The next time you visit the Los Reales Landfill, you may notice some changes. The City of Tucson's only landfill recently celebrated the completion of its first phase of improvements, including a new entrance, administration building, and more. Watch the Tucson 12 video to see the new look.
The Tucson Fire Department's (TFD) annual charity competition to see which firefighters make the best chili takes place this weekend. Saturday's event will be held from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park. Aside from chili and other food, there will be music, fire trucks, and a kids zone.
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48 HOUR MASH FREE SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC A SUCCESS
MORE THAN 1,100 CATS AND DOGS SERVICED
TUCSON - The 48 Hour MASH Free Spay/Neuter Clinic held October 9 through 11, at Los Ranchitos Elementary School was a huge success!
A total of 424 dogs and 376 cats were spayed and neutered and another 350 were scheduled for free spay, neuter and vaccinations at a future time.
The goal for the event was 500 animals.
The Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild's office present the sixth exhibit co-produced for the Mayor’s Gallery. This year’s collection celebrates the Sonoran outdoors with a collection of plein air paintings by four local artists. Plein air refers to the act of painting in outdoor daylight, a type of painting most notably used by French Impressionists and seen in works like Monet’s Water Lilies.
Tucson Water is recruiting a Water System Operator in the Instrumentation & Control Section of potable, reclaimed water systems. Rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays are mandatory. Please read the job description to learn about the required experience and certifications. The application deadline is Oct. 31.
Now that early ballots have arrived for those who requested them for the consolidated General Election, the Pima County Elections Department is encouraging voters in the City of Tucson and Town of Oro Valley to be sure to flip over their ballots, because there are questions on both sides. There is an instruction at the bottom of the ballot reminding people to vote both sides of the ballot, but election officials have received calls and comments from voters that their ballot seemed incomplete, not realizing they needed to turn it over.
Pavement preservation continues tomorrow and Thursday as part of the five-year, $100 million Road Recovery bond program that City voters approved in 2012.
Fog Sealing is the application of a thin layer of asphalt emulsion that helps cover small roadway imperfections, cracks, or other small voids and seals the existing asphalt to preserve the roadway.
The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Science's annual Downtown Lecture Series begins tomorrow. The theme of this year's series focuses on immortality. The first lecture features J. Edward Wright speaking about "The Histories and Mysteries of Heaven." His lecture runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Fox Tucson Theatre. Overflow seating with a video stream will be available at Hotel Congress and Playground Bar and Lounge.
The Tucson Police Department will hold another Coffee with a Cop event tomorrow morning. There is no planned agenda, other than a simple time to ask questions, voice concerns, and meet the police officers who serve the area. The gathering will take place from 9-11 a.m. at Dunkin' Donuts, 10200 E. Old Vail Road.
Reid Park Zoo is hosting its annual Howl-o-Ween celebration Oct. 23-25. The safe trick-or-treating event features costumed characters, decorations, and limited spooks and scares. The line opens for Zoo members starting at 5:30 p.m. and the public celebration starts at 6 p.m. each night. Tickets can be purchased in advance.
Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), is continuing a fog seal program associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program – Road Recovery.
To minimize the impact on the traveling public, crews will work from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday. The dates and locations where the next roadway improvements will take place are: