June 30, 2015

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Hike Happening

Gross receipts tax rate increase takes effect July 1

Local News The gross receipts tax rate increases on Wednesday, July 1 in Santa Fe County by one-eighth percent, bringing the rate that’s tacked on to most purchases inside the Santa Fe city limits to 8.3125 p ... More

June 30, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Morning Word: Behavioral Health Audits Still Under Fire

Only two providers have had administrative hearings

Morning Word Another mental health care provider owes the state a lot less Medicaid reimbursement money than a controversial audit initially indicated in 2013.
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June 30, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Developer Throws in the Towel

Builder cites lack of interest from City Council among reasons for abandoning apartment proposal

Local News Tierra Concepts will likely be cutting ties with the 16 acres of land on Agua Fría Street they had hoped to develop as a 399-unit affordable housing apartment complex.  ... More

June 29, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller
 

Go Ahead, Make a Wish

40th Anniversary Hard to believe, but it’s been 41 years, and this scrappy newsweekly is still standing. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Transformation

Can community-based social programs help drug offenders stay out of jail and reboot their lives?

Features When Angela “Spence” Pacheco was elected First Judicial District Attorney in 2008, she never imagined that seven years later, she’d feel like a mouse running on a wheel—chasing ahead, but never really getting anywhere.
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June 24, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Rumble in El Rio

West-side apartment complex fight hits City Council

Local News A proposed apartment complex on Agua Fría Street is triggering some age-old conflicts in Santa Fe, and a looming vote by the City Council could be a defining choice about how development will or won’t meet housing needs in the future.
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June 24, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Our View: SF New Mexican’s Caitlyn Jenner cartoon a misstep

Joining a sad trend, the former athlete/reality TV star was lampooned in ‘No Reservations’ comic strip

Local News Caté's strip in yesterday’s paper, published next to "Peanuts," was neither interesting, funny nor thought-provoking. The cartoonist strayed from shining a light on the perils of cultural appropriation and history being rewritten to oust the little guy and decided to jump on the Caitlyn Jenner bandwagon. ... More

June 19, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Fun Fourth of July Cocktails

Kiss My Glass Over the last decade, I’ve worked hard at learning the history of spirits, the recipes and the techniques of vintage cocktails, devoting my work to both learning and teaching around the country.
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June 24, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Happy Pride! Let’s Eat Cake!

This classic French dessert offers a rainbow of possibilities

Food Writing As Santa Fe gears up for its annual Pride celebrations, I’m reminded of a time much earlier in my culinary career, when I was still in the closet with most people. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Say Hello to Pacino in Santa Fe

The acclaimed actor will present a special Salome-inspired program at CCA

Art Features “We’re excited to explore Salome with the opera, because what they do up there is incredible,” the Cinematheque’s Jason Silverman tells SFR. “The fact that Pacino has made himself into one of the great Salome experts, made it really exciting to have him come here.” ... More

June 22, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Taxation and Representation

Cities of Española and Santa Fe want district court to nullify latest county tax increase

Local News For years, dozens of businesses along Riverside Drive in Española have been coughing up the money for a variety of taxes imposed on them by Santa Fe County while receiving what they describe as a bare minimum of services in return.
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June 24, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Flamenco—Who Knew?

Since when does flamenco sound amazing? Since Joaquin Gallegos

Music Features “There’s a saying in Spain which is, ‘Beber de muchas fuentes,’ which means to drink from many fountains, and I think that’s fitting for me,” local flamenco musician Joaquin Gallegos tells SFR. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Pride & True

Picks Past the artifice of body glitter, rainbow-hued tutus and packets of personal lubricant that are flung from the back of semi-decorated trucks, lies a true message. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Enrique Limón

"Warm Crap in a Bag"

Fritos and chile and pie, oh my!

Blue Corn If you’re a foodie, you probably already know that anyplace where you find a popular delicacy, you’ll also find conflict over its origin. Everybody wants a bite of success.
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June 24, 2015 by Robert Basler

3 Questions

with Richard Bell

3 Questions Founded in 1993 with the intention “to educate, engage, encourage and celebrate LGBT inclusion, pride and acceptance for all people,” Santa Fe’s Human Rights Alliance is steady in its efforts to build lasting relationships with civil rights groups across New Mexico. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Morning Word: Behavioral Health Audits Still Under Fire

Only two providers have had administrative hearings

Morning Word Another mental health care provider owes the state a lot less Medicaid reimbursement money than a controversial audit initially indicated in 2013.
... More

June 30, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Come-Back Trap

Born Here My roommate coined what I now refer to as Dylan’s Law, predicting that whenever someone leaves Santa Fe, it’s only a matter of time before they come back.
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June 24, 2015 by Miljen Aljinovic

How Pruned Was My Garden

In 'A Little Chaos', Alan Rickman and Kate Winslet turn French history into a British period piece

Meh Alan Rickman has only directed two films now. His lack of practice is a hindrance, but not a deal-breaker on A Little Chaos. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Jonathan Kiefer

In Defense of Shutting In

'The Wolfpack' is a documentary about kids growing up in a locked house

Ok The Wolfpack becomes a loose laboratory study of the nature of escapism, raising such context-dependent questions as whether an obsession with Reservoir Dogs is healthy for kids. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Jonathan Kiefer

Street View

06.24.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque. ... More

June 23, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

06.24.15

7 Days When Jon Stewart sat behind his desk for the episode of The Daily Show on Thursday, June 18, he just couldn’t do it. This week, we’re not feeling very funny either. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Letters to the Editor

06.24.15

Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

June 24, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

06.24.15

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com ... More

June 24, 2015 by SFR
 
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