Alibi V.20 No.42 • Oct 20-26, 2011 
Aaron Jones

News Feature

"Be a Cop or a Crook, but Don't Be Both."

The detective who investigated Tera Chavez’ death speaks out

The detective who investigated Tera Chavez’ death speaks out

Council Watch

33 Percent Backs the 99%

Councilor Rey Garduño made it known that he supports Albuquerque’s demonstrators and the philosophy behind the worldwide protests.

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Air Force veteran Mark Coder of Full Circle Equine attends one of the daily general assembly meetings at Yale Park with his horse, Maggie.
Alex Limkin

From the Foxhole

Fulfilling Our Oath

Why the flag flies over the Occupy Wall Street movement

It is both telling and alarming that in response to the Occupy Wall Street movements sweeping the country, officials are deploying police. The officers leave the station not to protect and serve the community, but to intimidate Americans asserting their constitutional rights to peaceful assembly and free speech.

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Tera Cordova Chavez
Courtesy of the Cordova family

News Bite

Paying for It

APD Deputy Chief Paul Feist talks about disciplining officers connected to the scandal
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write.

EVENT HORIZON ()

Respect Your Elders

Obon Festival

A cultural holiday honoring the spirits of ancestors with folk dances, taiko drumming, lanterns and food. Participants receive a floating lantern and are released into the pond in the evening.
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Jurassic Quest

Kids love dinosaurs. This is a fact … because science. This event caters to that chid-like obsession. Head to the Albuquerque Convention Center for Jurassic Quest! It promises to deliver a far less scary version of the dinosaurs seen on film. Find a host of activities and spectacles to make the kids drool. With exhibit tours, science stations, dino crafts, face painting, a dino bounce, bungee pull, dino rides, fossil digs, food vendors and more than 80 lifelike dinos to see and hear, the entire family can get on board with this one and find some entertainment. Come on down on Friday, Aug. 17 from 3 to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19 from 9am to 8pm. There are 2 options for kids ages 2 to 12—general admission for $20 or VIP for $34. VIP tickets mean not having to pay the $5 up charge for select activities. Seniors are in for $18, adults pay $20 and kids 2 and under are free! Bring an extra $6 to $8 for parking and step back in time for the day.
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Goodbye, Summer(fest)!

Westside Summerfest

This family-friendly event features fun for everyone including an artisan market, microbrew garden, food trucks and live entertainment from local and national headliner Ozomatli.
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