Latest Pima County, Arizona Stories

2014-01-27 23:00:12

Due to the experience and success of ABC Senior Advisor's work in the Tucson community, the Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) has appointed Andrea Blattberg as an adviser. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Andrea Blattberg co-owns ABC Senior Placement Advisors with her husband Martin Blattberg. Andrea has over ten years of experience in the senior healthcare industry and has become a valuable asset to families and individuals seeking senior living advice and care for their loved ones....

2013-08-08 23:24:45

Guests in Oro Valley, Arizona are eligible for discounted waxing this summer. Oro Valley, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 European Wax Center Oro Valley is excited to showcase its latest promotion - the Beach Bod Special for waxing in Oro Valley, Arizona. Any Arizona guest can receive a luxurious free fourth waxing service with the purchase of three full-priced waxing services. That’s savings residents of Oro Valley 25% on their hair removal needs! With this special seasonal offer, guests...

2013-07-31 23:36:02

An Arizona waxing spa offers residents an exclusive discount on hair removal. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 European Wax Center Tucson recently unveiled a brand new way for guests to save –Refer A Friend! Now, all guests who Refer A Friend receive $5 off waxing in Tucson, AZ. Guests can refer as many friends as they would like to European Wax Center, whether the friend is in Arizona or Alabama! With locations available nationwide, you will always have a friend to refer. There’s no...

2013-02-18 14:17:56

On February 15, asteroid 2012 DA14 passed extraordinarily close to the earth. Unlike the unexpected asteroid collision over Russia that day, this encounter never presented any danger but astronomers were eager to observe the event. An international team led by Nicholas Moskovitz (MIT) observed the asteroid with a number of telescopes, including the 2.1m telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory: the accompanying video shows the asteroid as it was leaving the vicinity of the earth. As Dr....

2010-05-13 19:38:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date / Location: May 14th, 2010, 5pm Amity Circle Tree Ranch 10500 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, AZ 85749 Amity Foundation is honored to announce Ray Clarke as Board President of Dragonfly Village. Dragonfly Village is launching a capital campaign to build a 12-building village on a portion of Amity's Circle Tree Ranch to reunify children in need with their families. Upon completion the Village will have housing for...

2009-08-27 11:20:00

 With the casting today (Wed., Aug. 26) of a 6.5-meter mirror in Arizona, Mexican and American astronomers have taken the first step toward creation of a major new telescope that will survey infrared objects in the northern sky with unprecedented sensitivity.The new mirror is destined for the planned San Pedro Mártir Telescope, which would be built at the San Pedro Mártir Observatory in Baja California, Mexico.When completed in 2017, the telescope will begin the Synoptic...

2009-08-12 12:29:58

An international collaboration of astronomers from the United States and Mexico will gather at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory in Tucson on Aug. 26 to celebrate the casting of a 6.5-meter mirror they plan to use in a proposed infrared sky survey at one of the darkest sky sites in the world.Steward Observatory is casting the 6.5-meter (21.3-foot) "honeycomb" sandwich mirror for a future telescope planned for San Pedro Mártir Observatory in Baja California,...

2008-10-12 09:00:23

By AE ARAIZA More than 300 people quietly moved along the Rillito River Walk from Children's Memorial Park - some with balloons, most wearing purple T-shirts - but almost all remembering the heartbreaking loss of a child. Footprints Support Group and Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital sponsored the seventh annual Tucson Walk to Remember, a symbolic, half-mile walk and celebration of life held Saturday at the park, 4851 N. 15th Place. The ceremony included music, a balloon release and...

Latest Pima County, Arizona Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:40

Kitt Peak Observatory -- astronomical observatory located southwest of Tucson, Ariz.; it was founded in 1958 under contract with the National Science Foundation and is administered by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. Its principal instrument is the Mayall 158-in. (4-m) reflector. The observatory's equipment also includes 84-in. (2.1 m), 50-in. (1.3-m), 36-in. (0.9-m), and 16-in. (0.4-m) reflecting telescopes as well as a planned 3.5-m telescope. Used for wide...

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