75 years ago, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, brought the U.S. into World War II. In his address asking Congress for a declaratio…

If you are out and about in the evenings in the barrios on the southwest side of town, you might encounter a procession of men, women, and chi…

In the previous blog I mentioned that images of the Virgin of Guadalupe appear in almost every context. Here’s a sample of some of my favorites.

We don't realize how easy we have it. Our ice is made in our own homes, in our own refrigerators. Many of use don't even have to open the door…

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Her picture appears in every possible context: in churches, on t-shirts, on low rider cars, even sprayed on boarded-up windows. She is the Pat…

To round up our look at lost mines in the Santa Cruz Valley, let me tell you the story of the Lost Opata Mine. And when I’m through, if you do…

Let’s interrupt our tales of lost mines and buried treasure to describe a real treasure in the upper Santa Cruz Valley: The 43rd annual Fiesta…

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