Ward 5 News
The City of Tucson has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation
Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United
States and Canada (GFOA) for the 30th year in a row.
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.— The 60-Day public comment period for the draft Environmental Assessment for Total Force Training will close on Nov. 24.
Total Force Training refers to non-D-M unit training that is hosted on base, including Air Force, sister services, Reserve, Air National Guard, or partner nations.
Tucson, AZ – Four Pima Community College baseball players signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday to New Mexico State University.
Sophomore starting pitchers Marcel Renteria (Nogales HS) and Chris Kucko (Sahuarita HS), along with sophomore infielders Trey Stine (Ironwood Ridge HS) and Brandon Burke (Canyon del Oro HS) all signed and will play for New Mexico State University next fall.
The 2015 baseball season begins on Jan. 30 against Eastern Utah.
The Ashton Company Inc., under contract to the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), is nearing completion of the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street Intersection Improvement Project, and this weekend crews will begin shifting traffic to install the new traffic signals on 22nd Street and restripe the roadway. During this work, left turns in all directions at the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street intersection will not be allowed.
Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the
City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), has begun crack
sealing several roadways throughout the City of Tucson. The work is
scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Crews will be
working Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This work
is part of the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond
program - Road Recovery. During this work, travel lane restrictions will
Some bus routes on detour due to parade
TUCSON, Ariz. - Sun Tran, Sun Express, Sun Shuttle, Sun Van and Sun Link will all operate on a regular weekday schedule for Veterans’ Day on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.
This Saturday is a Living History Day! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Did a study of the impact of closing Tucson mail processing center get lost in the mail?
Latinos in U.S. House of Representatives
Latinos also secured notable victories at the statewide executive level, resulting in
at least 12 Latinos serving at top state posts across the country
The Veterans’ Day holiday will be observed on Tuesday, November 11,
2014. Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be
collected. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with
Tuesday through Friday collection will have their trash and recycling
service delayed by one day. The Los Reales Landfill will be open.
Holiday collection schedules are available online at
https://www.tucsonaz.gov/environmental-services or if you have a smartphone, download the free
As previously posted, the City Parks and Rec Update that was scheduled for November 13, 5:30 pm at the Quincie Douglas Center is being postponed. A town hall meeting being planned with include updates.
TUCSON, Ariz. –This Sunday, November 9, the Sun Link streetcar has extended its hours of operation to 11 p.m. for the 25th annual All Souls Procession to allow event attendees to park, dine and ride Sun Link to the parade and grand finale. There are more than 11,000 parking spaces along the streetcar line and parking is free at more than 1,200 metered street spaces after 5 p.m. Friday through the weekend.
On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve pavement conditions on Speedway Boulevard from Greasewood Road to Silverbell Road. Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, November 7, 2014.
Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 13, 5:30 to 7 pm, at the Quincie Douglas Neighborhood , 1575 East 36th Street, for which City of Tucson Parks and Recreation will be providing an update on two proposals for the Pima County Bonds potential election, dealing with the Quincie Douglas Center and the expansion of Silverlake Park.