bTucson : a Tucson, Arizona Community Driven Directory
Housing »
Schools »
News »
More »
mouse over the » to see subcategories


Some Recent Features

add item

Save This Page on del.icio.us
 
What's new with Apr 16 2013 add item

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Picture This: Old tradition brings out the young, the hairy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
PHOTOGRAPHS BY SAMANTHA SAIS
The 86th Annual La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros officially started today with the parade on the south side of Tucson. Thousands of Tucsonans lined the streets to partake and participate in the old Tucson ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Picture This: Tucson Rodeo Honors Victims, Giffords staffers (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Photographs by Samantha Sais
In what seems like already a lifetime ago, a deranged gunman killed six people and injured 18 more in a shooting spree one quiet Saturday morning in January.
What followed was a month-long display ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Baltimore: More Like "The Wire" Than I Thought (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        MSNBC:
More than a dozen Baltimore police officers and the owners of a car repair shop have been charged in a towing extortion scheme.
Federal authorities announced Wednesday that 17 officers and two brothers who own Majestic ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
June Scobee Rodgers Book Signing at UA Bookstore (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        On Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger explosed after launch, killing all seven astronauts on board.
One of those astronauts was Commander Dick Scobee, a graduate of the UA College of Engineering.… ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
'8 Murders a Day' Opens at Harkins Theater Tomorrow (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The film 8 Murders a Day, a documentary that closely examines the escalating violence in Juarez, Mexico, will open in Tucson at the Harkins Theater, 5455 S. Calle Santa Cruz, on Friday, Feb. 25.
Two Tucson natives are featured ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Art I Can Understand: Breakfast Cereal Themed (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I had a dream like this once, and now artist Brian Stuckey has made it real with "The Last Breakfast":

        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Possibly the Worst Song I've Ever Heard (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        If you're looking for music to drive guests from your home or to use an example of how much better things were when you were a kid, may I suggest this song by Crazy Crazy Awesome? So much terrible Autotune and painful screaming ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Tucson Weekly TV: The Plush Remodeling (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        This week Tucson Weekly TV looks at the process of reworking a venue, as Plush wraps up their renovation process and local photographer Lisa Healey cataloged the renovations from start to finish.

        [ Subscribe to the ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Diamond Rings/PS I Love You Ticket & 7" Giveaway (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        A week from tonight, Optimist Club at Club Congress hosts a solid night of musical entertainment with the Canadian doubleheader of electro-pop act Diamond Rings and indie rockers PS I Love You along with Brazilian dance act ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
No More Black Mambo: Spice Outlawed In AZ (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
How crazy is this legislative session? It's so crazy that a Democrat got a bill passed.…
            [ Read more ]
        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Taking Some of the Greasiness Out of the Spoon (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        You might be surprised at what's popped up at Mother Hubbard’s since Kelzi Bartholomaei bought the place.
"It's still a breakfast-and-lunch joint, but I've taken some of the greasiness out of the spoon," said Bartholomaei ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Mind Control on Senators? Not Cool, Army (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        While the argument could be made that senators need to have minds before those minds could be controlled, this was still a terrible idea:
The U.S. Army illegally ordered a team of soldiers specializing in "psychological operations ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Dissent 101 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Can we fly Rep. Gordon Hintz—a Wisconsin Democrat—to Phoenix to teach our Arizona minority party a few lessons on telling it like it is?
Of course, if would help if 35,000 Arizonans decided it was time to camp out ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Ron Barber and Pam Simon at the Rodeo Parade (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        

        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
What's in a Name? Hopi Tribe Supports State Park, but Wants "Ruins" Removed (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        With Republican lawmakers sweeping the funds that support state parks, the Arizona State Parks Board has had to find creative ways to partner with local governments and non-profits to keep the gates open.
Now the Hopi Tribe ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Beyond the Border: Staten Island (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        [Note from Dan Gibson: In December of 2010, we published a series of stories by University of Arizona journalism students who traveled to New York to see the lives of immigrants living far from the border itself. This week, ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        
        This week in new releases; This week in benefit shows; His week in Greg Ginn; On the bandwagon
            by Stephen Seigel
            THIS WEEK IN NEW RELEASES As we've discussed in recent weeks, 'tis the season for local ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Bear With It (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/bear-

        
        
        William W. Johnstone's latest Western is like 'Jaws'—only with fur, claws and wagon trains
            by Jarret Keene
            I'd never heard of William W. Johnstone until his New York publisher, Pinnacle, sent a ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are given if available.

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, Feb. 24

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
'Goats' brings star power, economic lift to Tucson (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Tucson's film industry ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Kolbe 'safe and well' after a fright in Christchurch (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Former Arizona Rep. ... read more

2011-02-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 25 2011\
Tucson’s Rodeo Parade honors Jan. 8 shooting victims (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/southsid

Led by six rider-less ... read more

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
New Look for the City of Tucson Website (city) http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/websit
The City of Tucson's website will have a new look next week. It's the first step in a restructuring that will continue through 2010.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Enviros: Cancel fishing on upstate creek (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311200
Six environmental groups and the Yavapai-Apache Nation are asking the state Game and Fish Commission to cancel fishing on a stretch of a prime desert creek because it could hurt a threatened fish species and allow non-native species to invade the creek ... read more

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Outpatient psych clinic opens at Kino hospital (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311164
Tucson has a new outpatient clinic for psychiatric patients on the campus of UPH Hospital at Kino.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Huge loss for UA: 2 professors are headed for Yale (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311212
Nancy Moran and Howard Ochman, married researchers in the UA's department of ecology and evolutionary biology, will head up research in microbial diversity at a new facility at Yale University next year.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Abortion law's key points are blocked (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311205
PHOENIX — A judge late Tuesday blocked the state — at least for now — from enforcing key provisions of a new abortion law that was to have taken effect at midnight.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Multi-vehicle pileup sends three to hospital (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311194
A TPD officer peers into the cab of a Ford pickup that collided head-on with a Pontiac, two of five vehicles involved in a collision at East 22nd Street and South Sahuara Avenue. A 33-year old man was driving his car westbound on 22nd at Sahuara, between ... read more

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Life stories : Buster Brown could spin a tale and work garden miracles (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311183
It must have been tiresome for Arkansas farm boy Buster Brown, staring at the arid desert landscape day after day — first at Fort Huachuca and later at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, where he worked security at the aircraft "boneyard."

