The last time Ernie Barela panhandled, he made about 30 bucks. That cash lasted him two weeks.
Barela usually gets by in Santa Fe on his monthly checks: $245 in welfare and $150 in food stamps.
Local News A watercolor painted by long-range city planner Richard McPherson years ago depicted a rather utopian image of St. Michael’s Drive—a boulevard with trees in the median, safe places to walk and innovate, and modern spaces in which to live and work. ... More
Local News Santa Fe County is accepting applications for a new psychiatrist to perform diagnoses and prescribe medication at Adult Detention Facility, a government-run jail that serves a large swath of norther ... More
Not a lot of things motivate middle schoolers on a Monday morning, but when Steve Cox puts a butter knife to a carrot, cuing a sound effect squeal from his laptop, the kids light up.
Local News A few months ago, you read about Ayla Bystrom-Williams and her boyfriend/business partner James Hill in SFR’s My Millennial Life cover story. In case you didn’t, here’s a quick refresher ... More
Local News For years while he’s campaigned to save part of the rainforest in Malaysian Borneo from logging, including a two-year-long manned blockade, Komeok Joe carried a stone in his pocket. He’d picked it up and taken it to the river to pray at Standing Rock in North Dakota in the summer of 1992 ... More
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