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Borrowed Time

The state’s Home Loan Protection Act needs protecting

Local News In 2005, William Smith bought his Santa Fe home for approximately $305,000. He found a national lender willing to contribute $288,000 as an adjustable-rate mortgage. Fast-forward five years, “and of cours...

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

The Old College Try

In Brief

Local News Community College is on a campaign to secure a cool $35 million in bond funding. In a state beleaguered by budget problems. In a recession.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Dried Up

In Brief

Local News Last week, SFR reported on the city’s Water Conservation Rebate Program, which was asking for another $703,000 to continue operating through the end of the year.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Correction

In Brief

Local News A story in last week’s paper about the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s renewable energy programs contained two errors.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Re-Centering

Some say new learning center needs former sculpture

Local News At the corner of Hopewell and Espinacitas streets, behind a chain-link fence, sits an unassuming little house with construction materials strewn about the dirt yard. But what the building lacks in polish, it ma...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Drying Up

Indicators: July 14

Local News Think of the city’s water conservation rebate program as an innocuous bribe: You replace the urinal in your office with a water-free version, and the city dumps $630 into your bank account.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Energy Dependence

New Mexico’s biggest utility is caught in a renewable quagmire.

Local News In a windowless meeting room at Santa Fe Community College, Charlotte Pollard, whom PNM hired to facilitate the second of 11 public meetings to discuss the company’s future energy sources, attempted to qu...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Assess-mess

In brief

Local News On Wednesday afternoon last week, the sun was shining, but County Assessor Domingo Martinez and Chief Appraiser Daniel King were holed up in the basement.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

King Corn

Santa Fe County’s farm subsidies are all in the family

Local News When it comes to federal farm subsidies, New Mexico—with a mere $76 million to Texas’ $1.5 billion last year—isn’t exactly raking it in. But in Santa Fe County, more than half of the sub...

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

SFR Talk: Learning Curve

With Aaron Stern

Interviews Aaron Stern, the founder and director of Santa Fe’s Academy for the Love of Learning, is on a mission to reform education. He’s starting one teacher at a time.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger
 
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