For Star subscribers: The Golder Ranch Fire District has two dedicated crews to handle snake removal calls. They just had their busiest month maybe ever. Other local fire departments are seeking spikes, too. The cause of the recent jump is not entirely clear, though this year’s wetter-than-normal monsoon season is almost certainly a factor.
Tucson doesn't have many local bagel shops. While The Bagel Joint in Oro Valley has long been a pilgrimage for bagel lovers, Bubbe's Fine Bagels brings east-coast style bagels to the east side of Tucson.