Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, I received a text from J.D. Fitzgerald, our photographer and crime reporter at the office.
Ally Miller, Special to The Explorer Posted:
There’s a very large bond issue that is being put forth to voters in Pima County this November. The bond issue has been divided into seven pro…
James Briney, Oro Valley Posted:
There is no excuse for Oro Valley voters to sit this one out. Local elections are far more important than state and national elections when it…
James C. Sandefer, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Maybe you’ve noticed it too, but lately people in customer service phone positions often have a snippy or disinterested attitude and maintain …
Chuck Huckelberry, Special to Foothills News Posted:
City of Phoenix voters in August approved a 35-year, $32 billion transportation plan to improve and expand its streets and public transit system.
Since 2010, an organization known as Humble Bundle has been putting together bundles of PC games, selling them at a deep discount, and allowing the customer to choose how much of their money went to charities or game developers.
The second forum in the Oro Valley recall election, hosted by the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Hilton El Conquistador, was originally scheduled to have all 10 candidates. With the self-removal of Joe Winfield at the Sun City forum, the nine remaining individuals were still scheduled to attend. Only five of the candidates took the stage to answer questions in front of the assembled residents Tuesday evening.
The Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce has responded after four challengers taking on incumbents in the recall election stated earlier today they would not participate in the chamber’s candidate’s forum tonight.
The Tucson Premium Outlets opened with great fanfare on Thursday. The Marana-area mall began a four-day celebration with an early morning ribbon cutting and the entertainment did not let up until Sunday afternoon.
There is no excuse for Oro Valley voters to sit this one out. Local elections are far more important than state and national elections when it comes to our quality of life in Oro Valley. Yet, smart and well-intentioned voters are wondering what they can do about the recall election. Start by paying attention. Consider how good things are in Oro Valley. Filter out the noise. See for yourself what makes sense to you.
Ask a real estate expert how the housing market is doing in the Catalina Foothills, and you’ll get something like, “It depends.”
There’s a very large bond issue that is being put forth to voters in Pima County this November. The bond issue has been divided into seven propositions. If all seven propositions pass, the county would be authorized to “borrow” almost $816 million. The key word in the prior sentence is borrow. It has to be paid back – with interest. There’s no free lunch here.
Originally hailing from Globe, local author Eric T. Knight has had a lifelong love affair with reading. Whether it was reading his mother’s romance novels, or sifting through classics works of Poe and Dickens, Knight spent many of his early years with a book in hand.
An incident involving two signs being removed from the area between the right-of-way and private property outside of where the office of Hiremath Dentistry is located was pursued by Oro Valley resident Rick Hines. The issue eventually involved the Oro Valley Police Department, a representative of the Arizona Department of Transportation as well as an envoy from Chapman Management Group.
I don’t usually write book reviews, and you don’t see many in this paper. But a couple of months back Desert Times carried my article on the increasingly dire drought in the Southwest, and now a novel has brought its consequences to stunning life.