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Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is giving an ultimatum to municipalities that are seeing rising costs related to the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC): pay for the increases or see animals taken or received from that jurisdiction euthanized.
The desert is home to many hidden habitats which allow local life to flourish. While many Tucsonans are aware of habitats of the animal variety, many have yet to encounter one which is nestled away on the northwest side of town: Accelerated Learning Laboratory, a small charter school that offers preschool, elementary, and secondary school.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is one of the most glorious, sought after cities in the world, and a UNESCO heritage site, preserving its Spanish colonial charm for over 500 years. I visit there frequently and I like to time my visit around Palm Sunday. On the Friday before Palm Sunday, the residents celebrate the “Sorrowful Virgen” evening, an event unique to San Miguel. This event is to honor Mary, the mother of Jesus, as she contemplates the ultimate death of her son in the coming week. Regardless of your religious beliefs, this is a memorable day.
“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external or internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.” (Federalist Papers #51)
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Families of Oro Valley will soon be able to enjoy a fun, interactive and hands-on learning space for their children as the town is looking to open a Children’s Museum in the first quarter of 2015.
Pusch Ridge Christian Acadmey's Michael McLeod breaks up a pass intended for Baboquivari's Emmerson Chico on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in the town of Oro Valley, Ariz.
University of Arizona Police Officer Andrew Lincowski joined planetary scientists at NASA this summer to search for exoplanets that might have the potential to harbor life.
(Family Features) Hollywood's A-list will be joining the world's top golfers for a week of golf, glamour and gala events at the third Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am Oct. 24-26, 2014. The event represents a match of sports and entertainment legends, congregating at Mission Hills China, the world's largest golf resort. Held on the tropical island of Hainan, which has been called China's Hawaii, the players will enjoy world-class amenities, including the world's largest spa and mineral springs.
Pusch Ridge Christian Academy's Michael McLeod breaks up a pass intended for Baboquivari's Emmerson Chico on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in the town of Oro Valley, Ariz.
Fall has finally arrived, bringing with it a season of festivals and outdoor activities that most of us have eagerly anticipated all summer.
In what will likely be the only debate in Tucson, the three candidates running for Arizona governor gathered at the Jewish Community Center on Sept. 18 to take part in the event hosted by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Although their methods and locations have changed, the focus of A.C.M.E.stuDio has remained constant. To provide opportunities to people with special needs and to bring art to might not otherwise be exposed to it.
He had a story he wanted to tell – one of redemption, hope, and change. Now, after 37 years, Fernando Prol has published his first book called “Sugar and Dirt: Memoirs of a Tortoise.”
(Family Features) Date night doesn't have to require reservations at an overpriced restaurant or an over-the-top production. You can easily turn your own home into the perfect romantic setting for a special night you both deserve.
(Family Features) With apps that offer comfort, convenience and security, homeowners are getting more out of their smartphones to make their homes better, smarter places to live. Smart home apps such as those from Nest are expected to link various home devices together to bring peace of mind, control and even energy savings to our lives.
The Town of Marana deployed an Emergency Operations Center in preparation for the storm.
Town of Marana employees help fill sandbags to distribute to residents.
You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.
Oro Valley authorities have confirmed that Sahuarita Town Attorney Daniel Jay Hochuli has been charged with driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content exceeding the legal limit.
A suspect linked to the break-in of more than 50 vehicles in the Town of Oro Valley is considered to be in hiding, according to Oro Valley Police Department Public Information Officer Lt. Kara Riley.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
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.