The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, January 21, 2017 This Week's Paper
Pierce County wins national awards for voter project and emergency mobile app

Last year, Pierce County completed a redistricting project affecting nearly every local voter in just five weeks. The county also started using the latest mobile technology to track damage to roads, bridges, and buildings during floods, fires and other disasters.

These two innovative programs have been recognized as among the best in the United States by the National Association of Counties (NACo). The 2013 NACo Achievement Awards recognize counties for excellence in delivering key services to the public.

“These national Achievement Awards recognize initiatives that improve the… Read More

Making a Difference in Community (MDC) and Bates Technical College invite you to the free screenings of the Academy Award-winning documentary “INOCENTE,” the story of a young Latina striving to find her artistic voice despite having no home, no role models and no legal status.

Two film screenings are Tuesday, July 16 in the Clyde Hupp Board Room, Bates Downtown Campus (1101 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma 98405). First screening is at 11:30 a.m., second screening is at 6 p.m.

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Pearl Jam released details for the band's next album today. “Lightning Bolt” will be in stores on Oct. 14, but anxious fans can already reserve a copy through the band's fan site or through iTunes. Earlier this week, the band let everyone know when they can hear those new songs live. Tickets for the band's Dec. 6 stop at KeyArena will go… Read More

Rowdy rocker Andrew W.K. has been announced as the opener for Black Sabbath's forthcoming tour, which kicks off in the Lone Star State on July 25 and includes an Aug. 24 stop at the Gorge Amphitheatre near Quincy.

The amiable "Party Hard" and "I Get Wet" singer released a statement through his fan site: He's “shocked,” “dream come true” - yadda yadda,… Read More

A Free Health Event, Saturday, Sept. 7, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the STAR Center, at 3873 S. 66th St.

Women, men and children attending the "First Family of Health" will find captivating activities, presentation and information, from the host of venues focusing on family and healthy lifestyles. The event includes an opportunity to get a mammogram, at no cost to participants, at Carol Milgard Breast Center.

First Family of Health is sponsored by Women of Color Health Awareness Committee of Pierce County, (WOC) with the support of many community partners. The WOC is a nonprofit organization… Read More

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