Mission San Xavier del Bac in April, 2012.
The slimmer, lighter cooling system reduces shading on mirrors of the next-generation concentrating photovoltaic system.
Mary Leuchtenberger buys produce from Thom Richardson of RichCrest Farms. Richardson has been selling his produce at the market for 17 years. Saturday marked the beginning of Plaza Palomino Farmers Market's summer hours. The farmers market has been running for 18 years, making it the oldest-…
Andrew Schot, 81, speaks to students at Marana High School. Schot is a Holocaust survivor who speaks to groups about his experience. He is one of a dozen Holocaust survivors in Southern Arizona who still give talks through the Jewish Federation.
Garde Manger Chef John Hohn of Loews Ventana Canyon has been preparing and tweaking four different tacos for the Tucson Taco Festival competition on Saturday. Plenty of amateurs will go taco-y-taco with pros like Hohn.
The Tucson Taco Festival is modeled after barbecue competitions, which have specific categories and certified judges. The judges presiding and awarding prizes Saturday are certified.
"The Deliverer" hands out prizes and pumps students up before a drowning-prevention presentation by the Drexel Heights Fire District "Fire Pals" program. The program was at Miller Elementary School, on the southwest side, Monday.
Cienega High School's production of "The Drowsy Chaperone" will show at 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday.
Cienega High School students and staff got a preview Friday morning of "The Drowsy Chaperone" - the 10th production presented by the school and its first musical.
Martha Burgess, an ethnobotanist and native-foods educator, harvests buds from the cholla cactus.
Patronato San Xavier has pumped around $10 million into the restoration of Mission San Xavier del Bac, southwest of Tucson. The church, built from 1783 to 1797, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963.
Elizabeth McBrearty, left, and Jan Wood browse for items at The West's annual sidewalk sale. The event was Friday and Saturday.
Samantha Sarager, a practicum student and a child life specialist, tells Erickson Elementary School first graders to reach up high on their hospital bed ride.
Adrianna Cheeseman, 7, helps check her doll named Dora's blood pressure with the help of Michelle Tamayo, a Certified Nursing Assistant Student.
Reyna Salas, a respiratory therapist student, performs a breathing treatment with the help of Casey Myers, 6, on a teddy bear named Sally.
Denise Altamirano, a Certified Nursing Assistant student, shows X-rays to Whitmore Elementary first graders.
A group of Erickson Elementary School first graders try on hospital gear after they finished the Teddy Bear Clinic.
It was all about autos Saturday at Oro Valley Marketplace, which
hosted the fourth annual Classic Car Show, BBQ & Blues Family
Environmental science teacher Nick Breckenfeld works with a
group in the new learning center, which has an array of technology.
The space can be readily changed for projects.
Barbara Fox, owner of Chocolate Fox, and Rick Johnson prepare
chocolates in their little slice of kitchen at the Hub Restaurant
and Creamery downtown. The gourmet chocolate-making business opened
Nancy Sutley, chairwoman of the White House Council on
Environmental Quality, and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild tour
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's alternative-energy projects. Sutley
was here on Friday.
Sooney Saad, left, and Stefan Antonijevic battle for the ball as
Sporting Kansas City opens spring training at the Kino Sports
Complex. The team was impressed with the facilities and with
Monday's mild weather.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords visits the Community Food Bank of
Southern Arizona in Tucson on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, with food bank
CEO Bill Carnegie. The Gabrielle Giffords FAmily Assistance Center
was built with funds collected after the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting.