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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

All Souls: Tucson's Annual Celebration of Life and Death

2015 procession estimated to be the largest in event's 25-year history.

Nov 13, 2015
The team from digital real estate marketing firm InHouse pitches their company to the judges at IdeaFunding.

Three Ingredients to Launch a Successful Startup

Local groups use events, classes, and festivals to entice startups to Tucson or help Tucsonans get their own companies up and going

Nov 5, 2015
Friends and fellow combat vets Doc King (left) and Daniel Egbert (right/front) set out on a 6,500-mile motorcycle journey to raise awareness about veteran suicide and to explore treatment options for post traumatic stress.

A Road Trip in Search of Answers to Veterans' Suicide

Film chronicles two friends' journey to find healing for post-traumatic stress

Nov 5, 2015

A Walking Meditation in Sunday's All Souls Procession

"People live as if they've got all the time in the world and death happens to other people, and this teaching is to wake us up so we can appreciate what we have while we have it."

Nov 5, 2015
An American sycamore tree that grew from seeds flown to the Moon on Apollo 14 has stood next to the University of Arizona's Kuiper Space Sciences Building since April 1976.

Astronaut’s Son in Search of Moon Trees Planted by Father

Jack Roosa to help commemorate UA’s Moon Tree

Oct 23, 2015

"I Want to be My Authentic Self"

Transgender man in Tucson shares his story.

Oct 15, 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
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
Mocarski instructs participants on how to spot bighorn sheep.

A Quest for Bighorns in the Heart of the Black Mountains

A postcard from the Desert Bighorn Sheep Workshop from Reporter Vanessa Barchfield

Aug 13, 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
Mission San Xavier del Bac

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

Aug 3, 2015
Elliot Jones, PhD,  holds a piano bar at The Dusty Monk Pub in downtown Tucson where he enjoys playing for singers.

Piano Bar Brings Business, Song to Downtown Tucson

Downtown Tucson's new musical diversion reconnects to the past.

Jul 17, 2015

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Jul 2, 2015
Kimble is a Tucson Community Supported Agriculture member. She pays for a share in a local farm and in exchange, gets a supply of fruits and vegetables each week.

How One Woman Learned to Redefine Food

Megan Kimble on her new book 'Unprocessed: My city-dwelling year of reclaiming real food'.

Jun 26, 2015

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