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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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Tucson City Council will return to in-person meetings as COVID recedes

The Tucson City Council will return to in-person meetings on April 5 as the number of new local COVID cases drops. Pima County, TUSD and the UA are also rolling back COVID policies such as mask mandates. ... Read more»

Tucson is putting on the holidays

From Winterhaven to the Historic Canoa Ranch, the Tucson area is preparing for a Yuletide celebration.... Read more»

'Out of the blue,' Arizona adds 4,600 COVID vaccine doses to slashed Pima supply

After telling Pima County officials that they would receive just 12,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines earlier this week, state officials added an additional 4,600 doses on Friday, allowing the county to preserve or reschedule most appointments slated for next week.... Read more»

Pima County facing 'razor thin' COVID vaccine margins, forced to slow doses following state cuts

Sharp cuts in vaccine doses provided by the state of Arizona have forced Pima County to slow first vaccination appointments, with the reduction in doses putting plans for clinics in rural parts of the county "in jeopardy," county officials said Friday.... Read more»

Arizona to expand UA COVID vaccination site, increasing capacity to 6k daily doses

The University of Arizona will serve as Southern Arizona's first 24-7 coronavirus vaccination site, expanding the location's capacity sixfold. Pima County officials praised the plan, but also said they had "reservations" if the effort does not come with additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines. ... Read more»

Pima County faces 40% cut in COVID vaccination doses from state

Pima County will receive just 17,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week, a 40 percent cut from the 29,850 doses per week that Arizona officials have been providing. Even so, the county is expanding vaccinations to 70-year-old residents, and working out registration "struggles" with a site at the TCC.... Read more»

AHL team in Tucson another step in growth of hockey in Arizona

When he lived in the Phoenix area, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild had a front row seat for the growth of hockey in Arizona, as he saw the sport grow taking his daughter to figure skating at local ice rinks. And he hopes that hockey’s surge will continue in Tucson with the move of the Arizona Coyotes’minor-league team to the city.... Read more»

Skepticism, excitement over possible minor-league hockey in Tucson

The Arizona Coyotes announced plans Tuesday to purchase their American Hockey League affiliate and move the team to Tucson where they would play at the TCC. But the Convention Center would need upgrades, and not everyone in Tucson is thrilled with the prospect.... Read more»

Photos: Protesters rail against Trump trip to Tucson

Hundreds of protesters marched from nearby Armory Park to the TCC on Saturday, expressing their disapproval of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential contender appeared at a campaign rally. More than a dozen were removed, with at least two assaults taking place.... Read more»

In 'Barrio Stories,' Downtown history comes to life

The Barrio Stories Project, stories of the demolition of the historic heart of Downtown Tucson almost five decades ago, will come to life outside the TCC in a series of performances by Borderlands Theater this Thursday through Sunday.... Read more»

Preview of 'Barrio Stories' showcases oral histories of Downtown

It's been nearly five decades since hundreds of homes and businesses were bulldozed in the historic heart of the Old Pueblo to make way for the Tucson Convention Center. Borderlands Theater's "Barrio Stories" will give voice to those long-flattened buildings and their former occupants.... Read more»


Al Perry gives some love to the Beach Boys

Anyone who has known me for more than a half hour or so knows that I am a huge Beach Boys fan, or to be more specific, a huge Brian Wilson fan. I know that Mike Love has for a long while now licensed the rights to the Beach Boys name and tours with a bunch of hired guns. I must admit I was not expecting much of Saturday's concert at the TCC.... Read more»5

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J.C. Scott: 6,000 allegations of abuse ignored by CPS

Interviews with former KTKT GM Phil Richardson, Inside Tucson Business Editor Mark B. Evans, Children's Action Alliance CEO Dana Naimark, Republican state. Rep. Ethan Orr, Democratic state. Sen. Steve Farley, Republican House Speaker Andy Tobin.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Deadline to mail ballots today

Interviews with: City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia, state Sen. Steve Farley (D-LD9), Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash, Middle East expert Prof. Stephen Zunes.... Read more»

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J.C. Scott: Republican CD2 candidate Ed Martin interviewed

Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, DUI defense attorney Jim Nesci, Republican CD2 candidate Ed Martin, Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik... Read more»

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