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Hospital announces layoffs Bruce Tassin, president and CEO of Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, discusses hospital layoffs at his office Monday. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

58 positions affected by Christus St. Vincent’s move to cut $4M in costs

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Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center said Monday it is eliminating 58 positions and laying off 36 employees as part of a restructuring to meet the challenges of the federal Affordable Care Act. Hospital administrators said the layoffs will stretch across all departments,

including 15 management positions. Christus St. Vincent President and CEO Bruce Tassin said the reductions will trim $4 million from the Santa Fe hospital’s payroll. The hospital, which still has 1,950 employees, ended the 2012 fiscal year on June 30, 2013, with an operating surplus of $6.3 million, about half of what is expected in an organization the

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size of Christus, which has annual revenue of $330 million. “When you look at the complexity of our organization, this is a very nominal surplus when you have this kind of an operation you’re trying to keep viable,” Tassin said. “When we first started looking at this, we were talking 200 [job cuts].

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Presbyterian Medical Services, Youth Development Inc. agree to repay $4.2 million to state By Steve Terrell The New Mexican

People sit outside on the balcony of the Marble Brewery Tap Room on Monday. The tap room is slated to close Dec. 28 after losing its lease on the space in the Santa Fe Arcade, which is owned by Santa Fe businessman Gerald Peters. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

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he Marble Brewery Tap Room is being forced to leave its prime position overlooking the Santa Fe Plaza. The owners — who also have a brewery and a tap room in Albuquerque — say they’ve lost their lease on their top-floor space in the Santa Fe Arcade building, 60 E. San Francisco St., and are looking for a new location. Dec. 28 will be the Santa Fe tap room’s last day in its current space. Brewmaster and co-founder Ted Rice said Monday that partners in the Marble Brewery

operation are in discussions with Peter Komis, who owns a balcony-equipped space on the opposite side of block — at 125 E. Water St. — formerly occupied by Catamount Bar and Grille. But Rice said Komis wants more than Marble’s owners were hoping to pay and Rice isn’t sure if they will be able to come to terms. Rice and partner Jeff Ginnette were mum about whether family dynamics played any role in the loss of the lease. The Santa Fe Arcade building — where Marble has been located for the past four years — is owned by Gerald Peters, whose sons Devin Peters and Soren Peters are two of the five partners in the Marble Brewery venture.

Ginnette — who worked for Peters’ Santa Fe Dining group for 17 years before leaving to devote his time to Marble Brewery — said the decision seems to be based on finances. “[Peters’] sons own part of Marble, but he can put a business that he owns all of in there. He has an opportunity to do that, so he’s going to do so,” Ginnette said. “It seems like economics. We’re on the losing end of it. We’re not happy to be leaving. We like that spot, but business is business.” The partners say they think Peters — who owns microbrewery operations including the Blue Corn Cafe & Brewery on Cerrillos Road

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WASHINGTON — The gay rights movement won at least a preliminary victory Monday as the Senate voted to advance a measure that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The 61-30 procedural vote does not necessarily predict the final outcome, expected later this week. But statements of support from Republicans ensured that the bill known as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act could attract the necessary 60 votes to overcome any additional procedural hurdles. “This is a momentous day,” Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa,

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Two of the dozen-plus New Mexico mental health providers whose Medicaid funding was frozen got their funding restored Monday after agreeing to repay the state $4.2 million for alleged improper billings, the state Human Services Department said. However, no talks are underway with any of the other providers under investigation, a department spokesman said. “No other settlements or negotiations will occur,” spokesman Matt Kennicott said. The two providers involved in Monday’s announcement are Presbyterian Medical Services, which is headquartered in Santa Fe and serves some 3,400 clients on Medicaid statewide, and Youth Development Inc., which operates in Albuquerque and Valencia County, serving about 260 Medicaid clients. PMS will repay $4 million, while YDI will repay $240,000. Kennicott said the settlements represent about 89 percent of alleged overpayments to Presbyterian Medical Services and 81 percent for Youth Development. “PMS and YDI are not among the behavioral health companies with the most serious or numerous whistleblower complaints against them,” a statement from Human Services said. The allegations against the other companies, according to Human Services, were that “employees were told to intentionally up-code services as a means of siphoning extra money out of the Medicaid system, told to bill for services never provided, or told to obstruct the reporting of critical incidents to proper authorities and regulators.” The statement also said the two companies to which funding was restored weren’t heavily involved in “complex financial relationships and potential conflicts of interest” like the other providers under investigation. But, the statement said, restoration of Medicaid funds doesn’t mean the providers have been dropped from the state Attorney General’s Office investigation into allegations raised by an auditor hired by the Human Services Department. Most of the other behavioral health companies whose funding was frozen had to shut down and their caseloads were taken over by Arizona providers under contract with the state. Both Presbyterian Medical Services and Youth Development, however, have remained open and have continued to serve their clients. Kennicott said the two have been operating on reserve funds. The news release said the two providers each “will also be subject to intensive new training and oversight of its management until billing and

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NATION&WORLD Poll: Twitter faces skeptical investors By Barbara Ortutay

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NEW YORK — Twitter faces skepticism from potential investors and the broader public ahead of its initial public offering, according to an Associated Press-CNBC poll released Monday. Some 36 percent of Americans say buying stock in the 7-year-old short messaging service would be a good investment, while 47 percent disagree. Last May, ahead of Facebook’s IPO, 51 percent of Americans said Facebook Inc. would be a good investment. Just 31 percent didn’t agree. Twitter plans to make its Wall Street debut this week and surprisingly, 52 percent of people ages 18 to 34 say investing in the company’s stock is not a good idea. Twitter Inc. will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning after setting a price for its IPO sometime Wednesday evening. As it stands, the San Francisco-based company plans to raise as much as $1.6 billion in the process. The transaction values Twitter at as much as $12.5 billion. The Associated Press-CNBC telephone poll was conducted Oct. 25-27 by GfK Roper Public Affairs and Corporate Communications among 1,006 U.S. adults. The results have a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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CONCORD, N.H. hin paper sky lanterns, lit from inside by candles that send them floating aloft, have been popular for centuries at Asian festivals, but U.S. fire officials want them banned. The National Association of State Fire Marshals calls them uncontrolled fire hazards, because the wind decides where to deposit the lanterns, said association president and New Hampshire Fire Marshal Bill Degnan. Lanterns have ended up in trees and on tents at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which draws tens of thousands of fans to two NASCAR races each year, he said. A fire blamed on a sky lantern at a plastic recycling plant in Britain in July caused $9 million in damage. “You have no control over where it lands,” he said. A sky lantern is essentially a small hot air balloon made of paper with an opening at the bottom where a small fire is suspended. Invented in China, the lanterns were first used as signals during


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Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size planets WASHINGTON — Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone — not too hot and not too cold for life. Astronomers using NASA data have calculated for the first time that in our galaxy alone, there are at least 8.8 billion stars with Earthsize planets in the habitable temperature zone. The study was published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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wars. They are launched at Asian festivals for good luck and to send wishes skyward. They also are popular at weddings and remembrance ceremonies. Last year, sky lanterns were released into the night sky over Dover High School’s football field in memory of a New Hampshire combat veteran who died in a North Carolina motorcycle crash. Rob Laughton, part owner of an online retailer selling the lanterns, argues they should be regulated, not banned. He says his Dallasbased company, Wish Lanterns, has been responsive to the public and recently substituted bamboo for wire in the frame to make the lanterns biodegradable and no threat to animals who might try to eat them after they fall. “The lantern can only come down once the wick has gone out,” he said. But Degnan and other fire marshals around the country don’t

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LONDON — The elderly gentleman appeared nervous when police questioned him during a customs check aboard a train from Switzerland to Germany. He was carrying about $12,000 in cash, just within the legal limit. But a feeling that something was not quite right led authorities to raid the man’s apartment in Munich several months later, resulting in the astonishing discovery of what could amount to more than $1.3 billion worth of artistic masterpieces, some — or all — of them looted by the Nazis more than 70 years ago. That would make it one of the largest such troves recovered since World War II. The stunning find is being reported by the German news magazine Focus, which said the hoard included paintings by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and Klee that were believed to be lost or destroyed in the war. Though priceless, the 1,500 pieces were crammed next to piles of canned food in the messy Munich apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt, the 80-year-old son of a wellknown Nazi-era art dealer. The raid on Gurlitt’s home was conducted in early 2011, Focus reported, but German officials have kept mum for more than two years as they moved the artworks into safe storage outside Munich and started untangling the tricky knot of issues surrounding their provenance and whether — and how — to return them to their rightful owners. Of special interest to art historians will be the 300 or so pieces that may have featured in the catalogue of what Hitler denounced as “degenerate art,” works that did not fit in with his vision of a reactionary, racially pure society. Focus said that when Gurlitt needed money, he sold off individual pieces, such as The Lion Tamer by German Expressionist painter Max Beckmann, which fetched nearly $1.2 million at an auction in Cologne two years ago. His father, Hildebrand Gurlitt, was a knowledgeable art dealer who was tapped by the Nazis to help them collect and sell artwork. Holocaust survivors and their descendants around the world have campaigned for years to have their family treasures restored to them. In March of this year, the French government returned seven paintings — four of which had hung in the Louvre — to the heirs of their original owners, calling it a “moral issue.” Last week, Dutch museums announced they had identified 139 artworks that might have been confiscated from Jewish owners.

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Defiant Morsi rejects criminal charges as judge delays trial By Amina Ismail

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CAIRO — Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Monday made his first public appearance since he was forced from office four months ago, loudly proclaiming at a court hearing that he remains the country’s duly elected leader and rejecting the criminal charges lodged against him as an effort to cover up a military coup. “It is sad that the great Egyptian judiciary serves as a cover for the military coup,” Morsi said as

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he entered the courtroom, where he was greeted with applause by the 14 other defendants. All face charges of inciting violence Mohammed that stem from Morsi the deaths of 10 people during clashes between pro- and anti-Morsi demonstrators outside the presidential palace last December. Morsi and the other defendants chanted “down, down,

with military rule” and repeatedly disrupted the hearing, leading the judge, Ahmed Sabry Youssef, to adjourn it until Jan. 8. The hearing, which wasn’t televised live, was at Cairo’s Police Academy, the same place where Morsi’s predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, was tried. A crowd of pro-Morsi demonstrators gathered outside the location, at one point besieging a van carrying a journalist. Morsi, whom Egyptians had last seen during a televised speech hours before his military bodyguards took him into cus-


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TEHRAN, Iran — Tens of thousands of protesters chanting “Death to America!” marched outside the former U.S. Embassy in Iran’s capital Monday in a staged rally highlighting hard-liners’ wariness about any possible rapprochement with the Islamic Republic’s archenemy. The turnout was the largest in years at an annual event marking the anniversary of the Nov. 4, 1979, takeover of the embassy in Tehran and the seizure of U.S. hostages. Iran’s official media said millions of people participated in similar gatherings across the country. The timing of the much-anticipated and heavily choreographed demonstrations was widely viewed as a pointed message to President Hasan Rouhani as he pursues a controversial diplomatic outreach to Washington. In September, Rouhani and President Barack Obama spoke via telephone on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, marking the highest-level contact between U.S. and Iranian leaders since the 1979 Islamic revolution. A campaign among supporters of the president to tone down the “Death to America!” invective has elicited a backlash among conservatives opposed to reconciliation with the “Great Satan,” as the United States was labeled by late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei, leader of the Iranian revolution. Rouhani “must remain revolutionary,” said Morteza Fatollah Zadeh, 22, a student who was among the legions marching outside the former embassy walls, now festooned with antiU.S. slogans and crude caricatures of Obama. Many marchers noted that Rouhani, before his landslide election in June against a field of hard-line candidates, had praised the “Death to America!” and “Death to USA!” chants that have long been a mainstay of revolutionary rhetoric and Friday prayer oratory. The dispute about the antiU.S. slogans has highlighted the deep divisions in Iranian society about a possible reconciliation with the West. Among the protesters at the ex-embassy were groups of women dressed in black robes and schoolchildren bused in for the occasion. The marchers set ablaze U.S. flags and effigies of Obama, who was depicted in posters as a sinner in hell. A flatbed truck carried a giant pair of boots symbolically stomping on a U.S. flag. Recent revelations that the National Security Agency had eavesdropped on the private calls of world leaders in Europe and elsewhere provided additional fodder for marchers outside the ex-embassy, dubbed a “nest of spies” when seized more than three decades ago. “We knew 34 years ago that the U.S. Embassy was a ‘den of espionage,’ ” said Hossian, 56, who declined to give his last name for privacy reasons. Despite the polemics, Rouhani’s conciliatory polices toward the West appear to have considerable support from much of the population and from Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the last word on matters of state in Iran’s theocratic ruling structure.

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Hospital: Terminated employees will be paid through end of year Continued from Page A-1 We’ve worked really hard to get that down,” said Lillian Montoya, the hospital’s vice president for public policy. All those losing their jobs will be paid until the end of the year, and efforts will be made to find them other positions. Hospital board Vice President Larry Martinez, an administrator at Presbyterian Medical Services, said the challenges for hospitals are immense as the industry changes. One of the changes in the federal law, he said, means moving from a reimbursement system where hospitals get paid for providing a high volume of care “to now getting paid to manage chronic conditions and keep them out of hospitals and as healthy as we possibly can.” Martinez said the number of layoffs was less than rumored in the community, but added, “We still feel the bite of any individual who has to lose a job.” “Our hearts go out to all affected adversely by this decision of the hospital,” said Fonda Osborn, president of District 1199 of the National Union of Nurses and Hospital Employees, adding that the union was “relieved that the layoff did not involve more individuals and positions.” Still, Osborn said the hospital came to its decision without sufficient input from employee committees — despite offers from her and others to help seek more employee input. “There

Marble: Space may house new tap room Continued from Page A-1 and the Chama River Brewing Company in Albuquerque, as well as several other Santa Fe eateries, including Rio Chama Steakhouse, La Casa Sena and Maria’s New Mexican Kitchen — will install his own tap room in the space. “As far as I understand it will be a Santa Fe Dining tap room concept,” Rice said. Jim Hargrove, president of Santa Fe Dining, said he couldn’t comment Monday, but that “as things move forward, it will be easier to chat about this.” Calls to Peters’ gallery and Southwest Asset Management, the group that manages the Santa Fe Arcade, were not returned Monday. Soren Peters referred a caller to Rice. Ginnette said the Marble Brewery partners hope to find a new space quickly enough to keep the tap room’s approximately 10 workers employed. If that doesn’t happen, Rice said, their employees may end up working for the business that takes over the space on the Plaza. “It’s definitely unfortunate,” Rice said.“But we’re just kind of moving along, making a great beer and making sure we get it into the hands of people that love it.” Rice said Marble Brewery has increased its production each year it has been in business, growing from making about 5,000 barrels of beer its first year to about 13,000 this year, and typically has more wholesale business than it can handle. He said the brewery will probably shift more in that direction as it looks for a new retail outlet. “This will definitely affect our bottom line, but it’s not going to make or break this company by any means,” Rice said. “The beer will flow. It will just flow somewhere else. We’ll figure out a plan and come back stronger with a place that is going to be a great community hub.” Greer Enterprises, which owns the Plaza Galeria minimall adjoining the Santa Fe Arcade, has received design approval from the city Historic Districts Review Board to create a second-floor balcony atop the covered sidewalk on San Francisco Street overlooking the Plaza’s south side. However, the architect said late last month that no decision had been made on dining uses for the balcony, which would require City Council approval. Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068 or phaywood@

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have been rumors of a layoff for weeks, and we’re disappointed that the governing body of the hospital and the CEO chose not to seek counsel from the one committee charged with review of any plans that affect staffing levels for patient care,” she said in a statement. “Arbitrary deci-

sion-making is never in the best interest of patients and certainly not a thoughtful way to interact with the greater Santa Fe community about the hospital’s role,” she said. Though Tassin said the layoffs will not impact “bedside nurse positions,” Fonda wasn’t so sure

that less support staff won’t mean more work for nurses. But keeping the hospital financially secure will allow it to move forward, Tassin said. Tassin told The New Mexican on Monday that Christus is moving ahead with a new clinic on the south side near the Wal-Mart Supercenter that will include family practice and primary care, as well as urgent care and behavioral health services. The new project on 2.5 acres will replace the staff and services now housed on Camino Entrada. “The goal is to manage care for all your needs at the same site,” Tassin said. He also said the hospital board will not make changes at the Phy-

sicians Medical Center building south of Rodeo Road near Interstate 25 in the coming year, and it will continue to use the building for elective orthopedic surgery — even though it averages just four surgical procedures a day. He said the administration will allow more time to explore the best options for that space. Tassin took over as the hospital’s top administrator less than seven months ago, after the April 22 departure of Alex Valdez, an

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work, and sever ties with other troubled entities.” Specifically, the two providers had to cut ties with TeamBuilders — a Santa Fe-based company that’s also under investigation — and all its affiliates. TeamBuilders, which has facilities throughout the state, is one of the largest organizations from which Medicaid funding was yanked. In August, the Albuquerque Journal reported that a leaked portion of the outside audit performed for Human Services this year showed that the couple who run TeamBuilders were paid as much as $1.5 million a year in salaries and other income. Some of that other income included various real estate transactions the audit found “noteworthy.” The audit reportedly said TeamBuilders paid rent for some of its facilities around the state to holding companies owned in full or in

part by the president, vice president and other TeamBuilders officials. Attempts to reach the chief executives of the two New Mexico providers affected by Monday’s announcement were unsuccessful Monday. But both companies released written statements. Presbyterian’s statement quoted CEO Steve Hansen as saying, “While we have never agreed with the state’s contentions, allegations, or actions, PMS’s primary motivation in settling was to preserve its critical safety net behavioral health services and over 200 New Mexico behavioral health jobs.” The statement also said, “This settlement resolves all potential civil and administrative disputes with the state. PMS was unwilling to sacrifice services to so many New Mexico communities, choosing resolution instead of a long legal battle.”

