Nearly an entire living room's worth of abandoned furniture sits on North Bean Avenue north of East Ninth Street. A city crew used to pick up abandoned couches, but its budget was eliminated in 2011. Property owners are responsible, so the old items can just sit ... and sit.
Here's what you can do about a bumper crop of junky couches growing in your neighborhood:
Kate Hall, a University of Puget Sound student, catalogs items left at one of three impromptu shrines established along a migrant trail southeast of Arivaca. She is part of a group of students gathering anthropological data from items migrants leave behind.
Jason De León, an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, examines a bottle of pond water in a drinking bottle found in a pile of backpacks left behind by migrants after a Border Patrol apprehension.
As part of the Undocumented Migration Project, Jordan Davis, a history and archaeology student from Calvin College, documents several crucifixes left hanging at a shrine.
Bibles, icons, crucifixes and candles were among the items found at one of three makeshift shrines established along a migrant trail southeast of Arivaca.
ARIVACA - As the white SUV turns onto a rural dirt road, Jason De León spots something on the ground.
"Trash Talk" will be the Earth Care topic for the Sunday Adult and Youth Forum at Lutheran Church of the Foothills on Sunday.
Police rout big throng of hippies and yippies as they try to clear Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on Aug. 28, 1968. One demonstrator fell at left as another lies on the ground at right while others huddle in the foreground. (AP Photo)