As I once had to explain to a semi-hysterical caller to SFR, we regularly report on political corruption, burglary, homicide, rape and more. Just because we run a story about something doesn’t mean we condone it.
Apropos, burglary, homicide, rape, etc. collectively form the subject of this week’s Big Picture: crime.
The plan: Dominguez’ plan for boosting the economy is based on diversification, promoting and encouraging other enterprises that generate gross receipts taxes from sources that don’t depend on tourism.
The plan: The problem, Jacobs says, is multifaceted. To make Santa Fe more accessible to tech start-ups, affordable workspaces—such as the Lena Street Lofts—need to be created or professionals need alternative means of exchange; workers need the time and opportunities to throw ideas around; and the technology infrastructure needs to be improved.
In 2008, the US elected its first black president. In 2009, as a late-blooming college student, I spent a semester in Chicago and saw firsthand the affective powers of hope. Now, the Barack Obama honeymoon has ended, and yet people still say, “Well, he’s better than McCain.”
In the Victorian era, flowers, and indeed much of life, symbolized something. With the right dictionary, one could read the flowers and colors of a bouquet like a book. OK, it’s a nice thought, but since everyone interpreted the symbols differently, it didn’t really work out.
Mama Nena is in the kitchen, reheating a pot of fried beans from several days before.
Papa Mon sits in the living room, his frail, ancient body occupying barely any space on the wide couch. He is asking me about my life.
Journalists sometimes find it difficult to talk about Occupy. And yet Occupy, for many of us, demands our attention. On Sept. 17, a swarm of protesters descended on New York City’s Zuccotti Park. There they stayed.