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Students at a Tucson High school sit at a table outside.

Colleges to Reach Out to High School Students in Tucson

Recruiters from about 200 institutions will be on hand at College Night.

Tucson's Membrillo Fest to Celebrate Long Journey, History

Event-goers can taste and learn traditional recipes at the Mission Garden.

Tucson's Historic "Sunshine Mile" Threatened by Redevelopment

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Feeding Our Future" looks at turning garbage into gardens; Chris Dashiell explores the Hollywood "star system"; and a poetic essay from playwright Robert Beverly.

ll 17 Compost Cats are OSHA-Certified equipment operators. Clarisa Avalos says, “I’m having fun!” as she maneuvers the skip loader to turn a pile of wet compost.

Feeding Our Future: Turning Garbage into Gardens

How a group of UA undergraduates are saving the environment.

TENWEST Fest Looks to Cultivate Big Ideas in Tucson

Inspired by SXSW, organizers hope to bring together entrepreneurs and creators.

Downtown Tucson at night.

New Business Opens Downtown Every 12 Days, Data Show

The city's core is keeping up the pace of a resurgence, with 240 businesses starting up in 8 years.

Tucson, 2 Other Arizona Cities 'Perfect' on LGBTQ Inclusivity

Human Rights Campaign’s annual index looks at laws, policies and services available in a city.

An Arizona home.

Investors Back in Tucson Housing Market, Not Just to Flip

Firms looking to act as landlords to tap into Tucson's renter population.

Bernie Sanders on the University of Arizona campus Oct. 18, 2016.

Bernie Sanders in Tucson: 'Our Job Is to Defeat Donald Trump'

4,000 gather on UA Mall, hear ex-candidate warn of potential 'drift toward oligarchy.'

Arizona Program Helps College Students 'Earn to Learn'

1,000 enrolled at UA in matching savings funds to help with tuition, other expenses.

crowded traffic on highway

Officers Taking a Tougher Tack on Risky Highway Driving

DPS will watch for cars and trucks violating rules in areas with higher commercial truck traffic.

RTA Gets Money for Riders Who May Be Just Out of Range

The grant will go toward a program to help residents with the "first mile/last mile" issue.

Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

Update on Indicted Pima County Sheriff's Chief Deputy

Plus, Broadway buildings threatened; Steward Observatory at centennial.

There are 400 wild, edible native foods in the Sonoran Desert. This food mandala is made from mesquite, ironwood, cholla cactus buds and cactus seeds.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

'Entre Sueños': Humanizing Stories of People Imprisoned

Six stories with a goal of overcoming their 'frequent demonization'.

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