The best rivalry in college softball will be renewed today when rejuvenated Arizona visits long-time nemesis UCLA for the start of a three-game series.
University of Arizona guard Gabe York (1) dunks as his unit finishes their pre-game routine prior to the tip-off against Colorado for the semifinals of the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Friday, March 13, 2014, Las Vegas, Nev. Photo by Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star
Last summer, my tomatoes did really well in the spring — they grew fast, bushed out nicely and produced lots of leaves. But there weren’t many flowers and they didn’t develop into actual fruit. Sound familiar? Read on for some expert advice from Harlow Gardens. You’ll probably recognize your…
Now that you're ready to plant, be sure to use the right amendments to ensure healthy plants.
Opponents of the Rosemont Mine and a Tucson-area neighborhood group point to three cases, two local and one national, to back up concerns about a corporate takeover of Rosemont Copper’s parent, Augusta Resource Corp.
A team of students from Canyon del Oro High School was named state champions at the Arizona Academic Decathlon Finals held earlier this month in Glendale.
The Tucson Unified School District has a new director of culturally relevant pedagogy.
Green Fields Country Day School is staging an open house for parents of children about to enter kindergarten.
Tents for the upcoming Tucson Fesitval of Books are in place along the University of Arizona mall from one end to the other as the event gets ready to start on Saturday, March 15 and continue on Sunday. The photo was taken on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
Alberto Carlon, with the University of Arizona facilities management, starts getting things ready for the start of the Tucson Fesitval of Books which starts on Saturday, March 15 and continues on Sunday. The photo was taken on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
University of Arizona linguistics major Elly Matthias works displaying the books at the UA Press tent for the start of the Tucson Fesitval of Books which starts on Saturday, March 15 and continues on Sunday. The UA Press has books of local interest as well as the American West, natural histo…
Former TUSD Governing Board Member Miguel Cuevas is looking to return to the dais in Tucson’s largest school district.
A state wildlife manager unintentionally shot and killed an endangered Mount Graham red squirrel Wednesday on the mountain near Safford, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reported.
The University of Arizona is proposing 2 percent tuition increase for in-state students this fall and a 5 percent hike for nonresidents.
Marana Unified School District dubbed three staffers as employees of the year.
Since the Star published an article Sunday about his suspension from practicing at the University of Arizona Medical Center, public support for Tucson cardiac surgeon Dr. Robert Poston has been coming in from across the country.
Quik Tek Assembly, a Tempe-based contract electronics provider and supplier to Raytheon Missile Systems, will hire 50 workers here as part of an expansion to Tucson, the region’s economic-development agency said.
T.J. McConnell was left off a six-man list of finalists for the Bob Cousy Award. ... and other notes/links from Las Vegas
The land that will be the center of the mine pit of the Rosemont Copper Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson.
Weeds are overtaking the front sidewalk at a vacant home.
East bound traffic speeds by trash and debris, including bottles, plastic bags and papers tangled in the vegetation in the median on Golf Links just east of Wilmot.
A west bound SUV rolls past a pothole at the intersection of District St. and 4rh Ave. Friday, June 21, 2013.
Twenty-four hours after undergoing surgery to insert a pacemaker, Arizona Symphonic Winds Conductor László Veres is recovering at home.
Sun Tran will host a series of open houses to solicit public feedback on its proposed fare increase and service changes.
The first paving work on a city street would soon be completed. How would such a feat of progress be celebrated?
The statue of el Moro at the turn-off to Cumpas, Sonora, June, 2004. Photo by Jim Griffith.
Tucson sunrise March 14, 2014.
Headline: US prepares to retaliate against Russia by funding “Borat 2”.
Cascarónes are a Mexican and Southwestern Easter tradition.
During the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing some fun facts about the Easter season and tidbits about the origins and meanings of Easter's symbols and traditions.
Besides soil, the biggest key to successful gardening in the desert is ...
If you ask any of the musicians who stroll our bars and restaurants to sing “El Moro de Cumpas,” chances are they will respond with a corrido or ballad whose beginning translates into English as
Thanks to votes from the public, an Eastern Arizona nonprofit was awarded a new Prius this week from Tucson’s Precision Toyota.
We write today to respond to suggestions that Rep. Ron Barber has not been fully supportive of the A-10 or Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
A record 112 women, and 587 total racers, will converge at the starting line just beyond the Gilbert Ray Campground today, from as far north as Winnipeg, Manitoba, to as far south as Hermosillo, Sonora, to compete in the largest Tucson Bicycle Classic in the past six years.
Goals of the young scientists range from counting candy to curing cancer.
Cienega’s Louis Murphy took the state lead in blocks on Tuesday night with six against Pueblo.
With Cienega in danger of having its boys volleyball program cut, Bobcats girls coach Heather Mott stepped up to save the day.
A favorite quote of mine was spoken by George Washington. He said, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” We are not prepared today, and as a result, our nation is threatened!
As he walked off the field at Kindall/Sancet Stadium this week, Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez rattled off the reasons why he’s an Arizona basketball fan.
In a game in which Empire junior pitcher Brittany Woolridge didn’t have her best performance, giving up 10 hits, the Ravens were bailed out by the bat and legs of senior Kelsey Smith.
Empire’s Kelsey Smith celebrates after scoring in the top of the seventh winning to take the lead against Tucson Magnet High. Empire won, 6-5.
There wasn’t a single moment during Arizona’s win over Utah on Thursday afternoon when the Wildcats were dominant.
In her first two years with the Catalina Foothills girls tennis team, junior Kirtana Bhat accomplished a lot alongside her older sister, Rachana Bhat.
If Andy Lopez ever has to have heart surgery again, he’s not letting his doctor schedule it.