We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

November—a month containing both Veterans Day and Thanksgiving—is an ideal time to focus on feeling thankful. Focusing on feelings of gratitude help you feel happier and more positive in the short and long term.

  • Updated
  • 0

Everyone has been spending more time at home in recent months due to the Coronavirus pandemic—and that shift is changing the way we view our personal space and having a major impact on trends in interior design.

  • 0

Just as you can improve your physical health with good habits, so too can you improve the health of your brain—boosting your memory and mental agility, as well as reducing your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

  • Updated
  • 0

Just about everyone has been spending a lot of time at home in recent months, staying safely inside during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you haven’t already taken a look around to see how your home might work better for you—or benefit from a refresh—now is the time.

  • Updated
  • 0

It’s still possible to exercise, stay engaged, and connect with friends while staying safe during the Coronavirus pandemic —and that is especially true for those in Life Plan Communities like Splendido, an all-inclusive community in Oro Valley for those 55 and better.

  • 0

Aging Well in the home is evolving, due to the growing popularity of smart speakers and other connected devices. Whether you like to relax to music, keep up with current events, or catch up with friends on a video chat, you can do so with a simple voice command. Imagine applying that conveni…

  • 0

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? 

  • Updated
  • 0

More than 40% of people over 65 are Tweeting, posting, or pinning on social media—and their presence on platforms like Facebook and Instagram bodes well for their cognitive and social health. One study found that older adults who use Facebook had a significant increase in their ability to co…

  • Updated
  • 0

Despite knowing she was probably drank too  much that night, one woman took to the roads. Luckily, an Oro Valley Police Department officer was nearby to spot some of her poor driving.

  • Updated
  • 0

A few too many drinks wasn’t much of an excuse for an Oro Valley man who couldn’t keep his pants on.

  • Updated
  • 0

One man led Marana police on a chase through the desert after he wasn’t able to buy a beer at a convenience store.

  • 0

After drinking a fair bit of vodka while walking home, one woman’s night ended in the hospital instead of a jail cell.

  • Updated
  • 0

If you want a quick and comprehensive workout that continues to burn calories long after your session ends—or you tend to get bored with your fitness routine—consider Aging Well with circuit training. Circuit training is a fast-paced, intensive workout that involves cycling through multiple …

  • 0

A troupe of Ironwood Ridge High School students lost a chance to walk at graduation after they were caught vandalizing campus.

  • 0

One young man’s attempted breaking and entering at an elementary school was cut short after a custodian caught wind of the vandal.

  • Updated
  • 0

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…

  • Updated
  • 0

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.

  • Updated
  • 0

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 …

  • Updated
  • 0

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. 

  • 0

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

editor's pick spotlight top story
  • 0

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.

  • 0

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…

  • 0

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

editor's pick spotlight top story
  • Updated
  • 0

The Oro Valley Police Department have arrested a 15-year-old former Canyon del Oro High School student for bringing a gun to campus Thursday afternoon.

editor's pick spotlight top story
  • Updated
  • 0

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.”

editor's pick spotlight top story
  • Updated
  • 0

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…

editor's pick spotlight top story
  • Updated
  • 0

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…