- Your Voice
What: PCC performing arts musical comedy MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT
The Town of Marana believes that to have a town that runs well, citizens have to understand how the town operates. The Town of Marana has tried to streamline many of the things that they do and improve communication, with the newest project now aiming at educating local high school students.
Here’s your first lesson in government for the year. No, we’re not going over the hundred questions on the new high school civics test. We’re taking a look at what we’ve learned about government and politics from our new Governor Doug Ducey. Spoiler alert: the lesson will not be uplifting. Our new Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas might even say it’s too cynical to be taught to elementary school children. But we can take it. We’re all adults here.
The Marana Town Council meeting set for Tuesday, Jan. 20 will have two public hearings on rezoning as well as a presentation to recommend amending the Town Code relating to utilities.
what: PCC Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery – BREAKING DOWN SURFACE TENSION
(BPT) - Good communication is essential for every successful business operation – especially for small businesses that must build customer relationships to drive sales. Yet breakdowns can occur at every stage of small business communications, from a misspelled newspaper ad to a headset that makes sales people sound like they’re speaking through two tin cans and some twine, whether they’re in the office or on the road.
Students who undergo training at state-approved driving schools will now be able to receive training completion certificates that may waive written and road tests at Motor Vehicle Division offices.
Progress is well underway as development of the Children’s Museum Tucson satellite location in Oro Valley begins.
(NAPSI)—While winter, with its cold temperatures and extreme weather, can be an isolating time for many, it can be particularly tough on seniors. When driving conditions deteriorate and roads are slippery, many seniors don’t feel safe enough to venture out of their homes. Others just don’t like the cold and often forgo regular activities and visits with family and friends that involve going outdoors.
(Family Features) While driving a new vehicle off the lot may sound tempting, the financial commitment it brings is not an option for most families.
(BPT) - Gone are the days when the only diesel vehicles on the road were commercial and heavy duty trucks. According to biodiesel.org, 44 new clean diesel car, truck and SUV models were available in the 2014 model year. Experts are predicting consumers will have more than 58 diesel vehicle models to choose from in North America by 2017.
In a recent meeting, the Marana Planning Commission approved a development plan and voted to recommend two rezoning requests, which will now go before the town council for final approval.
Last year, Catalina Foothills High School students Griffin Johnston and Vaughn Sherman took a scene from the play “Boys Next Door” and acted it out during the annual Arizona State Thespian Festival. They didn’t win anything, but were happy with their performance.
Brian Metzger plays with the big boys in a restaurant named for his little boy.
Oro Valley Police
America’s Mattress of Tucson is undergoing some changes, but it won’t budge on the business model that has made the local company a competitor against larger mattress chains.
Two fortunate occurrences helped save Mary Jessie Herrera’s arm, and possibly her life, after being hit by two rounds from an AK-47 during an ambush in Iraq. Today, Herrera and the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes organization try to come in to aid combat-wounded veterans when they need it most.
(NAPSI)—It may seem surprising to some, but the road to a healthy vehicle air-conditioning system in the summertime—begins in the wintertime.
Representatives form the Town of Marana, Town of Oro Valley, Pima County and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would like you to join them for an open house to get an update on the Tangerine Road corridor improvements.
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is contemplating a first or new career, here’s something to think about: Information technology (IT) is deeply embedded in virtually every industry.
(BPT) - In 2014, the most popular New Year’s resolutions included losing weight and getting in shape, according to a study by the University of Scranton. If your health resolutions from last year have fallen by the wayside, you’re not alone. Don’t let last year repeat itself. Instead of setting large goals, focus on staying physically active and making healthier choices year round.
The change of the year is always a good time to take stock of the year past, and 2014 was a good year for Pima County.