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LOCAL NEWS Councilors reluctant to hike gross-receipts taxes City to face steep revenue shortfall when state cuts ‘hold-harmless’ distributions By Tom Sharpe

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No Santa Fe city councilors showed any enthusiasm for raising gross-receipts taxes when the issue of how to cover a future revenue shortfall came up Monday at a city Finance Committee meeting. New Mexico municipalities face a loss of revenue in coming years as the result of a last-minute tax deal between the state Legislature and Gov. Susana Martinez earlier this year that will shift money away from local governments to make it easier for the state to balance its budget. Since 2004, when the state repealed grossreceipts taxes on groceries, the state has reimbursed city and county governments for the revenue they lost from their share of grossreceipts tax collections. However, the new law will phase out those “hold-harmless” distribu-

tions to local governments starting in 2015, with the payments completely gone by 2019. The change could mean the losses of millions of dollars in revenues to the state’s larger cities, including about $630,000 to Santa Fe in the first year. While the governor has vowed not to sign any tax increases into law during her four-year term, this year’s compromise did authorize municipalities to raise their local gross-receipts tax rates. But when the city of Las Cruces tried to enact an increase of two-eighths of 1 percentage point, the state Department of Finance and Administration rejected it on a technicality. On Monday, the city of Santa Fe’s finance director, Marcos Tapia, presented the city Finance Committee with an analysis of how Santa Fe would benefit if it raised its grossreceipts tax rate, sometimes called a sales tax, by either one-eighth or three-eighths of 1 percent. The city’s rate is currently one of the state’s highest, at 8.1875 percent. The county’s rate is 6.625 percent. Tapia made it clear that no one on the council has proposed such a hike. And after his

presentation, both Councilors Patti Bushee and Peter Ives said they are reluctant to raise grossreceipts taxes. They said that if the city needs extra money to replace the losses in 2015, they would prefer, instead, tapping some of the cash reserves in the city budget. “Who wants to raise the GRT?” joked the committee’s chairman, Councilor Carmichael Dominguez. But the others on the committee remained silent. After the meeting adjourned, Bushee said she might consider a “sin tax” on alcohol and cigarettes to make up the deficit, although those substances are subject to state and federal regulation. “I think that makes much more sense than putting it back on food,” she said. The New Mexico Municipal League recently began pushing for legislation that would let local governments reinstate a tax on the sales of groceries sold locally. Despite what the league’s executive director claimed was a near unanimous endorsement of such a plan by leaders of the state’s municipalities, the governor has said she is against that idea. Contact Tom Sharpe at 986-3080 or


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Summit focuses on preparing students for workforce Speaker calls disconnect between educators, employers ‘a clear and present danger’ By Robert Nott The New Mexican

Is America’s public-education system adequately preparing its graduates for careers in the workforce? About 100 educators, policymakers and economic-development experts from 22 states and several territories joined several governors Monday in a daylong summit meeting to discuss that issue at the Inn and Spa at Loretto in downtown Santa Fe. The event, hosted by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, is a continuation of a regional summit she held last month in Connecticut. “The role of education must be more than just preparing a person for a job. We must prepare them for a good job, a relevant job,” the Oklahoma Republican told the assembly during her opening remarks. And the problem goes far beyond the traditional K-12 public-education system, as a recent national study made clear. The study said fewer than 2 in 5 hiring employers who interviewed college graduates found the applicants prepared to handle the job. Joseph Fuller, a senior lecturer and professor at the Harvard Business School who gave the keynote presentation during Monday’s summit, called the disconnect between educators and employers “a clear and present danger to our economy and our kids’ futures.” He said educational institutes and businesses are not working closely enough to

ensure that what kids are learning will apply to the jobs that exist. He also told attendees that too many K-12 students aren’t learning basic foundation skills, also called soft skills: How to socialize, show up on time and maintain a professional appearance. If they don’t learn these skills from home and school, Fuller stressed, “all that’s going to happen is they’re not going to get hired … they’re going to get fired.” He advocated investing more in both training and hiring school guidance counselors who can pinpoint the talents of individual students and get them thinking about pursuing those career paths in school. If, for instance, a child shows little aptitude or interest in science and math but has a penchant for salesmanship, that student should be directed toward courses and colleges that will support him in that talent. Fuller also emphasized that often community colleges can do a better preparing a student for a job than a four-year-college. He spoke of successful partnerships around the country — including in South Carolina and Georgia — where community college leaders and regional employers work together to ensure the schools offer career-ready courses. Fallin said she is working with Oklahoma business owners to build career ladders out of school and into that state’s top industries, which include aerospace, financial services, agriculture and transportation. She said leaders have to find a way to do a better job reaching out to middle school students to get them thinking about their futures. “A lot of high school students don’t know what they want to do and end up with minimum-wage jobs,” she said. She acknowl-

edged she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do at that age either: “I didn’t expect to be a governor.” Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, another Republican who attended Monday’s event, said employers in his state are concerned that there is no alignment between schools and jobs. He said the state created UtahFutures. org, a website that gives students resources to plot out careers based on both dreams and needs. For instance, he said, if a student wants to eventually own a three-bedroom house, two cars, have two kids and make room for a dog, the website can lay out for that student what he or she needs to learn and earn and what jobs exist to make that dream a reality. Part of the summit’s goal was to share best practices, and following study sessions among individual groups of participants, several ideas came forth to link business with education. One participant noted a successful alliance between Mercedes Benz and Shelton State Community College in Alabama in which college students start internships at Mercedes Benz during the first week of school, earning experience and credits. In many cases, these students land jobs with the company upon completion of their associate degree. Another participant said that in Kentucky, the state’s higher-education department is no longer approving new courses or certificates that do not correspond to likely job openings in the state. Fuller acknowledged that growing partnerships between business and education can heighten concerns and questions about the potential privatization of public education. But, he said, “There’s no bigger business in the United States than K-12 public education.”

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Thousands in N.M. allowed to keep, extend health policies By Staci Matlock The New Mexican

Thousands of New Mexico residents with existing health insurance plans that don’t meet the new federal health insurance law won’t have to get new policies, at least not immediately. Some can get an extension until Dec. 31, 2014, and some can stay on their current health insurance plans indefinitely if the company doesn’t make any changes to the policies. Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico, for example, has 17,000 members who had health insurance policies in place before the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act became law on March 23, 2010. About 3,000 of those members live in Santa Fe County, according to Becky Kinney, spokeswoman for Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. Those existing plans were “grandfathered” in and don’t have to meet the new federal law requirements. “If these members choose not to make any change to their policy, they may keep these indefinitely,” Kinney said. Those plan-holders will see their rates increase 10.2 percent next year. Those members with grandfathered plans also can choose to get a new health insurance plan directly through an insurance company or through the federal health insurance exchange website. Another 11,000 Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico health insurance policyholders, most of them self-insured through the individual market, don’t have plans that are “grandfathered” in. They will have to purchase new policies through Blue Cross Blue Shield or the health exchange because their existing plans have to be terminated or changed to meet the new federal health care law, according to Kinney. Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico worked out a deal with the state Office of Superintendent of Insurance to give those policyholders extra time to buy new health insurance. Individuals with “nongrandfathered” plans can renew their existing policies by Dec. 1. Their policies will be good then until Nov. 30, 2014, Kinney said. After that, they will have to select a health insurance plan that complies with the Affordable Care Act. Janice Torrez, vice president of external affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico, said the company “wanted to give clients the greatest amount of time to decide whether they wanted to stay with their plans or get into the federal health insurance exchange.” People who keep their non-grandfathered health insurance plans for another year will see a 9.2 percent increase beginning Jan. 1, 2014. Lovelace Health System also asked for extensions through next year for policyholders on some of its existing individual plans, according to state Insurance Superintendent John Franchini. “It gave people on individual plans more time to select a new one,” Franchini said. Many New Mexicans with individual policies through Presbyterian Healthcare Services have received notices that their policies will be canceled because the plans don’t comply with the new federal health law. Presbyterian didn’t ask for an extension from the state because they didn’t think they would need to, Franchini said. The company thought the federal health insurance exchange would be working by now. Aaron Ezekiel, who is managing the health insurance exchange for the Office of Superintendent of Insurance, said insurance companies could grandfather in plans that didn’t comply with the Affordable Care Act, as long as they made no changes to those policies. “We’ve allowed companies to extend their expiration date,” Ezekiel said. “If they had plans that were going to expire in April, they could extend the plan until Dec. 31, 2014. But they had to apply for the extension.” He said the grandfathered policies are typically “closed block,” meaning no new members are accepted to the plan. “Older plans have all kinds of limitations, particularly in the individual market,” he said. Ezekiel said it doesn’t make sense for insurance companies to try to make older, closed-block plans comply with the new federal health care law. “Closedblock plans with mostly older and sicker members adds a whole lot more liability,” he said. “If a whole group is age 60-65 and they are getting sick, you are not doing them a favor to keep on an old plan. Under the federal exchange, they may qualify for a subsidy. But switching plans never makes people happy.” After age 65, people qualify for Medicare and don’t have to get individual health insurance. New Mexico Health Connections, Molina Healthcare, Presbyterian, Lovelace and Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico are all offering health insurance plans through the federal health care exchange. Each company website offers more information. People with questions or concerns about the state or federal health insurance exchange can call Ashley Hernandez, ombudsman with the state Office of the Superintendent of Insurance, at 855-857-0972 or 827-4465. “Ashley’s job is to know where people should fit,” Ezekiel said. “They can call her anytime. We will try to pick up the ball and run with it for folks running into these issues.”

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Talk connects nukes to digital universe in the early 1950s. The New Mexican In 1936, a young English logician, Alan Turing, first The technology that allows described machines that people globally to tweet, email could take bits and translate photos and become YouTube them both in space and time, sensations has some of the as Dyson details in his book. same origins as a much differ- Turing laid out the basics of a ent, more ominous tool — the “universal machine” that, with nuclear bomb. an endless supply of tape and Historian George Dyson on enough time, could decipher Wednesday, Nov. 6, will disinstructions. cuss the nexus of people and Turing “would probably be places that led to development surprised at how many and of the digital universe and how inexpensive and how the nuclear one in a Santa Fe powerful our versions of his Institute free public lecture at universal machine are now,” 7:30 p.m. at the James A. Little Dyson wrote in an email. Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Road. “And he would be astonished It is the institute’s final public that we are still using almost lecture of the year. exactly the architecture he set Dyson’s book, Turing’s down on paper [following von Cathedral: The Origins of the Neumann’s lead] over a few Digital Universe, details the weeks of work in 1946.” rise of the digital world. It was Dyson theorizes that the selected as a best book of 2012 Manhattan Project is better by Kirkus Reviews and The known and described because Wall Street Journal. it was a wartime effort ordered Dyson calls his lecture by the government. The project “Ulam’s Universe,” after Stani“was centralized, if geographislaw Ulam, a Polish mathemati- cally dispersed, completed cian who worked at Los Alamos extremely quickly, and directed National Laboratory. Dyson said at a clearly defined goal — Ulam “just happened to be in achieved, through almost superthe center of both the develophuman effort and cooperation, ment of modern computing and on July 16, 1945,” Dyson wrote. the development of nuclear and “The development of computthermonuclear weapons, from ers was bottom-up, largely start to finish.” disorganized, and we still do not “Both the idea of a digital really know what the goal is. So universe and the idea of a the history of computing, which Santa Fe Institute owe a huge developed over centuries and debt to Stan,” Dyson said is still unfolding, has been difrecently in an email. “I hope ficult to unravel, and unwieldy people leave [the lecture] with to present.” a sense of what a remarkable Though early computers and person he was, what remarknuclear weapons developed able times he and his wife almost simultaneously, Dyson Francoise Aron Ulam, lived thinks the digital universe through, and the extent to would have developed anyway, which he and his colleagues independently. “Without the envisioned the world in which wartime Manhattan Project we now live.” and more importantly the subStanislaw Ulam and his sequent push to develop the buddy John von Neumann H-bomb, we would certainly developed a statistical sampling have still developed computers, theory for solving complicated and a robust computer indusmathematical problems that try,” Dyson said. “But it might became known as the Monte have taken a lot longer to make Carlo method. Together, with the leap from punched cards physicist Richard Feynman, to vacuum tubes to transistors they developed some of the and then microprocessors— early computers at LANL. Ulam and England, not America, at the same time worked with might have kept the lead.” physicist Edward Teller on the Santa Fe Institute’s commuhydrogen bomb design and nity lecture series is made postheir work contributed to mod- sible through a donation from ern thermonuclear weapons. Los Alamos National Bank. Dyson’s work explores technology’s evolution, its inventors ON thE WEb and how it impacts society. If you can’t attend the lecThe initial ideas that led ture, you can still listen in and to computer technology — participate live online. To watch binary digits, or bits, and the this lecture as it happens, visit concept of a machine that Santa Fe Institute’s YouTube could process those bits — had page. To participate in the live long been described by the Twitter feed or ask questions time a team of scientists at of the speakers: @sfi_live or #sfi_live. Princeton set out to build one By Staci Matlock

Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the following reports: u Someone stole a handgun from the Outdoorsman of Santa Fe, 530 N. Guadalupe St., sometime Friday. u Virgina Miranda, 20, 220 Rodriguez St., was arrested on charges of possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia and concealing identity at Cerrillos Road and Second Street on Sunday. u A woman reported at 6:40 p.m. Sunday that someone had broken into her garage in the 800 block of Columbia Street. Nothing was reported missing. u City officers responded to a burglary in the 2700 block of Agua Fría Street that was reported sometime Sunday. u Two laptop computers disappeared from a home in the 1800 block of Second Street between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. u City officers responded to an unattended death in the 1700 block of Cerrillos Road. Reports state that “the listed deceased apparently overdosed on an undetermined narcotic.” u A woman reported that she saw a male try to break into her home in the 3200 block of Rufina Street on Saturday, but the woman’s dog chased the man off.

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following report: u Someone damaged a 2003 Cadillac parked at the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino sometime Sunday.

DWI arrests u Jeanette Martinez, 52, 6463 Vuelta Ventura, was arrested Saturday on a drunkendriving charge on N.M. 599. u Madalyn Tincher, 25, 2501 Zia Road, was arrested on charges of drunken driving, reckless driving, resisting an officer, criminal damage to property and several traffic violations in the 500 block of West San Francisco Street.

Speed SUVs u The Santa Fe Police Department listed the following locations for mobile speedenforcement vehicles: SUV No. 1 at Sweeney Elementary School from 7:25 to 8:15 a.m. and 2:10 to 2:55 p.m., and on South Meadows Road between Jaguar Drive and Airport Road at other times; SUV No. 2 at Ortiz Middle School from 7:25 to 8:15 a.m. and 2:10 to 2:55 p.m., and on Jaguar Drive between Avenida Contenta and South Meadows Road at other times; SUV No. 3 at Rodeo Road between Richards Avenue and Paseo de los Pueblos.

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Funeral services and memorials VIRGINIA LEYBA 2/27/54 - 10/31/13


Waynesville, Sylvester James "Sy" Vavruska, age 102, of Mountain Cove Road, passed away on Friday, November 01, 2013 at Maggie Valley Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center. A native of Cook County, Illinois, he was the son of the late John and Anna Klecka Vavruska. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Allene Smith Vavruska, who passed away in 1976; a sister, Rose Bedgood and a brother, John Vavruska. Sy and his wife, Allene Smith, a Waynesville native, moved to Haywood County in 1964 where he was a well respected building contractor having built many beautiful homes until he retired in 1979. Sy was active in many civic organizations including the Waynesville Rotary Club in which he served as President and received Rotary’s distinguished Paul Harris Fellow Award. He was instrumental in the establishment and construction of the Sheltered Workshop on the campus of Haywood Community College, now known as Haywood Vocational Opportunities, donating significant time and resources to its success. Sy entered the US Army in 1941 at the beginning of World War II and was commissioned as an artillery officer. He and Allene, an Army evacuation hospital nurse, were married in England three weeks before D-Day. While attached to the 5th Ranger Battalion as an artillery captain, his unit was among the first to land on Omaha Beach during the D-Day Normandy invasion. After serving in the European theater, he then served in the South Pacific in both New Guinea and the Philippines until the end of the war. After World War II, Sy and Allene settled in the Chicago area where he was a residential building contractor and raised their family there. He served in the Army Reserves until he retired as a Lt. Colonel in 1964. In his early years, he enjoyed playing baseball, speed skating, and building and sailing ice boats in Wisconsin. In his later years Sy enjoyed vegetable gardening, bee keeping, and fine woodworking, producing beautiful clocks and pieces of furniture which he enjoyed making for his family and many friends. Sy is survived by a daughter, Jane Cole and her husband, Bill, of Waynesville; a son, John Smith Vavruska and his wife, Laura Holt of Santa Fe, New Mexico; three grandchildren, Jeremy Cole of Waynesville, Rebecca Cronk of Singapore and Anna Vavruska of Denver, Colorado; and three greatgrandchildren, Ethan, Grace and Sarah Cronk. A private family graveside service will be held. Memorials may be made to Haywood Vocational Opportunities, 172, Riverbend Street, Waynesville, NC 28786. Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at ""

LEONARDITA ELIZABETH ROMERO CASIAS Leonardita Elizabeth Romero Casias was born in Embudo, New Mexico, on October 28, 1927 to Juan Andres and Juanita Romero. She passed away peacefully among her family on a beautiful Saturday, November 2nd morning in Chamita, New Mexico. Known by most as "Betty", she is preceded in death by her parents, Juan Andres and Juanita Romero; brothers’ Arturo and Elias Romero; sisters Carlotta Garcia and Marcia Casias; brother in law Ofene Garcia and sisters in law Celeste and Carolina Romero. She is survived by her brother Alfonso Romero and sister in law Lucy Romero of Aptos, California. She is also survived by Husband of 64 years Joe M. Casias and her children - daughter Mitchel Casias, son Elmer Casias, son Lester Casias and wife Annette, son Jonathan Casias and wife Melissa, daughter Louella and husband David Young. Grandchildren Anthony and Matthew Martinez, Joseph Casias and wife Angie, Elizabeth Young and great grandchildren Tony and Alexis Martinez, Joseph, Naomi and Andrew Casias. Betty fought the medical challenges that became a part of her life in recent years with as much courage and tenacity as she lived her life and sought accomplishments. Raised by a single mom following the death of her beloved father at a young age, she learned to face life with the faith, wisdom and sincerity she gathered from those early years in Dixon. Her quest for education took her to the Alison James Boarding School and Menaul High School, Northern New Mexico Community College and Highlands University, ultimately receiving her Master’s Degree in Social Work. Betty Casias spent much of her life helping others. In addition to various volunteer activities in her church home, she was a social worker and worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor in Santa Clara Pueblo. Her smile and twinkling eyes are a lasting memory to those who encountered her. She shared her wonderful life stories with those lucky enough to take the time to listen. An early advocate for women’s rights, she led by example as she sought higher education and in return served those that helped her. She will be missed by her family and friends. Services will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 p.m. at Rivera Funeral Home in Espanola. A Celebration of Life will be on Wednesday, November 6, 11:00 a.m. at Embudo Presbyterian Church in Dixon, New Mexico followed by internment with gathering of friends and family at Mission Embudo. For more information and directions, please contact Rivera Family Funeral Home at 505-753-2288, located at 305 Calle Salazar, Espanola, NM To share a memory, please visit our website at


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Virginia was a wonderful mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She leaves a void that cannot be replaced and many unforgettable memories of love, laughter, and generosity. As for us that knew her best, we can smile in our sorrows’ knowing she’s now with our Lord where she can finally rest. Virginia was preceded in death by her son, Manny Chavez, father, Celso Leyba, brothers; Rudy Leyba, Georgie Leyba, Albert Leyba, sisters; Antonia Leyba, Sylvia Leyba and Pauline LeybaColby. She is survived by her mother; Benerita Leyba, sisters; Consuelo Leyba and Priscilla Leyba, brothers; Carlos Leyba and Sam Leyba, her son, Antonio Leyba and wife Alicia, daughters; Antonia Chavez, Angel Leyba and husband Eric, Esperanza Rael and husband Robert, 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Services will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe, on Thursday November 7th at 10am.

