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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.
The Oro Valley Marketplace was set alight with the bright faces of hundreds of children and their parents, each anticipating the arrival of the big man in red himself.
In his pursuit for the Oro Valley mayoral seat this election season, newcomer Patrick Straney says one of his primary focuses would be to unite a council that has become too divided in recent years.
1– Bring the entire family to the old-fashioned Pima County Fair featuring exhibits, food, stage concerts, and other live entertainment, carnival rides, educational exhibits, and a gem and mineral show. Details: 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 17-27; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $8, $3 ages 6-10, $5 parking; 762-9100.
While the cities of Tucson and Phoenix are facing a more than a $30 million budget gap, the Town of Oro Valley has proposed not only a balanced budget, but one that includes development and growth for fiscal year 2014/2015.
Presented By Northwest Medical Center, The Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Sunday, March 23.
When an event reaches its 10-year anniversary, it signifies something special. When that event continues to be hosted at the same venue year after year, it’s an accomplishment.
Running marathons has become popular nationwide, and Oro Valley isn’t missing out on the fun each year. Providing the setting for one of the more scenic race events in the state, Oro Valley plays host to the annual Arizona Distance Classic’s 2014 event on March 23.
On June 25, Catalina Hills Care, a marijuana dispensary, opened in Oro Valley.
If it looks fishy, it probably is.
In a 5-2 vote, Oro Valley Town Council enacted an ordinance on Wednesday that will allow the sale and consumption of alcohol at Steam Pump Ranch for special events.