Former Interior Secretary Stewart Udall died on the morning of March 20, at the age of 90, peacefully, according to a statement issued from the office of his son, US Sen. Tom Udall, D-NM.
When Gustavo Arellano told us he wanted to give a talk and book signing in Santa Fe, we rushed to help set them up. Arellano’s Ask a Mexican column is circulated in dozens of newspapers around the country, including OC Weekly, where Arellano is a staff writer. He’s also a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times and has appeared on numerous programs, including The Colbert Report.
Unofficial city results have incumbent Mayor David Coss winning with 58 percent of the vote, District 2 City Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger trouncing challenger Stefanie Beninato, and District 1 Councilor Chris Calvert holding onto his seat with ease with 57 perent of the vote compared with Russell Simon’s 28. 6 and Doug Nava 13.6.
Unlike the short story upon which it is based, That Evening Sun begins at the retirement home where Abner Meecham (Hal Holbrook) has lived for several months. A few quick shots of elderly people dissolutely playing cards or taking their medication are all it takes to establish that life here is no life at all.
Play to Pay in New Mexico. It’s a story with a wide cast of coast-to-coast characters—financiers, politicians, whistle-blowers and federal investigators. The details are immense, but the bottom line is clear: Political corruption—of the perceived, alleged and verified variety—is rampant in New Mexico.
If you want a music education, tune in to musician and producer Brian Hardgroove’s Fuse Box radio show, from 10 am to noon on Saturdays on KBAC 98.1 FM. If you want to experience one of the best concerts of our time, be sure to catch Public Enemy, for which Hardgroove plays bass. If you want to hear what Hardgroove is up to lately musically, check out the debut of his new band, OverShine, at the Pumpkin Festival. With Web Extra video interview.