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ROBERT FRANCIS FORD Robert Francis Ford, 78, of Rio Verde, AZ died on November 2, 2013. A former Santa Fe (NM) resident Bob was born and grew up in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Fresh out of high school he joined the Navy and served in the Korean Conflict as an electronics technician (Petty Officer First Class) on the USS Lake Champlain and was decorated with various citations and commendations for bravery and valor. He returned to Boston and completed his undergraduate, Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Electrical Engineering at Northeastern University. While there he excelled in football and ice hockey, being inducted into the early Athletic Hall of Fame for his achievements. He also played the 1960 season for the Baltimore Colts professional football team. After a stint at Sylvania he joined the team which had started Data General, a pioneer in the mini computer world. In 1973 he ventured west and took a position as Project Engineer at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (NM) retiring in 1993. He also taught computer science at the UNM/Los Alamos branch campus eventually becoming its chair. During his lifetime he enjoyed many athletic pursuits in particular skiing at Wildcat Mountain (NH) and Pajarito Mountain in Los Alamos and participated in numerous senior downhill ski races in NM and CO. He loved golf as well and was a former member of the Las Campanas Golf Club (Santa Fe) as well as current member of Rio Verde CC (AZ) and Torreon Golf Club (Show Low, AZ). In his retirement he worked as a Rules Official for tournaments run by the USGA, AZ Golf Association and NCAA as well as serving as a volunteer at the Mayo Clinic for the past ten years. Bob is survived by Denise Andre Ford, his wife of 32 years; his brother, George M Ford, of Hingham, MA; and numerous nephews, nieces and grand nephews and nieces. Bob dearly loved his adopted Southwest, his wife, many friends and especially his felines: Gracie, Mr. Wilson and Molly. He will be profoundly missed. In accordance with Bob’s wishes, no services will be held. A special thank you to Hospice of the Valley and its Eckstein Center and their very caring, loving and compassionate staff. Arrangements entrusted to Messinger Fountain Hills Mortuary.




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e-Voices Our Web readers speak out: Our View: Council — keep out of police scheduling, Oct. 30 Why not compromise further and have a 9/80 schedule — one week with four days at nine hours, that Friday at eight hours, then the next week four days at nine hours, with Friday off (in other words, five days on, two days off, four days on, three days off). It’s been working for years at national laboratories.” L.R. We did not elect the police chief. We elected the council. If you believe in democracy, then they are in charge.” F.S. As if working five eights was some sort of oppressive working condition — if the council is going to directly manage the cops legislatively, what do we need a mayor, city manager and chief of police for?” P.K. The democratically elected council members should not as individuals tell the police chief how to run the department. I would agree with that. But [City Councilor Chris] Rivera is not doing this. He is prepared to offer a resolution to be voted on by the council as a body. And it is his right and his duty to do this. … Rivera deserves our respect and support. This New Mexican editorial is totally out of accord with representative democracy as enshrined in our Constitution and is totally wrong for the United States, New Mexico and Santa Fe. … ” D.

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Our View: What a stretch — yoga won’t harm, Oct. 29 This is serious stuff to fundamentalists. Some of the born-agains classify yoga, hypnosis, dancing, etc., to be occultism; i.e., just a form of devil worshiping. Add to that the slippery slope fallacy and you might accept the notion, as it seems Rep. Alonzo Baldonado does, that once these kids find out that they are doing yoga rather than just stretching, next thing you know, they will fall off the born-again wagon. Sigh. One of our 50 is indeed missing. Along with a sense of logic and proportion in some of our legislators.” K.S. This is absolutely ludicrous and I, along with half the country, laughed out loud when I heard it! As a former fitness class instructor at a local gym, I included mild ‘warm-up’ motion to loosen people up, as well as ‘cool down’ time to allow participants’ heart rates to decelerate. … Participants who wanted to take a yoga class could sign up for that in the neighboring studio of my spin class. Stretching is stretching and is crucial to an overall healthy fitness regimen. People want prayer in public schools, but they want only their prayers in public schools. Our Founding Fathers believed in religious freedom because they fled a land in which people were persecuted for not worshipping the state faith. … But making such a crazy assumption that if teachers are very wisely having children stretch to prevent injury that equates to teaching Buddhism is laughable. And I am still laughing! I think the state has bigger issues to fix, Rep. Alonzo Baldonado!” D.S.


‘Chief of Police’ recalls different era


early 10 years ago, I moved to New York after three decades in New Mexico. So it was a great pleasure to read David Roybal’s book, Chief of Police. Names I hadn’t seen in years — from former Santa Fe District Attorney Eloy Martinez and Pojoaque Pueblo Gov. Jake Viarrial to journalists Larry Calloway and Bob Storey — appeared every couple of pages, usually accompanied by an amusing anecdote. I also enjoyed reading Chief Richard CdeBaca’s perspective on unsolved mysteries such as the murder of Father Reynaldo Rivera and legendary figures like Reies Lopes Tijerina. For me, the book brought back memories of a time and place that are difficult to access through the new landscape and cast of characters I find on my occasional visits home. I read the book cover to cover on the plane and recommend it especially to those who also lived through many of the events described. Note: David Roybal is my ex-husband; still loved the book. Kay Cordtz

Port Jefferson, N.Y.

A proud Canadian I am writing to counter the letter titled, “Canadian woes” (Oct. 30). A decade of unfortunate medical adventures has made me most grateful to be a

Canadian citizen. I had both retinas detach over the same Christmas and New Year’s season; both were repaired within 24 hours and my sight saved. Later, I needed total hip replacements, both left and right. I waited no more than six weeks in either case and that was because I chose a time that was convenient for me. The medical saga continued with right and left cataract surgery; wait times again did not exceed a few weeks. None of these surgeries cost me anything, nor did the aftercare. While I make no claim that the Canadian system is perfect, it serves millions of Canadians well. Access to free, effective and timely medical care should be the right of every citizen in a civilized nation. Ian Mills


A good priest I met the Rev. Adam Lee Ortega y Ortiz when I was a child at Our Lady of Guadalupe church in Velarde. Father Adam was a close friend to his parishioners, including my family. Father has a young spirit, which draws the attention of everyone. He was able to connect. I have never kept in touch with any other priest besides Father Adam. He is

a good person and cares about everyone. He made such an impression that my wife and I asked him to marry the two of us. Without even thinking about it, he responded with a yes. He is that kind of person, to drop any of his plans and do good for the community and past communities. He has such dedication to serving his people that he has earned the respect of many people both young and old. If I ever needed a priest to talk to, he would be the one I would approach. He has earned my respect, and I back his efforts 100 percent Kevin Olivas


Remembering Dawson I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Ms. Georgia Maryol (owner of Tomasita’s Restaurant) for the fantastic job she did in coordinating the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Dawson mine disaster. My grandfather (a young Greek immigrant) was one of the 263 miners who lost their lives in that disaster. He and his young bride (Marianna C de Baca) had only been married for a few months before he lost his life, so my father never knew his father. Thank you, Georgia, for a great job! Joseph P. Sekot

Blackfoot, Idaho

No charges for school board member in art theft, Oct. 31 I read this article with total disgust. And TV news reports last night had his school board colleagues defending him — that is disturbing and unbelievable. And we wonder why our youth have such poor value systems, lack of ethics and morals? This man should resign his position. Clearly, pueblo officials didn’t call the FBI, because Romero would have surely been prosecuted for the theft. Instead, they sent it to District Attorney Angela ‘Spence’ Pacheco, so she could cut a deal for him and let him off scot-free. Other questions also arise. Romero admitted he was drunk. Did he drive himself and the stolen property home drunk, as he’s done so many times in the past, or did he have an accomplice waiting in the parking lot for him? Will the accomplice be prosecuted, or will [Romero] be charged with another DUI since he and his attorney admit he was drunk? Where is the outside video of him leaving the casino? Romero is … engaged in criminal activity and should be treated like the criminal he is. Prosecute this repeat offender. He has no business in public office.” F.R. Seems like he has no business just being in public!” J.F. Now on to the lighter side of this newsy item, I see my neighbor down the street has a new BMW. I believe I will be ‘pranking him tonight.’ Just to see how that marvel of engineering will look in my driveway. I hope the judge will understand.” D.E.

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A better way to educate New Mexicans


f we’re lucky, we’re constantly learning. We reconstruct our thoughts, build additions onto our minds and renovate our understandings. Our learning process can be likened to the work of an architect; it’s a process meticulously engineered, creatively executed, and specifically designed to suit the terrain of the site. Good architects are observant and adaptive. They build Ian Esquibel solutions that leverage and complement what already exists. Our school system can be similar: adaptive, intelligent and well-engineered. We just need to identify our blueprint and our way of working that is best suited to our state’s needs. One of my first tasks as the new executive director of the Learning Alliance of New Mexico, a statewide entity supporting education reform, was to join a team from New Mexico that traveled to Denver to learn from innovators who are engaged in remodeling the Colorado education system. We began our visit by observing High Tech Early College, a high school using technology to support students as they earn up to 26 college credit hours by their junior year. We then continued to other public and charter schools in Denver Public Schools focused on innovations like positive youth development, sustainability-centered curriculum and industryspecific workforce preparation. We met with principals and asked how they redesigned and redefined their schools. We connected with administrators at the district level and gained insight about their improvement strategies.

There were a few takeaways from this experience that really impacted my thinking about what a well-engineered education system could look like in our state. I saw an educational system striving for innovation while overcoming its traditional nature, risk aversion, and fear of failure. I observed educational leaders using pragmatic tactics to do something new, which resulted in innovative outcomes. Compare this fresh approach to Einstein’s definition of insanity — “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” — which I hope our educational systems can avoid. While I understand many definitions of “student success” exist, I was impressed that a consensus can form around core fundamentals. The Colorado Department of Education established four core fundamentals to prepare students for success in school and success in life: academics, professional-

ism, entrepreneurialism and self-knowledge. The academic component encapsulates what many of us think about when we think about education: test scores, grades, reading, writing, arithmetic. The professional component underscores “soft skills” — the ability to communicate, work in groups, build emotional intelligence, and learn the importance of punctuality. The entrepreneurial component highlights personal characteristics that will prepare those entering the workforce in 15 to 20 years: agility, creativeness, perseverance, risktaking and drive. And the idea of self-knowledge resonated with me especially because the only variable students can constantly and accurately work on is themselves. Some educational systems are making their way through a remodeling and reforming process. The process may be ongoing, noisy and dusty, but the process builds a better

structure. Other educational systems remain stalled in plans and structures created decades ago. Colorado seems to be an example of a system in the process of an innovative remodel. How will New Mexico choose to respond to opportunities to remodel and reform its education structure? What are the core fundamentals we want for our students to be successful in school and successful in life? Local voices will define what matters to students, families, teachers and administrators. Solutions exist within our communities; they exist in our stories. It’s time we share our thoughts in the interest of progress for prosperity. This is a movement for our families, our economy and our future. Learn about how to get involved at learningalliancenm. org. Ian Esquibel is the executive director of the Learning Alliance of New Mexico.


Ban on lead ammunition is good for birds


he recent decision by California lawmakers and the California governor to phase in a ban on the use of lead ammunition for hunting is a step in the right direction. It will move California toward reducing lead contamination statewide and will assuredly and dramatically reduce the number of lead-poisoned wildlife. The poster child for this effort is clearly one of America’s most iconic and threatened birds, the California condor. The numbers tell the story. About 225 of these birds are left in the wild, and lead poisoning continues to account for 50 percent of condor deaths among the necropsies performed since 1996 by The Peregrine Fund — the organization that has been leading the recovery effort for the species.

In a perfect world, we could all accept as fact what hundreds of studies by wellrespected institutions have shown: Lead ammunition is responsible for the poisoning deaths of millions of birds in the United States annually. The preferred solution is, of course, a voluntarily switch to nonlead ammunition. That’s something that all of us in the wildlife conservation community would applaud. And we do hope that a voluntary approach can still work in other states and communities where such programs are objectively viewed. The problem in the case of the condor is that the switch to non-lead ammunition has not been happening fast enough. Clearly, something is broken when half the mortality of one of our most endangered birds is from lead poisoning. This, in spite

of Herculean efforts to round up as many condors as possible to test for and treat those that are lead-poisoned but haven’t yet succumbed to it. The hunting community has done a lot to promote better wildlife conservation over the years. And in that spirit, California regulators gave the voluntary approach a fair chance. Unfortunately, this approach wasn’t able to ensure the survival of one of the world’s most imperiled bird species. Let’s hope the state can work out the few technical issues in the legislation. Those actions will no doubt save more condors — as well as the many other species that would otherwise be poisoned by lead. George Fenwick is the president of the American Bird Conservancy.

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ore than 200,000 Syrian Kurdish refugees have moved into Iraqi Kurdistan. They have crossed an international border to be sure, yet it is, in the Kurdish world view, a passage from one part of their homeland to another. The Kurds disregard these frontiers, imposed on the Fertile Crescent almost a century ago by Anglo-French power. No Kurd is lamenting the erosion of the borders in this tangled geography. The partition of the successor states of the Ottoman Empire brought the Kurds grief and dispossession. The Persians, Turks and Arabs secured their own states. Indeed, the Arabs were bequeathed several states in the geography of “Turkish Arabia” that runs from the Iraqi border with Iran to the Mediterranean. Kurdistan was singularly betrayed, its people divided among Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Kurdish history became a chronicle of thwarted rebellions. According to a deeply felt expression, the Kurds had no friends but the mountains. Yet a new life is stirring in Kurdistan. Irbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, once a forgotten fortress town, is a booming city of shopping malls, high-rises and swank hotels. Oil and natural gas have remade the city, as has its political stability, remarkable when set against the mayhem of the rest of Iraq. The Kurds are shrewd. They aren’t about to claim Irbil as the capital of a restored greater Kurdistan, but it has pride of place in their world. It is the home of Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdish regional government, and of almost 5 million people, who are officially part of Iraq but in reality belong to an independent nation. The realists among the Kurds know the power and ruthlessness of the nations that have divided and ruled their world, yet they are deter-


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I mined to make the best of this moment when borders and attachments are suddenly in flux. It is the fate of Western Kurdistan — Rojava in Kurdish — that has given rise to this new sense of urgency. The war between the Damascus regime and the principally Sunni rebels presents peril and possibility for the 2 million to 3 million Kurds within Syria. The Kurds inhabit fragments of Syria by the Turkish and Iraqi borders, in the northeast; their lands contain the bulk of Syria’s oil. Arab nationalism, the creed of the authoritarian Syrian state, was avowedly racist in its treatment of them, denying them the most basic and cherished right: use of their own language. The regime of the Assads, father and son, has been cunning and devastating in the way it pitted the Kurds against one another. Yet in the civil war that erupted in 2011, the Syrian opposition has troubled the Kurds, too. The leaders of the Sunni Arab rebellion were committed to creation of their own centralized state. Turkey’s sponsorship of the rebels

created suspicions as well. The foreign jihadists who made their way to Syria were yet another source of anxiety. The Kurds had a small volunteer force of their own, but it was no match for Jabhat al-Nusra, or the Nusra Front, whose Islamist warriors had weapons aplenty, money and unchecked zeal. The group was determined to impose its rule in areas the regime had left. In mid-July, clashes broke out in Kurdish towns and have erupted intermittently since. Thousands of Syrian Kurds have made their way to Iraqi Kurdistan, where they receive help, even as the authorities in Irbil don’t want to encourage an exodus from Syria. Turkey casts a large shadow. The line that separates the Syrian and Turkish Kurds is artificial. As the prominent Turkish columnist Cengiz Candar observes, the Kurds don’t speak of Turkish and Syrian communities. For them the line of separation was a simple railroad track that allowed them to move to and fro, with ease and freedom. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces a dilemma. He is invested in a peace process at home with

the Kurdish Workers’ Party, or PKK, and its imprisoned leader, Abdullah Ocalan. And Turkey has a flourishing relationship with Iraqi Kurdistan, whose oil and natural gas it needs desperately. Yet the permissive attitude of the Turkish state toward the jihadists battling the Syrian Kurds has been a source of trouble for Erdogan. He has gone a long way toward keeping the jihadists at arm’s length. The dream of greater Kurdistan is just that. History has given the Kurds a second chance in Iraq and Syria, while Turkish democracy gives them a voice in the country’s direction. Matters are stagnant in Iran, where the oppression of the Kurds is of a piece with the tyranny of a theocracy. The Kurds can’t erase all the hurts of their modern history and those who choose to stay in Syria remain embattled, yet the isolation that had been their lot is now in the past. At the foot of those once sheltering mountains, a new and a safer life has sprung forth. Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.


