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
What's new with Apr 20 2013 add item

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Free Stuff: Two Tickets to See Kitten & Young The Giant Wednesday (weekly)

If you want to see LA female fronted buzz band Kitten open for Young the Giant (featured in the TW music section this week) at Club Congress on Wednesday night, you might be out of luck, since the tickets are nearly sold out ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
AZ Fact Check: Montenegro Abortion Claim "Mostly False" (weekly)

        AZ Fact Check determines that this claim by Rep. Steve Montenegro in defense of his bill to ban abortions based on race or sex is "mostly false":
"(Department of Health Services) just came out with reports for 2009 with numbers ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
The Genius Behind Fake Rahm Emanuel Revealed (weekly)

I really couldn't have cared less about the Chicago mayoral race in general (bigger local issues to worry about, let's say), but what did make the race fascinating to me was the Twitter feed @mayoremanuel. Wildly profane and ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Obama Backs Off a Bit on Health Care Mandates (weekly)

        I'm not entirely sure why this concerns me, considering by 2014, Arizona might have already seceded from the union already, but still, anything that pleases Republican governors at this point concerns me:
In remarks to the National ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Let's Watch a Shirtless Kid Lip-Sync Wildly (weekly)

        You're going to end up seeing this video at some point. Someone will inevitably send it to you on Facebook and you will laugh.…
            [ Read more ]
        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Did Anyone Actually Think SB 1178 Through? (weekly)

        From today's Arizona Republic:
Joe Sigg of the Arizona Farm Bureau calls the bill "a real job killer."
For example: Currently, milk has to be Grade A, whether you ship it to Casa Grande or California, as regulated by the FDA ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
The Most Interesting Moment of the Oscars Last Night (weekly)

        Charles Ferguson, director of Inside Job, on accepting the award for best long-form documentary last night: "Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by financial fraud ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Charlie Sheen Gives Me a Month of Comical Facebook Statuses (weekly)

        Rarely would I feel compelled to watch a 12 minute celebrity interview video, but Charlie Sheen's just a comedy goldmine right now. My favorite part (other than the multiple times he points at himself and says "WINNING"): the ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
The Food Truck Diaries, Volume Nine: Taco Fish (weekly)

        The gorda taco at the Taco Fish food trailer is as portly as its name implies. It comes soundly stacked with mounds of fish, yellow peppers and a fat deep-fried shrimp balanced up top.…
            [ Read more ] ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Giffords' large 'family' aids recovery (starnet-local)

The congresswoman wears ... read more

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
$325,000 collected for victims of Jan. 8 (starnet-local)

The Tucson Together fund, the only officially sanctioned fund
for victims of the Jan. 8 mass shooting, has raised about $325,000
so far.

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local)

• A proposed five-story student housing complex on East Sixth
Street at North Fifth Avenue would provide 756 bedrooms and 603
parking spots. A story Sunday on B1, "Some leave, some plan to

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, Feb. 28

2011-03-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 01 2011\
Dad: 'Christina's Park' will unite community (starnet-local)

In a ceremony with pink ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
More vuvuzela! (weekly)

        Somewhere in another reality, there's a Saturday Night Live sketch where Will Ferrell isn't told "more cowbell," but "more vuvuzela." Enter Vuvuzela Time, the website that lets you browse the web with the sound of those droning plastic horns ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Clinton Predicts White House Will Sue Over SB 1070 (weekly)

CBS News brings us the video that has the SB 1070 crowd chattering today:According to President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder, the Justice Department is currently in the process of deciding whether or not to file suit over Arizona's ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
CD8: Ray Carroll Endorses Paton (weekly)

        Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll has announced that he's in the corner of former state lawmaker Jonathan Paton in the five-way GOP primary in Congressional District 8.
Earlier this week, former state lawmaker and CD8 candidate Randy Graf announced ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Let's Make a Downtown Deal (weekly)

        Dave Devine delivers a dispatch on the downtown deal of the day:
The Tucson City Council has settled a year-long legal dispute by handing over $750,000 and at least $125,000 in subsidies to downtown developers Scott Stiteler and Don Martin.
The ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
CD8: Miller Shoots Down GOP Young Guns (weekly)

        Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News shares an intriguing tidbit about Congressional District 8 Republican Brian Miller:So he was invited in to talk to somebody from Young Guns. That’s a group that identifies potential movers in the GOP ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Thursday Night at The Loft: The Other Network, Part II (weekly)

The Range made it over to the Loft last night for part one of The Other Network, which featured great TV pilots that didn't get the green light for network execs. Gotta say that Conan O'Brien's Lookwell was a work of genius. And Conan's story ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Save the Drive-In Theatre in Tucson! (weekly)

Charlie Spillar, the sculptor who did yeoman's work in preserving the statues at Magic Carpet Golf ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Authentic Standards (weekly)

        Lupita's Café serves up tasty Mexican meals—including breakfast all day—on the northwest side
            by Jacqueline Kuder
            You can often judge the quality ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Top Ten in Movies (weekly)

        Casa Video's top rentals for the week
            Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending June 13, 2010 1. From Paris With Love Lionsgate 2. Shutter Island Paramount 3. The Cry of the Owl Paramount ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Over and Out? (weekly)

        CD8: asking and telling about 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
            by Jim Nintzel
            Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was among the 229 Democrats and five Republicans who voted last ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Soundbites (weekly)

        AVA heats up; short takes
            by Stephen Seigel
            AVA HEATS UP After a couple of years during which Casino del Sol's Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater (AVA) was sorely underbooked ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Top Ten in Music (weekly)

