The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, October 21, 2016 This Week's Paper

The Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting on July 31, to evaluate whether to rescind planned service reductions based on higher-than-expected sales tax growth.

The region’s sales tax growth may mean good news for Pierce Transit customers and employees who were bracing for service reductions and another round of layoffs on September 29.

Washington State Department of Revenue sales tax data show Pierce Transit sales tax collections averaging higher-than-expected growth for the first four months of 2013. If collections continue at this rate,… Read More

With Music and Art in Wright Park just a few weeks away, it's Aug 10, as you know, we chat a bit with one of the artists who will be doing her thing creating coolness while the parade of bands strums away on stage.

Here Julie Luke talks art, the process and inspiration.

How would you describe your style and how has it evolved?

My style of art? I usually don’t like to categorize, but when I do, I feel it falls under the umbrella of visionary art. As for style esthetically,… Read More

As the warmest month of the year approaches, the Washington State Patrol is urging adults to never leave a young child alone in a car- especially in the sun.

In 2013, at least 19 children nationwide have lost their lives after being left unattended in a motor vehicle during sunny weather. To date, none of these deaths have occurred in Washington. The Washington State Patrol would like to offer parents information and suggestions to help avoid this tragedy.

Even with the windows cracked two inches, the internal temperature of a motor vehicle can exceed 125 degrees Fahrenheit in… Read More

Paramore tickets on sale Friday

Paramore is headed to Seattle. The popular pop-punk band released details for its forthcoming Self-Titled Tour, which will launch on Oct. 15 stop at KeyArena. Metric and Hellogoodbye will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 26, with prices ranging from $25.50 to $45.50, plus applicable service charges.

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Grit City Comedy Club is headed downtown. Since 2011, owners Aaron Flett and Vince Miller have been operating Grit City out of the lounge space at Malarkey's, 445 Tacoma Ave. S. But now they're setting up shop in the new 502 Martini Bar & Lounge, which had its soft opening last Friday at 100 S. 9th St. Grit City hosted its first shows there over the weekend, headlined by “Last Comic Standing” alumnus Eric Blake.

“We're running both clubs at the same… Read More

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