Possible Police Misconduct Leads to End of One Citizen’s Volunteer Work

Mark Riensche gave up his volunteer efforts at the Juan Tabo Hills Open Space because he said he was unfairly issued a misdemeanor citation and harassed by Albuquerque police on more than one occasion. The Open Space is private property that does not allow motorized vehicles. Along the perimeter of the property, signs are posted … Continue reading

Feeding Albuquerque’s Pigeons Could Land Fines

Pigeons have been referred to by some people as vermin, equivalent to mice or rats.  Some believe these birds infest an area and spread disease.  The Albuquerque City Council discussed passing a law that would make it illegal to feed the birds in a Finance and Government Committee meeting on Feb. 14. This issue was … Continue reading

Explora Seeks Additional Funding for New Programs

Funding for Explora, is dwindling while the organization seeks to expand old programs and create new ones.  During an Albuquerque City Council meeting on Feb. 23, several individuals spoke about the significance of the organization and why it should receive more funds. Explora is based on science, technology and art.  It houses a children’s museum … Continue reading