Monthly Archives: May 2012

Food Trucks Set Regular Stop at Civano Nursery

Tucson street cuisine culture appears ready to take the next step in its evolution with the launch of a temporary food-truck pod in Civano.

Starting May 31, up to four food trucks will be parked at the Civano Nursery from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays into August.

Different […]

May/June Issue of The Town Crier Now Live!

The May/June issue of The Town Crier is now live at! It features a wonderful mix of contributions, including editorials, reviews, community news, and much more:

Civano Community Garden is in Bloom!
The Wrong Statue? Or the Wrong Greenway? An Arizona History
Stories from Our Animal Farm
Civano in Bloom, A Photo […]

The Wrong Statue? Or the Wrong Greenway? An Arizona History

By Susan Call

In January the Arizona Daily Star announced in an article by Phil Villarreal that a sculptor in Sonoita was making a statue of Barry Goldwater. This would be placed in the Statuary Hall of the Capitol in Washington, D. C., replacing the statue there of John Greenway, […]

Stories from Our Animal Farm

By Ardi C. Whalen

I’d like to tell you about some special animals that were part of my growing up. You will meet baby chicks, three horses, a gentle white pig, a bull calf, and a mischievous cow.

One of my earliest memories of baby chicks involves my two-year-old sister. It […]

Civano in Bloom, A Photo Gallery: Your Reason for Sneezing!

By Susan Call

The weather is cooperating, and the trees and cactus are a floral riot. After 2011’s winter with its severe cold snap in February, it is a joy to see the cactus and trees outdo themselves this spring. It even makes it worthwhile to get out and walk […]

May 16, 2012|Articles|2 Comments|

Civano Community Garden is in Bloom!

By Sharlene Gillette

Have you been to view the Civano community garden lately? Stop by our  garden, located between Mary Webber Park and the Civano neighborhood center, and see the roses, pomegranates, and sunflowers blooming, and the wonderful garden plots. Be sure to take a minute to check out the […]

Remembering Civano Resident Brenda Patrick

By Sharlene Gillette

Long-time resident Brenda Patrick passed away on February 12, 2012. Her wish was to be cremated and remembered by family and friends at an informal service, with no flowers or donations.

Phil Ogden, her husband, led the service, which was held on May 5 in the Civano Activity Center. […]

He Said, She Said? Becomes ‘New at the Movies': Bully and The Kid with a Bike

By Rich and Ann Bates

Our column, formerly called “He Said, She Said,” was not working for us; it started in the usual way with us talking about those movies we had seen, discussing and disagreeing about what we were seeing. But we have found that just not to be […]

Sunday Soup Suppers Taking the Summer Off; Step Up for Fall!

By Susan Call

Those of us who enjoyed the Sunday evening suppers, featuring soups and salads donated by our neighbors, will want to plan ahead for the fall when we hope these events will return. Since February, we have been treated to these get-togethers on the third Sundays of the […]

Civano and Sierra Morado Energy and Water Use Results for 2011

By Al Nichols

The 2011 water and energy use results are in for Civano and Sierra Morado, which fall under the Civano IMPACT System requirements:

Audit Summary – Energy Use, 2011

Audit Summary – Water

“The goal of the Civano project is to create a mixed-use community that attains the highest feasible standards […]

May 16, 2012|Articles|0 Comments|