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On Nov. 19, the Oro Valley Town Council amended two portions of the town’s zoning code. One portion dealt with businesses temporary signs during extended road construction periods and the other gave the town engineer discretion when it came to where a complex can have an access point off Tangerine Road. Both were approved unanimously with a 6-0 vote.
Due to the El Tour de Tucson event on Saturday, Nov. 22, the Interstate 10 eastbound frontage road between Tangerine Road and Congress Street will be reduced to one lane between 4 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to the Arizona Department of the Transportation.
Oro Valley Police Dept.
Oro Valley Police Deptartment
State funding cuts in recent years have eliminated monies for building renewal, new-school construction, and soft capital – which is used for textbooks, computers and classroom supplies – for school districts across Arizona. This leaves districts to turn to voters to approve tax increases in the form of bonds and budget overrides for building and maintenance projects and the purchase of vehicles, equipment and supplies.
1Treat yourself to a hilarious and distinctive comedic take on life unleashed by seasoned actor, writer, producer and stand-up comedian Paul Reiser presented by the Hearth Foundation’s Comedy for a Cause. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $25-$52; 547-3040.
On Oct. 18, from 9:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. at the Oro Valley Marketplace, located on the corner of Tangerine and Oracle Road, an electronic waste event will be held.
Oro Valley resident John Scheuring sees a lot of buffelgrass and fountain grass in and around town alive, well and green, but would like to see those plants dead, dying and brown.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
A worldwide leader in innovative cancer diagnostic solutions, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. is expanding its research into the Town of Marana by constructing a 60,000-square-foot facility.
Even though the recession took a hard hit to cities throughout Arizona, residents can remain hopeful and optimistic – especially those in the town of Marana.
Northwest Fie District crews responded to the 11,400 block on North Vista Ranch Place near Thornydale and Tangerine Roads just after 4:00pm for a house fire. The residents were preparing for a dinner party when they saw fire coming from their microwave oven. The couple and a neighbor who was over for the dinner were able to evacuate safely and call 9-1-1.
Upgrades and improvements to the Marana Water Reclamation Facility made during the past year have resulted in a more efficient collection and treatment system, according to the town of Marana’s utilities director.
The delayed North La Cañada Drive widening project is now costing its contractor $2,500 a day.