Chuck Ford passed away last week. He ably represented the residents of Ward 4 for two terms from 1979 to 1987.
My family and his shared meals together and I golfed with him occasionally. What was always great about speaking to him was his relentless positivity about our community. He knew we had problems, but he loved Tucson and Tucsonans.
Learn about water harvesting (whether you rent or own your home), pollution prevention, community risk reduction, and other programs at a free Water Harvesting and Going Green class on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5:30-7 p.m., at Literacy Connects, 200 E. Yavapai Road.
The Pima Community College (PCC) SSE210 Community Organization & Development Fall Semester class, in collaboration with the college's foundation and its Aztec Resource Center (ARC) and Food Pantry, is proud to host the inaugural Thanksgiving Food Basket Giveaway on Friday, Nov. 22, at the PCC West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Road.
The City of Tucson is hiring a traffic control technician to work in its Transportation Department. The position is in the Sign Shop area of the Traffic Maintenance Division and assists in the repair, removal, and installation of street signs and roadway markings. Other duties include setting up safety equipment and traffic control devices for the safety of the work crews and motorists.
The United States Census Bureau offers a sample of the paper questionnaire that will be used during the 2020 Census on April 1, 2020. The census is important to determine distribution of federal funds and representation in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Households will be able to respond to the 2020 Census online, over the phone, or through a paper questionnaire. The bureau estimates that completing the questionnaire will take 10 minutes on average.
Nikki Reck with Pima Animal Care Center introduces you to Buddy, who is a handsome 7-year-old boy who loves to cuddle. Learn more about him and how you can adopt him when you watch the latest Pet Connection video.
City of Tucson and partner projects were honored at the recent 15th Annual Common Ground Awards ceremony. The Top 10 2019 Common Ground Projects included Planning and Development Services Department Tech Tools, Pima County/City of Tucson Opportunity Zones, and the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project.
Cigna and Tucson Parks and Recreation present the free 14th annual Family Festival in the Park on Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Reid Park, 22nd Street and Country Club Road. Activities include a carnival, games, crafts, disc golf, a golf clinic, demonstrations of leisure classes, and a variety of entertainment.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) will be hosting open houses at all its facilities this Thursday, Nov. 14, from 3-7 p.m. Guests are invited to take behind-the-scenes tours and interact with all areas of TPD; learn about evidence, property, and identification; and see the training academy and crime laboratory.
The City of Tucson Transportation Department, Pima County, and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invite the public to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Houghton Road bridges over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) and the 1.2-mile project from the UPRR bridges to Interstate 10.
Food and monetary donations will be collected for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona this Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sam's Club, 4701 N. Stone Ave. Volunteers will help stuff a Mayflower moving truck with food donated by the public. There will be live radio broadcasts from the site.
The City of Tucson Transportation Department, Pima County and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invite the public to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Houghton Road bridges over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR), as well as the 1.2-mile project from the UPRR bridges to Interstate 10.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Under the Houghton Road Union Pacific Railroad Bridges