Prop 413 would give huge salary increases to Tucson Mayor & Councilmembers

Prop. 413 on the General Election City of Tucson ballot would increase salaries of the Mayor & Council members. Here’s info from City of Tucson: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/Government/Proposition-413 “If approved by voters, Proposition 413 would adjust the annual current salary of the Mayor and the Council Members, effective Dec. 4, 2023: • The Mayor’s current salary of … Read more

Banned Books Week, Oct 1 to 7, 2023

“Beloved reading advocate, writer, and television and film star LeVar Burton will lead this year’s Banned Books Week, which takes place October 1–7, 2023.  Burton is the first actor to serve as honorary chair of Banned Books Week, an annual weeklong event that highlights the value of free and open access to information and brings together the … Read more

BICAS Art Mart At Dark on September 29

Fri, September 29, 6pm – 9pm Where 2001 N 7th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA (map) Description“Join us and local artists as we host a special nighttime market at BICAS! We’ll have our renowned metal art and local artists! Catch the good vibes under the full moon and celebrate our birthday too with a BBQ! Show … Read more

Take the pledge to go car free

Pima County Environmental Quality department is asking folks to take this pledge to drive a bit less: https://pima-pima-county-department-of-environmental-quality.app.transform.civicplus.com/forms/32977?fbclid=IwAR3Uv3_0YRTVvNoTxdREj6N1CcphRj8k4E_B_dBlr0qB7EyHzK9bBjA45Co “Pick at least one action for your pledge: Sharerides/carpool Ride a bicycle Take transit Walk Skip at least one trip a week Telework” These are all noble attempts to drive less, including hosting a car free day … Read more

Get creative with Creative Mornings Tucson

“Everyone is Creative. Everyone is Welcome.” https:B//creativemornings.com/cities/tuc/talks?fbclid=IwAR1_XAFN5bsUzw2pTWiGqVoUJ5fA1xfbzkPkH0kIYgxE_CZ8UEe-R9HJz6s I’ve been hearing about these Creative Mornings to meet up with creative people. Then I noticed that former AZ Daily Star reporter Becky Pallack (now with AZ Luminaria, featured image) gave one of the talks, so I finally checked them out. Becky’s talk was entertaining & illuminating about … Read more