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Tucson's $2.2 billion budget tops a long list of agenda items the City Council will take up this week.

The Tucson City Council will hold a study session Tuesday to discuss, oh, just about everything they've ever thought about discussing at any particular time. Plus more in other local government meetings this week. Read more»

Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert keeps plodding toward a restored school accreditation.

The PCC Governing Board will discuss the next in a long line of action steps required to get right with the Higher Learning Commission, which put the college on probation in 2013. Plus, OV wants bigger parks, and more in local government meetings this week. Read more»

The NJCAA has selected Tucson and Pima Community College to host the Division II Men's and Women's Soccer National Tournaments for the second straight year. The tournament will be from November 12-18.

The National Junior College Athletic Association has selected Tucson and Pima Community College to be the hosts of two upcoming national tournaments. Read more»

The $1.7 trillion spending package that Congress passed last week as part of the annual budget includes million-dollar investments for a wide range of projects by Pima County, Tucson, Pima Community College and others. Read more»

Catherine Ripley speaking at a PCC Veterans Day event last week.

Citing a need to care for her elderly mother, Catherine Ripley is resigning from her seat on the Pima Community College Governing Board. Read more»

Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert's seat may be hot, but his place on the board is secured at the moment.

Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert's annual performance review shows he's got majority board backing — even as some in the community are leading an effort to sack him. Read more»

City Manager Mike Ortega talking about a rental assistance program in August 2021.

Tucson City Manager Mike Ortega will make $300,000 a year with his base salary after the City Council voted last Tuesday at a regular meeting to give the seven-year top administator a raise and renew his contract for another two years. Read more»

Pima Community College officials said Wednesday they will lift the mandate for face-coverings on campus as students return from spring break on March 28. COVID masks will be recommended, but not required. Read more»

Pima Community College will require all 2,500 school employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4, to comply with a Biden administration policy that all federal contractors to have vaccinated employees. Read more»

Students of Pima Community College who collected debt during the pandemic will get a clean slate as the school announced they plan to use federal COVID relief funds to clear about $2.7 million in debt.

Pima Community College is using federal money to clear $2.7 million in debts owed by about 4,500 students that was incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, the college announced Monday. Read more»

Pima Community College leaders will answer questions posted by students during a live-streamed town hall meeting Friday afternoon. Read more»

Freshman Larry Rembert makes a catch during an October 2017 game.

Pima College may soon field its last football squad. Leaders are citing the costs and viability of a shrinking junior college league as they look at the future of the team. PCC will hold a public meeting next Monday to discuss the challenges facing Aztec football. Read more»

After four years of being under varying levels of probation and review by national accreditors, Pima Community College has been released from "on notice" status by the Higher Learning Commission, officials said. Read more»

Pima Community West Campus

Pima Community College submitted a 2016 Notice Report to the Higher Learning Commission on June 29. The report is a required response to the college’s current standing of “on notice,” a continued risk of becoming non-compliant with the HLC’s criteria. Read more»

A former state lawmaker and local historical preservation activist has been appointed to fill the seat on the Pima College Board left empty when David Longoria abruptly resigned in October. Demion Clinco will serve out the remainder of a term that runs through December 2016. Read more»

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