For the third in my four-part series on poverty in Tucson I'd like to talk about jobs - specifically, summer jobs for youth.
Everything's falling apart at the Greater Littletown Food Bank.
At the Greater Littletown Food Bank, a small separate storage facility is a mess, and walls appear to be crumbling. Pima County owns the land occupied by the food bank, and it provides free water.
Food bank President Chris Kingston is in the kitchen, where floor tiles are peeling or missing and you can feel the floor sinking when you walk in some areas. The small sink has no drain, so a vacuum is used to clean it out.
Public housing residents who owe back rent will be the first evicted if the city is forced to scale back its rental subsidy program because of federal sequestration cuts, city officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON - Arizona had the second-highest income inequality in the nation between 2008 and 2010, trailing only New Mexico for the gap between its richest and poorest residents, a new report says.
Arizona had the second-highest income inequality in the nation between 2008 and 2010, trailing only New Mexico for the gap between its richest and poorest residents, a new report says.
Tucson Homeless Connect, along with Trinity Presbyterian Church, is having its ninth one-day, one stop event Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 400 E. University Blvd.
The Wings for Women Charity Car Show 2012 runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Desert Sports & Fitness, 3672 S. 16th Ave.
A growing number of Pima County's working families are stuck on a spinning wheel between poverty and self-sufficiency - a situation that cries out for public policy attention, a new report says.
Erwin Goggel offers plots of land rent-free to peasants who agree to have vasectomies and tubal ligations.