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Fiscal hawks on the Oro Valley Town Council gave another presentation about the police department’s spending, but without visual aids to show the audience.
Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District (west) will offer a three-day Wilderness Camp for young people 10 to 14 years old. The dates for the camp are Saturday, Sunday, and Monday December 27-29, 2014.
Summer has officially begun. The calendar might not say so, but I know it’s true because not two days after school let out my seven-year-old son came to me and uttered those three dreaded words: “Mom, I’m bored.” My threat of additional chores to resolve the boredom was only a temporary fix; I also devised a summer bucket list. Our summer bucket list suggests 50 things to do before school resumes. I thought I’d share it here for those of you who are looking for ways to avoid hearing those same three words uttered by your own child(ren). Good luck!
Should the reader regard Death Valley National Park a vast land of scorched earth with barren and bland vistas, visiting this southeastern California park along the Nevada border could result in a dramatic change in perception, as one did recently for me.
What hasn’t been said about South Park? Known for their twisted humor and dark satire, the story of four potty-mouthed boys in South Park, Colorado has entertained millions of viewers and angered just as many others since the show began in 1997. Originally thought up as two animated shorts in the early 90’s by the show’s creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the show has come a long way since its cardboard cutout origins and VHS viral video days. Now the show holds some of the most consistently high viewership numbers of any basic cable program and remains one of Comedy Central’s most successful programs of all time.
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.
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.
Marana – On Saturday, Aug. 10, at about 4:31 p.m., Marana Police responded to a caller who said a male could not pay his taxi fare. The caller said she drove the man from the Marriot Hotel in Sierra Vista to a building at West Orange Grove Road. When they arrived the male said he couldn’t pay the fare. The caller said they only accept cash, which the man did not have. He had a debit card but had a negative balance of about $139. The man could not contact his wife and had no one who could give him money. The man was arrested for theft of services.
BMX riders, don’t miss the Race for Life benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Xtreme Fun Spot BMX track at 6901 N. Casa Grande Highway, southwest of Interstate 10 and Ina Road.
If you’re like me and you’ve been waiting years for Hollywood to finally make the ultimate Wolverine movie, one that perfectly captures the burly badass and his adamantium-laced adventures, well, you’re going to be waiting a while longer, Bub. Because although it’s not bad, the latest film rendition of the Canadian paladin, simply called “The Wolverine,” is not the best there is at what he does.
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A 19-year-old California man was still missing late Sunday, a day after he was swept over a waterfall while swimming in Yosemite National Park.