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The Tucson J’s Second Annual Elder Camp. Many people look back on summer camp as one of their fondest memories. So it doesn’t seem right that there isn’t a summer camp for the elderly—a group who spends a lot of time looking back on its fondest memories. But now there is! After a banner firs…

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In the summertime, Tucson is for the locals. The snowbirds have flown the nest and the Wildcats have left for the rent-free luxuries of their parents’ houses. Tucson is left full of scorching days and the hardy inhabitants that endure them. Those locals, however, still have to eat.

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While your regularly scheduled programming will continue through the summer months, some local venues have thought up some great ways to watch independent and classic movies. The towns of Marana and Oro Valley are hosting dive-in movies at community pools, and The Loft Cinema is dreaming up …

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How does your plan for the future look? If you’re a planner, you’ve already got your investments and assets figured out and your estate plan in order. But there are other important aspects of planning that are often ignored. 

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It seems likely that both sides of a north-side neighbor feud were guilty of dirty deeds, an Oro Valley Police Department report said.

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Throwing dough, breakdancing and spinning multiple pizzas at once all while simultaneously running a successful pizzeria is all in a day’s work for local chef and pizza acrobat Scott Volpe.

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A resident of a foothills-area apartment complex called the sheriff just after midnight Tuesday, March 12 to report that two men had broken into the complex’s gym area and were removing all its dumbbells and some other exercise equipment. Apparently the subjects actually lived in in the comp…

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Phil Procida, age 82, has found a unique way to Age Well: by pursuing a long-time passion and applying it into helping others. 

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For 18 years, Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse has hosted an annual luncheon to bring a variety of community members together honoring one woman as “Mother of the Year.”

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The Reid Park Zoo offers an adventurous summer day camp experience every year for kids entering grades one through eight. From June through July, children get the chance to play wildlife-themed games, make arts and crafts, and most importantly, go behind-the-scenes to interact with a variety…

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With the end of the school year just weeks away, it’s time to start planning for the summer. While some in Tucson take the rising temperatures and increasingly sunny days as a sign to pack up and head for cooler climates, there are plenty of residents throughout the metro area who live in Th…

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One woman’s work week took a turn for the worse after driving severely intoxicated through Oro Valley.

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The number of yoga studios, gyms, and health-focused restaurants are tangible evidence of people’s investment in improving or maintaining their wellness. But is it possible to work toward wellness while one is actually at work? 

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A brief verbal exchange quickly turned into a fight between two fast food employees in Oro Valley after one of the men reportedly “lost it.”

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Despite his best efforts, one man’s attempt to cash in a five-finger discount ended with shoplifting charges and a trip to jail for outstanding warrants.

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Andrew Stuckey is a man who loves opera. So much so that when asked why opera is important, his response was rather blunt.

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A pair of Canyon del Oro High School students went home with drug charges after a security officer spotted them passing items between them in a campus bathroom.

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A Nighthawk ended her week with a pair of misdemeanor charges, and a hangover, after teacher caught on to her drinking.

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Research released earlier this year reveals that older adults who live in Life Plan Communities tend to have greater emotional, social, physical, intellectual, and vocational wellness than demographically similar people who don’t live in senior living communities. 

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A customer at a local carwash recently found an unwelcome guest in their vehicle, leading to an arrest for disorderly conduct and trespassing.

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Imagine the ability to explore the bottom of the ocean, fly through the sky, or float through space without leaving the comfort of your home. Thanks to virtual reality systems, you can. Virtual reality (VR) is a digitized world that inserts the user into a new reality through an HMD (head-mo…

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Agnes C. Poore and her friend Lynette Jaramillo still had day jobs at a home healthcare business when they decided to open up their own hospice company, so they spent a lot of weekends and evenings working. It was at the end of one of these long nights that Poore came home to the two younges…

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A driver in Oro Valley seen by police using his cell phone went home with drug charges after an officer smelled marijuana in his car.

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One Tucsonan ended up with a variety of charges after a cracked window led to a records check, and the discovery of an outstanding warrant.

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If you’re looking for ways to help your home “age well”—or to make a new home suit your style—start with your favorite furniture. Believe it or not, you can refresh your décor using antiques, family heirlooms, or beloved favorites.

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An Oro Valley Police Department officer responded to the Canyons at Linda Vista Trail apartments just before 11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 after a woman reported her boyfriend “being aggressive” towards her, according to the police report. 

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A pair of Ironwood Ridge High School students were busted for smoking marijuana off-campus after being caught trying to get back into school.

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One amazing trip to Greece was all it took for Diana Madaras to realize her true calling. Picking up the paintbrush and walking away from her professional career, Madaras opened a gallery and began painting her own masterpieces.