Eric Peters: 2016 BMW 640i Gran Coupe new car review

Eric Peters: 2016 BMW 640i Gran Coupe new car review

By Eric Peters What price, beauty? About $79k – to start. That’s the entry price point of BMW’s sheetmetal Ashley Madison, the other woman who’s tempting as hell … but you might want to think twice about her before your wife finds out. WHAT IT IS The “Gran Coupe” is actually a sedan – but […]

Bob Garver: “In the Heart of the Sea” movie review

Bob Garver: “In the Heart of the Sea” movie review

By Bob Garver “In the Heart of the Sea” tells the story of the 19th-century whaling expedition that served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” It isn’t exactly a movie version of “Moby Dick,” hence the bland title. Straightforward adaptation or not, I say this film still should have used the “Moby Dick” […]

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The End of the Cold War, 1985-1991’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The End of the Cold War, 1985-1991’

THE END OF THE COLD WAR, 1985-1991 By Robert Service Public Affairs, $35, 843 pages As the Soviet Union teetered toward collapse in 1990, Defense Minister Sergei Akhromeev lamented, “For seventy years the Americans have attempted to destroy our Union and they’ve finally achieved their end!” But his Politburo colleague, Alexander Bessmertnykh, demurred, saying, “It’s […]

New Horizons in ‘Great Shape’ for Pluto flyby

New Horizons in ‘Great Shape’ for Pluto flyby

Engineers say the New Horizons spacecraft is in “great shape” for its historic flyby of Pluto this week. In the early hours of Monday (GMT), the American space agency probe moved to within a million miles of the dwarf planet and was closing in rapidly. The mission has one opportunity to gather detailed pictures and […]

Ride the Polar Express to the Grand Canyon this season

Ride the Polar Express to the Grand Canyon this season

By SoAzNewsX If you’re staying in Arizona this holiday season, consider a ride aboard the Polar Express to the Grand Canyon. The excursion departs from Williams, Arizona and 90 minutes later reaches the Grand Canyon. More from Travel Pulse: If you want an inkling as to what you will encounter amid your travels, the following […]

Aztecs men’s basketball falter late in loss against Mesa

Aztecs men’s basketball falter late in loss against Mesa

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (5-5, 2-4 in ACCAC) played catch up for most of its game against Mesa Community College on Saturday but couldn’t hold on to a late lead. The Aztecs lost 75-69 as they scored just two points from the free throw line in […]

Cosgrove named NSCAA Coach of the Year

Cosgrove named NSCAA Coach of the Year

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College men’s soccer coach David Cosgrove was recognized by the National Coaches Association of America on Thursday. Cosgrove was named the Junior College West Region Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year. He just finished his 19th season at the helm and led the Aztecs to a 21-4-2 […]

Park named NSCAA All-American, Park and Hunley named to West Region Team

Park named NSCAA All-American, Park and Hunley named to West Region Team

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College women’s soccer team received recognition from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Sophomore Brandi Park (Sabino HS) was named second team NSCAA All-American. Park, a defender and midfielder, scored 10 goals and had nine assists as she played and started in all 24 games. […]