Investment Council antics, gubernatorial name-calling, tropical rain forests, political scions and legislative bar tabs.
When you live above the clouds, the forecast is always sunny. So that’s where George Clooney’s Up in the Air hero chooses to exist: in a mile-high club accessed by frequent-flyer platinum cards. As a means to this lifestyle, he soothingly executes mass layoffs for cubicle farms, confiscating the key-cards of the newly fired on their way out the door.
2009 began with celebratory optimism as Santa Fe watched—along with the rest of the world—the inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Champagne glasses didn’t get much more use as the year unfolded. As the economy tumbled, with it came the housing market, the job market and the public pocketbook. SFR's Top 10 stories of the year.