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Despite rising housing prices, homeownership remains within reach for the majority of Americans, according to information released last month by the National Association of Home Builders.
Fall harvest fest at river park Saturday
Contributed photo, Some of Greg Kyle's art is being displayed at the first Arizona Pavilions art show this Saturday, Oct. 24.
There is certainly something to be said about having a second job in a bookstore. You often come across material you might not have otherwise discovered had you been merely passing through on a short visit.
You might naturally assume that with the uptick in homebuilding activity across the country and the economy’s steady improvement, homebuilders everywhere would be jumping for joy. Not exactly.
The news is out, the Town of Oro Valley is moving forward with a $3.4 million aquatic center that will bring Olympic-caliber recognition to the facility, but in the meantime, the pool will be closed this summer.
High stress, near-total isolation, and nerve-wracking pressure. It’s all part of the daily life of a defensive back, prompting San Francisco 49ers defender Eddie Lewis to once compare playing cornerback to “ … being on an island; people can see you but they can’t help you.”
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge running back Jake Fischer pushes the ball close to the goal line in the first half of the Nighthawks' 55-26 win at Tucson High last Friday. Ironwood Ridge (6-1) will play host to Rincon (2-5) this week.
When it opens for business this fall, Vestar’s Oro Valley Marketplace, at Oracle and Tangerine roads, will feature 26 major tenants. They include:
Dec. 15, 2004 - A year ago the driving range at the Arthur Pack Desert Golf Club, 9101 N. Thornydale Road, was nothing more than three tee boxes overlooking a strip of dirt. This week, the Northwest's only true public golf course will open its new-look, "state-of-the-art" practice facility.
The standing room only crowd at the Nov. 20 Oro Valley Planning and Zoning hearing indicated that the Major General Plan Amendments being presented that evening were a contentious issue for many Oro Valley residents.
Since 1963, America has recognized the week of May 12 through May 16 as National Small Business Week. Each year, the President issues a proclamation announcing Small Business Week, which is aimed at honoring the contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Oro Valley will play host to this year’s League of Arizona Cities and Towns meeting, the largest annual gathering of city and town officials in the State of Arizona.
PHOENIX -- Saying it makes Arizona a friendlier place to do business, Gov. Jan Brewer signed a major overhaul Tuesday of how the state and cities collect sales taxes and audit businesses to ensure compliance.
As students of Canyon Del Oro High School return to school this fall, they will step foot onto a campus that has been largely transformed since classes let out in May.
In the next two weeks, a "major announcement" is expected about a new employer bringing an estimated 500 new biotechnology jobs to greater Tucson, according to Joe Snell, president and chief executive officer of Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.
Nominations are needed by Friday, July 30, for the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce's 2010 awards.
Jan Offret, chief nursing officer at Northwest Medical Center, has been honored with an Outstanding Achievement Award from Community Health Systems, one of the nation's leading systems of general acute-care hospitals.
I write this column with little joy. Major League Spring Training in Pima County is dead.
Christina Vanoverbeke, CVanoverbeke@ExplorerNews.com
(BPT) - Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known as clinical depression, affects a large number of people. In fact, in the United States, it’s been estimated that more than 30 million people have suffered from MDD over a lifetime. Symptoms of MDD include saddened mood, loss of interest or pleasure, significant changes in weight or appetite, trouble sleeping or sleeping too much, lack of energy, restlessness or slowed thinking or movements, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt, difficulty concentrating, or indecisiveness, and recurrent suicidal thoughts or actions.
FC Tucson and Major League Soccer have announced that five teams will take part in the 2015 Desert Friendlies and that an updated group of six teams will compete in the 2015 FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup.
(NewsUSA) - Attitudes and opinions can vary greatly when it comes to public breastfeeding. Yet, when it comes to the opinion that matters most -- the mother's -- a recent survey suggests that "breast is best."