Armed and Dangerous
Pound for pound, Joseph Cordova is New Mexico’s best arm wrestler, or puller, as such folks are known. He has won the state arm wrestling crown 10 times, the U.S. title seven times. He’s ranked No. 4 in the world in the 121-pound class.
Free the Data—Crack open the databases, New Mexico. Taxpayers want a look. Under Rep. Joseph Cervantes' (D-Las Cruces) bill, the state would allow people to peruse electronic collections of data "maintained by or on behalf of a public body."
Several members from the city's Copwatch attended the Wednesday, Feb. 23 City Council meeting to make an appeal about Albuquerque Police Department policies. Adriann Barboa, director of Young Women United, outlined the group’s requests, which include: an end to race- and class-based profiling; no more shoot-to-kill; mandatory crisis intervention training for all officers; a youth voice on the city’s Police Oversight Commission; and more authority for the commission so it can fire and discipline officers.
From the Foxhole
Having It Both Ways
We go before the world and prosecute a peremptory war on terrorism, daring our neighbors to find fault with our actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. And yet we stand idly by while the Khalifa in Bahrain, our political friend, terrorizes its people with bullets supplied by our own arsenals. It is terrorism when a government beats and shoots its own people, scatters them in bloody shrieking masses through the city streets with volleys of gunfire. They have merely asserted what all free people assume as a right—the right to free assembly. How does this terrorism not incite our fury?
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Pieces of Other Worlds: Samples from Across the Solar System
Dr. Carlton Allen discusses scientific research of the formation and evolution of our solar system.
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge 5th Birthday Party
Cake, hayrides, music, food trucks, kids activities, children's book drive and more.
scavenger hunt for children, workshops, discussions about electronic map resources, door prizes and more.
Corrales Harvest Festival 2017
Food, music, N.M. cultural history, a kids zone with rides and activities, haywagon rides and more.
Liver Life Walk
Raise community awareness of the American Liver Foundation's work in supporting liver health through education, research, community involvement, patient and family advocacy and more.
Healing Winds Psychic Fair
Psychic readings, reiki, holistic products, spiritual portrait artist, yoga, alternative health demonstrations, food vendors, entertainment for kids and much more.