijuana.
Just a couple of months ago, Attorney General Tom Horne issued an opinion that made public records more accessible and cheaper for the public.
It probably seemed like a no-lose proposition.
You can’t blame Tucsonans who are suffering from Forum Fatigue.
Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller labeled it a political “reprisal.”
Si estás preocupado por la muerte de dos pumas asesinados para ayudar a los borregos cimarrones de las Catalinas, tienes que oír lo que pasa en el Cañón Aravaipa.
If you’re troubled by the killing of two mountain lions to help bighorn sheep in the Catalinas, you have to hear about Aravaipa Canyon.
During his years as superintendent of public instruction, John Huppenthal has occasionally been convincing while playing the role of a supporter of public education.Back in September he showed up at the Sunnyside School District to urge rancorous board members to get along. His mention of gr…
George Chandler, Dan McLeod and Terri Franco may be homeless, but they know how to keep a home.
Dan McLeod, 77, walks gingerly through the camp he shares with two homeless friends. He has been suffering from shingles.
George Chandler's dog, Solo, walks between Dan McLeod and Chandler. “That dog gives me more enjoyment than anything in this world,” Chandler said.
George Chandler, 68, sits in the commons area in the campsite he shares with two homeless friends, Dan McLeod, 77, and Terri Franco, 54.
George Chandler, left, and Dan McLeod are two of three homeless friends who share a camp site underneath a tamarisk tree along the Santa Cruz River in Tucson.
Terri Franco keeps homey trinkets outside her tent beneath a tamarisk tree along the Santa Cruz River.
George Chandler, 68, left, and Dan McLeod, 77, live with Terri Franco, 54.
Nobody wants to pay higher gas taxes if we can avoid it.
Last year, Democrats considered GOP State Rep. Ethan Orr a friend.
You can imagine why a legislator from, say, Glendale would propose that the state reimburse that West Valley city for its upcoming Super Bowl-related expenses.
Pres. Obama made it sound so simple the other night.
If you thought conservative Republicans might forgive the past perceived sins of their moderate-Republican brothers, think again.
‘What are you going to do about it?”
Tucsonan Dennis Keys has faced both the ferocious severity and the casual generosity of Pima County prosecutors.
Maybe it’s time for Arizona to change the way the state constitution treats university education.In one of its most disappointing clauses, the Arizona Constitution raises hopes by saying instruction at the state’s universities shall be “as nearly free as possible.”
You can understand the desire of Davis-Monthan’s base commander to have regular meetings with local elected officials.
You angle for a window seat in a comfortable Tucson coffee shop or restaurant.
What’s TQ? Tucson Quotient — the number of years the candidates have lived in Tucson or Southern Arizona.
The poster is one of the items created by Tucsonans and left outside at public memorials in the weeks after the mass shooting on Jan. 8 2011. It's on display at the downtown public library, with other materials. Another display is going up at Nannini library today.
Up until about 11 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2011, that date had always meant one thing to me: My brother’s birthday.
To some of us in Southern Arizona, the state’s sudden embrace of cross-border trade is a bit jarring.
In an ideal Tucson, Libby Wright would not be a factor.