Oct. 11 Pima County FYI Newsletter

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Oct. 11, 2019 - Volume 4, No. 35


Peeved by potholes? We’ve got an app for that

The next time you see a road in need of repair, grab your phone and take a picture. You’ll be taking the first step toward getting that street fixed, thanks to a new app Pima County has launched called SeeClickFix.


Tucson Meet Yourself

County parking facilities will stay open late Oct. 11-13 for slew of special events

More than 2,000 parking spaces await people attending events Oct. 11-13 in downtown Tucson, including the annual Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival and TenWest Impact Festival and the monthly Second Saturdays event.


Green Geek logo

Got questions? Ask the Green Geek

Wondering if your hair dye affects the environment? If you can be more sustainable in your Halloween celebration? Or if your chocolate addiction has unintended environmental consequences? Ask the Green Geek.


El Corazón project

El Corazón project to link Loop river parks, bolster bank protection

A major new link on the Chuck Huckelberry Loop scheduled to open Oct. 12 will better connect the Santa Cruz and Cañada del Oro Wash and the Rillito river parks and lay the foundation to move the path away from I-10.


Animal Control Officer

They may have badges, but animal protection personnel aren’t police officers 

If you’ve ever watched the show ‘Animal Cops,’ you might think animal protection officers can bust down people’s doors, confiscate pets any time they suspect they’re receiving less-than-great care, and arrest people who are suspected of abusing pets.

The reality is quite different, writes Pima Animal Care Center's director of animal services in this column.


Spot the difference

Did you spot the difference?

Here are the answers to this week's Spot the Difference challenge. Be sure to like or follow our Pima County Facebook and Instagram pages and be on the lookout every other Wednesday for a new set of pics to inspect.

Most photos will feature three differences with varying levels of difficulty, though this challenge featured five! The next set of pics will be posted to Facebook and Instagram Oct. 23 and announced in our Oct. 25 issue of PCFYI. Happy hunting!


legal books

Court Night offers free legal help for Pima County residents

The Superior Court in Pima County and the Pima County Bar Association, will offer Court Night Oct. 15 at the Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Road. Free legal information sessions will be offered at both 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., so attendees can choose the time that best fits their schedule or catch the two different sessions, each 75 minutes long.



Pima County has some advice on cybersecurity

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Pima County’s Information Technology Department is sharing tips on how you and your data can stay safe. Own it. Secure it. Protect it.


Jacob Tobia

‘Sissy’ author to speak at Wilmot Library Oct. 16

Jacob Tobia, author of Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story, will be the featured speaker at the LGBTQ+ Author Series Oct. 16, 6-8 p.m., at Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road.


KSC webpage

Kino Sports Complex has new, mobile-friendly website

A lot has changed at Kino Sports Complex and now the venue has a new website to match. Over the past several months, Information Technology’s web development team has worked hand-in-hand with the Kino Stadium District and Pima County Communications to redesign the venue’s website, making it easier to navigate, more visually appealing and mobile friendly.


Next PCFYI is Friday, Oct. 25.