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Grant Road Soil Testing: Sparkman Boulevard to Arcadia Avenue

Beginning Tuesday, March 3, 2015, crews will be drilling test holes on Grant Road from Sparkman Boulevard (just east of Country Club Road) to Arcadia Avenue (just east of Swan Road) to determine the characteristics of the existing soil conditions prior to the start of an upcoming resurfacing project. The geotechnical work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, March 6, 2015. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. 

NewsNet 02-27-15

Property values rising in Downtown Tucson

Rodeo a major boost for Tucson's economy

Sweetwater Wetlands controlled burn next week

Study shows women advancing in tech jobs in Tucson

Meet the Zoo’s giraffes up close while feeding them

NewsNet 02-26-15

Tucson Rodeo wraps up this weekend

Tucson coordinates social service agencies to help the homeless downtown

Download app to report graffiti in Tucson

Save the date: Energy efficiency workshop for businesses

Enjoy a Parks and Recreation class to hone your skills or learn something new

NewsNet 02-25-15

Tucson Police Department (TPD) revises immigration policy

Rodeo Parade tomorrow leads to temporary road closures tomorrow

Museum of Mexican-American barrio closes

Tucson Fire Department now prepared to save pets

Enjoy 'Monster Jam' this weekend

NewsNet 02-24-15

Voter-approved road work accelerating

Learn how to use new smart meters

Tucson ranks high in survey of fit cities

Historic Preservation Awards: Call for nominations

Tucson City Golf is hiring

90th Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade - Travel Information

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Tucson will host the 90th Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. The Parade begins at 9 a.m. at Ajo Way and Park Avenue, travels south on Park Avenue to Irvington Road, then turns west on Irvington Road and ends at Sixth Avenue. More information on the Rodeo Parade may be found at . Below is the vehicular travel restrictions associated with this event.

NewsNet 02-23-15

City hires Human Resources director

Recruitment underway for summer pool employees

Zoo celebrates attendance record and baby elephant (new video)

How to avoid slips and trips

Enjoy food trucks downtown tomorrow

Ironwood Drive and Greasewood Road Resurfacing Project




On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Ironwood Hill Drive from Shannon Road to Silverbell Road.


By Tucson Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres (Ward 5)


TUCSON – A lot has been said and even downplayed about the recent action by the Tucson Mayor and Council about the proposed, HomeGoods Distribution Center coming to our City.  Here is what has happened.


With my motion, the Mayor and Council approved the City’s Primary Jobs Incentive Program and Payment In Lieu Of Tax Measure for HomeGoods to build their new distribution center at 3649 East Corona Road, which is located in Ward 5.


Neighborhood Nugget

Would you like to know about historic preservation in Tucson dating back as far as 1924?
Are you looking for general population and housing characteristics?
These and other questions about topics such as liquor licenses (active/inactive) and code violations can be answered by going to the MAP AND STATS page available on the Office of Integrated Planning’s website at .

NewsNet 02-20-15

Some Tucson Police officers to wear body cameras

Ride Sun Tran to Tucson rodeo and parade

Learn about science this weekend in a family-themed event

Need help starting or expanding a business in Tucson? Call the Small Business Assistance Line

Job opportunity: Tucson Water System Operator


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