TUSD's Manzo Elementary has been recognized as a Best Green School for 2012.
Manzo Elementary third-grader Lena Lieu, 8, pets a bird's
feathers while fourth-grader Alexis Morales 9, fills the feeder.
They're accompanied by third-graders Araceli Fuentes, 9, in the
background, and Jayden De La Rosa 8, right.
Manzo students Jayden De La Rosa, left, and Lena Lieu get up
close and personal with one of their avian charges.
Chickens have descended upon Borton Magnet and Manzo Elementary
schools, winning over students, parents and teachers alike. The two
TUSD schools have been running chicken coops on their campuses for
The "whimsical, fun" interior redesign of Teresa's Mosaic Cafe
after expansion of the restaurant and the bar area will include an
abstraction of a bird, artsy panels, and a wall of mosaic tiles in
The entrance of the renovated restaurant will be framed by
abstracts representing the "Arbol de Tule" tree in Santa Maria de
Tule in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Local chef went up against Bobby Flay in Food Network
After enjoying a surge in business following its Food Network
exposure a year ago, a west-side restaurant is expanding. Teresa's
Mosaic Cafe and its chef, David Matias, were thrilled to go up
against celebrity chef Bobby Flay in a huevos rancheros
The 20-year-old male desert tortoise checks out his new home, which is filled with cacti, wildflowers, grasses and vines.
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum found a home for a 20-year-old
desert tortoise at Manzo Elementary School on Friday.
Students, faculty, volunteers and community members gather around the new Manzo Desert Tortoise Habitat at Manzo Elementary School. Plants needing a lot of water were replaced.
At 4 a.m. six days a week, nearly 400 construction workers begin
arriving on the Pascua Yaqui Indian Reservation to build the Casino
del Sol Resort, Spa and Conference Center.
A newly elected Sunnyside board member plans to be sworn in
Tuesday despite an ongoing investigation into whether he lives in
Several years ago, Josefina Cardenas sent her husband up the
side of "A" Mountain off South Mission Road with a rosary and a
note in hand. Luis Javier Cardenas walked up the steep pathway and
left both in a small grotto where a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe
stood on the slope.
Police say Miguel Rosas Sanchez tried to get on Interstate 10 at Speedway where his vehicle, at right, rolled onto the frontage road. Earlier, police had tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver fled, leading officers on a chase.
A police chase involving a man wanted for questioning in a
homicide ended in a crash Tuesday on Tucson's west side.
Jason Elam, a Desert Survivors nursery employee, checks on irrigation emitters to make sure that water is getting to these pomegranate trees. Desert Survivors grows clones of a number of centuries-old fruit trees.
Quince is one of the fruit trees that will be transplanted at Mission Garden in a re-creation of the orchards and gardens of Mission San Agustín. Mission Garden is at the base of "A" Mountain.
A black mission fig is one of the trees to be transplanted at Mission Garden.
The trees came from Spain, Morocco and the Canary Islands,
surviving months of sea and overland travel to find homes in the
infrequent oases of New Spain. They were planted wherever the
presence of water allowed establishment of missions and