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From the back of a packed Oro Valley Town Council chambers, near the doors ordered open by the town fire marshal, one of the many skeptics of the town’s proposal to purchase the Hilton El Conquistador’s country club couldn’t contain his irritation.
I attended the Oro Valley Town Council meeting last night and was dismayed that Mayor Hiremath seems to think he is King. He and he alone negotiated an agreement to adhere to “confidentiality” commitments so that the public could not know the “real” amounts from “secret deals”. I have not heard so much hubris from a politician since Gruber admitted that Obamacare had to be kept “secret” in order to pass it. Otherwise, the stupid (yes Gruber called the voters stupid) voters would never allow it to pass.
With its multitude of banjos, myriad of ukuleles, and mass of every other staple instrument under the sun, The Folk Shop on 2525 N. Campbell Ave. has become somewhat of a local legend, appealing to professional virtuosos and first-time musicians alike.
CDO junior Deano Rowe hands out Capri Suns that were donated by TEP.
(NAPSI)—One of the nation’s newest sources of electricity comes from...animal waste? It sounds futuristic, but it’s a reality for farmers like Luke, Mike and Tony Brubaker, who run a herd of 975 dairy cows and 800 young stock. Back in 2009, milk prices were down, so the Brubakers looked into other profit-making opportunities. They soon began converting cow manure, via an on-farm digester machine, into enough electricity to power 150-200 homes. But they didn’t stop there—solar panels were added atop their heifer barn and broiler house to create additional thousands of kilowatts of electricity every month.
(NAPSI)—Sunlight streaming through the window and onto your skin may feel fine when the weather’s cold but it can damage your skin—unless you take certain steps.
Professionally installed window film may protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Whether you’re considering cashing in on your equity, downsizing, trading up, moving for a change of scenery or relocating for better prospects, a few smart investments and improvements can help your home stand out from the competition so you get top dollar. Even if you’re not planning on moving anytime soon, these strategies can maximize your home’s value and increase its marketability:
Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair this weekend. The Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair begins on Friday, Dec.12, and is open daily through Sunday Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, adjust travel plans accordingly.
(Family Features) The holiday season is a magical time and there are some simple ways to share in the season’s spirit of goodwill and generosity.
(NAPSI)—Life can be stressful. Whether it’s our jobs, family, relationships, holiday craziness, mishaps or finances—stress can be there. But we CAN manage it. Whether it’s simple measures you take daily to reduce your stress levels in a matter of minutes or voluntary insurance to help provide cash benefits when you experience an illness or injury, there are ways to keep calm and stress-free.
(BPT) - The fall-to-winter transition brings harsher climates with drops in temperature and punishing winds across the country. Clothing and accessories will help protect most parts of your body but your face will almost always remain exposed, which can lead to skin damage if it’s not properly cared for.
Fans who make their way to Phoenix Suns or Phoenix Mercury games will have to get used to a new name for the teams’ home. The US Airways Center will soon be known as the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Diane Enos, president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and Phoenix Suns President Jason Rowley display an artist’s rendering of signage that will adorn Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
(StatePoint) Just by being outside every day, skin suffers from premature aging, an effect known as photo aging. The new year is the perfect time to resolve to keep your skin looking more beautiful.
This time of year is holy to many religions, celebrating as it does the turning of the world from short dark days to longer ones filled with light. As many of us turn our thoughts to events that occurred long ago and half a world away, I thought I might address a topic that has long fascinated me: plants of the Holy Land that can be grown here in Tucson.
Last Thursday morning the Arizona Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with the Catalina Bighorn Sheep Society, released the second wave of bighorn sheep into the Santa Catalina Mountains.
The following details outline transit service on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27, 2014:
Less than two weeks after winning a state championship CDO cross country runner Bridgette Doucet has made her college selection. She will run for Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.
Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly said the Sun Devils are prepared mentally for what’s expected to be a chilly road game at Oregon State.
(Family Features) Princess Cruises, one of the most famous names in sea-going vacations, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. To commemorate this important milestone, the company is honoring the iconic TV show, “The Love Boat,” which first introduced viewers to Princess Cruises and the art of cruising.
(Family Features) The highlight of many a holiday meal, desserts are adored by young and old alike. This year, complete your festive celebration with delightful desserts that feature California Dried Figs.
(StatePoint) As so much reading moves into digital spaces, coffee table books with their lavish designs and entertaining content remain a perennial staple in any home, say literary experts.