A machine called a rake is used in the harvesting of pecans from the groves owned by Farmers Investment Co., one of the two entities that want to connect to the water source at the end of the Central Arizona Project.
Arizona Wildcats run towards Kenzie Fowler to celebrate their win over Hawaii at the Softball Women's College World Series. The Wildcats won 5-1 in 2010 in Oklahoma City.
Kenzie Fowler gets a hug from Sarah Akamine after UCLA beat Arizona 15-9 to win the Softball Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. At right is Shannon Tinsley. Fowler pitched the UA to the WCWS finale in 2010.
Arizona pitching coach Teresa Wilson watches the feet of Kenzie Fowler as she pitches during practice at the Softball Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. Fowler was called for eight illegal pitches during the game against Tennessee in 2010.
Sakura Teppan Steak & Sushi, 6534 E. Tanque Verde Road, is in a shopping plaza with several other restaurants. Tanque Verde Road itself boasts a number of restaurants as you head east.
NImbus American Bistro and Brewery, 6464 E. Tanque Verde Road, carries the company's signature craft brews and is along Restaurant Row.
Hydronalix CEO Tony Mulligan stands by as Ken Moritz, the firm's tech support man, puts an EMILY unmanned watercraft in Silverbell Lake for a test drive. Hydronalix hand-assembles the units in Sahuarita.
Former UA basketball coach Lute Olson will meet and interact
with members of the public who want to join him in a half-hour walk
starting in Brandi Fenton Park.
Three half-marathons - one each in October, November and
December - are the opportunity to see what you can do against the
Cox Communications installed 120 solar panels on top of a
parking structure at their Tucson headquarters last year.
Crossing guards help keep cars at bay so that students can
safely cross the streets. Walking or biking to and from school is a
great way to build in exercise during a busy day.
Ward 2 City Council Office, 7575 E. Speedway. Register to
participate by next Thursday. Cake viewing and refreshments served
from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Aug. 16. Cake judging at 11 a.m. Winners
announced and cake served from noon-1 p.m. Free. 791-4687.
Tim Derksen, rebounding against Santa Rita, had 17 points and
nine rebounds in 16 minutes at the Reebok All-American Challenge
Raj Kohli uses his radio show and virtually any other forum to talk up his plan for a downtown plaza built around a Bellagio-style fountain.
Rincon/University's Samantha Lund practices up to three hours a day, six days a week, and hopes to play collegiate tennis.
Maybe you'd like to play a game with really big checkers, the way Jacob Spier did at last year's festival.
Senior Lester Medford averages 19.4 points per game for an Amphitheater team that is 26-2 and seeded No. 1 in the 4A-II state bracket.
The Fourth U.S. Cavalry Regimental Band will perform as part of the annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration.
Chelsea Suitos, right, would likely start at shortstop for the Wildcats, but she dislocated her right shoulder 10 days ago. Victoria Kemp, left, suffered a knee injury two weeks ago.
The festival events, presentations and discussions are free. Books will also be for sale at the March 12-13 festival.
Mind stimulating games - such as an oversized chess board - are among the festival's many activities.
Derrick Williams (DERRICK WILLIAMS-cq), of Arizona, throws his arms up in disbelief towards a referee for not getting a fouled in the first half during a game against Idaho State at McKale Center (MCKALE CENTER-cq). Sunday November 14, 2010 (SUNDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2010-cq) Tucson, Arizona pho…
This March 2010 photo shows a man identified as Jared L. Loughner at the 2010 Tucson Festival of Books. The Arizona Daily Star is one of the festival sponsors.
The number of commercial vehicles crossing at Nogales in 2010 appears to have set a record, despite plummeting crossings by individuals and cold political relations.
A new 125-foot communication tower is proposed for Tumamoc Hill, a popular exercise spot in the Tucson Mountains west of downtown Tucson.
Hikers taking advantage of the no-fee weekend in Sabino Canyon could be treated to a display of rushing water.
Tucson traded catcher Mike Valadez to the Northern League's Gary (Ind.) SouthShore RailCats for cash considerations.
Kenzie Fowler's performance all year, and especially in the Women's College World Series, drew plaudits from, among others, former UA aces Jennie Finch and Taryne Mowatt.
Starting shortstop K'Lee Arredondo closed out her UA career with a spot on the all-WCWS team.
Sarah Akamine's season highlight was a five-inning relief stint to beat BYU in the super regional.
Kyryl Natyazhko of the Wildcats prepares to block the shot of J'mison Morgan of UCLA during a game in Los Angeles on Jan. 2, 2010.
Kyryl Natyazhko, right, of the Wildcats, fights for the rebound against LeKendric Longmire of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., on Jan. 16, 2010.
Santa Rita's victory over Amphi in Saturday's 4A-II state final was the end of the winter sports season.
Arizona coach Sean Miller gives instructions to MoMo Jones during a Jan. 16 game at Oregon that was the first victory in a current four-game winning streak for the Cats.
The University of Oregon honored former UA coach Lute Olson on Saturday and made him an honorary captain.