Tucsonans will decide the fate of the city’s pension system after all.
Vowing to increase international trade with South Korea, former Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup took the oath of office Monday as the honorary consul to the Asian nation.
"He is like my brother," says businessman K.C. An, left, of former Mayor Bob Walkup, right, the new as honorary consul to the Republic of South Korea.
When former Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup tells people about his upcoming appointment as honorary consul to South Korea he knows to pause for reaction.
Republicans who have crossed party lines to back Democrat Ron Barber said Tuesday that Barber is the bipartisan problem-solver needed in Congressional District 8.
Was a time you could gauge the Tucson power set by the cut of
their suits, the brand of their shoes and the make of their
When I ran into outgoing Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup recently at an
art gallery, I felt a little like the narrator in Marcel Proust's
novel "Remembrance of Things Past." The narrator bites into la
petite madeleine cake and memories come flooding back to him.
The City Council voted Tuesday to start the process of reining
in mini-dorms, directing staff to continue working on a proposal to
limit five or more unrelated people from living together in
A day after a city sales-tax hike was soundly rejected by
voters, Tucson City Manager Mike Letcher and Mayor Bob Walkup
announced an estimated 400 city workers could be laid off.
The University of Arizona has spent nearly $13 million designing a new science center for Rio Nuevo — including notable expenses for travel, meals and architectural designs that have been discarded, according to an investigation by the Arizona Daily Star.
They promised buildings — hotels, an aquarium and museums. But a Star analysis of the $63 million in taxpayer dollars paid to outside vendors since voters approved Rio Nuevo in 1999 shows that much of the money has been spent to plan projects that stalled.