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Water supply focus of court fight over proposed Sierra Vista development

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River, water rights and development went on trial here Monday.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

The front porch at the home of Bill DuPont in the Colonia Solana Residential Historic District neighborhood southeast of East Broadway and South Country Club Road.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

The home of Kriss and Michael Nicholas was orginally 1,800 square feet and built in 1948, but they expanded the house to 4,800 square feet and added a pool, outdoor kitchen and pool/guest house.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

A bobcat was recently found on the front wall to the home of Kriss and Michael Nicholas. "We have 40 mesquites in our front yard. We love the wildlife," said Kriss.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

A look inside the home of Kriss and Michael Nicholas, a ranch-style house built by Tom Gistin in 1958.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

Norma and Stanley Feldman's home was built in 1937 and is a stone's throw from where Mr. Feldman grew up. He can reach his downtown office in 10 minutes.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

Spirit and Amelie Messingham find their home in the Colonia Solana Residential Historic District, which has acre lots, "has unbelievable privacy," despite being in central Tucson.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

The pottery room in Fletcher McCusker's home was originally designed to showcase pottery and other artifacts collected by archaeologist William Shirley Fulton.

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Ambience of country life in center of the city

Ambience of country life in center of the city

As Tucson boomed during the first half of the 20th century and beyond, neighborhoods sprung up in similar fashion - perfectly straight rows of homes tucked close together and adorned with grassy lawns and imported trees and posies.

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Panel wants fewer 'luxury casitas' at site along Sabino Canyon Road

Panel wants fewer 'luxury casitas' at site along Sabino Canyon Road

A developer wants to build 196 "luxury casitas" on land at the northeast corner of North Sabino Canyon and East Cloud roads. The county Planning and Zoning Commission wants no more than 150. This photo, looking south, shows Sabino Canyon Road on the right.

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Panel wants fewer 'luxury casitas' at site along Sabino Canyon Road

Panel wants fewer 'luxury casitas' at site along Sabino Canyon Road

Plans to build 196 "luxury casitas" on undeveloped land along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads hit a minor snag this week when the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the developer build only 150 homes on the site.

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LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

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LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

The light bulb aisle at home improvement stores is an overwhelming display of options - CFLs, LEDs, incandescents, lumens and watts, warm light and cool light. That's not even getting into price variation.

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LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

Despite buzz to the contrary, incandescent bulbs will still be available. But you'll shop for lumens, not watts.

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LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

An LED display at Sun Lighting shows cooler light in the foreground and the warmer lights in the background.

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LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

LED bulbs: The latest bright idea for lighting

LED lighting can be decorative as well as functional, as demonstrated in this Sun Lighting display.

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