Plenty of Christmas Gifts at City's Public Surplus Auction (Video)

From jewelry to vehicles, the City of Tucson’s online auction is open for bids, offering plenty of gift ideas. Items for bid include video games and consoles, DVDs, laptops, digital cameras, watches, power tools, speakers, and more.

Tucson 12 recently went behind the scenes of the City's Public Surplus auction, discovering a wide variety of items you can grab for a bargain.

Simplification of Golf Rates on City Council Agenda

The Mayor and Tucson City Council next Tuesday will consider changing the rate schedule for Tucson City Golf, amending the structure from 110 rates to 24.

Under the current system, golfers pay different rates that depend on factors such as course location, time of year, day of the week, time of day, whether they are city residents, when they book, and whether they have any discounts. Under the proposed structure, the highest maximum rate (paid by non-residents in the spring at Randolph) would increase to $60, up from $56.

Streetcar to Become Polar Express

The Sun Link streetcar will transform into the Polar Express (or the Pueblo Express) tomorrow. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus along with their jolly elves to sing some classic Christmas carols.

Ring in the holiday season starting at 5 p.m. at the Mercado stop on Avenida del Convento, where kids and parents can make paper snowflakes to decorate the inside of the streetcar. The Polar Express will be leaving the station at 6 p.m. sharp with limited space available.

Recruitment Opens for Police Dispatchers

The Tucson Police Department (TPD) currently has multiple vacancies for public safety dispatcher within the Communications Division. The position involves skilled radio communications, including dispatching emergency and non-emergency calls for service. It requires the dispatcher to relay critical information via a radio system to public safety personnel who are dispatched on calls for service.