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Rain puts harvest on hold

Rain puts harvest on hold

This week’s rain will have less impact on the state’s wineries because most had finished the harvest.

September 17, 2014 11:00 am
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Margrit Laman models Lior pants, $148; Eileen Fisher tunic, $182; Teri Jo Summer vest, $295; and a red silk scarf, $112. Outfit from Limited Additions at St. Philip’s Plaza.

January 29, 2014 11:28 am
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Michael Danielson, owner, 51.• Wardrobe: A button-down shirt, white jeans and a watch. He always goes for a splash of color.• Work style: “Color evokes emotion,” he says. “When I want to dress for work, I want some reaction. I’m aware you must look the part. Make people take note of you.”

January 22, 2014 12:44 pm
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Dray shows off one of the aprons. You’ll never know what you’ll find among the collection of odds and ends.

January 15, 2014 11:34 am
Farmer's Market and Craft Fair

Farmer's Market and Craft Fair

The citrus has arrived. Guadalupe Estrada bags up oranges he hauled in from Queen Creek to sell at the Farmers’ Market and Craft Fair at the Friendship Villas at La Cholla, 6505 N. La Cholla Blvd. Vendors of all types were at the market last Sunday.

January 13, 2014 11:38 am
Candlewood Suites

Candlewood Suites

The hotel, at 1995 W. River Road, features kitchens, barbecue grills, on-site laundry facilities and a business center.

January 10, 2014 3:33 pm
Story time

Story time

Mason Bourque, 3, tells Santa what he wants for Christmas while Wayne Underwood and his grandson, Elias Pike, 3, wait their turn. The kids also heard holiday stories and sang songs at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library on East Tanque Verde Road last week during storytime.

December 19, 2013 1:45 pm
William Clements Regional Center

William Clements Regional Center

Loretta Merrill, left, Terry Kennedy, foreground, and Joyce Stewart take part in a stretching class in connection with the Senior Lunch Program at the William Clements Regional Center, located at 8155 E. Poinciana Drive. The program runs five days a week, and seniors are encouraged to try ou…

December 16, 2013 11:25 am
William Clements Regional Center

William Clements Regional Center

Tina Baldwin leads stretching exercises as seniors work up an appetite before lunch. The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department offers various programs to help keep older adults healthy and active.

December 16, 2013 11:20 am
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Xmaria Fields, 7, sits on Tootsie as she gets ready for a walk around the ring while volunteer Emma McNall helps. Xmaria and other kids from the Tu Nidito grief program took part in the Jessica Rekos Day of Love held by Therapeutic Riding of Tucson.

December 15, 2013 4:37 pm
Sewailo golf course at Casino del Sol Resort

Sewailo golf course at Casino del Sol Resort

The 18th hole of the new Sewailo golf course, as seen from behind the waterfall, with Casino del Sol Resort in the background. A ceremonial tee shot by Native American pro golfer and course designer Notah Begay III marked Friday’s opening of the course to the public.

December 12, 2013 4:39 pm
Congressional panel

Congressional panel

Rep. Matt Salmon, center, listens to attorney Robert L. Shuler before a hearing in Tucson on trade with Mexico. Arizona and Mexican business representatives spoke to the panel Monday about improving security and facilitating cross-border commerce.

December 09, 2013 4:16 pm
Bilingual family story time

Bilingual family story time

Leanne Yoder, assistant manager and children’s specialist for the Pima County Public Library, guides a session of Bilingual Family Story Time, a weekly activity at the Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road.

December 09, 2013 11:04 am
Sun City Strummers

Sun City Strummers

From left, Pat Winder, Diane Malchow, Betty Verderese, Pat Bloom and Virginia Phillippi, upper right, practice at the Sun City recreation center.

December 09, 2013 10:36 am
Nutcracker

Nutcracker

“The Nutcracker” is not just for kids. The party scene will feature several adult dancers and community dignitaries in the Dancing in the Streets production.

December 07, 2013 9:59 pm
Nutcracker

Nutcracker

Soleste Lupu helps fit one of the 100 dancers in one of the 500 costumes required to stage “The Nutcracker.” Costumes are reused, with updates and embellishments, each year.

December 05, 2013 7:26 pm
Holiday dresses

Holiday dresses

Celina Moreno wears a Radzoli dress ($76) at Maya Palace that can be worn for many different occasions.

