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Photos: Tucson Music Hall named for Linda Ronstadt

The Tucson Music Hall will now carry the name of famed singer and Tucson native Linda Rondstadt as she was honored by Mayor Regina Romero just before the Tucson International Mariachi Conference Saturday evening. ... Read more»

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Rio Nuevo rolling with slate of new projects OK'd

During this week's Rio Nuevo Board of Directors meeting, a slate of projects won unanimous approval, including a proposed $180 million hotel.... Read more»

Masks no longer required on Tucson's buses & streetcar

Masks will no longer be required on SunTran buses or Tucson's SunLink streetcar after a federal judge in Florida ruled the CDC should not have implemented a nationwide mandate for face-coverings as bulwark against the spread of COVID-19. ... Read more»

City of Tucson taps UA grad to lead Transportation Department

UA grad Samuel Credio was picked serve as the director of Tucson's Department of Transportation and Mobility following a national selection process.... Read more»

Tucson City Council switches back to virtual meetings, delaying return to in-person

The Tucson City Council announced that the council meeting on Tuesday will be virtual, which was a sudden switch from what was to be the first in-person council meeting in two years. ... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Pima County to vote on new boss, Tucson considers homeless plan

Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is retiring six months after a nasty bike accident. As one era ends, supervisors are set to consider making Jan Lesher a permanent replacement.... Read more»

Tucson OKs affordable housing subsidies to for-profit developers, hopes for quick results

The Tucson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to include for-profit developers in impact fee subsidies with the aim of quickly creating more affordable housing. This will reduce costs for projects planned in Menlo Park and Dunbar Spring.... Read more»

Photos: Researchers release tiny fish into Tucson's Santa Cruz River

With backpacks laden with water-filled buckets, two biologists hauled around 100 fish to a portion of the Santa Cruz River known as the Heritage Reach, just west of Downtown Tucson, and released them. ... Read more»

Los pasajeros discapacitados de Tucson pueden rastrear su Sun Van con nueva app

Los usuarios de transporte discapacitados en Tucson ahora pueden rastrear su viaje de Sun Van en tiempo real después de que el servicio de Sun Tran lanzó una nueva aplicación móvil y un sitio web esta semana.... Read more»

Tucson's disabled transit users can track Sun Van rides with new app

Disabled transit users in Tucson can now track their Sun Van rides in real-time as Sun Tran has launched a new mobile app and website this week. ... Read more»

Tucson equitable housing group to introduce plans for cross-town affordable housing area

The city of Tucson's Commission on Equitable Housing and Deverlopment, a community-led group, will introduce a plan for creating affordable housing along a 15-mile north-south transit corridor.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

City Council to tackle housing, economic development; TUSD throws subs a bone

Homelessness, economic development, infill and maybe censorship are on tap for this week's meetings of local elected officials.... Read more»

RTA board gives Tucson more oversight on regional roadwork, still nixes weighted voting

Two transportation committees will have more Tucson representatives, but the Regional Transportation Authority board didn't approve weighted voting — while Mayor Regina Romero and the City Council said they'll leave the RTA without serious changes that favor Tucson residents. ... Read more»1

Rio Nuevo loses long-serving board member Mark Irvin, adds Port of Tucson CEO Mike Levin

The Downtown Tucson business district Rio Nuevo announced the resignation of Mark Irvin after 12 years with the taxpayer-funded organization. Arizona Speaker of the House Rusty Bowers has appointed Port of Tucson CEO Mike Levin in his place. ... Read more»

Tucson lowrider bike film 'Low y Cool' will show on big screen again 25 years later

The 1996 documentary "Low y Cool" about a lowrider bicycle club from Tucson's South Side will play on a big screen again in a 25th anniversary showing, which will include a discussion about Chicano history in Tucson.... Read more»

TucsonSentinel.com's best photos of 2021

Some of the best photos published by the Tucson Sentinel in 2021. ... Read more»

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