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Neto's Tucson: Fitting tribute for a traditional healer

Neto's Tucson: Fitting tribute for a traditional healer

Dolores A. Flores knew and shared the powers of herbs, roots and plants.

October 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Remembering Nati Cano, a paragon of mariachi music

Remembering Nati Cano, a paragon of mariachi music

He lent his talent and time to annual Tucson conference, recorded with Ronstadt.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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'Where is home?' asks first mariachi opera

'Where is home?' asks first mariachi opera

"Cruzar la Cara de la Luna" in Phoenix now, in Tucson next weekend.

October 11, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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10 LE G SOCIALES P8

Nico Pérez y Norma Vázquez comentaron que estaban muy orgullosos de convivir en esta atmósfera tan bonita y emocionante para nuestra comunidad latina.

October 07, 2014 12:10 pm
Son of Chicano musician treats Tucson to "Gaytino"

Son of Chicano musician treats Tucson to "Gaytino"

The son of the late Chicano music icon, brings his one-man show to the Rialto

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Neto's Tucson: Gay-marriage movement tries to engage Latinos

Neto's Tucson: Gay-marriage movement tries to engage Latinos

Outreach is part of larger strategy to overturn Arizona’s constitutional ban.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Latino purchasing power continues to climb in Arizona

Latino purchasing power continues to climb in Arizona

Hispanic consumers will spend an estimated $4.5 billion this year in Pima County.

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Neto's Tucson: A welcome return of Kino trail tours

Neto's Tucson: A welcome return of Kino trail tours

The trips came to a halt over fears of insecurity in Sonora.

September 13, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Neto's Tucson: Reconstructed presidio has potential

Neto's Tucson: Reconstructed presidio has potential

The presidio has benefited from public and private donations.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Neto's Tucson: Merry appeal of Cantinflas hasn't dimmed

Neto's Tucson: Merry appeal of Cantinflas hasn't dimmed

For generations of Tucsonans, Cantinflas held court at the old Cine Plaza.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA 2014 football schedule

Sígueles la huella

August 29, 2014 12:00 am
Neto's Tucson: Youth mariachi group created national movement

Neto's Tucson: Youth mariachi group created national movement

Los Changuitos Feos and its graduates celebrate 50 years.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lila Downs returns to the Old Pueblo

Lila Downs returns to the Old Pueblo

The singer is touring the United States promoting her newest recording, "Raíz."

August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Neto's Tucson: Downtown problems give way to welcome

Neto's Tucson: Downtown problems give way to welcome

Shop owner who once protested construction now celebrates the changes.

August 16, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

How Tucson teacher paved way for Bilingual Ed. Act

From Pueblo High to Congress, Adalberto Guerrero helped pioneer bilingual education.

August 09, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Tucson loses beloved community supporter

Tucson loses beloved community supporter

A World War Two vet, Wildcats supporter and philanthropist dies at 94.

August 02, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…
Neto's Tucson: Famed gardener faces circle of life

Neto's Tucson: Famed gardener faces circle of life

An allergy forces long-time florist to give up her beloved plants.

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Neto's Tucson: E Company survivors are hermanos forever

Neto's Tucson: E Company survivors are hermanos forever

It was 64 years ago that Tucson's barrio boys went to war.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Neto's Tucson: As migrants arrive, Tucson shows heart

Neto's Tucson: As migrants arrive, Tucson shows heart

City residents give food, kindness and comfort to scared and hungry refugees.

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Neto's Tucson: Monsoon's a Tucson waiting game

Neto's Tucson: Monsoon's a Tucson waiting game

Tucsonans could sense impending rain.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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4LE G SOCIALES P3

José Luis Baca tuvo un sueño muy lindo: traer al Mariachi Vargas nuevamente a Tucsón, lo cual sucedió el 29 de junio.

July 01, 2014 11:14 am
Neto's Tucson: Violence, poverty sent young Honduran north

Neto's Tucson: Violence, poverty sent young Honduran north

In leaving for "el Norte," he understood the risks.

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Neto's Tucson: Folklórico woven into Baca family's story

Neto's Tucson: Folklórico woven into Baca family's story

The first time José Luis Baca danced onstage before an audience, he was 11 or 12 years old. He can’t exactly remember his age, but he recalled he didn’t want to dance because of his partner — his older sister.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Neto's Tucson: Discovering your voice is a life-changing experience

There were 16 in all, from various parts of the state, young, curious and a bit tired. They were high school students who were spending the week in an intensive journalism training program at the University of Arizona.

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La Santa Cecilia returns to Tucson

La Santa Cecilia returns to Tucson

La Santa Cecilia, a roots-rock Chicano band from Los Angeles, did not start out to become the musical poster child for immigration reform. It simply wanted to make good music.

