About AJ Flick

A.J. Flick graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in journalism and then actually went on to have a long career in journalism, ending up at the Tucson Citizen until it closed. Since then, she has become a published author of the best-selling, true-crime book, "Toxic Rage: A Tale of Murder in Tucson" and is working on her second book. She is freelancing and will write for pay and benefits.

Rural Dems ‘Outnumbered’ But Undaunted, says LD11 Chair Catalina Hall

Democrats have long dominated political races in Tucson, but that isn’t the case in surrounding areas. “Once you leave the city limits of Tucson, we’re outnumbered,” said Catalina Hall, a longtime Picture Rocks resident and chair of LD11 Democrats. Hall described the struggles of living in a legislative district that includes Marana, Oro Valley, Saddlebrooke, and Casa Grande in Pinal County and Maricopa City outside of Phoenix. “What we’re working on is growing as much as we can during the pandemic,” Hall told members of Democrats of Greater Tucson on April 5. Even without a pandemic, canvassing in rural areas [...]

By |2021-04-07T11:29:47-07:00April 6th, 2021|Local Candidates and Electeds|

VIDEO: ‘Rebel Constable’ Kristen Randall Helps Tenants Facing Eviction

By A.J. Flick Even before the pandemic, there was a quiet revolution brewing among some Pima County constables, particularly how eviction notices are handled, which inspired former hydrologist Kristen Randall to run for constable. Constable Bennett Bernal led the revolution of “rebel constables.” “He told me there was a different way to do the job. He laid it out: ‘There’s the old way, a very law enforcement way to serve papers, but that’s not the way I do it,’ ” Randall told DGT members during the March 15 meeting. State law guides constables in their duties, Randall said, but within [...]

By |2021-03-22T18:09:00-07:00March 17th, 2021|Housing|
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