Hang on to unique, historic San Francisco Plaza


llowing a developer to essentially eliminate San Francisco Plaza for a two-story building is wrong on many levels. Tourists to Santa Fe would probably never know the difference, just as they marvel at the ancient adobe buildings that were Joe Friday’s gas station until the late 1970s. However, locals would know the difference, and would know that the loss would be one of the few downtown buildings that has retained a touch of what Santa Fe was like before developers turned the downtown into a Disneyland for wealthy adults. Citizens and city government need to resist this one with all their might. One final thought, trying to say that the view down San Francisco from Sandoval to Guadalupe looks “spooky,” is one of the more laughable comments I have seen in a while. I can take him to parts of downtown Albuquerque that felt the touch of developers, and which are now well beyond spooky. Bob White

Santa Fe

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ering.” There is little in the Sports page other than local high school activities. His column was what I looked forward to on Sunday mornings. His column was fresh, interesting, provocative and his approach to real-life happenings was presented in a way different from any other writer I’ve encountered. Combining morals, the Bible and common sense in a column without sounding like a sermon is unique. I always thought his column should be in the opinions section, but maybe there are more readers in the sports section. I have sent his column to several friends in other cities on many occasions. Jim deserves better and so do the readers of Santa Fe. Bob Seery

Santa Fe

A real life column It was a sad day when Jim Gordon, in his column, The Anti-Fan, related that the current editor was pulling his column “to put more resources into local news gath-

Unjustified damage We are extremely upset with your recent article apparently based on


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nothing more than an email containing unfounded accusations against the Rev. Adam Ortega y Ortiz. Do you really expect us to believe anything the newspaper prints when your so-called “news” is based on nothing more than an email forwarded to you by an obviously disgruntled former employee? We know Father Adam personally as our priest, pastor and friend. He is a man of great faith, morals and character. We trust him with our family, children and grandchildren. Anyone who truly knows him can testify to his dedication to serve his parishioners with integrity, honesty and compassion. Don’t you check the facts before you print something that can cause unjustified damage to an innocent person’s reputation? Or does this only apply to Catholic priests? Shame on The New Mexican. John and Shirley Rehders

Santa Fe

Editor’s note: The New Mexican tries to avoid running letters that are written as part of an orchestrated campaign. As we reported last week, the Rev. Adam Ortega y Ortiz did ask friends and supporters to write letters about his service to the community. We will be running a selection of these letters.

t’s little surprise, but Gov. Susana Martinez appointed a Republican to replace progressive state Rep. Stephen Easley, a Democrat from Eldorado — what’s more, she went all the way to Valencia County to choose his replacement. Talk about adding insult to injury. Former Albuquerque City Councilor Vickie Perea — she now lives in Belen — now will represent a good chunk of Santa Fe County come the next legislative session. Her selection means the mostly Democratic District 50 will have a Republican representative who lives far from the center of the far-flung district’s population — more than half of Easley’s votes came from Santa Fe County. He won, too, by 56 percent of the vote, and the district has 46 percent Democratic registration compared to 33 percent Republican. When a seat opens up midterm as it did because of Easley’s untimely passing earlier this year, county commissions nominate and the governor appoints. For Easley’s seat, nominations came from Santa Fe, Bernalillo, Valencia and Torrance counties. Both Santa Fe and Bernalillo commissioners chose Ann Jenkins, a Democrat from Eldorado, as their nominee, while Torrance County chose Republican LeRoy Candelaria and Valencia commissioners nominated Perea. Nominations over, the switch of a seat from Democratic to Republican followed with the stroke of a governor’s nominating pen. Because the switch inches party control of the House of Representatives ever closer, this appointment matters. Instead of a 38-32 Democratic majority, control is now at 37-33, with enough quirky Democratic legislators to make anything possible. We don’t fault Gov. Susana Martinez for playing politics. That’s the way the game works. Still, we hope the soon-to-be Rep. Perea will listen to her constituents in Santa Fe County — their votes will decide whether she stays, after all, should she decide to run for re-election. As for Martinez’s comment about Perea being a “passionate public servant,” that’s all well and good. What Perea isn’t is someone who represents the viewpoints of many of her district’s residents. As such, the appointment doesn’t serve the people of District 50. Perhaps this appointment will teach all the political game-players a lesson. When Republican Sen. Kent Cravens resigned from the Legislature back in 2011, the commissions from Bernalillo and Sandoval counties insisted on sending the name of a Democrat, Lisa Curtis, to Martinez. The governor had no choice but to appoint her despite the conservative nature of the district. For that appointment, it was county commissioners, voting on party lines, who ignored the interests of their constituents. Previously, commissioners generally nominated candidates from the same party as whoever held the vacant seat. That tradition should be resumed. Curtis didn’t last long — she lost her battle to win the seat by votes from the people instead of by votes from politicians. Come 2014, it will be interesting to see who runs for Easley’s seat and come November, who returns to the Legislature. Somehow, we don’t think District 50 will remain Republican for very long. Leading us back to the notion that in making interim appointments, the elected politicians should defer to the wishes of the district — as displayed in recent elections and voting patterns.

The past 100 years From The Santa Fe New Mexican: Nov. 5, 1913: “Pay your $3 road tax or face a suit costing $12 to $15.” Such is the ultimatum which the county road board sends out today, following a meeting at the court house yesterday afternoon and a consultation with the district Attorney. Mr. Seligman waxed sarcastic about the excuses given the tax collector and said: “Of course a man who has lost a leg or an arm is really infirm — that is, unable to do his share of work on roads and therefore exempt from the $3 tax but if Santa Fe County had need of soldiers, there are so many who claim to be infirm from the loss of a finger, a toe, hearing in one ear or vision that it would be unlikely we could defend ourselves if war broke out with Mexico. I think an investigation should be made of many of the reports handed in showing ‘infirmities.’ ” Nov. 5, 1963: The current special session of the New Mexico Legislature, considering reapportionment of the House of Representatives, may cost the state $100,000. A request by the four-month-old Pojoaque School District for emergency funds was turned down today by the State Education Board. The new district used $42,000 from its operating budget to construct a new school. The board denied the request for $10,000 to be placed in the school’s emergency fund, but the emergency did not exist at present.




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Last week, a South Park episode was largely devoted to mocking a malfunctioning website billed as a ‘simple, integrated portal’ for health services. COURTESY PHOTO

Hollywood poised to give health care law a major boost By Michael R. Blood and Sandy Cohen The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES he health care overhaul might get a Hollywood rewrite. The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama’s signature law, recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by millions. The aim is to produce compelling prime-time narratives that encourage Americans to enroll, especially the young and healthy, Hispanics and other key demographic groups needed to make the overhaul a success. “We know from research that when people watch entertainment television, even if they know it’s fiction, they tend to believe that the factual stuff is actually factual,” said Martin Kaplan of the University of Southern California’s Norman Lear Center, which received the grant. The public typically gets as much, if not more, information about current events from favorite TV programs as mainstream news outlets, Kaplan said, so “people learn from these shows.” California Republican strategist Jonathan Wilcox, who has taught a course on politics and celebrity at USC, said the attempt to engage Hollywood was coming too late to influence views, and he doubted fictionalized TV would play into families’ decisions about health care. “This is an attempt to use entertainment pop culture to fix a political challenge,” he said. “It will be received as a partisan political message, no matter how cleverly it’s delivered.” Hollywood is known for supporting Democratic candidates and causes — Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler are among a long list of celebrities who have made a pitch for the law — but there is no guarantee the entertainment industry will be in lockstep with the White House on health care. Just last week, a South Park episode was largely devoted to mocking a malfunctioning website billed as a “simple, integrated portal” for health services. When it’s being demonstrated for students, a laptop instead starts playing Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long (All Night).” The challenge for the law’s supporters is to connect with the millions of Americans who for whatever reason haven’t paid attention. The 18-month grant, to the Lear Center’s Hollywood Health & Society program, will be used for briefings with staff from television shows and to track health overhaulrelated depictions on primetime and Spanish-language television. Since the grant money was provided so recently, no plot lines involving health care have been written. And Kaplan isn’t targeting specific shows. For those who could benefit from coverage, “we want them to get the facts. We don’t


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7:00 p.m. CNN Piers Morgan Live MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show 8:00 p.m. CNN AC 360 Later E! E! News FNC Hannity 8:30 p.m. HBO Real Time With Bill Maher 9:00 p.m. FNC The O’Reilly Factor TBS Conan 10:00 p.m. KASA The Arsenio Hall Show KTEL Al Rojo Vivo CNN Piers Morgan Live TBS Pete Holmes Show 10:30 p.m. TBS Conan 10:34 p.m. KOB The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Actor Liam Hemsworth; The Rides perform. 10:35 p.m. KRQE Late Show With David Letterman Comic Kathy Griffin; J. Cole performs. 11:00 p.m. KNME Charlie Rose KOAT Jimmy Kimmel Live Demi

Lovato; St. Lucia performs. CNN Anderson Cooper 360 FNC Hannity 11:30 p.m. KASA Dish Nation TBS Pete Holmes Show Guest Anthony Jeselnik. 11:37 p.m. KRQE The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Actor Kevin Kline. 12:00 a.m. CNN AC 360 Later E! Chelsea Lately Dov Davidoff. FNC On the Record With Greta Van Susteren 12:02 a.m. KOAT Nightline 12:06 a.m. KOB Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Actress Lucy Liu. 12:30 a.m. E! E! News 1:00 a.m. KASY The Trisha Goddard Show CNN Piers Morgan Live FNC Red Eye 1:06 a.m. KOB Last Call With Carson Daly

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6 p.m. on FAM Ravenswood When Luke (Brett Dier) refuses to believe Ravenswood is being plagued by supernatural forces, Caleb and Remy (Tyler Blackburn, Britne Oldford) try to contact the spirit world to convince him. Olivia (Merritt Patterson) investigates her father’s death. Miranda (Nicole Gale Anderson) strongly suspects she’s being watched. Collins (Steven Cabral) and Miranda offer Caleb a reason to stay in town in the new episode “Believe.” 7 p.m. on CW The Originals Klaus (Joseph Morgan) takes drastic steps to protect Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) and their unborn baby when he learns her life is being threatened. Cami (Leah Pipes) seeks guidance from Father Kieran (Todd Stashwick) in dealing with past tragedies. Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) feels unable to trust anyone. Davina (Danielle Campbell) tries to learn how to control her magic in the new episode “Fruit of the Poisoned Tree.” 8 p.m. on PBS Jimi Hendrix: American Masters He only had four years in the international spotlight, but Jimi Hendrix, pictured, squeezed a lot of living and a lot of music into that short period. This new film looks



back on the life and career of the legendary guitarist from his early years to his death at age 27. 8 p.m. on LIFE Chasing Nashville Helena is irritated when her mother takes producer Keith Thomas’ makeover suggestion to heart. Lauren Marie is also having meddling mom issues; her mother wants her to attend a birthday party for Savannah, her rival. Keith pits Autumn and Savannah against each other in a karaoke showdown in the new episode “Welcome to Music City.” 8:30 p.m. on ABC Trophy Wife Jackie (Michaela Watkins) crashes Pete and Kate’s (Bradley Whitford, Malin Akerman) party and hits it off with one of Pete’s co-workers (guest star Nat Faxon). This makes Pete uncomfortable at first, but when it looks as if there’s a relationship starting, he and Kate both try to help it along by double-dating with them. Diane and Meg (Marcia Gay Harden, Natalie Morales) clash over an unflattering photo in the new episode “The Date.”

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Says people learn current events from favorite TV shows. believe the government alone can break through with those facts,” said David Zingale, a California Endowment senior vice president. The grant announcement comes after the stumbling launch of the federal website where Americans shop for the health insurance they are required to have next year. The White House also has been forced to backtrack on vows that no one would lose their existing coverage and that anyone happy with their current insurance and doctor could keep them. Arthur Caplan, head of the division of medical ethics at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, said to have credibility, Hollywood must present the health care plan warts and all. “If there are drawbacks and glitches and discontent, that should be part of the presentations,” said Caplan, who supports the law. Hollywood can be a forceful shaper of style and public sentiment. A survey conducted several years ago for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation found that among those who said their feelings toward gays and lesbians had become more favorable, many said a contributing factor was seeing more gay and lesbian characters on TV and in movies. Vice President Joe Biden has credited the 1998-2006 TV sitcom Will & Grace, which featured a gay character, with doing “more to educate the public than almost anything anybody’s done so far.” But Hollywood sparkle doesn’t always get results. A recent video warning of the dangers of domestic spying and calling for an end to mass National Security Agency surveillance featured actor John Cusack, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal and director Oliver Stone. The video’s impact is hard to measure, but questions linger about the surveillance practices. Zingale and Kaplan both stressed that the writers and producers remain solely in control of the content they create. Overall, the Los Angelesbased foundation expects to spend $130 million for advertisements and other enrollment efforts aimed largely at Hispanics. The foundation’s president, Robert K. Ross, is a member of the board of Covered California, the state-run insurance exchange set up under the new law. The center provides similar information for Hollywood writers on cancer, AIDS, climate change and other issues. “Public health is a common good. Public health is not a partisan issue,” Kaplan said. “America needs to be healthy. People need to have access to health care. That’s not a controversial statement.” Wilcox doesn’t believe Hollywood can make the health care law successful.


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Green Bay loses QB, can’t hold off Bears Shoulder injury sidelines Rodgers in first quarter By Nancy Armour

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Stress of coaching can take its toll in NFL Denver’s Fox undergoes heart surgery just after Houston’s Kubiak collapses on sidelines

cons in 1998. “But it’s such a timeconsuming job that you don’t really take care of yourself the way you should, and it’s easy to have those things happen.” after collapsing on primetime By Tim Dahlberg Like Denver’s John Fox, Reeves The Associated Press television — is a scary reminder knew he had heart issues during that the unrelenting pressure of The hours are brutal, and so are trying to win football games week the season. Like Fox, he wanted to the expectations of millions who put them off as his team made a after week can be a dangerous sit in judgment of what you do on thing. run to the playoffs. Sunday afternoon. And like Fox he ended up in “Football sure is stressful, and Being a coach in the NFL isn’t coaching is a stressful occupation the hospital while his team played necessarily an automatic ticket — just like a lot of people’s jobs without him. to the emergency room. But the are stressful,” said Dan Reeves, “Good thing I finally said some- Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is hospitalization of two coaches on who underwent heart surgery helped after he collapsed on the field Please see stRess, Page B-3 Sunday. DAVID J. PHILLIP/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS while coaching the Atlanta Falone midseason weekend — one

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Chicago Bears have a better insurance policy than Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Bears 27 Josh McCown, playing in place of Packers 20 the injured Jay Cutler, threw for two touchdowns Monday night as the Bears won 27-20 and ended a six-game skid to their NFC North rivals. The loss snapped Green Bay’s four-game winning streak, but the far larger concern is the health of Rodgers, who hurt his left (non-throwing) shoulder when he was sacked on the first series by Shea McClellin. Rodgers took a few warm-up throws with backup Seneca Wallace but, after being examined by medical staff, ran into the Green Bay locker room. He wasn’t seen again until midway through the third quarter, when he came back onto the field in sweats. Although he waved to fans with his right hand and didn’t appear to be wearing a brace, he kept his left hand jammed in his pocket. “He has a shoulder injury,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. “They want to run more tests. They don’t have an exact diagnosis. We’ll have more information, probably tomorrow.” Pressed for more information, McCar-

Dolphins, NFL investigating allegations that guard Richie Incognito sent racist, threatening texts to teammate Jonathan Martin

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Smart leads All-America squad after unanimous panel vote By Jim O’Connell

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A lot of people were shocked when Marcus Smart announced he would return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore season. Nobody should be surprised the Cowboys point guard was a unanimous selection to The Associated Press’ preseason All-America team. Smart was on every ballot from the 65-member national media panel Monday, a no-brainer since he was expected to be among the first players chosen if he had declared for the NBA draft. The last unanimous preseason All-America was Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger in 2011-12. After averaging 15.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 3.0 steals last season in winning the Big 12 player of the year award, it was how the Cowboys fared in the NCAA Tournament that had a lot to do with his coming back. “I felt like we had a lot more to accomplish,” Smart said of the loss to Oregon in Oklahoma State’s opening game of the NCAA tournament. “We were a lot better team than that. That’s just not the way we wanted to go out. It helped me a little bit to get motivated to come back this year.”

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Sources say Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito sent racist and threatening text messages to tackle Jonathan Martin. Incognito has been suspended indefinitely but has taken to Twitter to say he wants his name cleared.

Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin left the team suddenly last week after allegedly being bullied by teammate Richie Incognito. Martin is now with his family in Los Angeles for counseling. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTOS

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The team and NFL continued their investigation into allegations by Martin’s representatives that he was bullied, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin AVIE, Fla. — Suspended Miami Dolphins said it was Miami owner Stephen Ross who asked guard Richie Incognito sent text messages league commissioner Roger Goodell for assistance to teammate Jonathan Martin that were with that probe. The NFL Players Association also racist and threatening, two people familiar planned to look into the matter. with the situation said Monday. “Since April 10, 2012, when the players first The people spoke to The Associated Press on came here and I was the head coach, every decicondition of anonymity because the Dolphins and sion I’ve made, everything we’ve done in this facilNFL haven’t disclosed the nature of the misconity has been done with one thing in mind,” Philbin duct that led to Incognito’s suspension. said Monday. “That’s to help our players and our Martin, a tackle, remained absent from practice organization reach their full potential. Any type of Monday one week after he suddenly left the team. conduct, behavior that detracts from that objective Also missing was Incognito, suspended indefiis not acceptable and is not tolerated.” nitely late Sunday by Miami for his treatment of The 319-pound Incognito, a ninth-year pro, is Martin. white. The 312-pound Martin, who is in his second

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NFL season, is black. It’s unclear whether Dolphins coaches and management had any inkling of harassment between players before Martin left the team, and Philbin declined to answer a question about the lockerroom culture because of the ongoing investigation. Recent rumblings of locker-room dissension have also included complaints by young players that they’re pressured to pay more than their share when team members socialize together. Philbin also said he was unaware of hazing incidents that involved Incognito — such as hacking into a teammate’s Facebook page — on the HBO series Hard Knocks, which chronicled the Dolphins’ training camp in 2012. Philbin said he never

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Stanford searches for ways to stop Mariota of the winners of the past four Pac-12 championships. In 21 starts, the Heisman Trophy STANFORD, Calif. — Almost every hopeful has put up video-game like week, Stanford coach David Shaw numbers against nearly every team delegates a backup quarterback to the he’s faced. That is, except for Stanscout team in practice who can best ford. simulate the upcoming opponent. The Cardinal handed Mariota his Not this week. only loss last season, 17-14 in overShaw’s search for somebody on time in Eugene. Stanford’s victory the roster to mimic Marcus Mariota ended Oregon’s three-year run as and Oregon’s up-tempo offense was conference champion and dashed deemed a lost cause. There’s nobody the Ducks’ national championship who could even come close. dreams — not to mention Mariota’s “We have to sign somebody,” he chances for college football’s most joked. prestigious award. Slowing down Mariota will be the Duplicating that performance top priority when sixth-ranked Stan- might be even tougher. ford (7-1, 5-1) hosts No. 2 Oregon (8-0, Mariota has thrown for 2,281 yards 5-0) on Thursday night in a matchup and 20 touchdowns and run for By Antonio Gonzalez The Associated Press

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587 yards and nine touchdowns this season. He’s completing 64 percent of his passes and, perhaps most impressively, has not thrown an interception. “I thought last Marcus year he was the best Mariota quarterback in the nation, and I feel the same way this year,” Shaw said. “I don’t care about stats. Stats don’t mean anything. You watch the film, you see a kid that makes every throw. Every throw is accurate. Twenty touchdowns and no interceptions? Every ball is perfect, every ball is in stride, every ball there’s no wobble

on it. Everything’s pretty. “As a former receiver, you always appreciate that, a guy that just throws a pretty ball. And then when nobody’s open, he just takes off and outruns everybody. You’re designing a quarterback, that’s what you want.” The secret to Stanford’s success against Mariota remains somewhat of a mystery. The Cardinal credit a physical, gap-plugging 3-4 scheme under defensive coordinator Derek Mason, who emphasizes the most basic fundamentals: tackling and discipline. In the two games since losing at Utah, Stanford has shut down Brett Hundley and UCLA (10 points) and Sean Mannion and Oregon State (12 points) in victories.




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Southwest W L Pct Houston 3 1 .750 San Antonio 2 1 .667 Dallas 2 1 .667 Memphis 2 2 .500 New Orleans 1 2 .333 Northwest W L Pct Minnesota 3 1 .750 Portland 2 1 .667 Oklahoma City 2 1 .667 Denver 0 2 .000 Utah 0 3 .000 Pacific W L Pct L.A. Clippers 3 1 .750 Golden State 3 1 .750 Phoenix 2 1 .667 L.A. Lakers 2 2 .500 Sacramento 1 2 .333 Monday’s Games Golden State 110, Philadelphia 90 Cleveland 93, Minnesota 92 Memphis 95, Boston 88 L.A. Clippers 137, Houston 118 Sunday’s Games Orlando 107, Brooklyn 86 Miami 103, Washington 93 Detroit 87, Boston 77 Oklahoma City 103, Phoenix 96 Minnesota 109, New York 100 L.A. Lakers 105, Atlanta 103 Tuesday’s Games Miami at Toronto, 5 p.m. Utah at Brooklyn, 5:30 p.m. Indiana at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Charlotte at New York, 5:30 p.m. Phoenix at New Orleans, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. San Antonio at Denver, 7 p.m. Houston at Portland, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Sacramento, 8 p.m.

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Warriors 110, 76ers 90

GOLDEN STATE (110) Iguodala 11-18 3-4 32, Lee 8-15 2-2 18, Bogut 1-1 2-4 4, Curry 7-16 2-2 18, K.Thompson 5-12 1-2 15, Speights 4-8 1-2 9, Green 1-4 0-0 2, O’Neal 0-3 0-0 0, Douglas 1-5 0-0 3, Bazemore 2-6 2-4 7, Nedovic 1-3 0-0 2, Kuzmic 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 41-92 13-20 110. PHILADELPHIA (90) Turner 7-12 4-5 18, Young 3-10 0-0 6, Hawes 1-6 2-4 5, Carter-Williams 4-17 9-12 18, Anderson 3-7 0-0 7, Allen 1-3 0-0 2, Wroten 6-14 1-5 14, Orton 0-2 1-3 1, Morris 2-6 4-5 8, H.Thompson 3-7 0-0 7, Davies 1-4 2-3 4. Totals 31-88 23-37 90. Golden State 36 30 32 12 —110 Philadelphia 22 20 23 25 —90 3-Point Goals—Golden State 15-38 (Iguodala 7-11, K.Thompson 4-8, Curry 2-9, Bazemore 1-2, Douglas 1-4, Green 0-1, Speights 0-1, Nedovic 0-2), Philadelphia 5-25 (H.Thompson 1-2, Hawes 1-2, Anderson 1-3, Wroten 1-5, Carter-Williams 1-7, Turner 0-1, Young 0-2, Morris 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Golden State 63 (Curry 10), Philadelphia 66 (Allen, Hawes 8). Assists—Golden State 28 (Curry 12), Philadelphia 19 (Morris 5). Total Fouls—Golden State 24, Philadelphia 18. Technicals—Bogut, Young. A—11,089 (20,328).

Cavaliers 93, Timberwolves 92

MINNESOTA (92) Brewer 5-12 3-3 13, Love 8-20 1-1 17, Pekovic 3-12 2-4 8, Rubio 0-7 4-4 4, Martin 7-16 4-4 23, Williams 5-9 3-4 13, Barea 4-11 0-1 8, Shved 0-3 2-3 2, Cunningham 2-4 0-0 4, Dieng 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-94 19-24 92. CLEVELAND (93) Clark 3-4 0-0 6, Thompson 5-13 2-3 12, Varejao 6-7 0-0 12, Irving 7-15 0-0 15, Waiters 3-10 2-2 8, Jack 1-7 0-0 2, Bynum 2-6 6-6 10, Gee 4-7 0-0 9, Miles 8-13 0-0 19, Bennett 0-3 0-0 0, Zeller 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-85 10-11 93. Minnesota 23 15 23 31—92 Cleveland 31 24 21 17—93 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 5-28 (Martin 5-8, Shved 0-1, Williams 0-1, Rubio 0-3, Barea 0-4, Brewer 0-4, Love 0-7), Cleveland 5-16 (Miles 3-5, Gee 1-2, Irving 1-3, Bennett 0-2, Waiters 0-2, Jack 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Minnesota 57 (Love 13), Cleveland 55 (Thompson 11). Assists—Minnesota 21 (Love, Rubio 5), Cleveland 22 (Irving 6). Total Fouls—Minnesota 15, Cleveland 24. Technicals—Cleveland defensive three second. A—17,892 (20,562).

Grizzlies 95, Celtics 88

BOSTON (88) Wallace 0-0 0-0 0, Bass 3-11 0-0 6, Faverani 2-4 0-0 5, Bradley 6-12 2-2 14, Green 6-12 9-12 22, Crawford 4-7 2-2 12, Olynyk 1-8 2-2 4, Lee 4-5 0-0 9, Sullinger 7-11 0-0 16. Totals 33-70 15-18 88. MEMPHIS (95) Prince 2-4 0-0 4, Randolph 6-11 3-3 15, Gasol 6-10 2-2 14, Conley 5-14 4-4 15, Allen 3-5 2-4 8, Pondexter 2-6 2-2 8, Miller 2-4 0-0 5, Davis 2-6 0-0 4, Koufos 1-1 1-3 3, Bayless 6-11 2-2 15, Leuer 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 36-74 18-22 95. Boston 24 26 22 16—88 Memphis 27 19 20 29—95 3-Point Goals—Boston 7-20 (Sullinger 2-3, Crawford 2-4, Lee 1-2, Faverani 1-3, Green 1-4, Olynyk 0-1, Bass 0-1, Bradley 0-2), Memphis 5-15 (Pondexter 2-3, Miller 1-3, Conley 1-3, Bayless 1-3, Leuer 0-1, Allen 0-2). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Boston 40 (Faverani 6), Memphis 42 (Gasol 8). Assists— Boston 14 (Crawford 4), Memphis 23 (Conley 8). Total Fouls—Boston 21, Memphis 19. Technicals—Pondexter. A—15,872 (18,119). AP-WF-11-05-13 0332GMT

Clippers 137, Rockets 118

HOUSTON (118) Parsons 6-13 1-2 14, Howard 4-9 5-10 13, Asik 1-1 4-4 6, Lin 4-8 5-6 14, Harden 6-16 3-5 15, Casspi 6-12 4-5 19, Garcia 5-9 2-2 14, Brooks 3-5 3-4 9, Smith 6-6 0-1 12, Motiejunas 0-1 0-0 0, Brewer 0-0 0-2 0, Jones 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 41-82 29-43 118. L.A. CLIPPERS (137) Dudley 6-11 0-0 15, Griffin 8-13 2-4 18, Jordan 4-5 3-5 11, Paul 7-13 8-8 23, Redick 8-15 8-8 26, Crawford 7-15 1-1 21, Barnes 1-3 0-0 2, Collison 2-10 2-2 7, Mullens 5-6 0-0 12, Hollins 1-1 0-0 2, Bullock 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 49-94 24-28 137. Houston 25 41 23 29—118 L.A. Clippers 42 36 26 33—137


3-Point Goals—Houston 7-25 (Casspi 3-6, Garcia 2-6, Lin 1-2, Parsons 1-3, Motiejunas 0-1, Harden 0-7), L.A. Clippers 15-38 (Crawford 6-11, Dudley 3-6, Mullens 2-3, Redick 2-7, Paul 1-3, Collison 1-5, Bullock 0-1, Barnes 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Houston 55 (Casspi, Howard 9), L.A. Clippers 49 (Jordan 9). Assists— Houston 21 (Lin 8), L.A. Clippers 33 (Paul 17). Total Fouls—Houston 22, L.A. Clippers 29. Technicals—Garcia, Houston defensive three second 2. A—19,404 (19,060).

NBA Leaders

Through Nov. 3 Scoring G FG FT PTS Love, MIN 3 25 31 89 Durant, OKC 3 23 37 88 Paul, LAC 3 24 30 83 Harden, HOU 3 25 21 78 Aldridge, POR 3 35 7 77 George, IND 3 25 17 77 Rebounds G OFF DEF TOT Howard, HOU 3 13 38 51 Love, MIN 3 7 37 44 Davis, NOR 3 18 19 37 Horford, ATL 3 7 30 37 Jordan, LAC 3 17 19 36 Drmmnd, DET 3 14 22 36 Assists G AST Paul, LAC 3 36 Rubio, MIN 3 31 Carter-Williams, PHL 3 27 Curry, GOL 3 27 Wall, WAS 3 26 Bledsoe, PHX 3 26

NCAA Top 25

AVG 29.7 29.3 27.7 26.0 25.7 25.7 AVG 17.0 14.7 12.3 12.3 12.0 12.0 AVG 12.0 10.3 9.0 9.0 8.7 8.7

Friday, Nov. 8 No. 1 Kentucky vs. UNC Asheville, 5 p.m. No. 2 Michigan State vs. McNeese State, 5 p.m. No. 4 Duke vs. Davidson, 5 p.m. No. 5 Kansas vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 6 p.m. No. 6 Arizona vs. Cal Poly, 8 p.m. No. 7 Michigan vs. UMass-Lowell, 5 p.m. No. 8 Oklahoma State vs. MVSU, 6 p.m. No. 8 Syracuse vs. Cornell, 5 p.m. No. 10 Florida vs. North Florida, 1 p.m. No. 12 North Carolina vs. Oakland, 7 p.m. No. 14 VCU vs. Illinois State, 5 p.m. No. 17 Marquette vs. Southern U., 6 p.m. No. 18 UConn vs. Maryland at the Barclays Center, 4:30 p.m. No. 19 Oregon vs. Georgetown at Camp Humphreys, Seoul, South Korea, 6 p.m. No. 20 Wisconsin vs. St. John’s at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, S.D., 5 p.m. No. 21 Notre Dame vs. Miami (Ohio), 5 p.m. No. 24 Virginia vs. James Madison, 5 p.m. No. 25 Baylor vs. Colorado at American Airlines Center, Dallas, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 No. 3 Louisville vs. College of Charleston, 11 a.m. No. 11 Ohio State vs. Morgan State, 10 a.m. No. 15 Gonzaga vs. Bryant, 5 p.m. No. 16 Wichita State vs. Emporia State, 12 p.m. No. 22 UCLA vs. Drexel, 10 a.m. No. 23 New Mexico vs. Alabama A&M, 8:05 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 No. 1 Kentucky vs. Northern Kentucky, 2 p.m. No. 21 Notre Dame vs. Stetson, 11 a.m.



Monday At O2 Arena London Purse: $6 million (Tour Final) Surface: Hard-Indoor Round Robin Singles Group A Stanislas Wawrinka (8), Switzerland, def. Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-7 (0), 6-3. Standings Wawrinka, 1-0 (2-1); Nadal 0-0 (0-0); Ferrer, 0-0 (0-0); Berdych, 0-1 (1-2). Group B Juan Martin del Potro (5), Argentina, def. Richard Gasquet (9), France, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 7-5. Standings del Potro, 1-0 (2-1); Djokovic, 0-0 (0-0); Federer, 0-0 (0-0); Gasquet, 0-1 (1-2). Doubles Group A Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski (8), Poland, def. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, and Jean-Julien Rojer (6), Netherlands, 6-3, 7-6 (8). Standings Fyrstenberg-Matkowski, 1-0 (2-0); Bryan-Bryan, 0-0 (0-0); Dodig-Melo, 0-0 (0-0); Qureshi-Rojer, 0-1 (0-2). Group B David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco (5), Spain, def. Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez (4), Spain, 6-1, 6-4. Standings Marrero-Verdasco, 1-0 (2-0); PeyaSoares, 0-0 (0-0); Paes-Stepanek, 0-0 (0-0); Granollers-Lopez, 0-1 (0-2).

ATP Money Leaders

Through Nov. 3 1. Rafael Nadal $11,057,935 2. Novak Djokovic $9,274,947 3. Andy Murray $5,416,221 4. David Ferrer $3,944,953 5. Juan Martin del Potro $3,610,039 6. Roger Federer $2,372,637 7. Tomas Berdych $2,348,405 8. Richard Gasquet $2,269,899 9. Stanislas Wawrinka $2,230,925 10. Mikhail Youzhny $1,790,794



New york vs. Houston Leg 1 — Sunday, Nov. 3 New York 2, Houston 2 Leg 2 — Wednesday, Nov. 6 Houston at New York, 6 p.m. Sporting KC vs. New England Leg 1 — Saturday, Nov. 2 New England 2, Sporting KC 1 Leg 2 — Wednesday, Nov. 6 New England at Sporting KC, 7 p.m.

Western Conference

Portland vs. Seattle Leg 1 — Saturday, Nov. 2 Portland 2, Seattle 1 Leg 2 — Thursday, Nov. 7 Seattle at Portland, 9 p.m. Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy Leg 1 — Sunday, Nov. 3 LA Galaxy 1, Real Salt Lake 0 Leg 2 — Thursday, Nov. 7 LA Galaxy at Real Salt Lake, 7 p.m.


NHL Eastern Conference

Atlantic GP Tampa Bay 14 Toronto 15 Detroit 16 Boston 13 Montreal 15 Ottawa 14 Florida 14 Buffalo 16 Metro GP Pittsburgh 15 N.Y. Islanders 14 Washington 14 N.Y. Rangers 14 Carolina 14 Columbus 13 New Jersey 14 Philadelphia 13

W 10 10 9 8 8 4 3 2 W 11 6 7 6 4 5 3 4

L 4 5 5 5 7 6 8 13 L 4 5 7 8 7 8 7 9

OL 0 0 2 0 0 4 3 1 OL 0 3 0 0 3 0 4 0

Pts 20 20 20 16 16 12 9 5 Pts 22 15 14 12 11 10 10 8

MLB Free Agents

GFGA 47 35 48 36 40 41 36 25 41 31 42 47 28 49 26 49 GFGA 48 33 45 44 44 40 26 40 27 44 33 36 26 42 21 37

Western Conference

Central GP W L OL Pts GFGA Colorado 13 12 1 0 24 42 19 Chicago 15 9 2 4 22 52 42 Minnesota 15 8 4 3 19 38 34 St. Louis 12 8 2 2 18 44 29 Nashville 14 7 5 2 16 31 40 Dallas 14 6 6 2 14 37 42 Winnipeg 16 6 8 2 14 39 47 Pacific GP W L OL Pts GFGA Anaheim 16 12 3 1 25 52 40 San Jose 14 10 1 3 23 53 27 Phoenix 15 10 3 2 22 51 46 Vancouver 16 10 5 1 21 46 41 Los Angeles 15 9 6 0 18 43 40 Calgary 14 6 6 2 14 42 49 Edmonton 15 3 10 2 8 36 59 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Sunday’s Games Dallas 4, Ottawa 3, SO Calgary 3, Chicago 2, OT Minnesota 4, New Jersey 0 Monday’s Games Anaheim 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Winnipeg 4, Detroit 2 Tuesday’s Games Dallas at Boston, 5 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 5 p.m. Ottawa at Columbus, 5 p.m. St. Louis at Montreal, 5:30 p.m. Edmonton at Florida, 5:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Carolina, 5:30 p.m. Calgary at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Vancouver at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Buffalo at San Jose, 8:30 p.m.