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Care facility fine $8K; state rules were violated (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311181
A specialized Tucson long-term care facility has agreed to pay $8,000 in fines to the state health department for failing to follow state rules on caring for four patients, including a diabetic who died with elevated blood sugar.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Fox Theatre set for busiest fall season in years (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311170
Fox Tucson Theatre is poised to have its busiest fall season since it reopened nearly four years ago.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311178
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
40 Under 40 event set for Oct. 15, so get your tickets now (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311166
Time is running out to get your tickets for year's 40 Under 40 gala.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
2 admit terrorizing 2 homes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311195
Two men accused of terrorizing two families in a quest for marijuana are facing up to 55 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple counts of aggravated assault and first-degree burglary Tuesday.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311186

  Tucson man, 46, pleads guilty to having child porn

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Concealed guns in locked cars are OK at AZ public colleges beginning today (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311182
Beginning today, concealed firearms will be allowed in locked vehicles at the University of Arizona and other public colleges.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Corrections officer arrested at party with liquor, minors (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311167
An Arizona Department of Corrections officer has been arrested in connection with an early-morning party involving alcohol and minors.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
BASIS school film at Fox is sold out (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311201
Thursday's Tucson premiere of the documentary "2 Million Minutes: a 21st Century Solution" at the Fox Theater is sold out.

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/311158
A low-pressure trough passing through the Great Basin today will make it breezy across southeastern Arizona this afternoon and knock daytime highs down a few degrees. I expect us to drop into the upper 80s beginning Thursday and stay below 90 for the ... read more

2009-09-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 30 2009\
California Coast under tsunami warning (kvoa) http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=1
The National Weather Service has issued a Tsunami Advisory for the west coast of the United States with specific applicability to the southern California coastline.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
UA study faults treatment of female immigration detainees (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Women held in three immigration detention facilities in Arizona receive inadequate treatment, ranging from deficient medical care to being mixed in with people serving criminal sentences, University of Arizona researchers said Tuesday.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
SWAT officers capture children's hearts at UMC (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
"I thought, 'We're surrounded in a bad way,'" said Leilani Rowley, 10, as 11 police SWAT officers in full gear walked into the room at University Medical Center on Tuesday.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Arizona firefighters accused of starting blazes (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX — Four firefighters and two others have been arrested on suspicion of igniting between 15 and 20 fires in western Arizona to make money by fighting the very blazes they lit, officials said Tuesday.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
City OKs alignment for $166M Grant Road widening (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The City Council approved the footprint of a sweeping widening of Grant Road on Tuesday despite the objection of many who live and work along the busy east-west artery.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
New city demolitions rule may be coming (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
In the same breath that it repealed a rule about demolitions in the city's oldest neighborhoods, the Tucson City Council on Tuesday pledged to put a revised version of the rule back on the books.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Teen recovering in hospital after being shot by police (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A 16-year-old who police said pointed a gun at a pursuing Tucson police officer Monday is recovering at a hospital after the officer shot him.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
County OKs $5.3M of bonds for housing programs (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Pima County supervisors approved $5.3 million in bonds Tuesday for affordable housing and foreclosure prevention programs.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Complaints against local gyms triple since 2005 (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Lynn Hudson was enjoying her morning treadmill workouts last February at the Northwest Side Gold's Gym - until she was kicked out of the club for not paying a bill she had paid months earlier.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
UA bookstore bustles; classes start Wednesday (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Navigating the University of Arizona BookStore was a formidable task Tuesday afternoon as some of UA's 38,057 students prepared for the spring semester by purchasing books for classes, which begin Wednesday.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Anti-abortion march is Saturday (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The 16th annual Tucson March for Life will be held  Saturday, beginning with a 9 a.m. Mass at  St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
State Bar board seeks nonlawyer member (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The State Bar of Arizona's Board of Governors is accepting applications from nonlawyers, through Feb. 20, to fill an empty seat on the board.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Donations needed for Feed the Homeless Project (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Big-hearted folks who want to lend a helping hand may do so Saturday, according to a news release from the Tucson Feed the Homeless Project.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
GOP lawmakers: Some state programs may be eliminated (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - The expected yearslong duration of the state's revenue slump warrants outright elimination and cuts of some state programs, not just temporary halts proposed by Democratic Gov. Janet Napolitano, Republican lawmakers said Tuesday.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Long-suffering Cards fans buzzing with enthusiasm (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Longtime Arizona Cardinals football fans learned years ago to have low expectations; they've been let down so many times.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Deaths (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Compiled by Savannah Kurkowski. For information, call  573-4561.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Inaugural to have Tucson ties (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275857
Among the hundreds of thousands of people expected to descend on Washington, D.C., next week for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama will be dozens of students from Tucson.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Supervisors reject rule on staff behavior behavior (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275851
Pima County employees' behavior at off-hours events will never be used against them at work.

2009-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2009\
Grant Road's new layout has OK from City Council (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/275886
The new alignment for a widened Grant Road was given strong backing by the City Council on Tuesday, with all but one council member voting for approval.


Information above is from a privately purchased database and/or unverified user submissions. Please verify all information before depending on it for anything critical. We welcome corrections!