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 ABQ ARTScrawl Sunday, Oct 21: 5-8pm Gallery ABQ
See featured artists Maria Cole with oils and Marcella Boushelle with watercolor. In the Salon the Foothills Art Group, an inspired group of 13 artists present works. Runs through 10/27.
Courtesy of the artist Art 64 Hexagrams Sunday, Oct 21: 6-9pm Tortuga Gallery
Inspired by the 64 hexagrams from the 2,000-year-old Chinese I Ching, they combine trigrams related to heaven, earth, thunder, water, mountain, wind and fire. Runs through 10/27.
Image via Pixabay Comm Dragon Lights Albuquerque Sunday, Oct 21: 6-10pm Expo New Mexico
Formerly known as the Chinese Lantern Festival, see the all new larger-than-life, fully-illuminated lanterns, Chinese cultural performances and special handicrafts.
Image via Pixabay Wellness The Cuddle Revolution Sunday, Oct 21: 7pm Source
This is a completely platonic experience for adults only. Please arrive on time. Use a series of exercises to practice consensual and safe touch, as well as authentic connection.
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