RSS Feed


¡Encantada! 2014
Sunday, November 2nd from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
and on November 12th from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
African American Performing Arts Center at Expo NM
310 San Pedro NE, near Gate 4

This is the Rio Grande Art Association’s 12th annual juried painting & sales exhibition, not to be missed! On Nov. 2nd and again on Nov. 12, RGAA will donate 10% of the sales to Art in the School – how wonderful!

Admission is free. Enjoy 114 paintings by some New Mexico’s most accomplished artists. This year’s judge: renown Albuquerque artist Frank McCulloch.
Show open Nov. 2 through Nov. 23
Open Tuesdays – Fridays 10 am – 5 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 10 am – 4 pm (except Nov. 2, 2 pm – 5 pm)

We hope to see you there!

For more information: Rio Grande Art Association



Good Morning,

I hope you’ll take a moment to read the op-ed I wrote about the campaign to transfer or even sell off America’s public lands, which was published in The New York Times today. America’s forests, wildlife refuges and conservation lands are part of the fabric of our democracy. Let’s keep them that way.

Please share your thoughts with me on this and other issues important to you.

Be well and please keep in touch. Continue Reading »

– Special event is a family fundraiser for The Storehouse –

Bernalillo County – Registration is now open for the first-ever BernCo Sugar Skull Fun Run, a special event sponsored by County Commissioner Art De La Cruz to support The Storehouse, New Mexico’s largest food pantry.

This family-friendly event is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 2, on Dia de los Muertos, from 9-11 a.m. The 2.5k and 5k fun runs will begin at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and follow the Bosque Trail south to Rio Bravo Boulevard. Continue Reading »

Bernalillo County’s award-winning Open Space program closes out the 2014 schedule with a flourish, including three birding events that highlight New Mexico’s status as a local and migrating bird habitat. November’s events are also aimed at encouraging children and families to explore the great outdoors together.

Visit for more information and to sign up. You may also register for these programs by calling Colleen Langan-McRoberts, Open Space Coordinator, at 314-0398. Continue Reading »

Hello Neighbors,

Legislation of Interest

At the last Council meeting, I introduced a Complete Streets Ordinance to ensure that streets are designed and built to efficiently serve all users, including pedestrians, cyclists, transit users and motorists, by adopting best practice standards for streets that serve motorized and non-motorized travel. I will hold a public information meeting to discuss and answer questions about the ordinance, O-14-27, on Wednesday, November 5 at 6:00 pm in the Council Committee Room, 9th floor of the City/County building at 1 Civic Plaza. The first formal hearing will be held by the Land Use Planning & Zoning Committee on Wednesday, November 12. LUPZ meetings begin at 5:00 pm in the Council Committee Room. Continue Reading »

Voters’ Guide for the 2014 General Election

The LWV Voters’ Guide is now online, in both English and Spanish!

(click on link above)

The League’s Mission:
Education and Advocacy

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We encourage you to become a member!

· Voters’ Guide 2014

· Información para el votante en español

· Voters’ Guide 2014 PDF (1.3MB)
Contribute to Support the 2014 Voters’ Guide – go to: Continue Reading »

Serve on the Police Oversight Board

The Police Oversight Board (POB) application process is open from October 15, 8:00 AM until November 30, 5:00 PM. The POB will provide policy guidance for and civilian oversight of the Albuquerque Police Department. Apply now to be considered to serve on this important board.

The POB is a nine-member board appointed by the City Council. Members will be appointed for up to three-year staggered terms and are eligible for reappointment for an additional full term. Any person residing within the City of Albuquerque may submit an application. Appointments are at the sole discretion of the City Council. Continue Reading »



Five important questions will appear on the November 4th General Election Ballot to fund Community Improvement Projects.

COUNTY BOND ISSUE #1 -Library Books and Materials

$1,800,000 to keep our Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library system updated and to assure a quality educational resource for everyone – all library branches will benefit.

COUNTY BOND ISSUE #2 – Public Safety Continue Reading »

Older Posts »