Keep the Customers Rolling In: Tacoma Offers Business Districts Bicycle-Friendly Grants

06 March 2014, 10:10 am

The City of Tacoma is empowering business districts to bring in more two-wheeled customers. To do it, they’re offering businesses grants of up to $500 to encourage and promote cycling by customers, employees and business owners within Tacoma business districts while increasing cycling... Read More »

7th annual South Sound Sustainability Expo reaches out to families

26 February 2014, 2:02 pm

Got a t-shirt at home that’s seen better days? Give it a second life by attending the free South Sound Sustainability Expo on Saturday, March 1. This year, attendees are being invited to bring a light-colored t-shirt from home or buying a second-hand t-shirt at the event to screen print... Read More »

Artists and Community Groups Wanted for Tacoma Murals Project

18 February 2014, 3:03 pm

Artists and Community Groups Wanted for Tacoma Murals Project -- Project is Part of City’s Continued Efforts to Creatively Combat Blight and Vandalism --  In support of the City of Tacoma’s ongoing efforts to combat blight and vandalism, the Tacoma Murals Project is seeking... Read More »

Nineteen Community Art Projects Funded by the Tacoma Arts Commission

27 January 2014, 2:02 pm

 Tacoma Arts Commission recently awarded $50,000 in 2014 Arts Projects funding to 19 Tacoma organizations in support of public outreach projects in the fields of music, dance, theater, literary, film, urban, visual arts and cultural arts. The awards ranged in value from $1,000 to... Read More »

Tacoma City Council Appoints Joseph Lopez to District 1 Position

19 December 2013, 11:11 am

Joseph Lopez was selected today out of 15 applicants and appointed by the Tacoma City Council to the vacant District 1 position. Lopez will serve District 1 – which generally represents generally represents the north and west ends of Tacoma – for a term to be effective Jan. 1, 2014 and... Read More »

Pac the Ave, celebrating the Pacific Avenue Streetscape substantial completion

06 December 2013, 5:05 pm

WHO:  -          Marilyn Strickland, City of Tacoma Mayor  -                    Kurtis Kingsolver, City of Tacoma Public Works Director -                    Mike... Read More »

“Pac the Ave” to Show Thanks for Pacific Avenue Streetscape Project Completion

27 November 2013, 3:03 pm

The City of Tacoma, Business Improvement Area and Downtown Merchants Group are inviting residents, drivers, business staff and all others to celebrate the Pacific Avenue Streetscape Project’s substantial completion at “Pac the Ave” on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.  From 3 to 5... Read More »

Tacoma Celebrates Arts and Culture in November

15 October 2013, 10:10 am

November 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of Art at Work: Tacoma Arts Month – a community celebration of the arts that includes more than 300 community-hosted arts and culture events, exhibits, and workshops for all ages taking place every day throughout the month. Programming includes music,... Read More »

Parents Of Dead Monterey County Toddler Facing Neglect Charges - CBS Local

22 April 2014, 4:27 pm

Parents Of Dead Monterey County Toddler Facing Neglect ChargesCBS LocalMARINA, Monterey County (CBS SF) — The parents of a Marina boy who died last October are fighting extradition in Washington state but authorities expect them to face felony neglect charges in Monterey County in connection with ... Read More »

Tacoma woman faces life in prison after shoplift attempt turns violent -

22 April 2014, 3:31 pm

Tacoma woman faces life in prison after shoplift attempt turns violentTheNewsTribune.comDebra Genia Marzette, 50, pleaded not guilty Monday in Pierce County Superior Court to a single count of first-degree robbery, which is considered a strike under Washington's "three strikes you're out" la... Read More »