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Shuttered and Stored 

TUSD's Brichta Elementary windows will be shuttered when the school closes at the end of the school year.<

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Image Archives: Stories: Mari Herreras

  • When the mayor of Fronteras called members of this women's cooperative las chicas bravas (the tough women), he didn't really mean it as a compliment. Nonetheless, the women defiantly adopted the name. Left to right in front of the Fronteras Town Hall: Domitila Burboa Valenzuela, Lydia Barreda Suarez, Alice Valenzuela, Menta Alicia Armenta Gomez, Sylvia Romero, Maria Dolorez Cota Tarazon and Virginia Mercado Ponce.
  • Las Chicas Bravas
  • When the mayor of Fronteras called members of...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 30, 2009
  • Menta Alicia Armenta Gomez, the 67-year-old president of Las Chicas Bravas, with her husband, Felipe Sillas Mares: "Some people and the mayor said our age was a disability, but I saw it as an asset. We've known about perseverance."
  • Las Chicas Bravas
  • Menta Alicia Armenta Gomez, the 67-year-old president of...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 30, 2009
  • Virginia Mercado Ponce, cooperative treasurer, with her husband, Antonio Chavez Othon, is positive despite the mayor's efforts to shut down the Retroworks factory: "We want this to grow, so everyone can have a job."
  • Las Chicas Bravas
  • Virginia Mercado Ponce, cooperative treasurer, with her husband,...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 30, 2009
  • Everyone shows off the forklift during a tour of the Retroworks de Mexico warehouse. Adults from left to right: Menta Alicia Armenta Gomez, Pablo Juarez, Maria Dolores Cota Tarazon, Sylvia Romero, Lydia Barreda Suarez, Antonio Chavez Othon with his wife, Virginia Mercado Ponce, Felipe Sillas Mares (Menta's husband) and Domitila Burboa Valenzuela.
  • Las Chicas Bravas
  • Everyone shows off the forklift during a tour...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 30, 2009
  • Alice Valenzuela found a renewed purpose when she began working with women in Fronteras, a town just below the cattle ranch she runs with her husband, Roberto Valenzuela.
  • Las Chicas Bravas
  • Alice Valenzuela found a renewed purpose when she...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 30, 2009
  • Edgar Ybarra
  • T Q&A
  • Edgar Ybarra
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 19, 2009
  • Pima Community College's Wayne Brubaker and Terry Forster say the number of students enrolled in Building and Construction Technologies classes has almost doubled during the recession.
  • Schooling the County
  • Pima Community College's Wayne Brubaker and Terry Forster...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 12, 2009
  • In early February, the UA announced that due to state budget cuts, Flandrau would close at the end of May.
  • Stars Be Gone
  • In early February, the UA announced that due...
  • Mari Herreras
  • Mar 5, 2009

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