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THS Girls Volleyball

THS Girls Volleyball

Junior Bailey Gin, center, averaged 9.6 assists per set last season as Tucson High had its best finish in program history.

4 hours ago
Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

Team members gather for coffee and updates inside the newly rebuilt Whole Foods Market at Casas Adobes Plaza, Oracle and Ina roads. The 31,000-square-foot store will open Aug. 27. The old, smaller store closed in January of 2013.

August 18, 2014 2:22 pm
El Saguarito

El Saguarito

Owner Albert Vasquez consults with Betty Yuriar of Eclipse Design at one of the sites where El Saguarito will set up for home football games. Behind him is Lazaro Cepero. The Vasquezes will serve up burritos and nachos starting Aug. 29.

August 13, 2014 2:08 pm
Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope is a national touring comedian who has gotten a lot of buzz over the past few years. He plays clubs and theaters throughout the country and has a fan base in London courtesy of his BBC ties.

August 11, 2014 10:20 am
Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope shows off his football room in the Fun House in his backyard in Bisbee. During football season, he has three televisions on with different games. It’s also where he records his podcast (stanhope.libsyn.com).

August 11, 2014 10:22 am
Juan Worner Baz

Juan Worner Baz

Statues of saints, philosophers and animals decorate the Broadway Village Annex.

August 05, 2014 5:08 pm
Juan Worner Bas

Juan Worner Bas

Roberta Franzheim lives in this home designed by Juan Worner Baz, an architect originally from Mexico City.  Worner Baz designed a number of iconic Tucson buildings and revered homes.

August 05, 2014 5:06 pm
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New wing commander takes over at D-MNew Wing Commander Takes over at D-M

Air Force men and women salute during the singing of the national anthem as a new commander took over the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan.Col. James Meger, left, makes a joke about Col. Kevin Blanchard spending his retirement in Alaska fishing. Meger spoke during a change-of-command cere…

August 01, 2014 2:58 pm
Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Plans call for a 160-unit low-income housing project between the Mercado District and Sentinel Plaza on West Congress.

August 01, 2014 3:01 pm
Connect Coworking

Connect Coworking

Maher Pedersoli, founder and CEO of Dualswipe, works at one of the hot desks at Connect Coworking in the historic Rialto Building, 33 S. Fifth Ave. Workspaces range from simple desks to full private offices.

July 31, 2014 1:28 pm
Building blocks

Building blocks

Toddlers play with blocks and other items during an open play period at Sunshine Preschool, 9000 N. Oracle Road. 

July 28, 2014 10:01 am
Arte de la Vida

Arte de la Vida

Masks decorate a wall at Arte de la Vida, 37 N. Tucson Blvd. The store has been open for two years and sells a mixture of vintage and modern Mexican folk art.

July 16, 2014 3:13 pm
Las Lomas

Las Lomas

Rancho Las Lomas, now known simply as Las Lomas, includes a swimming pool with a common-space area for the residents. The property now includes 30 rental units occupied by artists, scientists, lawyers, journalists and others.

July 03, 2014 2:35 pm
Carlos Mello Jr.

Carlos Mello Jr.

Carlos Mello Jr. has been a topiary artist in Tucson for more than 40 years. At age 85, he still maintains several topiaries in his front yard. He became serious about the art on a trip to Disneyland with his family in the 1970s.

July 01, 2014 11:41 am
Tucson Urban League

Tucson Urban League

Nakeesha Ross, right, a 17-year-old youth instructor, helps Ishan Shah, 13, start to build a rocket at the Physics Factory. Ross is working at the Physics Factory as part of the Urban League’s summer employment program.

June 27, 2014 11:49 am
McKale Center

McKale Center

Workers add plumbing for the women’s basketball new video- and locker-room area at McKale. UA coach Niya Butts believes the renovations will help with recruiting.

June 24, 2014 5:19 pm
Colleen LaFleur

Colleen LaFleur

Colleen LaFleur is the owner of LaFleur Plantscapes and Fresh Flora. LaFleur says originally she wanted to have a mostly retail shop, but now she does more events and custom design work.

June 18, 2014 9:59 am
Green Valley Hospital

Green Valley Hospital

Construction of the new Green Valley Hospital is under way at 4455 South Interstate-19 frontage road. It is scheduled to open at the end of the first quarter next year.