December 04, 2013 3:18 pm
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On the left is Bill and Therese Reynolds as they are looking at some various bats on display during a bat lecture and slide presentation at Colossal Cave Mountain Park. Photo taken Sunday December 1, 2013. Photo by Benjie Sanders / Arizona Daily Star.

December 02, 2013 4:03 pm
Louis Valenzuela

Louis Valenzuela

Louis Valenzuela, a Yaqui woodcarver, starts on a mask using a piece of cottonwood. Valenzuela will be among those demonstrating their artistry at the Tucson Indian Market on Saturday and Sunday at the Whistle Stop Depot.

November 27, 2013 3:40 pm
Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving dinner

Volunteer Manny Jaques readies a number of plates to serve during the annual Thanksgiving dinner held Tuesday at El Pueblo Neighborhood Center. Nonprofit Luz Social Services, which served more than 1,900 meals last year, planned to serve 2,000 at Tuesday’s celebration on Tucson’s south side.

November 26, 2013 5:02 pm
Cade Hayes

Cade Hayes

Cade Hayes designs and makes high-end chairs out of steel, leather and other materials that he sells to designers and other clients around the country.

November 25, 2013 4:57 pm
Flashings

Flashings

Dave Dean, owner of Flashings Inc., a 20-year-old business, shows some of the flat-metal rolls that are later converted into different types of roofing. The company recently moved into a new facility near West Grant and North Oracle roads.

November 25, 2013 4:17 pm
Sugar sweet bakery

Sugar sweet bakery

Owners Tina Owyoung and her husband Don Scheer put cookies on a plate at the counter of their Sugar Sweet Bakery. The couple extended their hours to Sundays.

November 21, 2013 5:02 pm
Walmart Market

Walmart Market

Rosie Brown, inventory management associate at Walmart, works in the baking aisle in the Walmart Market near Golf Links and Kolb roads.

November 21, 2013 12:51 pm
Bighorn sheep release

Bighorn sheep release

As onlookers recorded the moment with everything from television cameras to cellphone cameras, the first 31 sheep were released Monday at Catalina State Park as part of the Santa Catalina Bighorn Sheep Restoration Project.

November 18, 2013 11:19 am
Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade

Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base displayed the American and Arizona flags during the annual Veterans Day Parade.

November 11, 2013 4:59 pm
Half Marathon

Half Marathon

Robert Brown, an Air Force master sergeant, holds the American flag he ran with and his free shirt at the end of his run during the Everyone Runs Everyone Walks TMC Fleet Feet Veterans Day Half Marathon at Sabino High School. Brown, 37, ran the 5K. He was in the top half of the field of 356 …

November 11, 2013 10:12 am
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Paid administrative leave

Tucson City Hall, May 21, 2013.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
HF Coors

HF Coors

Day of the Dead plates designed by Bob DeArmond are among the popular selections from HF Coors dinnerware, which has its manufacturing facility in Tucson.

November 06, 2013 5:45 pm
HF Coors

HF Coors

The 33,000-square-foot HF Coors manufacturing facility is across the street from the main post office on Cherrybell Stravenue. Up to 200,000 ceramic pieces are created there each month.

November 06, 2013 5:46 pm
Pottery

Pottery

Ana Trillo shows some of her pottery during the sale of Mata Ortiz ceramics at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4831 E. 22nd St. Sunday’s sale featured the works of about 45 potters from the town in northern Chihuahua state.

November 04, 2013 12:35 pm
Goldie's

Goldie's

Goldies, a new locally owned boutique at La Encantada, carries various items for men, women and children. Opening the store is co-owner Emmy Marshall’s way of carrying on in her grandmother’s footsteps. The shop is on the upper level of La Encantada.

October 31, 2013 2:35 pm
CPR training at Flowing Wells Jr. High school

CPR training at Flowing Wells Jr. High school

Flowing Wells seventh-graders Sofia Centeno, from left, Kayla Varona, Brianda Villegas and Esmeralda Martinez, all 12, practice CPR on their dummies. The training kicked off an effort to teach CPR to more than 1,000 students locally.

October 28, 2013 2:50 pm
dogtoberfest

dogtoberfest

Morgan Hilpert and her dog Tate, a beagle, are dressed up as mimes at the Dogtoberfest fundraiser at St. Gregory Preparatory School, 3231 N. Craycroft Road, on Sunday, The money raised goes to the nonprofit Handi-Dogs organization.

