Thelma Grimes, The Explorer Posted:
Like many, I was shocked when I heard the news last week that Robin Williams was found dead at age 63. Like many, I was even more shocked when…
Dave Safier Special to The Explorer Posted:
It took me awhile, rummaging through the photo files on my computer, to locate the pictures I took during an anti-Iraq War march in Portland, …
Daniel Sharp Special to Tucson Local Media Updated:
For more than 14 years, it has been my pleasure to serve as the Chief of Police for the town of Oro Valley. I consider myself fortunate to wor…
Matt Russell/Special to Tucson Local Media Posted:
To say that Mark Smith has barbeque in his blood may be an understatement, as this Tucson pitmaster is known to say, “When I sweat, I sweat smoke.”
Logan Burtch-Buus/Special to Tucson Local Media Updated:
EA recently announced the implementation of its EA Access program; a service that will be exclusive to Microsoft’s Xbox One and will allow pla…
JW Marriott Starr Pass has announced Russ Bond as its new General Manager. Along with Bond, Dan Carraher has been hired as the new Director of Sales and Marketing, and John Strong has been appointed as Director of Events.
Starting this summer, Simon Property Group will begin development on a premium outlet mall in Marana at the Twin Peaks/I-10 interchange.
Actor Will Arnett has recently confirmed that he and the rest of the cast of Arrested Development are all on board to shoot a fifth season of the popular show. The show will be returning for its fifth season and will be shown exclusively on Netflix. Arnett was in the middle of an interview on Today for his newest film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” when he shared plans for Arrested Development’s return.
After a year and a half, northwest-siders will have their neighborhood Whole Foods back.
Around 5:18 p.m. on Aug. 12, the Oro Valley Police Department was dispatched to a robbery at the Wells Fargo bank located at the intersection of Oracle and First Avenue.
The cinematic climate is changing in countless ways, but one in particular is affecting the world on a much broader scale. Viral marketing and distribution through avenues such as Netflix has fused with a public hunger for knowledge that is satiated through a surge in documentary filmmaking. The impact of this readily distributed knowledge and information is perhaps more powerful than ever. One company in particular has learned this lesson the hard way. After the release of the popular 2013 documentary “Blackfish”, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has begun to feel the sting of public opinion.
Looking to continue being more fiscally responsible, Oro Valley Councilman Mike Zinkin recently got his trip to the 2014 Leadership Summit paid for.
What is slated to open in fall of 2015, the Marana Premium Outlet Mall is moving forward as scheduled as the Town of Marana is receiving the preliminary plans from the mall developer and overall site infrastructure planners.
If there’s one thing that Satish Hiremath and Patrick Straney agree on, it’s that the position as Oro Valley’s top government official is one worth having.
Brad Allis, The Explorer Posted:
After a few years of instability, Mountain View football seems to be in a good place. After three coaches in three years, Bam McRae has come t…
Randy Metcalf, The Explorer Posted:
In preparation for the 2014 football season, read what the northwest football teams are doing to prepare for their competitions on the gridiron.
Brad Allis, Marana News Updated:
Tim Cheves has used his own medical issue to motivate him. Cheves, who battled chronic fatigue and immunodeficiency syndrome as well as other …
Chris Flora, The Explorer Updated:
The Town of Oro Valley will add 500 acre-feet of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water to its potable water system after the completion of a ble…
Hannah McLeod, The Explorer Updated:
They have a solid program and the talent this year to be a playoff team. The question then comes down to whether the Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks…
We did a father, son, son road trip from Tucson, Ariz., to stand on the highest point in Oklahoma.This is our journey.