May 22, 2014 4:09 pm
Oracle State Park

Oracle State Park

Park Ranger Dale Redies explains to Portia, 10, and Travis Cooper, 7, the activities they need to complete in order to receive a badge at Oracle State Park. Portia and Travis came to Oracle for the day with their parents from Oro Valley.

May 19, 2014 10:33 am
One East Broadway

One East Broadway

Bill Krauss and Kate McMillan used to live in the Foothills. “When we were working it was great to come home to the oasis. But when we retired, it was all oasis and no energy,” he says.

May 14, 2014 1:31 pm
Tohono Chul Park

Tohono Chul Park

Wayne Cohen stops to take a photo of a desert spiny lizard as he walks through Tohono Chul Park. The park was open for free to visitors on Friday to celebrate National Public Gardens Day.

May 12, 2014 9:55 am
Book Sale

Book Sale

Sherry Campbell, front, receives help from Carolyn Darby, a volunteer, during the Friends of the Oro Valley Library Spring Book Sale at 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Campbell is a volunteer with the Reading Seed Children’s Literacy Program and was looking for books to give to two of her students. 

May 05, 2014 8:54 am
Delectables Dog Menu

Delectables Dog Menu

The offerings for people’s canine companions, shown here under the heading “Chomp,” cost between $3 and $5.

April 30, 2014 8:13 pm
Delectables Dog Menu

Delectables Dog Menu

The offerings for people’s canine companions, shown here under the heading “Chomp,” cost between $3 and $5. 

April 28, 2014 3:59 pm
Journey: A Refugee Fashion Show

Journey: A Refugee Fashion Show

Dania Zahlan, right, a volunteer model, pauses on the runway during a cultural fashion show at Journey, an event put on by Horizons for Refugee Families, UNICEF and University of Arizona STAND, at Lincoln Park on South Pantano Road. Zahlan wore clothing designed by Ivy Wahome. The show prese…

April 07, 2014 10:46 am
Tucson Clean & Beautiful

Tucson Clean & Beautiful

Austin Lancaster, a volunteer, picks up debris and litter from the Rillito riverbed during a cleanup spearheaded by Tucson Clean and Beautiful, which teamed with the Pima County Regional Flood Control District and Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation.

April 07, 2014 10:33 am
Rancho de la Osa

Rancho de la Osa

The table in the dining room at Rancho de la Osa guest ranch in Sasabe is made from wood retrieved on Mount Lemmon.

March 20, 2014 2:53 pm
Rancho de la Osa

Rancho de la Osa

The common room at Rancho de la Osa is filled with photographs that Richard Schultz says he found as he renovated the kitchen. The guest ranch is not listed on National Register of Historic Places so building uses are not restricted.

March 20, 2014 1:43 pm
Car for Mt. Graham Safe House

Car for Mt. Graham Safe House

Felicia Padilla, with the Mt. Graham Safe House, checks out the 2014 Prius her nonprofit received from Tucson’s Precision Toyota after an online vote. Gas prices have limited the group’s ability to transport clients.

March 13, 2014 1:04 pm
Walmart

Walmart

Mary Ball shops for food at the new Walmart Superstore. The store, on the far southeast side, is convenient for Ball, who lives in Corona de Tucson. 

March 12, 2014 3:29 pm
Old Pueblo Trolley Bus Division

Old Pueblo Trolley Bus Division

Bill Bownas, a volunteer with the Old Pueblo Trolley bus division, helps with the continuing work on a 1928 Twin Coach bus that used to run from Bisbee to its Warren suburb.

March 12, 2014 11:15 am
International Folk Dance Ensemble

International Folk Dance Ensemble

Students in a performance dance class at Sunnyside High School watch as a dancer from the International Folk Dance Ensemble of Brigham Young University performs a routine for them during a workshop at the south-side school. The troupe members were traveling through Arizona giving dance perfo…

March 10, 2014 10:47 am
Hummin and Strummin

Hummin and Strummin

Billy Jim Pierce, right, watches as Bill Palmer plays a guitar solo during a Hummin’ and Strummin’ gathering in Picture Rocks. The open jam sessions are held on Thursdays.

February 17, 2014 11:55 pm
Tucson Barbershop Men's Chorus

Tucson Barbershop Men's Chorus

Dayle Ann Cook, director of the Tucson Barbershop eXperience, jokes around with chorus members as they warm up.