Ducks 2, Rangers 1

Anaheim 2 0 0—2 N.y. Rangers 0 1 0—1 First Period—1, Anaheim, Perry 9 (Penner, Sbisa), 2:29. 2, Anaheim, Palmieri 4 (Beauchemin), 9:09. Penalties—Etem, Ana (tripping), 14:14. Second Period—3, N.Y. Rangers, Del Zotto 1 (Hagelin, Callahan), 18:36. Penalties—None. Third Period—None. Penalties—B. Allen, Ana (hooking), 14:43; Getzlaf, Ana (slashing), 16:34; Pouliot, NYR (high-sticking), 18:09; New York bench, served by Brassard (too many men), 19:10. Shots on Goal—Anaheim 6-6-13—25. N.Y. Rangers 10-15-8—33. Power-play opportunities—Anaheim 0 of 2; N.Y. Rangers 0 of 3. Goalies—Anaheim, Andersen 4-0-0 (33 shots-32 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 4-6-0 (25-23). A—18,006 (17,200). T—2:27. Referees—Dennis LaRue, Rob Martell. Linesmen—Anthony Sericolo, Greg Devorski.

Jets 4, Red Wings 2

Detroit 0 2 0—2 Winnipeg 1 1 2—4 First Period—1, Winnipeg, Little 8 (Setoguchi, Ladd), 19:00. Penalties— Tootoo, Det, major (fighting), :16; Thorburn, Wpg, major (fighting), :16; DeKeyser, Det (holding), 3:26; Datsyuk, Det (hooking), 9:14; Setoguchi, Wpg (hooking), 14:05. Second Period—2, Detroit, Zetterberg 8 (Datsyuk, Quincey), 7:09. 3, Detroit, DeKeyser 1 (Kronwall, Weiss), 10:05 (sh). 4, Winnipeg, Frolik 3 (Scheifele), 17:04. Penalties—Kindl, Det (hooking), 1:45; Detroit bench, served by Bertuzzi (too many men), 8:48. Third Period—5, Winnipeg, Halischuk 1 (Frolik, Scheifele), 4:27. 6, Winnipeg, Ladd 4 (Setoguchi, Little), 10:57. Penalties—Kronwall, Det (slashing), 8:10; Ladd, Wpg (tripping), 8:37; Lashoff, Det (hooking), 13:28; Clitsome, Wpg (hooking), 17:16. Shots on Goal—Detroit 9-10-9—28. Winnipeg 14-17-16—47. Power-play opportunities—Detroit 0 of 3; Winnipeg 0 of 6. Goalies—Detroit, Howard 5-5-2 (47 shots-43 saves). Winnipeg, Montoya 2-1-0 (28-26). A—15,004 (15,004). T—2:29. Referees—Wes McCauley, Don Van Massenhoven. Linesmen—Mike Cvik, Don Henderson.

NHL Leaders

Through Nov. 3 Scoring Sidney Crosby, Pit Steven Stamkos, TB Henrik Sedin, Van Alexander Steen, StL Phil Kessel, Tor Kyle Okposo, NYI Frans Nielsen, NYI Logan Couture, SJ Martin St. Louis, TB Daniel Sedin, Van Joe Pavelski, SJ Ryan Getzlaf, Anh N. Backstrom, Was 10 tied with 15 pts.

GP G 15 8 14 11 16 3 12 12 15 9 14 4 14 8 14 7 14 7 16 7 14 6 15 6 14 5

A PTS 15 23 9 20 16 19 6 18 9 18 13 17 8 16 9 16 9 16 9 16 10 16 10 16 11 16



Through Nov. 3 1. Jimmie Johnson, $8,670,203 2. Kyle Busch, $6,639,324 3. Matt Kenseth, $6,613,344 4. Kevin Harvick, $6,213,286 5. Brad Keselowski, $6,156,893 6. Jeff Gordon, $5,637,897 7. Carl Edwards, $5,626,250 8. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $5,568,438 9. Joey Logano, $5,429,831 10. Ryan Newman, $5,362,305 11. Clint Bowyer, $5,254,715 12. Martin Truex Jr., $5,188,934 13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $5,167,352 14. Kasey Kahne, $5,106,454 15. Kurt Busch, $4,950,328 16. Aric Almirola, $4,809,869 17. Jamie McMurray, $4,758,903 18. Greg Biffle, $4,675,769 19. Juan Pablo Montoya, $4,609,710 20. Paul Menard, $4,592,017 21. Marcos Ambrose, $4,481,304 22. David Ragan, $4,101,988 23. Denny Hamlin, $3,949,874 24. Casey Mears, $3,944,179 25. Mark Martin, $3,850,419 26. Jeff Burton, $3,764,013 27. Tony Stewart, $3,710,624 28. David Gilliland, $3,654,686 29. Travis Kvapil, $3,644,897 30. Danica Patrick, $3,375,030 31. David Reutimann, $3,296,100 32. Dave Blaney, $3,283,919

NEW YORK — The 164 free agents (xsubsequently agreed to minor league contract with Cleveland): AMERICAN LEAGUE BALTIMORE (8) — Scott Feldman, rhp; Jason Hammel, rhp; Nate McLouth, of; Michael Morse, of; Brian Roberts, 2b; Francisco Rodriguez, rhp; Chris Snyder, c; Tsuyoshi Wada, lhp. BOSTON (7) — Stephen Drew, ss; Jacoby Ellsbury, of; Joel Hanrahan, rhp; John McDonald, ss; Mike Napoli, 1b; Jarrod Saltalamacchia, c; Matt Thornton, lhp. CHICAGO (2) — Gavin Floyd, rhp; Paul Konerko, 1b. CLEVELAND (8) — Matt Albers, rhp; x-Jason Giambi, dh; Rich Hill, lhp; Ubaldo Jimenez, rhp; Scott Kazmir, lhp; Jason Kubel, of; Kelly Shoppach, c; Joe Smith, rhp. DETROIT (8) — Joaquin Benoit, rhp; Jeremy Bonderman, rhp; Octavio Dotel, rhp; Omar Infante, 2b; Brayan Pena, c; Jhonny Peralta, ss; Ramon Santiago, 2b; Jose Veras, rhp. HOUSTON (1) — Erik Bedard, lhp. KANSAS CITY (4) — Bruce Chen, lhp; Carlos Pena, 1b; Ervin Santana, rhp; Miguel Tejada, 2b. LOS ANGELES (1) — Jason Vargas, lhp. MINNESOTA (1) — Mike Pelfrey, rhp. NEW YORK (13) — Robinson Cano, 2b; Joba Chamberlain, rhp; Curtis Granderson, of; Travis Hafner, dh; Phil Hughes, rhp; Hiroki Kuroda, rhp; Boone Logan, lhp; Lyle Overbay, 1b; Andy Pettitte, lhp; Mark Reynolds, 1b-3b; Mariano Rivera, rhp; Brendan Ryan, ss; Kevin Youkilis, 3b. OAKLAND (4) — Grant Balfour, rhp; Bartolo Colon, rhp; Kurt Suzuki, c; Chris Young, of. SEATTLE (7) — Endy Chavez, of; Franklin Gutierrez, of; Raul Ibanez, of; Kendrys Morales, dh; Oliver Perez, lhp; Humberto Quintero, c; Joe Saunders, lhp. TAMPA BAY (9) — Jesse Crain, rhp; Roberto Hernandez, lhp; Kelly Johnson, of; James Loney, 1b; Jose Molina, c; Fernando Rodney, rhp; Luke Scott, dh; Jamey Wright, rhp; Delmon Young, of. TEXAS (9) — Lance Berkman, dh; Nelson Cruz, of; Jason Frasor, rhp; Matt Garza, rhp; Colby Lewis, rhp; David Murphy, of; Joe Nathan, rhp; A.J. Pierzynski, c; Geovany Soto, c. TORONTO (5) — Rajai Davis, of; Josh Johnson, rhp; Munenori Kawasaki, ss-2b; Darren Oliver, lhp; Ramon Ortiz, rhp. NATIONAL LEAGUE ARIZONA (3) — Willie Bloomquist, 2b; Eric Chavez, 3b; Will Nieves, c. ATLANTA (8) — Luis Ayala; rhp; Scott Downs, lhp; Freddy Garcia, rhp; Tim Hudson, rhp; Kameron Loe, rhp; Paul Maholm, lhp; Brian McCann, c; Eric O’Flaherty, lhp. CHICAGO (4) — Scott Baker, rhp; Kevin Gregg, rhp; Matt Guerrier, rhp; Dioner Navarro, c. CINCINNATI (6) — Bronson Arroyo, rhp; Shin-Soo Choo, of; Zach Duke, lhp; Cesar Izturis, ss; Nick Masset, rhp; Manny Parra, lhp. COLORADO (5) — Rafael Betancourt, rhp; Jeff Francis, lhp; Todd Helton, 1b; Roy Oswalt, rhp; Yorvit Torrealba, c. LOS ANGELES (12) — Chris Capuano, lhp; Mark Ellis, 2b; Jerry Hairston Jr., 3b; J.P. Howell, lhp; Carlos Marmol, rhp; Ricky Nolasco, rhp; Nick Punto, ss; Skip Schumaker, 2b; Juan Uribe, 3b; Edinson Volquez, rhp; Brian Wilson, rhp; Michael Young, 3b. MIAMI (5) — Matt Diaz, of; Austin Kearns, of; Juan Pierre, of; Placido Polanco, 3b; Chad Qualls, rhp. MILWAUKEE (3) — Yuniesky Betancourt, 1b; Mike Gonzalez, lhp; Corey Hart, of-1b. NEW YORK (8) — David Aardsma, rhp; Tim Byrdak, lhp; Pedro Feliciano, lhp; Frank Francisco, rhp; Aaron Harang, rhp; LaTroy Hawkins, rhp; Daisuke Matsuzaka, rhp; Johan Santana, lhp. PHILADELPHIA (2) — Roy Halladay, rhp; Carlos Ruiz, c. PITTSBURGH (7) — Clint Barmes, ss; John Buck, c; A.J. Burnett, rhp; Marlon Byrd, of; Kyle Farnsworth, rhp; Jeff Karstens, rhp; Justin Morneau, 1b. ST. LOUIS (5) — Carlos Beltran, of; Chris Carpenter, rhp; Rafael Furcal, ss; Edward Mujica, rhp; Jake Westbrook, rhp. SAN DIEGO (3) — Ronny Cedeno, ss; Mark Kotsay, of; Jason Marquis, rhp. SAN FRANCISCO (4) — Chad Gaudin, rhp; Javier Lopez, lhp; Andres Torres, of; Barry Zito, lhp. WASHINGTON (2) — Dan Haren, rhp; Chad Tracy, 3b-1b.

Free Agents-Qualifying Offers

NEW YORK — The 13 free agents given $14.1 million qualifying offers Monday by their former teams. Players have until 5 p.m. EST on Nov. 11 to accept: AMERICAN LEAGUE BOSTON (3) — Stephen Drew, ss; Jacoby Ellsbury, of; Mike Napoli, 1b. CLEVELAND (1) — Ubaldo Jimenez, rhp. KANSAS CITY (1) — Ervin Santana, rhp. NEW YORK (3) — Robinson Cano, 2b; Curtis Granderson, of; Hiroki Kuroda, rhp. SEATTLE (1) — Kendrys Morales, dh. TEXAS (1) — Nelson Cruz, of. NATIONAL LEAGUE ATLANTA (1) — Brian McCann, c. CINCINNATI (1) — Shin-Soo Choo, of; ST. LOUIS (1) — Carlos Beltran, of.


CHAMPIONS TOUR Charles Schwab Cup Leaders


Pts 1. Kenny Perry 3,273 2. Bernhard Langer 2,861 3. Fred Couples 2,425 4. David Frost 2,089 5. Duffy Waldorf 1,673 6. Michael Allen 1,608 7. Russ Cochran 1,484 8. Kirk Triplett 1,464 9. Rocco Mediate 1,301 10. Tom Pernice Jr. 1,298 11. Corey Pavin 1,272 12. John Cook 1,267 13. Esteban Toledo 1,241 14. Peter Senior 1,150 15. Fred Funk 1,133 16. Mark O’Meara 1,062 17. Mark Wiebe 956 18. Jeff Sluman 919 19. Jay Haas 873 20. Tom Lehman 856 21. Bart Bryant 845 22. Kohki Idoki 756 23. Gene Sauers 753 24. Mark Calcavecchia739 25. Chien Soon Lu 504 25. John Riegger 504 27. Jay Don Blake 491 28. Craig Stadler 473

Money $2,241,188 $2,448,428 $1,706,812 $1,817,234 $1,353,947 $1,454,841 $1,458,583 $1,390,059 $1,341,098 $1,444,527 $1,088,648 $1,327,144 $1,271,758 $1,150,411 $1,079,919 $1,015,871 $803,025 $1,016,621 $846,699 $871,912 $953,893 $472,871 $893,272 $733,181 $667,461 $567,857 $735,614 $573,597


East New England N.Y. Jets Miami Buffalo South Indianapolis Tennessee Houston Jacksonville North Cincinnati Cleveland Baltimore Pittsburgh West Kansas City Denver San Diego Oakland

W 7 5 4 3 W 6 4 2 0 W 6 4 3 2 W 9 7 4 3

L 2 4 4 6 L 2 4 6 8 L 3 5 5 6 L 0 1 4 5

T Pct PF PA 0 .778 234 175 0 .556 169 231 0 .500 174 187 0 .333 189 236 T Pct PF PA 0 .750 214 155 0 .500 173 167 0 .250 146 221 0 .000 86 264 T Pct PF PA 0 .667 217 166 0 .444 172 197 0 .375 168 172 0 .250 156 208 T Pct PF PA 0 1.000 215 111 0 .875 343 218 0 .500 192 174 0 .375 146 199

National Conference

East W L T Pct PF PA Dallas 5 4 0 .556 257 209 Philadelphia 4 5 0 .444 225 231 Washington 3 5 0 .375 203 253 N.Y. Giants 2 6 0 .250 141 223 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 6 2 0 .750 216 146 Carolina 5 3 0 .625 204 106 Atlanta 2 6 0 .250 176 218 Tampa Bay 0 8 0 .000 124 190 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 5 3 0 .625 232 185 Detroit 5 3 0 .625 217 197 Chicago 5 3 0 .625 240 226 Minnesota 1 7 0 .125 186 252 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 8 1 0 .889 232 149 San Francisco 6 2 0 .750 218 145 Arizona 4 4 0 .500 160 174 St. Louis 3 6 0 .333 186 226 Thursday’s Game Miami 22, Cincinnati 20, OT Sunday’s Games Dallas 27, Minnesota 23 Tennessee 28, St. Louis 21 Carolina 34, Atlanta 10 N.Y. Jets 26, New Orleans 20 Kansas City 23, Buffalo 13 Washington 30, San Diego 24, OT Philadelphia 49, Oakland 20 Seattle 27, Tampa Bay 24, OT Cleveland 24, Baltimore 18 New England 55, Pittsburgh 31 Indianapolis 27, Houston 24 Open: Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, N.Y. Giants, San Francisco Monday’s Game Chicago 27, Green Bay 20 Thursday, Nov. 7 Washington at Minnesota, 6:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 Detroit at Chicago, 11 a.m. Philadelphia at Green Bay, 11 a.m. Jacksonville at Tennessee, 11 a.m. Cincinnati at Baltimore, 11 a.m. St. Louis at Indianapolis, 11 a.m. Seattle at Atlanta, 11 a.m. Oakland at N.Y. Giants, 11 a.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 11 a.m. Carolina at San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. Denver at San Diego, 2:25 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 2:25 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 6:30 p.m. Open: Cleveland, Kansas City, N.Y. Jets, New England Monday, Nov. 11 Miami at Tampa Bay, 6:40 p.m.

