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Pima Community College organizers of the Plus 50 Career and Job Fair for mature workers say the event will have resources and opportunities geared to jobseekers age 50 and older, who face unique challenges in their search.
Like many Tucsonans, Victoria Steele was moved by the events on January 8, 2011. Unlike most, Steele saw it as a call to action and ran for the State House of Representative, winning a seat in District 9.
1. Obama vows justice for James Foley
Pima County could soon implement a policy that would require current county employees and those seeking employment to submit to a nicotine test.
(BPT) - Contrary to what most people believe about being active, it’s not only about how many times you visit your health club each week or even what you do when you’re there. Instead, you must understand how your body responds to a variety of workout intensities and train your body to be metabolically flexible while using fat and carbohydrates at the right times during exercise. Teaching your body how to use these fuels at the right times during exercise helps get the most out of your exercise program, thus working smarter rather than harder.
(BPT) - S. Epatha Merkerson is well-known for her award-winning roles on the stage and screen. But what you may not know is that she is one of the 29 million Americans living with diabetes.
(BPT) - Each year, 60,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a chronic, degenerative neurologic disorder that each person experiences differently.
As water levels continue to drop from regional-area groundwater wells, the City of Tucson and Metro Water District are in the beginning stages of counteracting the decrease by exploring how to combine groundwater with CAP (Central Arizona Project) water, which delivers about 1.5 million acre-feet of water annually from the Colorado River.
1. Egypt's proposed three-day cease-fire begins in Gaza
Selecting a candidate for public office based purely on his/her support for same-sex unions is as silly as selecting a candidate based purely on skin color or gender witness our recent national experience with a sitting president and with a former Secretary of State). I expect my plumber to fix my leaks, my electrician my lights, and my doctor my health. Correspondingly, I expect my elected officials to fix broken government, to lead with honesty and integrity, to control spending and budgets, to battle bureaucratic growth, to maintain open and transparent government, and to respond promptly and fairly to constituents’ needs and requests. And, yes, to fill the potholes in my street. Any other expectation lies outside the scope of good governance and is nonsense.
ARRIAGA, Chiapas, Mexico – As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.”
At the request of the WLB Group, the Oro Valley Town Council voted unanimously to modify the review process for the Kai Naranja Development.
(NAPSI)—Finding an auto repair shop you can trust can be a challenge. Here are three warning signs to watch for on your next trip to the mechanic.
A $1.1 billion budget has gone before the Pima County Board of Supervisors for final authorization this week.
(Family Features) With warmer weather finally arriving, it's time to get smart about making the most of summer with your pet. To keep pets energetic and active during the summer months, take a proactive approach to protecting them from health hazards.
(BPT) - Giving your home a stylish update can sometimes seem like a daunting and expensive task. But, it's actually easier than ever with the right mindset and design inspiration. Everyday items can easily be up-cycled while a couple of inexpensive projects can be completed for a quick style revamp of your space on almost any budget. Follow these tips to freshen up your home from the outside in and you'll be amazed at the impact.
Karina Kelly is an outstanding senior at Mountain View High School. She has run cross country for the past four years and placed fifth at the state meet her sophomore year. She also has played varsity basketball since her sophomore year. Last year she was awarded the Marisa Ann Gallego memorial scholarship. This award is given every year to one girl on the basketball team who shows leadership, character, spirit and a love for the game. Karina says it was an honor to be selected. In the spring Karina runs track. “It is a lot of work but the results are worth it”. Her sophomore year she placed fourth in the high jump at state and sixth as a freshman.
Pima Community College’s Adult Education AmeriCorps program will participate in the eighth annual AmeriCorps Week, a series of events highlighting service to our community.
The Explorer published an opinion piece by Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson on March 12, 2014, titled Another explanation for District 1 fund reallocation. The article relates to the 4-1 vote of the Board of Supervisors at the February 18, 2014, board meeting to reallocate $872,000 of District 1 road repair funds to Colossal Cave Road in District 4. The reason given in the article was this was a, “..decision about one thing and one thing only – saving children.”
Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus will host a Health and Wellness Fair on March 12.
If you call Tucson home, with its hundreds of parks, excellent public and private golf courses, University of Arizona, local airport, Sonoran desert, mountain vistas and more, you are lucky indeed. Last month, Forbes magazine named Tucson one of the top 25 best places to retire in 2014, so wondering where geographically to retire is a fairly easy choice. More complex, however, is the where to retire residentially question. With so many different residential options from which to choose, from Continuing Care Retirement Communities to “active adult” living residences, learning to differentiate between the choices is important, but not always easy. Below is an overview of key facts and options you should know and consider before you move.
These guests, including five from Arizona, who have been invited to sit with the First Lady represent the stories of millions of Americans across the country, who are working hard to better their communities, improve their own economic outcomes and help restore opportunity for all.