February 10, 2014 11:25 am
Mercado San Agustin

Mercado San Agustin

Jacque Brackeen, left, manager of Stella Java, talks with Jocelyn and Sean Hunter inside the Mercado San Agustin, which has a mix of retail and restaurants that ring a spacious courtyard.

January 09, 2014 12:53 pm
Nuts About Nature

Nuts About Nature

At left, Julie Strom, an educator with Pima County Natural Resources, shows the inside of a pomegranate to Ezra Green, 3, far left and Anderson Christian, 3, during the Nuts about Nature Preschool hour at Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Regional Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Strom explained some …

January 06, 2014 11:16 am
UA basketball: Wildcats wary of letdown after 13-0 start

UA basketball: Wildcats wary of letdown after 13-0 start

Arizona forward Brandon Ashley, going for a rebound in the second half of Monday’s 77-44 win over NAU, and the Wildcats will try to maintain their defensive intensity when they begin Pac-12 play Jan. 2 at home against Washington State.

December 25, 2013 12:00 am
John Wesley Miller Home

John Wesley Miller Home

“The name of the game in solar is control. You keep what’s going on on the inside inside,” says John Wesley Miller, showing his Vision House.

December 18, 2013 3:00 pm
John Wesley Miller Home

John Wesley Miller Home

John Wesley Miller’s “Vision House” features a 520-gallon rainwater storage tank.

December 18, 2013 3:02 pm
Glen Coffman

Glen Coffman

Chef Glen Coffman, in full production mode, works on his latest batch of cookies. For the holidays, he bakes many dozens of cookies, which he gives to friends and relatives.

December 16, 2013 7:42 pm
Tohono Chul Park

Tohono Chul Park

The vegetation is glowing this time of year at Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte. Visitors take in one of the lighted displays, left. They were at Holiday Nights this past weekend, an event featuring decorative lighting, music, food, shopping and demonstrations such as glass-blowing.…

December 02, 2013 4:16 pm
Patterns

Patterns

Patterns in Monadenium ritchiei, a cactus-like succulent from east Africa, can be modeled using mathematics.

December 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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Kelzi Bartholomae, chef/owner of Mother Hubbard’s Cafe who learned traditional Mexican dishes from her grandmother, demonstrates the proper way to slice onions, tomatoes and garlic.

November 22, 2013 9:21 pm
30 dishes p1

30 dishes p1

Faeza Hililian, left, and Priscilla Mendenhall prepare appetizers for a YMCA event. “Really, Dishes & Stories is my dream to create a women-led and -run business that will make enough money to pay a good salary,” says Mendenhall.

November 19, 2013 5:34 pm
Food for Ascension Cafe

Food for Ascension Cafe

Food for Ascension Cafe chef and manager Rani Olson, right, preps a dish as line cook Jaclyn Bonzagni watches. The restaurant features local produce in season, and is meat and dairy-free.

November 11, 2013 1:53 pm
Bouldering

Bouldering

Chad Collins, a coach from the Arizona on the Rocks climbing gym in Scottsdale, talks to three of his students during a youth bouldering competition at the BLOC climbing and fitness center on Saturday at 8975 E. Tanque Verde Road. Most of the young people were competing in hopes of moving o…

November 11, 2013 10:11 am
Inner Tie

Inner Tie

Studio Manhattan canvas bag with leather ($130) is one of the finds at Inner Tie, nestled in an unconventional downtown spot.

November 05, 2013 12:38 pm
World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial

Linda Robles takes a photo of her uncle’s name, Sgt. Joe R. Ybarra, which is engraved on the World War II Memorial in Armory Park. Alex Bravo, Ybarra’s brother-in-law, is at right, and Lupita Castillo, Ybarra’s sister, is in the pink sweater. Castillo says her brother fought with the Army in…

November 01, 2013 3:36 pm
Pedestrian fatalities timeline logo

Pedestrian fatalities timeline logo

October 26, 2013 4:07 pm
Day of Caring

Day of Caring

John Sanders, of Grace Temple Baptist Church, lays down the foundation for a vegetable garden at the Tucson Urban League located at 2305 South Park Avenue in Tucson, Arizona. Volunteers from Tucson Electric Power and the Community Action Team (CAT) worked together to complete projects at the…

October 26, 2013 1:01 pm

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