To keep costs low, the workers keep the lights out most of the time. Here, Norma Zea Gayosso examines a desk for sale while a worker guides her by flashlight.
Legacy de México remanufactured ink cartridges, so workers in the now-closed factory have plenty of liquid ink to sell. Victor Manuel Valverde Romero still shows up for work each day, sometimes donning a navy-blue coat with the Legacy emblem on the side when he’s cleaning or dismantling equipment.
With few customers, Aureliano Flores, Rigoberto Dorame Felix and Trinidad Aguilar pass the time playing dominoes and reading the local newspapers. Sometimes they sweep the floors, take out the trash and tinker with outdated printers to see if they can get them to work. “We used to only talk,…
The two-lane bridge that spans the Santa Cruz River near Amado needs significant rehabilitation. Officials are particularly concerned about the deteriorating girders, which were salvaged from another project older than the present bridge.
An F-22 Raptor, top, flies in formation with a P-51 Mustang during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The F-22 Raptor is used in the modern-day Air Force, while the P-51 Mustang was introduced in 1942.
Miss Latinoamerica entrants wave to the crowd at the 90th annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
Barry Blackwell maneuvers through his Rock Bottom Railroad garden railway layout, which is on the Tucson Garden Railway Society’s annual Rails in the Garden Tour.
Academy Adventures Primary School, 3902 N. Flowing Wells Road, says it’s adopted a new assessment program to comply.
Rex Widman and his wife, Tara, met in Tucson in 1981. When they were a young couple, Rex would bring her roses that he grew. After going their separate ways, the two reunited in 2003 when Rex surprised Tara at the Pima County Fairgrounds.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, left, T.J. McConnell and the rest of the Wildcats allowed ASU’s Tra Holder (0) and the Devils to shoot 50 percent from the field Sunday. The Cats also let Oregon State shoot 51.3 percent. “Defense. Defense. It’s that simple,” UA’s Brandon Ashley said, explaining the …
UA center Kaleb Tarczewski battles ASU’s Gerry Blakes (4) and Savon Goodman (11) for a rebound. The Cats were outrebounded in the first half, letting ASU take a 41-34 lead.
Arizona senior catcher Riley Moore chases teammate Jared Oliva during a drill at a Wildcats practice this week at Hi Corbett Field. Moore expected to be drafted after his junior year but was not. The snub seems to have motivated him. It “lights a fire underneath you,” he said.
Mukhi Singh ladles a helping of chicken tikka masala.
An Office of Air and Marine Astar helicopter, also known as the AS350, hovers as it helps Border Patrol agents on the ground contact suspects west of the Baboquivari Mountains west of Tucson.
Matt Cotten of Puppets Amongus demonstrates the last of 20 puppets he will send to New York for use in a month-long performance of “The Little Prince,” which will run from Feb. 23 to March 22. The puppet is a paper mâché mold.
Birders, from left, Sue Kesti, brothers Dan and Jim Logan and Andrew Core train their binoculars where monsoon runoff from the nearby Santa Cruz River has brought life in the form of bird activity to the Coachline Road gravel pit in the town of Marana.
Arizona Wildcats’ Nate Miller, right, gets airborne Saturday after contact with Jake Zunich of the Phoenix Heat as they battle for the ball during the Scrum, Rattle and Roll wheelchair rugby tournament at Pima Community College West Campus.
Converse wedges from Julie Penny’s collection.
Arizona guard T.J. McConnell pulls up for a shot in the second half of the Wildcats’ win over Oregon at Eugene. McConnell had 21 points, three assists and five rebounds for the 14-1 Wildcats.
Ricardo Castillo, 24, fills his quad’s tank at the Arco gas station, 4881 S. Campbell Ave. A gallon went for $1.91 on Tuesday.
Opening act Linda Chorney, a Tucson transplant who came from New Jersey, shows off the arena’s much-improved acoustics. The 2012 Grammy nominee is still not well-known here.
Boise State running back Jay Ajayi looks for a hole on a run during the third quarter. Ajayi rushed 22 times for 134 yards and three touchdowns.
