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Vintage baseball

Vintage baseball

Mike Anderson of the Bisbee Black Sox will play this weekend in the Copper City Classic vintage baseball tournament.

April 07, 2014 3:59 pm
Oro Valley Police

Oro Valley Police

Officers from the Oro Valley Police Department’s traffic division monitor traffic at Magee and Oracle roads.

March 31, 2014 3:24 pm
Chicken coops

Chicken coops

tate lawmakers refused Wednesday to overturn local zoning laws about keeping chickens in back yards even if it would help an Oro Valley Republican with his social life. The Senate-passed legislation would have opened the door to occupants of single family homes keeping not just chickens but …

January 23, 2014 12:44 pm
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10 Metro-p2

Those who enjoy hiking and other activities in Coronado National Forest areas, such as the Pima Canyon Trail, above, might want to comment on the land management plan for the forest that will replace the current plan, which was written in 1986. The plan is a guide for managing the almost 1.8…

January 14, 2014 3:51 pm
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No matter the reader, the plot is always sure to interest the dog during the “Read to a Dog” reading-practice program. The free program for kids is Monday at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road, and runs through June 2.

January 06, 2014 3:28 pm
Bailey Janis

Bailey Janis

December 20, 2013 8:11 pm
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16 LIGHTPARADE

About 80 community groups and local businesses are set for this year’s Downtown Parade of Lights, organized by the Downtown Tucson Partnership. It steps off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

December 12, 2013 2:39 pm
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06 NWS FESTIVAL

Marana’s Holiday Festival and Christmas Tree Lighting returns Saturday and will be at the municipal complex, 11555 W. Civic Center Drive. The event — last year’s is seen above — will include live performances, food vendors, and arts and crafts.

December 02, 2013 10:14 pm
GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

Rep. Ron Barber of Tucson was one of 39 Democrats to back a bill allowing policies that don’t meet the health-care law’s standards. A Republican press release characterized his vote as cutting and running from the law.

November 16, 2013 1:52 pm
29th annual Salvation Army community Thanksgiving Dinner

29th annual Salvation Army community Thanksgiving Dinner

More than 100 volunteers will help to provide at least 3,000 meals for the hungry and homeless at the 29th annual Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Ft. Lowell Road. The Salvation Army still needs about 470 turkeys…

November 15, 2013 5:25 pm
Sargent Aerospace and Defense

Sargent Aerospace and Defense

Marana, named by NerdWallet as one of the best places in Arizona for finding a job, includes Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a company involved in making parts for military hardware and for commercial uses.

November 08, 2013 5:32 pm
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There will be plenty of Darth Vader-like characters among the aliens, monsters, evil villains and caped heroes at the Sixth annual Tucson Comic-Con.

October 21, 2013 11:38 pm
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Expect plenty of costumes, like these “Predators” that are based on the 1987 movie, at Comic-Con, which gives a close-up view of comic book culture.

October 21, 2013 11:37 pm
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Last year’s Tucson Comic-Con was the first held in the Tucson Convention Center. The sixth annual event, set Nov. 2-3, will stay true to its roots of celebrating the artists, organizers say.

October 21, 2013 11:37 pm
Dan Pettinato

Dan Pettinato

UA defensive end Dan Pettinato will make his 2013 debut on Saturday, when the Wildcats face Washington in Seattle. 

September 26, 2013 3:33 pm
Don't walk under a ladder

Don't walk under a ladder

Is it bad luck to walk under a ladder? It's not always safe. It may just be smarter to go around.

September 12, 2013 5:59 pm
Arizona Football: Ex-La. Tech QB makes pitch

Arizona Football: Ex-La. Tech QB makes pitch

Nick Isham (left), a 6-foot, 190-pound quarterback, threw for 1,457 yards and eight TDs as a freshman at Louisiana Tech. "He's really conscientious. He's got some skills," UA coach Rich Rodriguez said. "I wish he was taller, but so does he."

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High school football: players to watch: Jackson powers Dorados

High school football: players to watch: Jackson powers Dorados

Canyon del Oro football player John Jackson.

August 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pressuring QB gets a lot of emphasis

Pressuring QB gets a lot of emphasis

Assistant coach Bill Kirelawich isn't satisfied with the play of the defensive line. "We're not getting enough pressure" on quarterbacks, he said.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Degree not needed to work in science-tech, report says

Tucson tech: Degree not needed to work in science-tech, report says

A new report by the Brooking Institution finds that many jobs, such as operating computerized machining equipment, require significant science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education but are not usually counted as STEM jobs.

