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Volunteer David Walker pulls buffelgrass out by its roots in Sentinel Peak Park. Efforts to remove the invasive species will get a $100,000 boost in funding.

A one-year $100,000 project will help remove invasive buffelgrass from Tumamoc Hill and "A" Mountain, but millions of dollars in long-term funding are still needed to eradicate the fire-prone weed from near Tucson, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva said Wednesday. Read more»

Each year on Good Friday, Tucson residents carry a white cross up A Mountain, preparing to celebrate a sunrise mass on Easter Sunday. Various West Side community groups participate in the event, with members of each lending a hand in getting the cross to the top of Sentinel Peak overlooking the city. Read more»

A rain shower or two kept A Mountain from catching fire this year, but Tucson's fireworks display blazed into the night sky over Downtown. Read more»

About 100 people attended a sunrise Easter service on A Mountain.

While most of Tucson was still sleeping on Sunday, about 100 people rose early from the comfort of their beds to attend a Tucson tradition — a sunrise Easter service on A Mountain. Read more»

Sentinel Peak Park will be restricted Monday morning through noon on Tuesday because of the July 4 fireworks show. Read more»

Ever celebrated the birthday of a whole city before? Throughout August, Tucson celebrates its 235th birthday with a month-long series of events. Read more» 1