        Zia Records top sales for the week
            Zia Records top sales for the week ending June 13, 2010 1. The Beatles Paperback Writer 7" single (Parlophone) 2. Whitechapel A New Era of Corruption (Metal ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Noshing Around (weekly)

        CiCi's Pizza Invasion; Festival Food; Father's Day Wines; Organic-Vegetable Tasting; Jax Farm Project: The Blog; Open and Closed
            by Adam Borowitz
            CiCi's Pizza Invasion ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Fishtank Ensemble: Woman in Sin (Self-released) (weekly)

        by Gene Armstrong
            The third album by this amazing group from California is one of the best times to be found on disc so far this year. Don't underestimate the unadulterated joy of the group ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Limits to Lending (weekly)

        On July 1, Arizona's payday-loan industry will no longer be legal
            by Dave Devine
            A small, handwritten sign posted inside of a business on South Sixth Avenue announces ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly)

        2.5 McKales of Oil
            by Nick Smith
            BP PR: DWBH. LA, AL, FL: FML. This seemingly random series of letters is actually the Internet's shortest story on the BP oil spill ... read more

2010-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2010\
K. Rat (weekly)

        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Tea Party group seeks added momentum (starnet-local)
The local Tea Party movement is trying to transform a burst of political outrage into a formal group of activists working to influence Tucson-area politics.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
I-10 delays to start again (starnet-local)
Interstate 10 commuters, enjoy that unfettered drive on the interstate while you can — plans are in the works to begin widening the stretch between Prince and Ruthrauff roads sometime in 2010.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
In October, bees launch nasty sting operation (starnet-local)
Welcome to Bee Month.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Disease becomes a motivator (starnet-local)
Ronnie Sharpe stares ahead as he runs, his breaths shallow and his pace slow. He sweats heavily and coughs so hard that ribs protrude from his thick torso. Frequently, he spits out mouthfuls of phlegm.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Road work to restrict Marshall Gulch area (starnet-local)
Access to the Marshall Gulch picnic area and two popular fall hikes atop Mount Lemmon will be restricted starting Monday and continuing through spring 2010.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Friday last day to buy 40 Under 40 tickets (starnet-local)
It's the last week to get your tickets for this year's 40 Under 40 gala.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local)


2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Marana fest survives despite budget (starnet-local)
Marana cut the Fall Heritage Festival out of its budget this year at crunch time, but that doesn't mean it's gone.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Recycling water is called key for state (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Capturing rainwater for drinking. Reusing what goes down the shower drain to water the lawn. Irrigating trees with used water from an air-conditioning system.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Key official to visit Rosemont (starnet-local)
A top U.S. Agriculture Department official is to visit Tucson later this month to get a close-up look at the Rosemont mine conflict.

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Neto's Tucson : Aging Cocio-Estrada vets build on (starnet-local)
When members of the Cocio-Estrada American Legion Post #59 decided to replace their Barrio Hollywood building with a new one, they "built it one brick at a time."

2009-10-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 04 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local)
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Pastor Jester is Awesome!
I have the honor of knowing Pastor Jester as a leader in Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest.  She is dynamic and caring.  She is so charismatic that she pulls other organizations and non-profits into wanting to be a part of LSS-SW's social ministry ... read more

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Immigration takes back seat to big issues (starnet-local)
Don't count on immigration overhaul reaching the Senate floor anytime soon.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
New metro bus plan: Is it good for taxpayers? (starnet-local)
City, county and Regional Transportation Authority officials are considering transferring Sun Tran and several para-transit operations to the Regional Transportation Authority.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Man bitten by javelina asks $400K (starnet-local)
A Dutchman who was attacked by a javelina at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum last summer wants $400,000 from the museum and taxpayers in Pima County, which owns the museum site.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Focus shifts away from massive Rainbow Bridge (starnet-local)
Economics, City Council reluctance and a public uproar about the cost of the University of Arizona's initial proposal for its Science Center at Rio Nuevo caused the consolidation of the center and the Arizona State Museum building at the site.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Bones of prehistoric mammoth readied for Rio Nuevo museum (starnet-local)
The opening of the Arizona State Museum at Rio Nuevo is three years away, optimistically, but its oldest artifact has already been moved.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Water-service exception possible (starnet-local)
A neighborhood near Saguaro National Park West may be on the verge of winning Tucson Water delivery, despite a year-old city policy not to extend water lines outside the existing service area.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Neto's Tucson : (starnet-local)
When La'Tresa Jester walks up to the pulpit at Gideon Missionary Baptist Church next Sunday, she'll be stepping into history.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Marriage renewal brings back happiness (starnet-local)
Weekend retreats with hosts Albert and Bertha Fresquez don't offer much in the way of mental relaxation or idle talk.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Political notebook : Brewer won't forsake Glendale home (starnet-local)
Sometimes this state can be a bit, shall we say, Phoenix-centric. Tucsonans know that better than anyone.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
A look back at border (starnet-local)
The U.S.-Mexico border has never lacked drama or conflict.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Services affected by Martin Luther King Jr. Day (starnet-local)
City garbage and recycling

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Boutique serves cancer patients (starnet-local)
Patients who wander into the boutique at the Peter and Paula Fasseas Cancer Center Clinic can find products and get services specific to their needs. But the shop offers something special that money can't buy — friendly faces and sympathetic ears from ... read more

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
State rated most ready for major flu outbreak (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Arizona is rated as the state most ready to handle a flu pandemic if it happened, says a new report from the federal government.

2009-01-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 18 2009\
Pennington Street closed for large crane (starnet-local)
Pennington Street closed Downtown on Friday morning for cooling-unit replacement at the Pima County Legal Services Building.

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!