June 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Padres Patrick Finley: Decker hopes shift can be majors one

Tucson Padres Patrick Finley: Decker hopes shift can be majors one

Cody Decker, who is honing his catching skills in a bid to make the big leagues, played in 32 games in Tucson with the Padres last season.

April 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona football: 'Hand-picked' Bills paying off for Cats

Arizona football: 'Hand-picked' Bills paying off for Cats

After 33 years as an assistant at West Virginia, Bill Kirelawich thought his coaching career was over. Then, Rich Rodriguez asked him to join the UA program.

April 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Check out the Chalk Art Festival at Park Place April 6-7

Check out the Chalk Art Festival at Park Place April 6-7

Artist Chris Leon partnered with some local rescue groups and drew pictures of dogs for adoption at last year's festival.

April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Civano to host neighborhood tour

Civano to host neighborhood tour

Paul Vasquez, a certified bonsai instructor, demonstrated his craft in a demonstration at Civano Nursery a year ago.

March 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
We have liftoff

We have liftoff

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March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
"Empty Bowls" fundraiser in Tucson to fill food bank's need

"Empty Bowls" fundraiser in Tucson to fill food bank's need

For $15 you can pick out a handmade ceramic bowl and get all kinds of tasty edibles. Your money will go to the Interfaith Community Services Food Bank.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona football: Casteel ready for defense to roar in '13

Arizona football: Casteel ready for defense to roar in '13

"The only way we're going to get better is by getting reps," said defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel. The Wildcats gave up 499 yards per game last year.

March 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Art festivals, fairs, markets sprouting all over the place

Art festivals, fairs, markets sprouting all over the place

The Park Place Chalk Art Festival is back for a second year on April 6-7. Last year artist Chris Leon drew pictures of dogs available for adoption.

March 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
TSO harpist Vivona to play solo, choir show at Voyager

TSO harpist Vivona to play solo, choir show at Voyager

Christine Vivona plays second harp with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

March 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Oro Valley arts fest is 1 big to-do

Oro Valley arts fest is 1 big to-do

The Oro Valley Festival of the Arts will feature more than a hundred artists working in an array of media. Last year, Charlie Forbes was scouting a necklace at Sheaz Jewelry, one of the vendors.

February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Party like the 1880s

Party like the 1880s

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February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Eat. Play. Celebrate Year of Snake

Eat. Play. Celebrate Year of Snake

Taste of China Festival organizers expect more than 2,000 people to sample food, play games, and watch demonstrations, and performances to welcome the Year of the Snake.

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Eat. Play. Celebrate Year of Snake

Eat. Play. Celebrate Year of Snake

Organizers were serious when they named Saturday's celebration the Taste of China Festival. There will be food demonstrations from various regions of the giant nation. And of course, plenty to eat.

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
School notes

School notes

Oil painter Walter Porter worked, with subject in background, on a piece during the Plein Air Paint Out last year at Green Fields Country Day School. Interested artists are invited to take part in this year's event.

January 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Morsels

Morsels

Noble Hops is launching a monthly series of craft beer dinners on Tuesday - four courses will be pared with with four specialty beers from a different craft brewery. Abita Brewery from Louisiana is first up.

January 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Extra day for a trip to Oracle State Park

Extra day for a trip to Oracle State Park

Bird-watchers came out early for the "grand reopening" of Oracle State Park about a year ago. Budget cuts have made access to the park a hit-or-miss proposition.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Basketball: Plenty of targets in 2nd half

Basketball: Plenty of targets in 2nd half

Flowing Wells guard Lyndsay Leikem shoots over Sahuaro's Chelsey Hunsaker. The Caballeros have won 11 straight.

January 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Northwest calendar

Northwest calendar

Oro Valley Fitness, 10550 N. La Cañada Drive, No. 160, will host a family-friendly walk, "Healthy Nights in Oro Valley," on Tuesday. The walk, which is free, starts at 5:45 p.m.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

The Kannally house serves as visitor center for Oracle State Park, a part of a park system deemed endangered.

November 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Readers dish on restaurant faves

Readers dish on restaurant faves

"Wonderful organic food, superb pizza, and even gluten-free items" is how one reader describes the offerings at Renee's Organic Oven, 7065 E. Tanque Verde Road.

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Bird festival draws participants from 20 states for August event

Bird festival draws participants from 20 states for August event

Bird-watchers find a good observation spot at Oracle State Park.

July 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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