Hot tar drips from a mop, as workers tar a roof. Photo by Benjie Sanders, Arizona Daily Star 2001
Gas prices and blaming Obama, supervisors' decision, dangers of more guns.
Opinions on testing and education, "taking America back," surviving the desert summer.
The Gospel and Dr. Seuss. The Torah and wine. Religion gets creative during summer.
With the weather being so nice and warm lately, a colleague asked if I was excited to start gardening again.
The sun sets over downtown on the longest day of the year as seen from the La Placita parking garage in Tucson, Ariz., June 20, 2005.
The cicada, signature summer bug that sends out the high-pitched nerve wracking buzz in the heat of the day.
In Britain, celebrants have observed the beginning of summer at Stonehenge for years, as well as winter.
When the heat dampens your gardening spirit, get energized and inspired by Tucson’s public gardens. Here are a dozen that you can visit now to see seasonal blooms and crops. Plus, there’s one you can plan to visit when it’s cooler in the fall.
Splash parks are a great place to play for families looking for something cooler than running through the sprinklers and less expensive than a water park.
May 28: Dive in: Tucson public pools open.
Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, in light suit , walks with a delegation as they arrive for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany on August 1, 1936. Spectators hail the German leader from the stadium balcony with salutes. (AP Photo)
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler, who attends the Olympics daily, seems pleased with the way the games are progressing as he watches events on August 14, 1936 at Berlin, Germany. At his left is Dr. Theodor Lewald, not in uniform, president of the German Olympic committee. The short man, second…
American Jesse Owens runs in 21.1 seconds to win his elimination heats in the Olympic 200-meter dash during the Berlin Olympics, August 8, 1936. He is followed by Orr of Canada and Neckermann of Germany. Owens later won this event finals. (AP Photo)
Tucson set two heat records in two days — one for the highest high and one for the highest low.
Police say more than 20,000 celebrants have gathered at the famed Stonehenge monument to mark the summer solstice.
The cloud cover Friday morning prevented bright sunshine at dawn of the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere but a joyous spirit prevailed.
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Welcome to the first day of Tucson's monsoon. It'll probably be hotter today than it was Friday. But the National Weather Service says there is a teeny, tiny chance of rain.
Carlos Garcia says he intended to start doing yard work at 9 a.m. Friday to try and beat the heat, but didn't get started until 11 - and by then, well, we all know how he suffered. He was doing a favor for an elderly woman who lives near Second Avenue and Delano Street.