Bears 27, Packers 20

Chicago 7 10 7 3—27 Green Bay 10 0 10 0—20 First Quarter GB—FG Crosby 30, 12:24. Chi—Marshall 23 pass from McCown (Gould kick), 9:48. GB—Starks 32 run (Crosby kick), 3:38. Second Quarter Chi—Forte 1 run (Gould kick), 9:26. Chi—FG Gould 24, :00. Third Quarter GB—Lacy 1 run (Crosby kick), 13:04. GB—FG Crosby 23, 8:45. Chi—Jeffery 6 pass from McCown (Gould kick), 2:41. Fourth Quarter Chi—FG Gould 27, :50. A—78,122. Chi GB First downs 25 17 Total Net Yards 442 312 Rushes-yards 33-171 29-199 Passing 271 113 Punt Returns 1-23 2-12 Kickoff Returns 4-90 3-62 Interceptions Ret. 1-14 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 22-41-0 12-21-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-1 5-28 Punts 6-35.0 6-41.7 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0 Penalties-Yards 4-45 0-0 Time of Possession 33:09 26:51 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Chicago, Forte 24-125, Bush 7-25, McCown 1-20, Jeffery 1-1. Green Bay, Lacy 22-150, Starks 6-40, Rodgers 1-9. PASSING—Chicago, McCown 22-41-0272. Green Bay, Wallace 11-19-1-114, Rodgers 1-2-0-27. RECEIVING—Chicago, Marshall 7-107, Jeffery 5-60, Forte 5-54, M.Bennett 4-36, Bush 1-15. Green Bay, Quarless 5-34, Nelson 4-67, J.Jones 1-17, Boykin 1-15, White 1-8. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

NCAA USA Today Top 25 Poll

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 3, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking: Rec Pts Pvs 1. Alabama (54) 8-0 1,540 1 2. Oregon (5) 8-0 1,475 2 3. Florida State (3) 8-0 1,436 3 4. Ohio State 9-0 1,369 4 5. Baylor 7-0 1,299 5 6. Stanford 7-1 1,222 7 7. Clemson 8-1 1,121 8 8. Oklahoma 7-1 971 9 9. Missouri 8-1 961 10 10. Auburn 8-1 959 11 11. Oklahoma State 7-1 864 12 12. LSU 7-2 835 13 13. Texas A&M 7-2 800 14 14. Miami (Fla.) 7-1 747 6 15. South Carolina 7-2 722 16 16. Louisville 7-1 569 17 17. Fresno State 8-0 567 18 18. UCLA 6-2 494 19 19. Michigan State 8-1 446 24 20. Northern Illinois 9-0 409 20 21. Central Florida 6-1 340 22 22. Wisconsin 6-2 333 23 23. Texas Tech 7-2 217 15 24. Arizona State 6-2 130 NR 25. Notre Dame 7-2 108 25 Others receiving votes: Texas 77; Georgia 25; Houston 24; Brigham Young 19; Minnesota 18; Michigan 14; Nebraska 12; Duke 11; LouisianaLafayette 5; Ball State 4; Mississippi 3; Oregon State 2; Arizona 1; Southern California 1.


BOSTON RED SOX — Reinstated OF Ryan Kalish, RHPs Alex Wilson and Andrew Bailey and LHP Andrew Miller from the 60-day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS — Reinstated RHP Alex White from the 60-day DL. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Reinstated RHP Felipe Paulino from the 60-day DL. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Reinstated RHP Kevin Jepsen, OF Peter Bourjos and LHP Sean Burnett from the 60-day DL. NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated SS Derek Jeter, LHP CC Sabathia, 1B Mark Teixeira, INF Jayson Nix, C Francisco Cervelli and 2B Corban Joseph from the 60-day DL. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Reinstated 2B Scott Sizemore and RHP Fernando Rodriguez from the 60-day DL. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Exercised contract options on 2B Ben Zobrist, SS Yunel Escobar and OF David DeJesus. Reinstated RHPs Alex Colome, Juan Carlos Oviedo and Jeff Niemann and OF Brandon Guyer from the 60-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS — Reinstated LHPs Edwar Cabrera and Matt Harrison from the 60-day DL. Assigned RHP Ross Wolf and LHP Travis Blackley outright to Round Rock (PCL); Wolf agreed to a minor league contract, Blackley elected free agency.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Declined to exercise the contract option on OF Reed Johnson. CHICAGO CUBS — Reinstated 1B Mat Gamel and RHPs Kyuji Fujikawa and Arodys Vizcaino from the 60-day DL. COLORADO ROCKIES — Reinstated LHP Christian Friedrich from the 60day DL. Exercised the mutual option on RHP Matt Belisle. MIAMI MARLINS — Claimed INF Jimmy Paredes off waivers from Houston. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Claimed INF/OF Elian Herrera off waivers from the L.A. Dodgers. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Reinstated RHP Jonathan Pettibone from the 60-day DL. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Reinstated RHP Jason Motte from the 60-day DL. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Reinstated RHPs Casey Kelly and Jason Marquis and C Yasmani Grandal from the 60-day DL. Announced Marquis, INF Ronny Cedeno and INF/OF Mark Kotsay have declared free agency. Assigned LHP Tommy Layne outright to El Paso (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated LHP Ross Detwiler and RHP Christian Garcia from the 60-day DL.

Can-Am League

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Sold the contract of INF Cam Kneeland to the Baltimore Orioles.

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Washington coach Randy Wittman $20,000 for using profane language during his post-game press conference on Friday.

FOOTBALL National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released TE D.C. Jefferson. Agreed to terms with TE Jake Ballard on a one-year contract. BUFFALO BILLS — Released QB Matt Flynn. Signed FB Evan Rodriguez. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed DT Geno Atkins on injured reserve. Signed DT Christo Bilukidi. Signed LB Bruce Taylor to the practice squad. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Placed WR Justin Blackmon on the suspended list. Released S Dwight Lowery from injured reserve and TE D.J. Williams. Signed TE Danny Noble from the practice squad and WR Kerry Taylor from Arizona’s practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed DE Justin Trattou to the practice squad. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Activated WR Mario Manningham from the PUP list. Activated CB Eric Wright from the reserve/non-football injury list. Released CB Nnamdi Asomugha.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Announced coach Kavis Reed will not return next year.

HOCKEy National Hockey League

NHL — Fined Carolina D Ryan Murphy $2,213.68 for clipping N.Y. Rangers F Derek Dorsett during Saturday’s game. DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned D Richard Nedomlel from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL) and RW Martin Frk from Grand Rapids to Toledo. OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled G Nathan Lawson from Binghamton (AHL) on an emergency basis. PHOENIX COYOTES — Signed C Tyler Gaudet to a three-year, entry-level contract. VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned LW David Booth to Utica (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalld D Dmitry Orlov from Hershey (AHL).


IDAHO STEELHEADS — Loaned F Mitch Wahl to Utica (AHL). Central Hockey LeagueALLEN AMERICANS — Released F John Snowden. ARIZONA SUNDOGS — Released D Joe Tolles. BRAMPTON BEAST — Released D Mike MacIntyre and F Jeff Martens.

LACROSSE Major League Lacrosse

OHIO MACHINE — Named Dom Marzano assistant coach.

National Lacrosse League

BUFFALO BANDITS — Signed Ts Kevin Pym, Hayden Smith and Kevin Brownell and G Eric Penney to oneyear contracts and D Colin Boucher to a two-year contract. COLORADO MAMMOTH — Signed F Adam Jones to a five-year contract.


NCAA — Granted Hofstra women’s basketball G Jakelle King-Gilchrist eligibility for the this season. PACIFIC-12 CONFERENCE — Signed commissioner Larry Scott to a contract extension through the 2017-18 academic year. COLORADO — Announced freshman G/F Chris Jenkins has left the men’s basketball program. RUTGERS — Announced G Logan Kelley is no longer on the men’s basketball team. VIRGINIA TECH — Suspended men’s basketball F C.J. Barksdale three games.


Tuesday, November 5, 2013 THE NEW MEXICAN


Boston trio receive qualifying offers

By Ronald Blum

The Associated Press

NEW YORK — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox made $14.1 million qualifying offers to free agents Jacoby Ellsbury, Mike Napoli and Stephen Drew on Monday, the first deadline day of baseball’s offseason. Thirteen free agents received the offers, up from nine last year. The Yankees also extended offers to a trio of players: second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. Players accepting are signed for next season. If a player signs elsewhere, his former team gets an extra draft pick at the end of the first round next June as compensation. Others receiving the offers were Atlanta catcher Brian McCann, Cincinnati outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, Cleveland pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, Kansas City pitcher Ervin Santana, St. Louis outfielder Carlos

feited, and a team signing multiple qualified players would lose a corresponding amount of selections. Boston general manager Ben Cherington said the Red Sox decided not to make an offer to Jarrod Saltalamacchia, though he would like to re-sign the catcher. “There’s interest in every one of them,” Cherington said of his free agents. “I also think it’s unlikely that every one of them will be back. … We’re going to Boston Red Sox’s Mike Napoli reaches for a throw during keep the conversation going the eighth inning of Game 4 of the World Series against the with all of them, and also with St. Louis Cardinals on Oct. 27. CHARLIE RIEDEL/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS alternatives, and see where the market shapes up. In a vacuum, Among the nine players who we’d like to have all of them Beltran, Seattle designated hitback.” ter Kendrys Morales and Texas received the offers last year, the only ones to stay with their Among those who did not outfielder Nelson Cruz. teams were Red Sox designated receive offers were pitchers Free agents can start talking hitter David Ortiz, Kuroda Bronson Arroyo of Cincinnati, contract with all teams Tuesand Washington first baseman Matt Garza of Texas, Roy Halladay. Adam LaRoche. day of Philadelphia, Tim HudThe amount of the qualifyIf a new club signs a player son of Atlanta, Josh Johnson of ing offer, which increased by who received a qualifying offer, Toronto and Fernando Rodney $800,000 this year, is set by baseball’s collective bargaining that team gives up a high draft of Tampa Bay. Garza was ineliagreement as the average of the pick. The top 10 overall selecgible because he wasn’t with tions in the draft cannot be for- the Rangers on opening day. 125 highest contracts.

Scrutiny: Bad reputation follows lineman in penalties for unnecessary roughness, and the St. Louis watched the show. Rams got fed up with his undis“If the review shows that this ciplined play and released him is not a safe atmosphere, I will during the 2009 season. take whatever measures are “There’s certain people out necessary to ensure that it is,” there who are just punks, and Philbin said. “I have that obliga- he wants to be that kind of tion to the players that I coach guy,” former Seahawks and on a daily basis, and I will do Lions defensive end Lawrence that.” Jackson said Monday. “But Before being suspended, because he’s a lineman, he gets Incognito posted several tweets away with a lot of stuff that saying he wanted his name people don’t see. … Incognito is cleared. way worse than anybody I ever “Three things cannot be long played against.” hidden: the sun, the moon, and However, there have been the truth,” Incognito tweeted, fewer such complaints since quoting Buddha. Incognito joined the Dolphins Agents for the two players in 2010. didn’t respond Monday to Last year he was voted by the requests for comment. Martin league’s players into the Pro is with his family in Los AngeBowl for the first time. He was les for counseling. the co-winner of the Dolphins’ Incognito has long had a Good Guy Award, given to the reputation as one of the NFL’s team’s most cooperative player dirtiest players. During his first by the local media. He also won four years, he led the league frequent praise from Dolphins

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coaches for his leadership, and this year he was voted by teammates to serve as a member of the Dolphins’ player council. Joe Philbin Philbin said the Dolphins had a team meeting on the matter. Predictably, it was not a topic many players wanted to say much about. “I’m concentrating on football,” Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake said. At Nebraska, Incognito’s career was cut short when he was suspended in 2004 before his junior season following a locker room altercation with a teammate. He also ran into problems with the law while with the Cornhuskers, and they said he repeatedly violated team rules.

Martin protected Andrew Luck’s blind side at Stanford before joining Miami as a second-round draft pick in 2012. He has been a starter since the beginning of his rookie season, but has struggled while dividing his time between left and right tackle. “I can only answer for myself, and yes, I would,” tight end Michael Egnew — the player whose Facebook page was hacked by Incognito — said when asked if he would welcome Martin back to the team. For the first six games this year, Incognito and Martin were the two players protecting Ryan Tannehill’s blind side, which may help explain his league-high 35 sacks. “I think laughter can be a healthy, productive thing,” Philbin said. “But not in a demeaning way at the expense of an individual.”

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and Detroit, all at 5-3. The loss spoiled another big night by thy insisted there wasn’t any. Green Bay rookie Eddie Lacy, “No timeline, no exact diagwho ran for 150 yards and a nosis,” he said. “That’s where touchdown. we’re at.” Green Bay has been hit hard Alshon Jeffery had five by injuries, with James Jones catches for 60 yards, including (knee) returning Monday night a 6-yard grab for the go-ahead after a two-game absence, and touchdown at the end of the sackmaster Clay Matthews third quarter. Brandon Mar(thumb) and tight end Jermishall, largely shut down in two chael Finley still out. Wide games against Green Bay last receiver Randall Cobb (leg) is year, had seven catches for 107 also on the injured list-desigyards and a score. Matt Forte nated to return, and offensive ran for 125 yards and a score lineman T.J. Lang (concussion) and also had 54 yards receiving. and linebacker Andy Mulumba The win pulls the Bears into (ankle) left the game. a three-way tie for first in the But there are injuries and then there are injuries, and a NFC North with Green Bay

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is sacked Monday. Rodgers left the game after the play. JEFFREY PHELPS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

hurt Aaron Rodgers is Green Bay’s ultimate nightmare. With the 2011 NFL MVP almost as durable as predecessor Brett Favre — he hasn’t

missed a game due to injury since Dec. 19, 2010 — the backup quarterback has been little more than an afterthought in Green Bay.

Stress: Coaches discuss pressures, coping They’re coaches of two teams going in different directhing to a doctor,” Reeves said, tions, with one thing in com“or I could have had a heart mon: Both are suddenly powerattack.” less to do anything about it. Fox underwent aortic valve “It’ll be tough on them, sitting replacement surgery Monday, there and thinking they can’t two days after feeling dizzy do what they are supposed while playing golf near his offto do, that your job is to help season home in North Carolina. your team,” former coach Tony Predictably, the team issued a Dungy said. “You really feel statement quoting the coach that: ‘I can’t help my team.’ ” as saying he was disappointed The timing of the hospitalto have to leave the team and izations just a day apart was looked forward to returning to coincidental, though still a bit the sidelines as soon as posunsettling to the rest of the sible. coaching fraternity. Kubiak’s Not so predictable is the collapse came after a rare good future of Gary Kubiak, who half of football this season collapsed while walking off the for the Texans, while Fox was field at halftime Sunday night enjoying a bye week in a season in a game his team would go on where the Broncos have done to lose in his absence. Although nothing to diminish expectathe Texans issued a statement tions that they will be in the saying Kubiak was alert and Super Bowl. in good spirits, he will remain Both make millions coaching in a Houston hospital at least in the NFL, but the job comes through Tuesday while docat a price and with the undertors run tests to find out what standing that winning is the caused him to go down. only thing.

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“There is a lot of pressure on head coaches,” Broncos executive John Elway said. “I think especially with the size of this game and the growth of this game, the expectation levels have continued to grow. So that’s a tough, tough spot.” Elway said he called Indianapolis general manager Ryan Grigson on Sunday to see how the Colts managed last year, when coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia and hospitalized. Pagano had been experiencing extreme fatigue and bruising but, like Fox, waited until the team’s bye week to be checked out by a doctor. Pagano would return for the last regular-season game, and the Broncos are already preparing for the eventual return of Fox. “This is Coach Fox’s team,” interim coach Jack Del Rio said. “I’m merely the person that’s able to keep it running right now while he’s healing.”

Coaches around the league talked Monday about how they try to deal with the stress of a job that takes place under an unrelenting spotlight. They praised team doctors for making sure they have regular physicals and said they try to understand the warning signs that come with the job. Then they went back to their offices to break down film and get ready for another Sunday where 70,000 people in the stadium and millions more at home are second guessing their every move. “There are times when stress does things to you mentally and physically that nothing else does,” said Arizona coach Bruce Arians, who took over for Pagano when he was sick. “I know when I was at Temple my last year, I was having three migraines a week. The day I got fired, I didn’t have another migraine.”


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HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE This week’s varsity schedule for Northern New Mexico high schools. For additions or changes, call 986-3045.

Today Volleyball —District 2AAAA Tournament: quarterfinals, Capital/Bernalillo winner at Santa Fe High, 7 p.m. District 2AAA Tournament: first round, Taos at Las Vegas Robertson, 7 p.m. District 5AAA Tournament: first round, Santa Fe Indian School at St. Michael’s, 7 p.m. District 1A Tournament: first round, Cimarron at Springer, 7 p.m.

Wednesday Volleyball — District 2AAA Tournament: Taos/Las Vegas Robertson winner at Raton, 7 p.m. District 2AA Tournament: semifinals, Monday’s winners at higher seed, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday Boys soccer — Class A-AAA/AAAA State Tournament at APS Socer Complex (Field number in parenthesis): Quarterfinals Class AAAA No. 6 Los Alamos vs. No. 3 Farmington (No. 4), 10:45 a.m. No. 5 Capital vs. No. 4 Los Lunas (No. 2), 11:15 a.m. Class A-AAA No. 9 Taos vs. No. 1 Albuquerque Sandia Preparatory (No. 1), 3:15 p.m. No. 6 Albuquerque Hope Christian vs. No. 3 St. Michael’s (No. 2), 3:45 p.m. No. 5 Santa Fe Preparatory vs. No. 4 Monte del Sol (No. 4), 3:15 p.m. Girls soccer — Class A-AAA/AAAA State Tournament at APS Socer Complex (Field number in parenthesis): Quarterfinals Class AAAA No. 12 Santa Fe High vs. No. 5 Albuquerque Academy (No. 2), 6 p.m. Class A-AAA No. 7 Santa Fe Preparatory vs. No. 2 St. Michael’s (No. 2), 9 a.m. No. 5 Albuquerque Bosque School vs. No. 4 Taos (No. 3), 9 a.m. Volleyball — District 2AAAA Tournament: Tuesday’s winner at Los Alamos, 7 p.m. District 5AAA Tournament: Tuesday’s winner at Albuquerque Sandia Preparatory, 7 p.m.

