Answer Me This
What do you know about last week?
The news just keeps on coming. Some days you pay attention. Some days you don't. Look here in every Alibi to refresh your memory about what's going on in your community. Don't worry if you don't know all the answers—there's a cheat sheet at the end.
1) After a gang-related shooting killed a 12-year-old, the Westside's Tres Volcanes neighborhood started a citizen patrol using their own cars with signs posted in them and yellow lights on top. The effect is:
a. Residents feel safer, but nothing much has changed.
b. The number of calls to police have dropped by half.
c. APD lessened the amount of cop cars patrolling the area.
d. Break-ins and vandalism increased anyway.
2) An assisted-living home with fewer than three residents is governed by which regulations:
a. They have to have a business license.
b. They have to undergo an annual inspection and ensure 24-hour resident supervision.
c. Employees must be certified nurses.
d. None of the above.
3) Mayor Martin Chavez is attempting to repair his shaky relationship with the City Council by:
a. Buying all councilors box seats at the Isotopes.
b. Promising to include them in press conferences about city issues.
c. Hosting a weekly luncheon with three councilors at a time.
d. Vowing to attend Council meetings personally.
4) The Department of Transportation awarded the contract to extend the Rail Runner into Santa Fe to Twin Mountain Construction and the HERZOG Group. It's going to cost:
a. $115 million
b. $50 million
d. $6 million