The basketball season came to an end last night for the Arizona Wildcats, losing 73-71 to Xavier in the Sweet 16. The tournament loss ended the Wildcat's season with a 32-5 record, while Xavier moved to 24-13 and into a game tomorrow against Gonzaga for a spot in the Final Four.
The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair opened this morning and runs through Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., each day. The event takes place on Fourth Avenue between Ninth Street and University Boulevard.
The street fair includes artisans, street musicians, food, jugglers, street performers, and events for kids. There also will be face painting, balloons, demonstrations, sidewalk entertainment, and other activities.
Join the Pima Association of Governments (PAG) for a presentation and discussion of its draft short-range transportation improvement program, which includes projects to be scheduled for construction or design across the greater Tucson region during the 2018-2022 fiscal years.
The Tucson Metro Chamber announced to staff yesterday that President and CEO Michael Varney will retire after nearly six years of heading the group. Varney will remain engaged with the Chamber during the transition period for "a reasonably open-ended period of time," the Chamber said in a news release.
In a letter posted on the Chamber's website, Varney cited the need to be closer to family, especially grandchildren out of state, as the primary reason for making his decision.
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The Mayor and Tucson City Council this week voted 5-2 to approve a ban on hand-held devices while driving a vehicle. Council Members Richard Fimbres and Steve Kozachik were the dissenting votes.
Violation of the new ordinance, which goes into effect May 1, will be considered a secondary offense, meaning you must be pulled over for another reason before police can cite you.
Join the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) as they begin the second phase of Grant Road improvements. Phase 2 includes Stone Avenue to Park Avenue. The official ceremonial start to the project begins at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the south side of Grant Road between First Avenue and Park Avenue.
An international mining technology firm announced yesterday that it is expanding its presence in Tucson and relocating downtown. Hexagon Mining, currently on East Fort Lowell Road, says it has chosen soon-to-be-built City Park for its new North American headquarters, employing people in executive management, engineering, research and development, human resources, marketing, and administrative support.
She's been at Reid Park Zoo since January 2009, but Sue Tygielski became general curator of the Zoo last November.
She grew up in Chicago and moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona, eventually earning her Ph.D. Tygielski started her career doing field work by researching birds in the desert and tropics.
She later worked as the elephant manager at Reid Park Zoo before becoming the general curator. "Dr. Sue" encourages kids to follow their dreams and not be intimidated by them.
The parking administrator for the City of Tucson’s Department of Transportation, Park Tucson division, has earned the Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) designation from the International Parking Institute (IPI). Donovan Durband is the only City of Tucson employee to hold that designation, and he's one of the few parking professionals in Southern Arizona to have earned it.