Amya Burton, 4, frolics with dad Greg along the Catalina Highway. Storms this week brought nearly 9 inches of snow.
Free tours are held Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m. at the Pima County Cooperative Extension demonstration gardens, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Above, master gardener Gale Strauss deadheads an iceberg rose bush.
Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen snares a 4-yard touchdown pass in front of Arizona cornerback Jarvis McCall Jr. in the third quarter, giving the Ducks a 30-0 lead in the Pac-12 title game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Allen had five catches for 36 yards in Oregon’s 51-13 win.
Owner Don Garrot mixes up beignet dough in the kitchen at Don’s Bayou, 8991 E. Tanque Verde Road. Garrot, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-native, offers beignets and coffee from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Interpretive ranger Sardius Stalker shows campsite information to visitor Kay Hackleman of Veneta, Oregon, as she buys a camping permit at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. For the first time in more than a decade, all of the park’s 330,000 acres are open to visitors.
Matt Penn of the National Solar Observatory points to a live view of the Kitt Peak McMath/Pierce Solar Telescope via a webcam as he monitors the telescope from Cienega High School. “The whole idea of having a citizen do science (is) taking off,” he said.
Bob Hinkle smiles as he plays against John Heyl during the Tucson Fall Sectional bridge tournament.
Customers packed the Bookmans tent during the Tucson Festival of Books on March 15, 2014, on the University of Arizona campus. The event will be back on March 14-15, 2015.
The sheep released Thursday headed for the rugged Pusch Ridge habitat, which is home to 12 surviving members of a bighorn herd that was released there a year ago.
A Thai Curry pizza from Renee’s Organic Oven, which came in second in the championship round of Pizza Madness 2.
Senior running back Francisco Dicochea has Cienega’s football team in the state semifinals for the fourth time in the last six seasons.
From left, Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two Judges Philip Espinosa, Michael Miller and Peter Eckerstrom answer students’ questions after hearing oral arguments in an actual case heard Wednesday at Tucson High.
UA quarterback Anu Solomon scrambles away from a UCLA defender during the second quarter.
Although Nogales is on the border, it is like many other small towns around the nation on Friday night when the community gathers at the high school to watch and cheer on the team.
A cross-section of a thermal photovoltaic bar. Cogenra’s T-14 concentrating array features long, parabolic troughs of mirror glass that focus sunlight on photovoltaic cells.
Terris Jones-Grigsby led all rushers with 107 yards on 13 carries in the UA’s win over Washington State. The Wildcats took a 31-0 lead and then scored on three of their first four drives of the second half.
Pima County voters have thus far favored Democratic incumbent Ron Barber, but his challenger holds a lead in Cochise County.
Assistant managers John Lorch, left, and Christina Early box up cookies and bakery items as employees in training prepare for Wednesday’s grand opening of the new Panera Bread, 10604 N. Oracle Road.
Pieology district manager Paul Lakers rolls up a “now open” banner in advance of today’s grand opening of the fast-casual pizza restaurant.
Pam Andros grabs plates of spanakopita (spinach pie) while Jim Ruboyianes keeps them coming at the 2014 Tucson Greek Festival.
Ramsey Borrego instructs Katie Fuller during a pinup shoot at Flash in the Past. The studio does tasteful cheesecake photos recalling the days of Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable.
The original Spanish garrison posted where the restored presidio now sits was established in 1775, the year the Revolutionary War began.
The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson stands at 133 W. Washington St. The site’s out-of-the way location makes it harder to raise public awareness.
Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, which has an 85-year history, attracts visitors who want desert scruff and luxury, taste of the Old West and modern amenities. A large expansion seeks to accommodate those expectations.
Foto por Mike Christy / La estrella de TucsónEl monaguillo Manuel Carbajal, izq., y monseñor Carlos Romero se preparaban para la misa en español el pasado 27 de agosto.
Sahuaro coach Scott McKee talks with quarterback Stephen Miller during an offensive drill at practice this week. McKee says making the playoffs three straight years but losing in the first round each time is “agonizing.”
Head coach Rich Rodriguez keeps close watch as an offensive and defensive player square off during the "boards" drill during the Arizona Wildcats football practice on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Ariz.