V.21 No.40 | 10/4/2012
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com News A tale of two studies Two reports were released last month with conflicting suggestions for the Albuquerque Fire Department. One, commissioned by the local union, suggests AFD needs more staff and more gear to meet calls within nationally recommended response times. The second, commissioned by the mayor, looks at cost-cutting measures at AFD, such has trimming down personnel sent to emergencies and structure fires. Read all about it in Carolyn Carlson’s article .
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com Newscity First Responders Study says AFD needs more staff and more gear to answer calls quickly Two studies came out last month. One looks at ways to save the city money, the other posits things are spread to thin at the Albuquerque Fire Department.
V.20 No.19 | 5/12/2011
Guest Editorial Save the Librarians Cutting our way to the future won’t work Rey Garduño, speaking from his place on the City Council dais, asked, “Why are we decimating libraries?” He characterized the situation as “disheartening.”
V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
Council Watch Count Us In City employees gathered en masse to let the mayor and Council know they want to be part of the budget-tightening dialogue. More than a hundred rank-and-file workers— firefighters , police officers , clerks and others —showed up, and union representatives spoke, asking to be a part of solving the budget shortfall. They said Mayor Richard Berry assured their inclusion in the discussion, but so far that hasn't happened. Art American Jewelry from N.M. Friday, July 20: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
An exhibit chronicling the history of jewelry making in N.M. Runs through 10/14.
Photo by Eric Tillinghast Art Þyngdarljóð: Gravity's Poetry Friday, July 20: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
A series of photographs of Icelandic waterfalls by Eric Tillinghast. Each waterfall is displayed in a light box containing internal mechanics that generate light and sound to simulate surging water.
Image via Pixabay Kids The Science of Sound Friday, July 20: 3-4pm Lomas-Tramway Public Library
Learn about the science of recorded sounds. Record a voice straight to vinyl with a restored record cutter and make a record player from paper and a cactus needle. For ages 13 to 17.
Photo by Jim Gale Comm Route 66 Summerfest Saturday, July 21: 3-10pm Nob Hill
See headliner Irma Thomas as well as The Memphis P.Tails, Max Gomez, Silver String Band and more as well as a kids' zone, brews and plenty of vendors.
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