October 28, 2013 1:17 pm
Arizona Wildcats women's team

Arizona Wildcats women's team

Arizona’s Carissa Crutchfield, left, and Erica Barnes put full court pressure on Utah’s Danielle Rodriguez during a win over the Utes a year ago. Both figure to play key minutes for a UA team looking for its first NCAA tournament berth under coach Niya Butts.

October 23, 2013 12:35 am
Vail incorporation

Vail incorporation

Vail’s Rancho del Lago subdivision. Incorporation supporters say residents would have a stronger voice; opponents criticize the hypothetical budget.

October 18, 2013 3:32 pm
Roger Road Wastewater Reclamation Facility

Roger Road Wastewater Reclamation Facility

Plant manager Frank Gall says wet wipes are causing havoc with the sewer system at the Roger Road wastewater treatment plant. The wipes have been gaining in popularity but don’t break down like toilet paper.

October 15, 2013 3:03 pm
Cowboy

Cowboy

From left are Jodi Darling as Rose/Slue Foot Sue, Brian Paradis as Pistol Pete and Jacinda Rose Swinehart as Gypsy Jeanne/Mama Huayne in “Pistol Pete, The World’s Greatest Cowboy.” The storyline: Young Pete is thrown from a wagon, is raised by coyotes and goes on to face off with an outlaw …

October 14, 2013 12:29 pm
Jazz under the stars

Jazz under the stars

Jazz singer Kitty Margolis, well-known for her scat and improv styles, was a featured vocalist at the Jazz Society’s concert at St. Philip’s Plaza. This weekend, Arts in the Plaza will take over the center, 4280 N. Campbell Ave., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

October 14, 2013 10:30 am
Vandalized plants

Vandalized plants

Steve Steward, manager at the Pima County Native Plant Nursery, surveys dead and dying desert plants that were sprayed with herbicide, causing about $34,000 in damage. Thousands of plants were affected.

October 07, 2013 3:55 pm
Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Chris Green, aka Mr. Green Jellybean,  shows off an inflated hat to Wade Williams, a security worker, at Oktoberfest. Sunday’s celebration was at Trail Dust Town-Pinnacle Peak.

October 07, 2013 12:32 pm
Zumba

Zumba

Participants are in motion during the Crazy About Pink Zumbathon, a benefit for the Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona affiliate. The event was Sunday at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road.

October 07, 2013 11:27 am
40 Under 40

40 Under 40

UA epidemiologist Kacey Ernst and Brett Rustand of Crest Insurance Group were honored Wednesday as Woman and Man of the Year at the 40 Under 40 award ceremony. Other honorees ranged from educators to attorneys to entrepreneurs.

October 02, 2013 1:38 pm
House Fire

House Fire

This house in the 9200 block of East Kayenta Drive was condemned. Three vehicles were also destroyed and two were damaged. Authorities don’t know how the fire started and had no damage estimates Tuesday.

October 01, 2013 4:13 pm
Wedding anniversaries

Wedding anniversaries

Ruth and Joe Tartaglia, pictured at St. Augustine Cathedral with Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas on Sunday, celebrated 15 years of marriage.

September 29, 2013 6:30 pm
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Bob Kay D.J.

Chris Wangensteen-Eklund takes care of her store, Pear Tree House, a boutique in St. Philip’s Plaza. The store will mark its first anniversary at the end of October.

September 26, 2013 11:45 am
390th Museum construction

390th Museum construction

Workers from Hiller Painting put down a coat of epoxy on the floor last week as part of the 390th Memorial Museum’s $2.4 million face-lift. The building in a hangar on the grounds of the Pima Air and Space Museum spotlights the history and service of the World War II bomber group.

September 22, 2013 3:46 pm
El Mezon del Cobre

El Mezon del Cobre

El Mezon del Cobre was one of the earlier Mexican restaurants to open outside the south side. It opened in 1990 on North First Avenue.

September 17, 2013 5:08 pm
Dee's Shoes

Dee's Shoes

Edward V. Loughlin Jr. tries on some new footwear with help from Ted Direnfeld as Ine Van Kersen observes. Dee’s has been in business here since 1953, when it was the only fully orthopedic shoe store in Tucson, Direnfeld said. The Broadway store will close at the end of the day Nov. 30.

September 13, 2013 3:46 pm

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