Monthly Archives March 2018

County drops plans for women’s recovery home

The Bernalillo County Commission recently voted to sell the house at 305 Lagunitas Lane SW that was at the heart of a dispute between neighborhood groups and planners of a facility for homeless women. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After getting pushback from future neighbors, Bernalillo County last month officially abandoned plans to run a recovery home for homeless women.

The county had been granted a facility on Lagunitas SW in 2010 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico. The plan was to use it to provide a recovery home for homeless women.

But there was so much opposition from neighborhood groups that the building sat vacant for years, said Larry Gallegos, a spokesman for the county.

Eventually, ...

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PM Roundup: Blanca Blanco; Jon Lester Trying Bounce Passes; Shaquem Griffin Is Awesome

The Big Lead’s PM Sports Roundup, which — like the rest of you — has not seen “The Shape of Water.”

Blanca wins: Blanca Blanco (yeah, that’s her name) won the Oscars last night without even being nominated.

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Lester trying out a bounce pass: Jon Lester’s well-documented issues throwing to first base have forced a tweak. Now he’s trying a to bounce the ball over. What could possibly go wrong?

Shaquem is awesome: Shaquem Griffin dominated the combine despite missing his left hand...

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