A New Hope

Pima hires new police chief

September 15, 2016

BY BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College hired Christopher Albers as chief of police effective Aug. 22, after a selection committee named him its top choice. The position became vacant in June 2015 after former PCC police chief Manny Amado retired. Michelle Nieuwenhuis served as acting police chief, and has returned to her previous position as […]

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“Star Wars” has a new hope

November 20, 2012

By BRUCE HARDT   “Star Wars” is the king of nerdy franchises. The problem is that it wasn’t always such. There was a point 15 or so years ago when the glory, fun and otherworldly feel of the beloved “original trilogy” still existed, untouched by George Lucas’s tinkering and unfulfilling prequels. I was 8 years […]

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