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Stuff-the-Bus at Dorado Golf Course

Sun Tran is once again partnering with HSL Properties and KGUN 9 News for the “Stuff-the-Bus” food drive, benefiting the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. The food drive will help restock items at the food bank that many families still rely on following the holidays.

You can help "Stuff-the-Bus" Friday, January 18, from 6 am to 6 pm at Dorado Golf Course, 6601 E Speedway Blvd (between Wilmot and Kolb). It's along Route 4 for those of you that want to ride the bus.

City Hiring System Operators for Water Department

The City of Tucson is recruiting water system operators to join its Water Operations section in Tucson Water. The positions are responsible for operating, monitoring, and controlling water treatment facilities and distribution systems utilizing SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) to ensure appropriate water supply, quality, and pressure.

Dedication Ceremony New Pedestrian Crossing At Sunnyside High School

Vice-Mayor Richard Fimbres and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will unveil a new pedestrian crossing on Bilby Road, just west of Campbell Avenue at Sunnyside High School on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The ribbon-cutting event will take place at 11 a.m. at the new crosswalk on Bilby Road next to Sunnyside High School. 

The new safety device is a pedestrian activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon intended to increase the visibility of uncontrolled marked crosswalks. 

DEDICATION CEREMONY NEW PEDESTRIAN CROSSING AT SUNNYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Vice-Mayor Richard Fimbres and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) unveiled a new pedestrian crossing on Bilby Road, just west of Campbell Avenue at Sunnyside High School on Tuesday, January 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

 

The new safety device is a pedestrian activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) intended to increase the visibility of uncontrolled marked crosswalks.

 

2nd Saturdays Downtown This Weekend

The next 2nd Saturdays Downtown takes place tomorrow, Jan. 12. Events during the day include Living History Days and the Zoppé Family Circus at Mercado San Agustin, story readings at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, and more.

Evening events include Tucson Roadrunners hockey at the Tucson Arena, the Tucson Jazz Festival at the Fox Tucson Theatre, and Retro Game Show Night at Hotel Congress. Some events are free, while others require tickets or admission fees.

Grammy Award Winner Bobby McFerrin to Perform at Tucson Jazz Festival This Month

The Fifth Annual HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival, which will run between Jan. 11-21, will feature 10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin at the Fox Tucson Theatre on Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. 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.

Electronics Collection This Weekend

Tucson Clean & Beautiful hosts an electronics collection for residents to bring their working and non-working electronic items. The event takes place tomorrow, Jan. 12, 8-11 a.m., in the parking lot of Texas Roadhouse, 968 W. Irvington Road.

Items to be collected include Christmas lights, computers, laptops, monitors, printers, telephones, calculators, microwaves, and more. A roll off will be available for non-working cathode ray televisions. No large appliances will be accepted.

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