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John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Restaurants get cookin' Downtown

Sami Hamed of the National Federation of the Blind, PCC alum Kelly Ponzio and student Joe McGrath, Carlos de Leon of the city Department of Transportation, developer Richard Studwell, Downtown Tucson Partnership's Michael Keith, and Prof. Stephen Zunes.... Read more»

Rogue Columnist

Dog days for Arizona

If all I knew was, as Will Rogers said, what I read in the papers, I'd be pretty depressed. This is ironic considering in Arizona their mission is to most of the time be the cheerleaders for the Everything's Fine! propaganda ministry.... Read more»

Some land slated for development returns to farming

The real estate crash has land once sold for development finding its way back into agriculture as developers lease plots to farmers who are growing in-demand commodities.... Read more»

Mexico's not so green Green Party

While green parties around the world are known for alternative ethical politics in favor of the environment, Mexico's own green party has gained a rather different reputation. Following a new scandal over the lavish lifestyles of Mexican green party leaders, critics are accusing them of being political mercenaries with corrupt and cynical policies. ... Read more»

2 Az sites still on narrowing list for solar development

The Department of the Interior has dropped one of three proposed “solar energy zones” in Arizona because of environmental concerns about the site, the department said Thursday.... Read more»

Morrison Institute report

Water battle brewing in Az's 'Sun Corridor'

The Sun Corridor - a megapolitan area stretching from Tucson through the Phoenix valley - will support fewer people than many previous studies estimated, according to a report from ASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy. "Do you want growth, or do you want a lifestyle?"... Read more»

Give your thoughts at Imagine Greater Tucson's workshops

Imagine Greater Tucson is hosting scenario-building workshops, which will give participants a chance to chime in on Tucson's regional development. ... Read more»

City Council proposes land swap for Painted Hills

The Tucson City Council voted Tuesday to reconsider annexing the Painted Hills area, but will ask the county to pursue a land swap for the parcel.... Read more»

Providence Service Corp. to relocate HQ downtown

One of Tucson's largest companies announced that it will move its corporate headquarters downtown.... Read more»