Tag Archives: Oro Valley

July 7, 2016 – Oro Valley Town Manager, Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy

Interim Oro Valley Town Manager Danny Sharp talks about his new role in OV Government and explains what the town manager responsibilities are and the interaction between his office and the town council.

Then Clinical Psychologist Dr. Eva Maldonado joins us to talk about the harm marijuana use causes to the brain, especially on developing brains of teenagers, and why legalizing marijuana in Arizona is a bad idea.


May 10, 2016 – Tucson Cycling, Oro Valley Town council Member Brendan Burns

Eric Post with the Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists joins us to talk about the economic impact bike friendliness has on the Tucson area as well as bike safety

Then Oro Valley Town Council Member Brendan Burns talks about the town budget, OV owned golf, and a proposal to float bonds for capital improvements to the Community Center and Golf Course


May 9, 2016 – Tucson Parks and Rec, Oro Valley Town Council Member Mike Zinkin

Sierra Davenport with Tucson Parks and Recreation joins us to talk about Urban Fishing and all the things planned for Summer

Then Oro Valley Town Council Member Mike Zinkin joins us to talk about the budget and the state of city owned golf in OV


April 28, 2016 – Big Heart Coffee, Greg Caton Oro Valley Town Manager

Scott Shaw, Owner of Big Heart Coffee talks about their mission and why all of their profits go to non-profits

Then Oro Valley Town Manager Greg Caton joins us to talk OV Budget, why he is leaving for Colorado, and his temporary replacement, Police Chief Danny Sharp


April 22, 2016 – CUFI, Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath

Fernanda Winchester tells us about an upcoming legislature update sponsored by Christians United for Israel pertaining to a new bill signed into law that prohibits the state from doing business with entities that boycott Israel

The Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath joins us to talk about the resignation of Town Manager Greg Caton and his temporary replacement, Police Chief Danny Sharp


February 24, 2016 – TUSD Kids First, Oro Valley Views

We start the show with Jim Lovelace and Kathy Campbell who are co-chairs of TUSD Kids First.  We talk about strategies that TUSD can take to help make the district one of the top performers in the state.  Some of the issues discussed include empowering principals and teachers in discipline decisions, getting more money to the classroom by cutting administration, more transparency in the audit committee, expecting excellence in student performance, and more

We finish the show with Don Cox and upcoming events in Oro Valley


January 20, 2016 – EPA War on Coal, Oro Valley Views

Terry Jarrett has served on both the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and the Missouri Public Service Commission.  He joins us to tell us the dangers of the new EPA rules that are being implemented as well as the administrations new ban on new coal leases on federal land.  We also discuss nuclear power as a way to meet 4Tucson’s goal of Arizona being an energy exporting state.

Then it’s Don Cox with some events coming up in Oro Valley during Oro Valley Views