Benjamin Banneker was a District of Columbia surveyor.
President George Washington hired French engineer Pierre L'Enfant to plan the new capital city near the Potomac River. L'Enfant's design was revised by two surveyors
The Southern Arizona District Office of Farmers Insurance Group has appointed Dustin Zimmerman as a new adviser in Tucson:
Zimmermann, who holds property/casualty and life/health insurance licenses.
He has specialized in the sales and marketing industry for more than 12 years.
The Southern Arizona District Office of Farmers Insurance Group has appointed Jay Hansen as a new adviser in Tucson:
Hansen, who also holds property/casualty and life/health insurance licenses.
He has specialized in human resources and worked with non-profit organizations.
Steve Nash is the new executive director of the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation.
He replaces Lew Riggs, who retired as director April 30 after serving 25 years.
A native Arizonan, Nash majored in journalism and history at Northern Arizona University and earned a law degree from the Uni…
Waterfall Economidis, a Tucson-based law firm, announced that Jill D. Wiley has been appointed to the board of directors for Meritas, a global alliance of business law firms.
Wiley will be responsible for reviewing and establishing policy and setting strategy for the alliance. She will also …
Steve Nash, Jill D. Wiley, Dustin Zimmerman, Jay Hansen
Zo, who plays several instruments, and singer Choklate are set to perform at the Tucson Urban League's 42nd Annual Gala & Concert on Saturday.
Tucson Urban League President and CEO Deborah Embry stepped into the leadership role in May.
is a father of two children, ages 4 and 6.
Fields of lovely blooms stretched before her when Debbie Angel took this photo last May at an iris farm near Salem, Ore.
JULIET - CALICO• Age: 1 1/2 years.• Qualities: After having three litters at a tender age, sweet-tempered Juliet needs a loving environment where she can be the pampered one. • Needs: Indoor-only home.• Fee: $75.• Contact: Feline Ink at 795-1312; firstname.lastname@example.org
SAM - TUXEDO• Age: 2 years.• Qualities: Sam is a sweetheart of a guy and smart to boot, as tuxes are known to be. • Needs: Indoor-only home• Fee: $75.• Contact: Feline Ink.
Gus - Labrador Retriever mix• ID No.: 754630.• Age: 10 months.• Qualities: Gus is a terrific family companion who is house-trained, excellent in the car, playful and fantastic with other dogs and kids.• Needs: A dedicated guardian willing to work on his fear of being alone.• Fee: $80.• Conta…
Skoshi - Domestic ShortHair• ID No.: 755963.• Age: 8 years.• Qualities: Skoshi is a mellow and outgoing cat who leaps at every opportunity to snuggle.• Fee: Waived.• Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
Jet - Domestic Shorthair• Age: 3 months.• Qualities: Jet can be mellow, but he does like to play with his tail and race around the house, too.• Fee: $99.• Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 289-2747 or pawsitivelycats.org • Meet: Petco; 11985 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley, at any time.
Gizmo - Tuxedo• Age: 3 months• Qualities: Happy, energetic and sweet, this snuggly boy can't wait to go home with you.• Fee: $99. • Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 241-9670 or PawsCatsEastside@gmail.com• Meet: Petco, 9640 E. 22nd St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Oliver - Greyhound• Age: 4 years.• Qualities: This handsome, dark brindle boy is affectionate, playful and loves car rides. He is in a foster home, learning about family living. Oliver is neutered, housebroken, microchipped and current with shots.• Needs: Not cat- or small-dog tolerant. • Fe…
Pacho - red Heeler mix• Age: 10 years.• Qualities: Pacho is gentle, loving, very healthy, walks well on leash and has a dear friend, Andy, a 6-year-old white poodle-terrier mix. Both of these boys get along great with cats, and the fervent hope is that they can be adopted together.• Fee: $85…
Koda - tabby and white• Age: 2 1/2 years.• Qualities: Koda is a most handsome guy right down to the tip of his very distinguished nose. He has been adopted but came back through no fault of his own. He loves people and did well with another cat in the home.• Fee: $65. • Contact: The Animal L…
Toby - A registered paint gelding.• Age: 19 years.• Qualities: Toby is very smart, friendly, and has been ridden.• Needs: He needs an experienced rider, lots of kindness and TLC. He would also benefit from a companion animal.• Fee: $750.• Contact: Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary at 398-…
Mackenzie - Shepherd Mix • ID No.: 429781.• Age: 3 years. • Qualities: MacKenzie is super-handsome, sweet and obedient. He's even housebroken!• Fee: Ask for the June adoption specials!• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center, 243-5900.• Meet: PACC, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, noon-7 p.m. Mondays-Frid…
MooMoo - cat• ID No.: 439068.• Age: 3 years. • Qualities: This beautiful, green-eyed gal loves affection.• Fee: Certified pre-owned special.• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center.
