Study to Look at Potential Routes for Sonoran Corridor in Tucson

The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have begun a three-year environmental study of potential routes for the proposed Sonoran Corridor, which would connect Interstate 19 to Interstate 10, south of Tucson International Airport. The comment period (public scoping) will last until July 15, 2017.

Summer Movie Series Continues This Week

The Cinema La Placita summer movie series hosts classic movies in an outdoor setting every Thursday night at 7:30, May through August. Hundreds of Tucsonans enjoy the pleasant summer evenings with a different movie each week for $3 per person (includes popcorn).

Thursday's movie is Some Like it Hot (1959), starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis.

This year, the movies are shown in the plaza at the Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.

Street Racers Can Have Their Vehicles Impounded Under New Law (Video)

In an effort to keep streets safe, the Mayor and Tucson City Council recently passed an ordinance giving Tucson Police Department (TPD) officers the power to impound the vehicle of anyone cited or arrested for street racing. TPD recently produced videos in English and Spanish that show the dangers of street racing and the new penalties associated with the dangerous practice.

See the videos at TPD Facebook page.