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(BPT) - Let’s face it - life is busy. And one of the byproducts of a busy life is a cluttered house. With piles of paper coming home from school and toys creating obstacle courses in the family room, parents may wonder how they’ll ever take back control of the house. A few experts share their ideas for doing just that.
The development of the University of Arizona’s presence in downtown Phoenix continues, with another milestone hit this week.
The University of Arizona's undefeated men's basketball team has been ranked No. 1 in the country for five consecutive weeks.
The U.S. Green Building Council has announced LEED platinum certification for the two newest residence halls at the University of Arizona. This is the first residential project to earn LEED platinum in the state of Arizona and the second LEED platinum designation for the UA.
MHC Healthcare will commemorate the completion of the new Marana Health Center Main Clinic with a grand opening party and concert on May 21. All elements of the “Lasso the Moon” celebration will take place at the new health center campus located at 13395 N. Marana Main St., in downtown Marana.
Vendors are lining up for the Sonoran Green Expo 2010, a third annual green fair to be held Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at M3, a large building at 2051 W. Sunset off River and La Cholla.
New fire stations are popping up in several of the fire districts that cover Marana, Oro Valley and unincorporated northwest Pima County.
Thursday, June 17
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The new Sanofi-aventis Research Center in Oro Valley has enough points to be certified at the "silver" level for Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, One hundred-year-old wood was used within the bench, which makes up a portion of the public art at Sanofi-aventis in Oro Valley.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, The rarely seen eastern side of Sanofi-aventis reflects the Pusch Ridge portion of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Oro Valley Marketplace has earned Silver certification for meeting Leadership Energy and Environmental Design standards as established by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Oro Valley officials are actively engaged in snaring more federal stimulus dollars for the town.
Sunday’s soccer game at Riverfront Park, replete with a chilly drizzle falling from slate gray skies, felt pretty familiar to Simon Collins and the under-12 boys team from the Leeds Schools Football Association.
At previous State of the Town addresses, Oro Valley Mayor Paul Loomis has shared “the success of our town,” and presented “goals for the coming year.”
French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi-Avenits marked a milestone in constructing its new Oro Valley headquarters last Tuesday with a luncheon and a topped-out steel celebration.
The Oro Valley Town Council last week voted to deny a tax break to pharmaceutical firm Sanofi-Aventis.
Last night, the Oro Valley Town Council voted to deny a tax break to pharmaceutical firm Sanofi-Aventis.
In Oro Valley, the owners of two large construction projects have opted for the strict Leadership in Energy Efficient Design (LEED) building standards.
With the growing trend toward energy-efficient and environmentally friendly consumer products, it was inevitable that building materials and design would follow suit.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Construction continues at Sanofi-Aventis' Oro Valley facility. The company intends to use several environmentally friendly and energy saving features in the building's design.