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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.

Raul H. Castro, Arizona governor from 1975 to 1977.

Douglas Port of Entry Renamed for Former Gov Raúl Castro

Permanent tribute will honor Arizona’s first and only Mexican American governor.

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.

Cienega High School students measure windows in the kitchen that don't match the rest of the house. One of many oddities discovered in the the renovation.

Vail Students Bring 100-Year Old Building Back to Life

Marsh Station Section Foreman House could have been demolished, instead will be a part of K-8 school

An image of a street in Barrio Viejo, on exhibit now in the UA Libraries Specials Collections.

Nostalgia on Display at Exhibition of Tucson's Past

Tucson: Growth, Change and Memories was planned to correspond with city's 240th birthday

Organ Pipe cacti are native to Mexico, but are also found in part of Arizona, in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

A mural at the Presidio San Augustín del Tucson depicts life in the late 1700s.

Tucson Celebrates 240 Years with Historical Flags, Cake

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson will host a festival and events Thursday

Gerard Kuiper (second from left) with NASA engineers 1964

UA Astronomy Pioneer Kuiper's Work Still Relevant Today

He advanced US space exploration in the 1960s, including moon crash landing.

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

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

The control room where a Titan II missile would have been launched from. The room was staffed by at least two people at all times from when the site went online until it was decommissioned, but had spots for all four crew members to work from.

Southern Arizona's Titan Missile Museum: Cold War History

Staff sees one-of-a-kind site as a chance to ensure future generations learn of nuclear war threat.

Business Report: Tucson's Oldest Businesses

Tucson is home to at least one business that existed when the area was part of Mexico

Jehovah's Witnesses hold hundreds of conventions in many cities around the world. Tucson's event serves Arizona and their local or visiting families, friends and guests.

Religious Conventions Bring Welcome Summer Revenue to Tucson

Jehovah's Witnesses meetings pump millions of dollars to the regional economy.

The fountain at Reid Park is one of the many beautiful water features around Tucson.

College Student Focuses on Hispanics, History and Heritage

Anthropologist is holding discussions about people and public lands in Arizona.

Independence Day Celebrations

With fireworks - and without - Southern Arizonans celebrate Fourth of July at special events and free gatherings.

New Data Helps African-Americans Trace Ancestry

LDS Church offers national digital index to reveal ancestral information.

Historic Carrillo House Celebrates Reopening

The first new exhibit since 2008 opens Saturday

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