Crop Conundrum

Despite many technological innovations and the inclusion of robotic pickers for some crops, healthy field row edibles usually don't end up on a dinner plate without some stoop labor wielding lettuce knives.

Education Budgeting

Are you outraged at Governor Ducey's "education budget"? You should be

Momcologist Crusade

When he was just 18 months old, Jude was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He's since received two bone marrow transplants, underwent three immunotherapy clinical trials and has experienced three relapses, although he's now cancer-free.

Exit Interview

Tucson metro chamber president & CEO Mike Varney recently announced he'd be stepping down at six years leading the region's largest chamber.

Breakthrough or Reckless?

While many college students were frolicking on the beaches of Mexico this past spring break, Adam Denoyer lost his friend to suicide early one March morning, but not before leaving behind notes on doorsteps for different people in his life.

Book Report

When Congressman Raul Grijalva was a child, libraries were one of the most important things in his life. He discovered newspapers, magazines and Gulliver's Travels.

Money and Challengers, Oh My

Congresswoman Martha McSally continued to demonstrate her fundraising prowess last week, announcing she had raised nearly $750,000 in the first quarter of 2017.

Sci Fiesta

UA Vice President for Innovation and College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz is also the director of Biosphere 2, the environmental science lab north of Oro Valley.

Who’s Watching Your Web Trail?

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to block the Federal Communications Commission from moving forward with rules meant to safeguard internet users’ browsing history from exploitation by Internet Service Providers, as well as to prevent the federal agency from creating similar rules in the future.

Second Chance Cupcakes

A local bakery, Tilted Halos, is no ordinary dessert shop.

Show Us the Money

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan campaigned on making it easier for people to see how money flows into political campaigns, and she has a plan for a website that will help.

Nixon Divided

Longtime Washington journalist Evan Thomas is the author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided, a biography of former president Richard Nixon that was named one of the 10 best nonfiction books of the year by Time Magazine and was praised as a “fully rounded portrait” by the New York Times Book Review.

Dignity for Desconocidos

A white-haired man pulls a cart full of crosses.

So Long Sánchez

Tucson’s largest school district accepted Superintendent H.T. Sanchez’s resignation at the governing board’s Feb. 28 meeting after two highly contentious weeks.

Political Acts

With President Donald Trump and his allies in the GOP Congress looking for ways to block the ability of low-income women and men to turn to Planned Parenthood for their sexual health concerns, the organization is bracing for a rough year ahead.


Staff Pick Events

  • Frida al Fresco @ Tucson Botanical Gardens

    • Fourth Friday of every month, 5-8 p.m. Continues through May 26 $13
  • Cheech and Chong @ AVA: Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater

    • Sat., May 27, 8-11 p.m. $25
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  • Slow Flow Yoga @ Floor Polish

    • Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. $6

Popular Events

  • Antique, Vintage, & Collectible Book Fair @ Foothills Mall

    • Fri., June 9, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat., June 10, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., June 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $0
  • Repticon Tucson Reptile & Exotic Animal Show @ Pima County Fairgrounds

    • Sat., May 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., May 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free
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  • Syrian Cooking Class @ Tucson Jewish Community Center

    • Sun., June 4, 12-3 p.m. $70
    • Buy Tickets

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