In his letter in your Nov. 6 edition Tony Greco makes two assertions I have to dispute. First, he puts Obama-Congressional hostility on an equal footing and says they’re equally to blame for the dysfunction in Washington.
Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. Oh sure, some of you have it all under control. Your turkeys are ordered and your centerpieces are made and you’ve already begun testing pumpkin pie recipes to find just the right one. Bravo for you. What? Do I sound bitter? Maybe I am. My hostili…
Preparing For Family During The Holidays
More than 150 citizens and business owners filled the Tucson
Chinese Cultural Center meeting room March 10 to hear Arizona
Department of Transportation staff members and consultants give a
preview of potential reconstruction planned for Interstate 10 from
Ina to Ruthrauff roads.
Every time my grandpa comes to visit, the conversation invariably leads to one particular topic: America’s moral decline. I cannot tell you how many times and in how many different ways I’ve heard his viewpoints on the subject. I have learned to recognize the cue. He’ll shake his head or …
Washington (CNN) – As President Barack Obama's approval rating hits another all-time low, a new national survey also indicates that Americans say the President has less power than congressional Republicans when it comes to shaping events over the next year.
When Councilmember Mike Zinkin backed his car into a truck owned by Zachary Tarbet, The Explorer deemed this non-story worthy of 37 paragraphs, beginning on the front page of the Nov. 13 edition, despite the fact that Tarbet’s truck was not damaged.
Oro Valley Councilman Mike Zinkin denies claims that he was involved in a hit and run incident on Sept. 12 in the parking lot of Canyon Del Oro High School – a case in which any pending charges have since been dropped by the Pima County …
Freedom of Speech is one of our most important rights as Americans. It’s one of those rights taken for granted too often, used as a defense in many controversies, and, in some cases, taken away with a frivolous reason given by public officials who overstep their boundaries.
The new film “The Book Thief”, based on the bestselling book by Australian novelist Markus Zusak, depicts a Holocaust-lite version of World War II era Nazi Germany and inadvertently poses the question, “Can a cute Nazi kid steal your hea…
Over the past 37 years, Apple has transformed itself into a trend-setting and trail-blazing conglomerate of cool. The company’s cream of the crop, the iPhone, has helped not only shape the world of technological gadgets, but also the world of broad entertainment. iPhones have b…
There has been much discussion in recent years about the quality of Pima County’s roads. Roads are important for safety, for strong neighborhoods and to make sure we can get where we need to go.
In the Nov. 20 edition of The Explorer, two letter writers express concern over an article written about Oro Valley Councilman Mike Zinkin and his failure to report an accident that occurred at CDO High School. I find it interesting that both letter writers take issue with the reporting, …