explorernews.com on Facebook
- Video Gallery
- Special Sections
Thursday, Sept. 18
Pima County Sheriff’s Dept.
Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance invites the public to join in gallery reception, food, art discounts, local business promos, kids’ fun and more during a special food-truck roundup on Sept. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m., eclectic eats will accompany the free Northwest Block Party, where attendees can view arts exhibits and open houses from neighborhood businesses, at the northwest corner of Oracle Road and Ina Road.
On Sept. 3, the Oro Valley Town Council rezoned and approved the development of a store that will have a functional water feature. The council also approved the use of larger banner signs that will be along Ina Road to promote Tohono Chul Park.
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
The team members at Whole Foods Market are part of our community and they are passionate about supporting the local causes that are important to their shoppers and neighbors. Each store donates food to area food banks and shelters. Then several times a year, their stores also hold community giving days (otherwise known as “5% Days”) where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to one chosen local nonprofit or educational organization.
The renovated Whole Foods store at the intersection of Oracle and Ina roads is set to open Aug. 27.
The renovated Whole Foods store at the intersection of Oracle and Ina roads opened on Aug. 27.
The delayed North La Cañada Drive widening project is now costing its contractor $2,500 a day.
Tucked into the heart of the Casas Adobes Plaza on the southwest corner of Ina and Oracle is Bluefin Seafood Bistro, which hosts a happy hour from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Best Mom and Pop Business Two-time winner
Best Dentist Two-time winner
Best Fitness Center/Gym
Best Mexican Food Two-time winner
The March 5 Oro Valley Town Council meeting focused primarily on budgeting and financial issues, including passing a $500,000 program implementation and council members expressing frustrations over a difference of opinion on how the town operates its budget.
If you have a sense of curiosity about those twinkling lights in the night sky, come to Catalina State Park for the next Star Party. As news evolves everyday from the many probes into our universe, everyone seems to be more fascinated about night skies including details like the rings around Saturn and tracking down glittering galaxies. A galaxy can be only 2.5 million light-years away and you can see it with the naked eye. Jupiter’s moons you can see with binoculars. Now imagine what you can see with the 10 big telescopes that these astronomers will have at Catalina State Park Telescopes can get you to those ghostly nebulae, star clusters, the moon’s cratered landscapes, and Venus’ crescent phases, but a good pair of binoculars can help you do that, too.