Ward 5 - Council Member Richard Fimbres

Pima County Recorder Speaks Out About Cherrybell Post Office

The following is a letter Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez sent to the Pima County Board of Supervisors about the Cherrybell Post Office situation:

Dear Supervisors,


You recently received communication that we mailed out over 227,000 vote-by-mail ballots on Thursday July 31st.  That was the first day we can legally begin mailing ballots by law.


PCC Men’s Soccer Selected 19th in Preseason Poll



Tucson, AZ – The Pima Community College men’s soccer team will begin the 2014 season ranked 19th in the NJCAA Division I top 20 preseason poll.

The Aztecs are coming off their 18th straight appearance in the Region I, Division I tournament and their 10th straight appearance in the Region I, Division I semifinals game under coach David Cosgrove. They finished last with a 14-7-1 overall record.

Pima will open the season on Friday, Aug. 22 at Arizona Western College in Yuma.

Early Ballot Update


F. Ann Rodriguez, the Pima County Recorder, is issuing a Stranger Danger advisory to all voters in Pima County.   DO NOT give your voted early ballots to a stranger.  This warning includes a stranger who is at your front door.

Message from Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez




Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez would like to remind Pima County voters who are not registered as one of the major political parties (otherwise known as Independent voters or Party Not Designated voters) that they have can choose ONE political party ballot to vote for the Primary election. They can choose to vote either a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian or Green party ballot.

Pima Softball Player Ramirez Signs at West Texas


Tucson, AZ – Former Pima Community College softball player Stacey Ramirez (Benson HS) signed her national letter of intent to play at West Texas A&M University.

Ramirez, a shortstop, played in all 59 games last season, as she hit .419 with 26 RBIs and 11 steals.

West Texas won the Division II national championship last season with former Pima player Jessica Sipe.

Congratulations to Stacy and good luck at West Texas A&M.



The five flags that have flown over Tucson - American, Spanish,
Mexican, Confederate, and the State of Arizona - will be presented in a
ceremony to celebrate Tucson’s 239th birthday. The Tohono O'odham
Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribe flags also will be presented, as will a
replica of the 28-star American flag that was brought by the Mormon
Battalion and flown over Tucson on December 16, 1846.

Newsnet July 31

TUCSON OFFERS TESLA BUILDING PERMIT - In an effort to lure Tesla Motors' battery-making factory to Tucson, the City of Tucson has offered the company a building permit to start construction of a $3 billion plant. The permit is for a one-story building of up to 5 million square feet in size at an address “to be determined." Mayor Jonathan Rothschild this week sent the permit and a brief letter to Tesla officials. “Attached is a City of Tucson permit, ready for your signature,” the letter reads.

Kids Expo August 2


Arizona Bilingual is hosting a Kids Expo at the El Pueblo Center, 101 West Irvington, Saturday, August 2, at 10 a.m..


Health, education, kids activities, painting, arts & crafts, school information,  health information and special events and much more will be offered at this Expo.


More than 500 hundred back packs and school supplies will be given away at the Expo.  Other special items will be raffled off as well at the event.



The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department, along with the
Arizona Amateur Softball Association (ASA) and Visit Tucson, will be
hosting the ASA 18 and under girls fastpitch Class A Western National
Championship tournament from July 30 through August 3, 2014. The
tournament will be held at Lincoln Park, 8116 E. Escalante Rd, at the
new Lincoln softball complex. This complex features 4 lighted softball
fields, bleacher seating with roof for shade and a concessions building