The Sunnyside School District needs sponsors to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for all grade levels in Tucson for the fall school start of 2020.
What to know about cicadas, Palo Verde beetles, giant mesquite bugs and other bugs that appear over the course of a Tucson, Arizona summer.
Chat with Andi about how food writing has changed during the age of coronavirus and hear about some of her go-to cooking tips and recipes.
If you are moving to Tucson, Arizona, new to Tucson or have lived here for years. Learn about the weather, Santa Cruz River, our UNESCO City of Gastronomy, monsoon season and the ASU vs. UofA rivalry. Read more
Cox Communications is providing two months of free internet and free Wi-Fi through Connect2Compete to families who qualify. Read more
Applications for the We Are One/Somos Uno Resiliency Fund will be online through the YWCA of Southern Arizona Women's Business Center and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. Read more
Although the coronavirus is widespread in the community, only 30 to 40% of visitors to Tumamoc Hill are wearing masks, the UA said in a news release. Read more
Bricks & Minifigs Tucson is a buy-sell-trade Lego store. You can sell used Legos for cash or store credit. The new, resale Lego store is opening on Broadway in August and will have new and used Lego sets and collectibles. Read more
Creosote is a plant unique to Tucson and other dry regions like the Mohave Desert and the Chihuahuan Desert. The plant releases that familiar musky, earthy smell from a coating on its leaves. Read more
There are lots of Tucson ways to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic in Arizona. Community members can write notes to health care workers, plant a pollinator garden, volunteer with the Community Food Bank and more. Read more
Buy cute cactus shirts, tanks, stickers and totes in the This Is Tucson online shop. Read more
Many students in the Tucson Unified School District could be supervised by monitors who will be tasked with ensuring pandemic safety guidelines in a combination teaching plan for online and in-person learning. Read more
Mount Lemmon and Sabino Canyon will be closed until Nov. 1 due to the Bighorn Fire. Catalina State Park, which lies outside the forest but has also been closed due to the wildfire, can reopen. Read more
Where to see hummingbirds in Tucson, Arizona, how to attract hummingbirds and more about the four species you are likely to see: Anna's Hummingbird, Costa's Hummingbird, Broad-Billed Hummingbird and Black-Chinned Hummingbird. Read more
A University of Arizona researcher published a study ranking the best and worst materials for homemade face masks. Plus where to get a mask, how to wear a mask and Pima County's mask requirement. Read more
Tucson yoga instructor and intuitive healer Desiree Gonzales will lead #ThisIsTucson members through her "Micro-Movements of Self-Care" workshop at our next virtual meetup on July 16. Read more
As Tucson schools and districts plan for a new school year during the coronavirus pandemic, considering both remote learning and in-person options, many parents are considering homeschooling their children. Read more