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In a vote on Dec. 11, the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted to support the town council’s plan to increase sales taxes and purchase the Hilton El Conquistador country club building, golf course, tennis courts and facilities for $1 million.
(BPT) - Mobile has certainly come a long way to help connect people with loved ones, improve productivity and simplify daily tasks – with simple swipes or taps, they can instantly locate the best restaurants in town or get directions from point A to point B among other game-changing benefits. But it doesn’t just end there. In 2015, significant developments in the mobile space will empower people to do even more with their devices.
In a move to ensure that the Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study continues to move forward, the State Transportation Board approved the next step in the process and the funding to make it happen.
PIMA COUNTY – Public officials and trade representatives from Jinju City, South Korea, met with Pima County officials Friday as part of a four-day economic tour of Phoenix and Tucson.
(NewsUSA) - Winter is upon us, but the window hasn't closed for homeowners to keep their heating bills from going through the roof.
(Family Features) Life is full of celebrations, especially during the festive holiday season. From small gatherings with co-workers to large family parties, having the right wine to give or to serve is the best way to make every occasion merry.
(NAPSI)—For those looking to take an upscale road trip, but who want to get the most for their money, there are several tips and tricks to keep in mind when planning a getaway.
Jackson Tavern, the latest concept from Metzger Family Restaurants, is scheduled to open this week at 2900 N. Swan Road in Plaza Palomino. It draws its inspiration from the coastal towns of New England, and its menu features creative twists on regional classics from Rhode Island to Maine.
1 Enjoy an exclusive concert celebrating Tucson’s starring role in the new music video “Like A Cowboy” with singer/songwriter Randy Houser talking about his experience filming the 1880’s western-themed video at Old Tucson. Details: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $30; 547-3040.
Pima County has published a new draft of Pima Prospers, the 10-year update of the county’s Comprehensive Plan, incorporating public feedback received over the past year at 25 community meetings, from online comments at www.pimaprospers.com and during presentations to many groups and associations throughout the county.
In a move that is expected to streamline emergency medical systems communications and provide patients with access to high-quality, affordable healthcare, CVS has announced it will work as an affiliate of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital, as well as two additional regional health care systems outside of Arizona.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), America’s #1 small business lender, today announced it is the #1 Small Business Administration (SBA) 7 (a) lender in Arizona in amount of dollars and number of loans approved for fiscal year 2014. Wells Fargo approved $89,034,400 and 197 loans to Arizona businesses from Oct. 1, 2013 and Sept. 30 of this year.
Need flood insurance? Pima County is the place to live.
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has received a $100,000 “Building Capacity in the Regional Food Supply Chain” grant from the USDA. The grant was awarded in September 2014 for a two year period.
The creative minds at Blizzard Entertainment definitely have some news to pat themselves on the back over. World of Warcraft subscriptions have, once again, leapt above the 10 million mark, as announced following the fifth expansion to the world leading MMORPG juggernaut. Blizzard also announced that, within 24 hours of Warlords of Draenor’s release, over 3.3 million copies of the game were sold.
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is ever diagnosed with breast cancer, there are three bits of good news you should know about:
(BPT) - Según la Federación Nacional Minorista (National Retail Federation), este año se espera que las ventas de temporada festiva sobrepasen los $600 mil millones, una cifra que, en términos del hogar promedio, equivale a un gasto de $804 en regalos, un aumento del 5 por ciento en comparación con el año pasado. Y no hay duda de que los comerciantes minoristas eliminarán todos los obstáculos para hacer que usted gaste más de lo que planificara inicialmente. Esa es la razón por la cual es fácil dejarse llevar por el espíritu de la temporada y comprar exageradamente. Pero antes de dejar que las tendencias mezquinas hagan mella en su generosidad, le proponemos tres consejos para que pueda gastar sin estrés esta temporada festiva.
A Chase branch outside of Mayor Arturo Garino’s office has consolidated with the bank’s other branch in this border city. Bank of America recently sold its two branches here to Washington Federal as part of a larger deal involving 23 locations in Arizona and Nevada.
Despite the continuing struggles to contain the spread of Ebola throughout West Africa, and despite an 11th hour warning from the U.S. State Department outlining an imminent terrorism threat in the region’s populated city center, UA journalism professor Shahira Fahmy stuck to her commitment and traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend a Fulbright specialist mission designed to assess the various strategic communication skills in the United Nations Economic Commission to Africa (UNECA), currently aspiring to be Africa’s premier think tank.
North Italia’s Holiday Dinner (part of the Fall Community Dinners series) is again created by Executive Chef Carlos Calderon and will be held on Wednesday, Dec.17 at 6:30 p.m.
I hope that my beloved bourbon is not getting a complex, but this time of year it’s the scotch that seems to be more frequently earning my favor.