Thursday, September 5, 2013 9:23 am
The Tucson Fall Gem Shows event includes five gem and lapidary shows at various locations around town, including open-to-the-public shows. Browse shows at www.visittucson.org/gemshow/
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 2:34 pm
Amber Lights Retirement Community
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:00 am
The numbers we should all be concerned about: 23% is the largest portion of our workforce in Pima County. This sector works in the service industry. Followed by Government sector at 19%.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 9:45 am
A surprise announcement was made today at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center’s Phase I Milestone Celebration on Oct. 5.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 4:00 am
In the lingering aftershock of the nation’s 2008 recession, the Town of Oro Valley continues to make bold and aggressive strides toward supporting a prosperous economic future for its current and future residents and businesses.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 4:00 am
The Oro Valley Town Council expressed its faith in the Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) and Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau (MTCVB) during the June 20 meeting, but the decision to approve funding for each organization didn’t come without some debate.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 4:00 am
A lot of money without discussion
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:00 am
The public got a chance to express concerns over Oro Valley’s plan to annex 107 acres into Town limits during the April 18 public hearing.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 8:45 am
The Town of Oro Valley was recognized for its fourth consecutive annual budget award from the Government Finance Officer’s Association for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:00 am
After an extensive nationwide search, the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors has selected Brent DeRaad for the position of President & CEO, replacing long-time chief Jonathan Walker, who announced his retirement last September after 18 years with the bureau.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
Tourism from Mexico "will come a little bit
down" in 2010 with the passage and implementation of SB 1070,
according to a Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 11:00 pm
Hiremath is a disciple of special interests
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 11:00 pm
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:00 pm
the editor published in the March 31, 2010, edition of The
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:00 am
On Wednesday, Nov. 18, the Town of Oro Valley
council voted 5-0 for the suspension of all community funding for
2010-'11 because of economic conditions.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 12:00 am
The Explorer asked mayoral candidates these
questions. Some answers were edited for length. The Oro Valley
primary election concludes March 9.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 12:00 am
A crowd of about 100 people showed up at the
Hilton El Conquistador last Thursday night to get an earful from
Oro Valley's town council and mayor hopefuls.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 12:00 am
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 11:00 pm
The Oro Valley Town Council on Aug. 5 approved a change to an
agreement for water delivery services with the owners of Stone
Canyon in Rancho Vistoso.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:00 pm
Expect long lines; council to vote on community funding
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:00 pm
In fiscal 2010-11, Oro Valley should create an economic
development enterprise fund "to ensure long-term economic stability
for the community," a committee of the Northern Pima County Chamber
of Commerce has suggested to the town council.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:00 pm
Business people in northern Pima County have experienced the
pain of financial dependence. Now they’re enjoying the freedom of
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 11:00 pm
New leaders and board members for the Northern Pima County
Chamber of Commerce took office last Thursday, when the chamber
held its annual breakfast business meeting.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 11:00 pm
An educational seminar on ways to “maximize your marketing
efforts” through the Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors
Bureau website is set for Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Doubletree
Hotel Tucson at Reid Park.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 11:00 pm
Greater Tucson’s travel and tourism sectors are “a bit sluggish”
midway through 2008, according to Jonathan Walker, president and
chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and