Here's why using standardized tests as the main way to evaluate teachers is a stupid idea
After her (delayed) solar adventure, Renée is reaping the ample rewards
Green Halo is poised to become Arizona's first medical-marijuana dispensary
Let's hear it for the fabulous but unheralded women of the Old West
Citizens United resulting in "future payback at the expense of our democracy"; how to eat well for cheap
Our country and state are, yet again, at a crossroad - here are our recommendations
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Meet six members of the LGBT community who make Southern Arizona a better place to live for all
Tucson Pride moves all of the 2012 festivities downtown
Almost 70 greyhounds were injured over a two-month period at TGP—and the state handed out no punishment
Another family speaks out about the failures of TUSD's special-education services
In 1983, another ethnic-studies program was in TUSD's crosshairs
Ron Barber and Martha McSally spar over Social Security … A GOP poll puts Republican Jonathan Paton ahead in CD 1 … Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick releases a bullshit ad against Paton on Rio Nuevo … and more!
AZPM Loses Michaels; Patyk moves to San Diego; Horton opens Gannet's records; and more!
A literal pool stabbing; a jilted lover takes things out on his ex's car.
Pick of the Week
Celebrate the anniversary of Occupy Tucson on Sunday, Oct. 14.
Get informed before the election; TSO celebrates the King of Pop; ghouls walk the streets; and the Film and Music Festival comes back for its eighth edition.
'Argo' is a great film—and it's based on an incredible yet true tale
The brilliant 'Seven Psychopaths' may feature this year's best film cast
E.T. comes home; 'Rock'-in' with Mr. Cruise; Moonrise Kingdom marks Anderson's return to live-action.
Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending Oct. 7, 2012
Aimee Mann celebrates her eighth studio release with a stop at the Rialto
The Shins, Washed Out, Sad Baby Wolf; Rialto Theatre, Wednesday, Oct. 3
The 17th Street Guitar and World Music Store's top sales for the week ending Oct. 5, 2012
Quilts with powerful messages are on display at Tucson Meet Yourself
Local playwright Gavin Kayner melds traditional theater with the absurd in 'Hokey Pokey'
Borderlands' well-meaning 'Guapa' is burdened with too many plotlines
A chat with Rebecca Seiferle, the new Tucson poet laureate
Mostly Books best-sellers for the week ending Oct. 4, 2012
In the Station Pub and Grill, northwest-siders have a great neighborhood hangout
The Fat Greek becomes Pelio; Loews Ventana Canyon chef spreads the prickly pear love; Liv Café now open later; and Lulu's and Pollo #1 open up!