June 09, 2014 3:06 pm Photos

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100 Objects-Vintage Boots

100 Objects-Vintage Boots

Ron MEDVESCEK / La Estrella de TucsónUn par de botas vaqueras hechas para el tucsonense Ed F. Echols, ahora en la Sociedad de Historia de Arizona.

June 09, 2014 2:12 pm
Neto's Tucson: Nonprofit head stepping down, leaves a legacy of empowering women

Neto's Tucson: Nonprofit head stepping down, leaves a legacy of empowering women

When Laura Penny got the chance to head up a local foundation that helps women, she didn’t flinch.

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Neto's Tucson: New statue honors region's indigenous people

About 15 years ago several Tucsonans came up with an idea to honor our region’s indigenous ancestors. It would be a statue, somewhere at the foot of Sentinel Peak, where a Pima village existed when the first Europeans arrived in the late 17th century.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tohono O'odham Monument

Tohono O'odham Monument

May 30, 2014 6:33 pm
Tohono O'odham Monument

Tohono O'odham Monument

May 30, 2014 6:32 pm

Neto's Tucson: San Manuel family's success is important tale of immigration

When Margarita and Rene Acosta arrived in San Manuel, the mining town north of Tucson in 1977, they did so with the hope of finding steady employment and, more importantly, getting an education for their three children.

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Neto's Tucson: Dreamers just want a chance to succeed

Neto's Tucson: Dreamers just want a chance to succeed

When Jessica Garcia and Dario Andrade graduate this week from Pima Community College, they’ll do so with dreams of continuing their studies at the University of Arizona.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Video Loading…
50 Objetos Presidio

50 Objetos Presidio

James S. Wood/foto tomada del edificio TransamericaUna excavación arqueológica en una pared del Presidio en el centro de Tucsón en el año 2012 descubrió una cápsula del tiempo que fue enterrada en 1954.

May 12, 2014 2:36 pm
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

Ernesto Portillo Jr./Arizona Daily StarOne of several shrines found along the new walking paths on A Mountain. Taken May 8, 2014. — Credit: Ernesto Portillo jr.

May 12, 2014 10:05 am
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

Ernesto Portillo Jr./Arizona Daily StarAn Easter Sunday shrine to an Esther G. Castro on A Mountain. — Credit: Ernesto Portillo jr.

May 12, 2014 10:06 am
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

Ernesto Portillo Jr./Arizona Daily StarA small wooden cross serves as a shrine to Oscar Elias on A Mountain. — Credit: Ernesto Portillo jr.

May 12, 2014 10:07 am
Neto's Tucson: Shrines on 'A' Mountain display our 'ritual genes'

Neto's Tucson: Shrines on 'A' Mountain display our 'ritual genes'

I wonder who was Esther G. Castro. Also what was Oscar Elias like?

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

A small wooden cross bears the name of Oscar Elias, who is said to have died in 2012.

May 09, 2014 5:33 pm
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines dot the new walking paths at Sentinel Peak Park.

May 09, 2014 5:22 pm
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

An Easter Sunday shrine to Esther Castro includes a bouquet of colorful flowers.

May 09, 2014 5:22 pm
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

One of several shrines which have sprouted along the new walking paths on A Mountain. 

May 09, 2014 5:22 pm
Shrines on A Mountain

Shrines on A Mountain

One of several shrines found along the new walking paths on A Mountain. Taken May 8, 2014. 

May 09, 2014 5:22 pm

Neto's Tucson: Children remind us of the beauty that our immigrant nation has

Immigration can be and often is a complex and divisive issue. I have been writing about immigration for three decades.

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Neto's Tucson: Migrants crossing our desert form a modern exodus

Monday, I attended a special seder. About 200 Tucsonans, not all Jews, recalled during a Passover dinner the history of the exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt.

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25 le g sociales p17

Este día es especial para celebrar la unión entre familias con recreación sana al aire libre y disfrutando de divertido juego de volibol.

April 24, 2014 12:10 pm
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25 le g sociales p20

Después de misa Pascua en la parroquia San Xavier del Bac, sus feligreses esperan en fila a visitar a San Francisco Xavier y rezarle sus oraciones.

April 24, 2014 12:07 pm
Oscar Soria

Oscar Soria

Oscar Soria

April 22, 2014 2:52 pm
Neto's Tucson: Bringing poetry to the conversation

Neto's Tucson: Bringing poetry to the conversation

The words, each one selected for a purpose and effect, erupt in staccato rhythm or they bend slowly. The words create images, both vivid and real, or sublime and surreal, taking the listener on a journey.

April 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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04 le g sociales p1

El grupo de danza Xochipilli Centeo, una familia de la comunidad indígena Nahua, con orgullo participó en una causa importante para ellos y para toda la comunidad que busca ampliar el reconocimiento a la lucha de César Chávez.

April 01, 2014 10:26 am

Neto's Tucson: Backers of Rillito racetrack fear getting run over by the big guys

Tuesday, I sat in a meeting of special interests and a politician.

March 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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