Defendant Alvaro E. Perez is scheduled for trial at Metro Court August 6th on charges stemming from his killing of Julie Westphal at the intersection of Eubank and Constitution NE on March 8, 2020. The pending bench trial in the courtroom of Judge Brittany Maldonado Malott is the result of Mr. Perez killing Ms. Westphal… Read More Killed Walking Legally in the Crosswalk
Popular cycling roadway Copper/Campus was closed yesterday at Carlisle as a big truck with a big hose did mysterious things at the back of ever-mysterious and long-closed Golden Circle Trading Company: Despite its popularity, bike route status and connector to a bike boulevard, the only posted temporary arrangement for cyclists was the detour sign above.… Read More Another Day, Another Thoughtless Road Closure
The City of Albuquerque has still not fulfilled a public records request submitted May 3rd, and I’m starting to get pissed off. Over the past few years, I’ve requested and received police crash and supplemental investigation reports on cases involving pedestrian fatalities. Readers will recall reference to those provided reports in stories appearing here. Similar… Read More CABQ: What’s Causing Delay in Fulfilling My Public Records Request?
Remember the 2017 Albuquerque Mayor’s race, the one with all those candidates and the 40, count ’em, 40 public forums? Here’s the BB look somewhere amid all that veritable overflow of democracy four years ago. Uh, that’s not gonna happen four years later. Instead, at least on its Wiki page, the race has four declared… Read More 2021 Mayor’s Race and Active Transportation
They and Rod Stewart say every picture tells….you know the rest. And the screengrab above very much tells a story, one with many twists, turns, and what-have-you’s (to quote the immortal bard) in terms of many things, including current and future non-motorized transportation in the SW Mesa. But like The Dude, I’m struggling to tie… Read More Santolina Picture: Now What’s the Story?
One of Albuquerque’s “Top Ten Most Unwanted” cycling adventures has been captured transformed through a delicious “road buffet” of restriping. Up to now, cycling west of the very nice roundabout at merge of Menaul and Indian School Blvds. to Rio Grande Blvd. has been a harrowing trip of speeding drivers hot-rodding on what amounted to… Read More City Gets Indian School Restriping Right