Tucson Fire units rescued a person from the Pantano Wash near Kenyon Drive after a single call was made to 911 reporting someone clinging to a tree in the wash. The initial call made to 911 reported two people stuck in the wash, clinging to a tree but the caller hung up and did not answer on call back. A Swift Water Response was dispatched to the area, including crews from the technical rescue team.
Ward 3 residents and other Tucson voters will get a chance to hear more about Proposition 407 tomorrow, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Ward 3 Office, 1510 E. Grant Road. Tucson Parks and Recreation Director Brent Dennis and City staff who helped put together the Parks + Connections Bond proposition will be giving an informational presentation on the bond package.
The presentation will include maps, data, and answers to individual questions.
Living Streets Alliance (LSA), in coordination with the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), recently won a $10,000 grant from the AARP Community Challenge to take action on a project designed to increase mobility and safety and promote public spaces. Grant funds will be used at the intersection of North 6th Avenue and East 7th Street to focus on pedestrian safety and accessibility. Materials such as paint, flexible posts, planters, and street furniture will be used.
The Metropolitan Education Commission and the Pima Community College Education Association are co-sponsoring a Governing Board Candidates Forum tomorrow, Sept. 20, at the Pima Community College District Office Board Room, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. The 6:30-8 p.m. forum will be held in Room C10, and the doors will open at 6 p.m.
Enjoy three hours of childless free time this Friday, Sept. 21, while your kids have organized activities with Tucson Parks and Recreation. Parents Night Out runs from 4:30-7:45 p.m. at Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. The cost is $4 per child (ages 5-11 only).
The Incredibles will be the featured movie, and the $4 admission price includes pizza, popcorn, and punch.
Please register by today, as space is limited. Call 791-4931 for registration details.
Today is the first day of road construction on Broadway Boulevard, between Camino Seco and Houghton Road. The 16-month project will include four lanes of new asphalt, bike lanes, sidewalks, lighting, medians, underground utilities, and major storm drain improvements.
The roadway project was one of the 35 projects included in the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) plan approved by Pima County voters in May 2006.
Tucson Indoor Football is hosting a big party this Thursday night, Sept. 20, at the MSA Annex at Mercado San Agustin to reveal the new team's name and logo.
Activities will start at 6:30 p.m., and the unveiling begins at 7 p.m. There will be performers, music, face painters, giveaways, ticket information, and more. The public event is free to attend, and food and drinks will be available to purchase from vendors.
The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) offers weekday walk-in service for permits, records, site plan review (commercial and residential building), Tucson Fire Department review, and general information.
The Fifth Annual HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival, which will run between Jan. 11-21, 2019, will feature 10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin. His "Don't Worry, Be Happy" song was a No. 1 U.S. pop hit in 1988 and won Song of the Year honors at the 1989 Grammy Awards.
Topics in this issue...
- Maynards to the Moon
- Be Kind
- Megan Cleavenger & Angel Vega
- Dog Walker Watch
- Cody's Friends & Pet Food Meals on Wheels
- Planned Parenthood Litigation
- First Amendment Forum
- Pima College Board of Governors
- TENWEST Festival
- 3M Litigation
- Local Tucson
- Mural Art
- The Honor System
- Events & Entertainment
Pet of the Week
Ward 3 Events
Neighborhood Association/Coalition Meetings
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