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After living in Europe and Asia, Patricia Deridder settled in the United States where she eventually opened Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson.

Tucson's Japanese Gardens is a "Dream Come True."

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and director.

Nov 20, 2015
Leslie Bromberg, ARCE AZ Board Member, at Karnak temple complex in Luxor, Egypt

A Love for Egypt from Arizona

Decades-old group focuses on ancient Egypt and its architecture.

Oct 8, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for October 2nd, 2015

Remembering "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" with stars Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd; the challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, Chris Dashiell previews the first Tucson Festival of Films.

Oct 1, 2015
The Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse in Tucson provides a safe place for women and children who need help escaping violence at home.

Raising Awareness About Verbal and Physical Aggression

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is in October

Sep 18, 2015
German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Sep 4, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for August 14, 2015

Looking for bighorn sheep along the Colorado River; restoring two centuries of history at the San Xavier Mission; what it means to be the first college graduate in your family.

Aug 14, 2015
Jeffrey Silvertooth, PhD, addresses people who are learning more about agriculture.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Aug 7, 2015
David Forster and his mom celebrate his graduation.

Graduating Forster

Find out how a knock at the door changed the life of a young man who dropped out of high school.

Jun 12, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for June 12, 2015

From drop out to graduate thanks to support and compassion; sharing stories with strangers about real life; positive body image vs. media representation; how and why cicadas make such a racket.

Jun 11, 2015

Raising the Flag Again

Police officers hope to see more United States flags throughout Arizona and the country.

Jun 9, 2015
Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance is growing in Tucson

SAGA works on advocacy, awareness and services.

May 8, 2015
"We've always been a very close class," said reunion planning committee member Jo Margaret Wilson Morrison

Tucson High School's Class of 1945 Celebrates 70th Reunion

In their late 80s, former classmates lunch together - perhaps for the last time

Apr 24, 2015
Nabhan encourages using local food sources such as mesquite trees in the Sonoran desert.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015
A group workout at the PWR! Gym in Tucson.

Fitness as the Frontline

People with Parkinson's disease find physical and emotional benefits with exercise.

Mar 19, 2015
In addition to conversation and socialization, visitors can also find magazines and books to read.

Parlez-vous français? French Among Friends in Arizona

L'Alliance Française in Tucson is one of many around the world.

Feb 26, 2015

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