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The Alamo Wash Greenway will be renamed after former Mayor Jonathan Rothschild for his work to improve parks and trails in Tucson.

Jonathan Rothschild, a former Tucson mayor, said he's "honored" that the Alamo Wash Greenway will be renamed after him, saying it's "kind" to be remembered that way. In his last years as mayor, Rothschild pushed for voter-approved upgrades to parks and trails. Read more»

The Community Advisory Council of TucsonSentinel.com includes standout local civic leaders, community members and national journalism experts who believe in the importance of the Sentinel's trusted nonpartisan, factual local journalism. Read more»

Tucson is vying for a fifth win in the national "Mayors' Challenge for Water Conservation" put on annually by the Wyland Foundation, an ocean and marine life conservation nonprofit. Read more»

Pima County supervisors said that they're "concerned" about the city of Tucson's threat to leave the Regional Transportation Authority if "serious commitments" to change its governing structure aren't made. Some county leaders think its part of a larger trend in the city-county relationship. Read more»

Legal scholar Jamal Greene will discuss how constitutional rights fit into modern society.

Legal scholar Jamal Greene will be discussing his new book “How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsessions With Rights is Tearing America Apart," with former Tucson mayor Jonathan Rothschild during an on-line lecture. Read more»

Zaira Livier speaks to supporters at Exo Coffee about the bill, with a ballot for Tucson's sanctuary city bill.

A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by supporters of Tucson's sanctuary initiative Monday, arguing he could not rule "as a practical matter or a matter of law" before next Tuesday's election. Read more» 3

Zaira Livier speaks to supporters at Exo Coffee about the bill, with a ballot for Tucson's sanctuary city bill.

In a sharply written motion, the city of Tucson argued that a lawsuit filed by backers of the sanctuary initiative is a "transparently contrived and staged" move to "mislead" voters, and that a "secret recording" shows the backers agree with critiques made by city officials. Read more»

Joel Feinman, one of the co-founders of the Peoples Defense Initiative, speaks during a fundraiser for Prop. 205 at Exo Coffee, Tuesday night.

"Only in a time as myopic and jaded as ours would so many people think the status quo is something worth defending." — Joel Feinman, an organizer of Tucson's 'sanctuary city' initiative. Read more»

Tucson City Hall

Claiming that Tucson officials are illegally “electioneering” to urge “no” votes on the initiative, backers of the Prop. 205 “Sanctuary City” measure filed suit Wednesday. Read more» 1

Unmasking a 30-year cover-up (what is F. Ann Rodriguez's first name, anyway?) and who jumps in to take her place? Plus: Revealed: Mayor Rothschild drops the real 5 T's of Tucson, and a great many more rumors and real truths. Read more»

Regina Romero learns she's winning the Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday night.

A Romero term as Tucson's mayor would come with a truly progressive edge. If Republicans don't wake up for the general election, they best plan to get woke for the next two years. Read more»

The race for the mayor's office pits a decent slate of Democrats against each other, so naturally it's turning into a theatre of the absurd.

Without a Republican in the election mix, the battle to be Tucson's next mayor isn’t about big ideas and contrasting governing philosophies. It’s a theatre of the absurd about petty wrist-slaps and indignation over minor flesh wounds voters shouldn't be so indignant about. Read more» 3

The race to replace Mayor Jonathan Rothschild leads to discussions about race and gender when turnout and voter outreach will be what's truly pivotal.

The race to replace Mayor Jonathan Rothschild leads to discussions about race and gender when voter outreach and turnout — and the necessary cash and hard work — will be what's truly pivotal. Read more»

City Hall

Democrats are jockeying for primary support in Tucson's city elections, but no Republican mayoral candidate managed to gather nominating signatures to make the ballot, with Wednesday's filing deadline having passed. Read more»

T.C. Tolbert

TC Tolbert, a UA lecturer and Tucson's municipal poet, has been named a fellow of the Academy of American Poets Laureate — a recognition which comes with a $100,000 award for literary merit and support for civic programs. Read more»

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