The City of Tucson is seeking a fire equipment specialist to work at the Tucson Fire Department. Duties include testing, repairing, and maintaining small gas-powered equipment, specialized firefighting equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and high-pressure breathing air compressors.
The 23rd annual Tucson Fire Fighters Chili Cook-Off will be held this Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at Reid Park's DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center. This free admission (nominal charge for food and chili tasting) community event highlights the chili-cooking talent and creativity of firefighters from all over the region.
The annual All Souls Procession, one of Tucson's signature events, begins at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4. The route starts at West Speedway Boulevard and North Grande Avenue and proceeds south to the finale site between the Santa Cruz River and the Mercado San Agustín on West Congress Street. Danza Azteca Calpulli Tonantzin will open the finale ceremony with a traditional Aztec ceremonial dance.
The festival is a celebration to promote fitness, health, and an active lifestyle among adults 50 years of age and older. Some of the events include volleyball, bowling, bridge, racquetball, basketball shoot, pickleball, archery, golf, tennis, horseshoes, badminton, and more.
The Tucson area is a connected community, giving citizens the chance to save lives via the PulsePoint app for smartphones. PulsePoint is a product that connects CPR/AED trained members of the public to emergency calls nearby. The app alerts members to an emergency that may require the use of CPR and/or an AED.
The Pima County Recorder's Office is advising voters to mail their completed early ballots by tomorrow, Oct. 31, to allow enough time for them to arrive and be counted by Election Day next Tuesday, Nov. 6. If you miss the mail-in deadline, you can return your ballots in person to any Early Voting Site, through Saturday, or take it to any polling location on Election Day.
Tucson's first responders are urging parents, kids, and drivers to be extra cautious during Halloween activities tomorrow night. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) says young children can easily get distracted by lights and dart across the street without looking for cars first. Nationwide, more kids get hit and killed by cars on Halloween than on any other day of the year.
Passengers who prefer an alternative to the current 1-Day and 30-Day ticket transit fare options can buy a 3-Day SunGO Ticket at any of Sun Tran’s sales locations. The 3-Day Ticket provides unlimited rides on Sun Tran, Sun Link, and select Sun Shuttle routes for 72 consecutive hours after being activated on a transit vehicle.
Receive an alert when an emergency occurs and get real-time information to help keep you safe and informed when you sign up for MyAlerts, Pima County Emergency Management’s mass notification system. When an emergency notification is issued, you'll receive a message via the communication method(s) you selected (cell phone, email, landline, etc.).