MICKEY - CHIHUAHUA • Age: 10 years.• Qualities: Mickey is a sweet little lap dog whose tongue is always sticking out. He may be 10, but still has a lot of pep left in him. • Fee: $150. • Contact: Call SAFE (Saving Animals From Euthanasia) at 349-8637, safeanimals.com • Meet: our dogs at Petc…
OZZIE - MALTESE-YORKIE MIX • Age: 2 years. • Qualities: Ozzie is very friendly with people of all ages, including toddlers. He loves other small dogs and is crate-trained. • Needs: Can be nervous when he first meets you but warms up quickly. • Fee: $175. • Contact: SAFE.
Oscar — Orange Tabby • Age: 6 months. • Qualities: Oscar loves to play with toys and is quite adventuresome. He can be a bit shy at first, but likes other kitties and older children. • Needs: An indoor-only home. • Fee: $65, which includes spay/neuter and current shots. • Contact: Paws Patro…
PERRA, ID#423592 Age: 1 1/2. Breed: shep mix. Sweet, mellow girl; a volunteer sponsored dental cleaning!
BUTTERSCOTCH, ID#439384 Age: 2. A beautiful young boy.
FRISKY, ID#432508 Age: 2 months. Who can resist that nose? Adorable baby girl ready to go home!
SAFFRON, ID#439439 Age: 2. Breed: Aussie shep mix. She's a gorgeous blue-eyed gal!
TATER TOT TOO, ID#436985 Age: 2. Breed: Beagle mix. A Volunteer fave!
SNOOPY, ID#439160 Age: 7. Breed: Chi mix. A little pocket-size boy who just wants a lap to cuddle in!
Paul Houston, hired in 1985, was TUSD superintendent until 1991.
former Tucson city attorney
Removal of mercury from rotating equipment at a wastewater treatment plant. Courtesy Southwest Hazard Control, Inc
Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse named Ed Mercurio-Sakwa as CEO.
Mercurio-Sakwa has served the organization in various roles including director of program operations and chief operating officer since 2008.
He will be responsible for providing fiscal, strategic and operational leadership.…
McGlamery Longley Wealth Management LLC, a Tucson-based financial services firm, appointed Beau McGlamery as managing coordinator of business operations. He will also serve as senior agent for Meditunion, the firm's Medicare insurance services division.
McGlamery has management experience wi…
Attorney Edward Moomjian II joined the Rusing Lopez & Lizardi law firm, bringing expertise in complex commercial litigation, prosecuting and defending class actions, employment law and legal malpractice litigation.
He is a contributing author to the fourth edition of Newberg on Class Act…
Jesse Vankurin joined the West Press team as Web and multimedia supervisor.
Vankurin has 20 years of Web development experience and law and liberal arts degrees.
Heading up the firm's Internet division, Vankurin will oversee website design and development and multimedia projects for Tucson a…
Top: Edward Moomjian II and Beau McGlamery; bottom row: Jesse Vankurin and Ed Mercurio-Sakwa
Pumpkin - shorthair tabby• Age: 6 months.• Qualities: Pumpkin is fearless around cats and dogs and new situations. He loves to be cuddled and purrs to show he is content. Pumpkin is a typical playful kitten and most affectionate.• Needs: An indoor-only home.• Fee: $65.• Contact: Paws Patrol …
Mystic - draft-cross mare • Age: 13 years.• Qualities: Mystic is intelligent and has great potential. She has had some training under saddle and enjoys grooming and attention.• Needs: She needs further training, a companion animal, an experienced rider and love, kindness and patience.• Fee: …