Beacon Group has five-gallon buckets of colored and recycled latex paint for $15 available for public purchase. White paint is $35 for five gallons. Paint may be purchased at Beacon Paint Center, 2700 N. Stone Ave., Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Friday, colored paint is only $5.
The Tucson City Clerk's Office says the deadline for voters to return their voted ballots by mail is Wednesday, Aug. 21, to allow enough time for them to arrive by Election Day, Aug. 27. Meanwhile, some voting locations will be open to cast or drop off ballots in person on Election Day.
City of Tucson voters will be selecting candidates for mayor, and Tucson City Council offices in Wards 1, 2, and 4.
Celebrate the 244th anniversary of the founding of the Tucson Presidio with free birthday cake, music and performances, Tucson's historic flags, and community tables and information. The free fiesta takes place at the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum, 196 N. Court Ave. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the event is from 5-8:30 p.m.
The Office of Congressman Raul M. Grijalva is hosting a Small Business Exporting Workshop for small, women, and minority-owned businesses on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 8 a.m.-noon, at the El Pueblo Activity Center, Bldg. 1, 101 W. Irvington Road.
The City of Tucson’s GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Services is hosting two Map Tucson trainings that are open to the public. The free trainings take place tomorrow, Aug. 20, 1:30-3 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 23, 9:30-11 a.m. Both are at the City’s Information Technology building, 481 W. Paseo Redondo, Pueblo Room.
Nikki Reck with Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) introduces you to Leia, one of the nicest dogs she says is currently at the shelter. Learn more about Leia's story, and understand why she is a survivor, in the latest Pet Connection video.
A couple of weeks ago, I told you about city’s Finance Department. It wasn’t a department that many of you were familiar with and I was glad to be able to get information to my constituents about it.
This week, I want to tell you a bit about the Parks and Recreation Department. It’s definitely higher profile than finance, and the work they do gets a great deal of support from all of you. The fact that we passed Proposition 407 last year is a great demonstration of that.
The Sun Link streetcar has resumed its late-night service schedule on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights to offer service until 2 a.m. Hours of operation Monday through Wednesday (7 a.m.-10 p.m.) and Sunday (8 a.m.-8 p.m.) will not change. The extension of hours will be in effect through Dec. 14.
Streetcar riders can purchase a 1-Day ticket, SunGO card, or select another option. Additional service hours are due to increased demand from University of Arizona students.
The City of Tucson is looking for four residents who would like to serve on the Environmental Services Advisory Committee (ESAC). The committee advises the Mayor and Council on all Environmental Services department programs and services, including rate structures, recycling issues, and environmental protection.
The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) is seeking feedback regarding a proposal to change the method of calculating the required area that is notified for certain land use actions. The proposed amendment will bring the current notification process into compliance with a recent state mandate while keeping the required notified parties roughly the same as calculated under current conditions.
The City of Tucson is recruiting highly qualified individuals with chemistry backgrounds to perform analyses on drinking water, surface water, and waste water utilizing EPA-approved methods for Tucson Water. Duties include processing analytical data and preparing reports in compliance with local, state, and federal laws regarding drinking water and surface water requirements.