Friday Football — Capital at Santa Fe High, 7 p.m. Santa Fe Indian School at Thoreau, 7 p.m. Bernalillo at Española Valley, 7 p.m. Raton at Taos, 7 p.m. Boys soccer — Class A-AAA/AAAA State Tournament at APS Socer Complex (Field number in parenthesis): Semifinals Class AAAA No. 6 Los Alamos/No. 3 Farmington winner vs. No. 10 Artesia/No. 2 Roswell winner (No. 3), 10:30 a.m. No. 5 Capital/No. 4 Los Lunas winner vs. No. 8 Chaparral/No. 1 Albuquerque Academy winner (No. 2), 10:30 a.m. Class A-AAA No. 8 Taos/No. 1 Albuquerque Sandia Preparatory winner vs. No. 5 Santa Fe Preparatory/No. 4 Monte del Sol winner (No. 3), 3:30 p.m. No. 6 Albuquerque Hope Christian/No. 3 St. Michael’s winner vs. No. 7 Bloomfield/No. 2 Albuquerque Bosque School winner (No. 2), 3:30 p.m. Girls soccer — Class A-AAA/AAAA State Tournament at APS Socer Complex (Field number in parenthesis): Semifinals Class AAAA No. 12 Santa Fe High/No. 4 Albuquerque Academy winner vs. No. 9 Santa Teresa/No. 1 Albuquerque St. Pius X winner (No. 1), 2 p.m. Class A-AAA No. 5 Albuquerque Bosque School/No. 4 Taos winner vs. No. 8 Socorro/No. 1 Albuquerque Hope Christian winner (No. 4), 11:30 a.m. No. 11 East Mountain/No. 3 Albuquerque Sandia Preparatory winner vs. No. 7 Santa Fe Preparatory/No. 2 St. Michael’ winner (No. 1), 11:30 a.m. Volleyball — District 2AAA Tournament: Wednesday’s winner at West Las Vegas, 7 p.m. District 2AA Tournament: Wednesday’s winner at Santa Fe Preparatory, 6:30 p.m. District 1A Tournament: Tuesday’s winner at Questa, 7 p.m.

Saturday Cross-country — Class A/AA/AAA/AAAA State Championships at Rio Rancho High School: Boys Class AA, 12:05 p.m. Class AAA, 12:35 p.m. Class AAAA, 1:05 p.m. Class A, 2:05 p.m. Girls Class AA, 9:30 a.m. Class AAA, 10 a.m. Class AAAA, 10:30 a.m. Class A, 11:30 a.m. Football — Albuquerque Hope Christian at St. Michael’s, 1:30 p.m. West Las Vegas at Las Vegas Robertson, noon Boys soccer — Class A-AAA/AAAA State Tournament at APS Socer Complex (Field number in parenthesis): Championships Class AAAA (No. 1), 10:30 a.m. Class A-AAA (No. 1), 1:30 p.m. Girls soccer — Class A-AAA/AAAA State Tournament at APS Socer Complex (Field number in parenthesis): Championships Class AAAA (No. 2), 3:30 p.m. Class A-AAA (No. 2), 9:30 a.m. Volleyball District 2AAAA Tournament: Thursday’s winner at Española Valley, 7 p.m. District 2AAA Tournament: Friday’s winner at Pojoaque Valley, 7 p.m. District 5AAA Tournament: Thursday’s winner at Albuquerque Hope Christian, 7 p.m.District 5B Tournament: Thursday’s winner at Santa Fe Waldorf (Christian Life),


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Smart: Lower back condition slows Michigan’s Mitch McGary Continued from Page B-1 Smart was joined on the preseason All-America team by seniors Doug McDermott of Creighton and Russ Smith of Louisville, sophomore Mitch McGary of Michigan and freshman Andrew Wiggins of Kansas. The 6-foot-4 Smart, who also won the Wayman Tisdale Award as the country’s top freshman, said he’s also coming back to improve on his 1.3-to-1 assist-turnover ratio and his 40 percent shooting from the field, including just 29 percent from 3-point range. Still, he said the decision to pass up millions of dollars and return to Stillwater was “the most difficult thing in my life.” McDermott, the Missouri Valley Conference player of the year last season after averaging 23.2 points and 7.7 rebounds, was on all but two ballots. He enters the season with a chance at joining an exclusive group. A two-time first-team All-America, McDermott could become just the 11th player to be a threetime postseason selection and the first since Patrick Ewing of Georgetown and Tisdale at Oklahoma from 1983-85. The 6-foot-8 forward is one of four returning starters for the Bluejays and coach Greg McDermott, Doug’s father. Creighton moves to the Big East this season. “I’m looking at this season as an opportunity to embrace a new challenge,” he said. “We know it’s much more physical, and there are a lot more athletes than we’re used to. We’ve prepared ourselves pretty well. We know it’s going to be a grind, and we’re looking forward to that.” The 6-foot Smith, who received 52 votes, averaged 18.7 points and 2.9 assists in helping the Cardinals win the national championship. He won’t have the graduated Peyton Siva with him in the backcourt, but coach Rick Pitino will still be calling the shots.


Warriors hand 76ers first loss this season The Associated Press

Michigan’s Mitch McGary dunks the ball against Syracuse during an April 6 game. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

“I realized how much I loved playing with my teammates and how much fun it is to win,” Smith said of returning for his senior year, “and this is part of the purpose of being a national champion. Obviously, I wasn’t a clear cut first-round pick, so coming back was mainly because of coach, my teammates, the Louisville campus, the community, graduating.” Wiggins, just the second freshman to earn preseason honors since the team was first selected for the 1986-87 season, averaged 23.4 points and 11.2 rebounds as a senior at Huntington (W.Va.) Prep School. He was on 42 ballots and joins Harrison Barnes of North Carolina in 2010-11 as the only freshmen to earn preseason honors. Wiggins is a member of an outstanding freshman class at Kansas, and there aren’t many people who expect him to be a sophomore in Lawrence. The national magazine covers, the constant attention and comparisons to the like of LeBron

James haven’t been a problem for the 6-foot-8 Wiggins, whose father Mitchell played at Florida State and in the NBA. “It kind of grew on me over the years to where I’m used to it,” Wiggins said of the attention. “I just think of it as a blessing. A lot of people don’t get an opportunity to be showcased like that.” McGary, who averaged 7.5 points and 6.3 rebounds, caught the country’s attention during the Wolverines’ run to the NCAA title game when he averaged 14.3 points and 10.7 rebounds. The 6-foot-10 McGary, who received 34 votes, has been slowed by a lower back condition heading into this season. “Right now I’m day to day — doing stuff on the court, light shooting, limited in what I can do, what they’re allowing me to do,” McGary said last week. “There’s no target date or anything.” Ohio State guard Aaron Craft was sixth in the voting with 14.

PHILADELPHIA — Andre Iguodala made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 32 points, Stephen Curry had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors handed the Philadelphia 76ers their first Warriors 110 loss of the season, 110-90 on 76ers 90 Monday night. The overachieving 76ers (3-1) were one of the early surprises of the season. Iguodala, a former Sixers All-Star, brought them back to reality. Iguodala was sensational, setting the pace early with six 3s and 27 points in the first half. He also made the play of the young season, a behind-the-back, midair assist to David Lee. Iguodala whipped it from about the 3-point line and hit Lee in stride down the lane. Sixers rookie point guard Michael CarterWilliams, the Eastern Conference player of the week, missed 13 of 17 shots and scored 18 points. Iguodala had scored only 26 points the first three games. CAVALIERS 93, TIMBERWOLVES 92 In Cleveland, C.J. Miles scored 19 points, Kyrie Irving added 15, and Cleveland held off a late rally to hand Minnesota its first loss of the season. The Timberwolves nearly erased a 23-point deficit midway through the third quarter to stay unbeaten, but Kevin Love, the NBA’s leading scorer, missed a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining and the ball was tipped away as time ran out. Kevin Martin led the Timberwolves with 23 points. Love added 17 points and 13 rebounds for Minnesota, which won its first three games and was off to its best start since going 6-0 in 2001-02. Cavaliers rookie forward Anthony Bennett, taken with the No. 1 pick in the draft, missed all three of his shots and is 0 for 15 from the field this season. His only points have come on two free throws in the season opener. GRIzzLIES 95, CELTICS 88 In Memphis, Tenn., Jerryd Bayless keyed a fourth-quarter rally, scoring all of his 15 points in the period to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a victory over the Boston Celtics. Bayless was 6 of 7 in the quarter to help Memphis erase a six-point Boston lead with just under 9 minutes to play. Zach Randolph and Mike Conley also had 15 for Memphis, Conley handing out eight assists. Marc Gasol finished with 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field and grabbed eight rebounds.

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, left, drives to the basket past Philadelphia 76ers’ Evan Turner during the first half of Monday’s game. MICHAEL PEREZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jeff Green led the Celtics with 22 points, while Jared Sullinger scored 16, going 2 of 3 from outside the arc. Avery Bradley scored 14 and Jordan Crawford finished with 12. The Celtics fell to 0-4 under rookie coach Brad Stevens. Memphis, which struggled at times from the field, finished the night shooting 49 percent, while the Celtics managed 47 percent. The Celtics, who are the worst team in the league at committing turnovers, matched their average with 21, while Memphis wasn’t much better with 19. CLIPPERS 137, ROCkETS 118 In Los Angeles, J.J. Redick scored 19 of his 26 points in the first half to lead seven players in double figures, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Houston, handing the Rockets their first loss of the season in Dwight Howard’s return to Staples Center. Chris Paul added 23 points and 17 assists, Jamal Crawford had 21 points, and Blake Griffin scored 18 for the Clippers, who led the entire game and tied a franchise record with 78 points in the first half. Howard finished with 13 points and nine rebounds after getting roundly booed in his first game in Los Angeles since leaving the Lakers and signing with Houston in the NBA’s biggest free agent move last summer.

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Ramirez Thomas Elementary School 3200 Calle Po Ae Pi

4:30 - 6:30 pm

Nov 7

Gonzales Community School 851 W Alameda

4:30 - 6:30 pm

Nov 9

Genoveva Chavez Community Center 3221 W Rodeo Rd

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Nov 12 El Dorado Community School 2 Avenida Torreon

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In Pecos area, 3 beds, 1 bath on 6 treed acres. Panoramic views of Pecos Wilderness. Horses ok. Shared well. $199,000. JEFFERSON WELCH, 505-577-7001




426 ACRE Ranch with water rights. Adjacent to Tent Rocks National Monument. Call Bill Turner, (LIC. No. 13371) at 505-843-7643.

[2] CHIMAYO 1 acre lots, private, quiet, irrigation, views, adjacent to BLM, 1/2 mile from Santa Cruz River $95,000, 970-259-1544

REDUCED PRICES! 3 bedroom, 2 bath plus 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. $380,000. 5600 sq. ft. warehouse, $280,000. 5 bedroom 4600 sq.ft. 1105 Old Taos Highway, $480,000. 3.3 acres Fin del Sendero, $145,000. 505-470-5877 for activists rally Immigrants,

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Peaceful, sublime acreage. Panoramic views. Pedernal, O’Keeffe country. Spiritual Retreat. Near Abiquiu lake, 62 acres. Just $199,000. JEFFERSON WELCH, 505-577-7001


UNIQUE THREE bedroom, three bath, Park Plazas home offers privacy and Jemez Mountain v i e w s . Large family room - guest suite. Beautiful remodeled kitchen. 438-0701 by appointment.

VIA CAB 2587 CALLE DELFINO Total remodel, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car, 2 Kiva, 7 skylights, tile, AC. Huge lot $290,000. 505-920-0146

BUILDING SITE 2.5 Acres, all utilities plus well, at the end of St. francis Dr. and Rabbit Rd. on Camino Cantando. Views, views, views! Beautiful land, vigas, latillas and lumber included. $280,000, 505-603-4429.


5 minute walk to Village Market. Land fronts Tesuque River, arroyo. Private, secluded, great views. Well water, utilities to site. $228,000. By appointment, 970-946-5864.

RARELY AVAILABLE North Hill compound 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2000 square feet. Minutes to Plaza. Mountain & city light views. 2 Kiva Fireplaces, fabulous patio, A/C, washer & dryer, freezer, brick style floors, garage. $1,950 monthly, includes water. 1 level private end unit. 214-491-8732

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH. R u f i n a Lane, washer & dryer hook-ups, near Wal-mart, single story complex. ONE MONTH free rent, No application fees!! $699. Chamisa Management Corp. 988-5299

2 Bedroom Apartmant off Agua Fria Behind Home Depot. Available Now! Call 505-603-4622 for details.

2 bedroom, non-smoker, no pets $600, $1200 deposit required. Appointment only. 505-471-2929 $800 HILLSIDE STREET. 1 BEDROOM. Great neighborhood. Walk to Plaza. Utilities included. Private patio. Clean. Off-street parking, Nonsmoking. No pets. Quiet Tenant Preferred! 505-685-4704


ADOBE DUPLEX near railyard. Fireplace, skylights, oak floor, yard. $775 month to month. Incdludes gas and water. $625 deposit. 505-982-1513 or 505-967-6762.

(3) 2.5 Acre Lots, Senda Artemisia, Old Galisteo Road, Close to town. Easy building sites. Views, utilities, shared well. Owner financing. No Mobile homes. $119,700- $129,700 each. Greg. 505-690-8503, Equity Real Estate.

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH. Ra n c h o Siringo Rd. Fenced yard, laundry facility on-site, separate dining room. $725.00 Chamisa Management Corp. 988-5299

813 CAMINO DE MONTE REY: 2 available, Live-in Studio & 1 Bedroom, both have Full kitchen and bath, plenty of closet space with gas and water paid. Studio: $680 and 1 Bedroom: $750. DOWNTOWN, 104 FAITHWAY: Live-in studio, Full bath and kitchen, tile throughout, fireplace. $760 with all utilities paid.


PUEBLO STYLE, CUSTOM BUILT 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Drop dead Sangre views, minutes from the hospital. LOGIC REAL ESTATE 505-820-7000


2 BEDROOM 1 bath, utilities paid. Off Airport Rd. $850 monthly. $700 deposit. Available November 1st. 505474-2887.


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CHARMING, CLEAN 2 BEDROOM, $800 Private estate. Walled yards, kiva fireplace. Safe, quiet. Utilities paid. Sorry, No Pets. 505-471-0839 FULLY FURNISHED STUDIO, $750 2 BEDROOM, $800 Utilities paid, fireplace, charming, clean, 5 minute walk to Railyard, No Pets, 505-471-0839


1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH. R u f i n a Lane. laundry facility on-site, balcony & patio, near Wal-mart. $625 monthly. ONE MONTH free rent, No application fees!! Chamisa Management Corp. 988-5299

Sunny and inviting one bedroom furnished Tesuque guesthouse. Portal, vigas, saltillo tile, washer & dryer, no pets, no smoking, $1095 including utilities. 982-5292.



Sunset views, 5 minutes to town serene mountain location, city lights. 2 bedroom, 2 bath with den. Private gated community. Pet friendly. $2250. 505-699-6161.

CHARMING 1 BEDROOM Compound. Private Patio. Lots of light. Carport, Laundry facilities. No pets. Non-smoking. $600 monthly, $600 deposit. (505)474-2827

TESUQUE GUEST HOUSE. Fully furnished, fireplace, washer, dryer. $1900. By appointment only. 505-660-3805, 505-982-8328.

SOUTH CAPITOL NEIGHBORHOOD Charming 1 bedroom, spacious kitchen, beautiful vigas, hardwood floors, mudroom, portal, private parking. $695. Pet considered. 505898-4168

DOS SANTOS, one bedroom, one bath, upper level, upgraded, reserve parking. $800 Western Equities, 505-982-4201 IMMACULATE, PRIVATE R e s e r v e condo rental: Charming 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, new kitchen, security system, evaporative cooling, new carpet, excellent location. $1,150 monthly. 505-780-1008 NICE 2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE. 1.5 bath. Washer, dryer. Nonsmoking. No pets. $825 plus utilities. Unfurnished. Calle De Oriente Norte. Year lease. 505-983-4734

2 BEDROOM 1 bath adobe home. Freshly remodled. Columbia Street. $1,050 monthly plus utilities. Available now! 505-983-9722. 2 BEDROOM, 1 bath, fireplace, wood and tile floors, washer and dryer. No pets. $750 monthly. 505-471-7587 or 505-690-5627. 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH, 2 car garage, washer, dryer. Breathtaking mountain view, trails, golf course. Near Cochiti Lake. $900. 505-359-4778, 505-980-2400. 2BR, 1BA, Adobe House in scenic Chimayo. Minutes from El Santuario. Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator, $700 monthly + Utilities, No smoking. References required. 505-662-3927. 3 BEDROOM, 1.5 bath, near Rodeo Yuca. New Energy efficient windows, air conditioning, garage, enclosed yard. Non-smoking, small pet ok, $1150 plus utilities. 505-930-8124

3 BEDROOM 2 bath adobe. 1,900 sq.ft. 3 car carport, enclosed yard, pets ok. $1,300 monthly. Includes utilities. $1,300 deposit. Available 12/1/13. 505-470-5877.

AWESOME VIEWS, 8 miles from Plaza. 1 bedroom, 1 bath. Short term rental for winter season. Wifi, directtv, sauna, utilities included. VERBO# 406531. $1,500 monthly. 505-690-0473



EASTSIDE WALK TO CANYON ROAD! Furnished, short-term vacation home. Walled .5 acre, mountain views, fireplace, 2 bedroom, washer, dryer. Private. Pets okay. Large yard. 970-626-5936

Walk-in closet, carpet and tile floors, off-street parking. Camino Capitan, near city park, walking trails. $665 plus utilities & deposit. NO PETS. 505988-2057.

STUDIO APARTMENT for rent. All utilities paid. ABSOLUTLEY NO PETS! $600 a month. (505)920-2648

Rental Near downtown, quiet, complete. 1 bedroom $695, Utilities included. Hilltop Views. Washer, Dryer. No pets or smoking. 505-983-7408, 505-310-7408.



3 bedroom, 2 bath, Park Plaza, 1 level detached, granite counters, fenced, tennis, walking trail. $1450 monthly plus. 505-690-1122, 505-6706190 3 bedroom, 3/4 bath. Single car garage, quiet street, wood floors, washer, dryer, new fridge. $1200 monthly. Non-smokers. Cats okay. 505-699-6468

4 BEDROOM, 1 3/4 baths, washer, dryer, dishwasher, fireplace, covered patio, storage, central location. $1800 plus utilities, deposit, 1-yr lease, no pets, no smoking. 505-9820266.

HOUSES UNFURNISHED $1200 Monthly: 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Remodeled Home

Walk to Geneveva Chavez just off of Richards. Available November 15th. Includes landscaped yard, washer dryer. 505-490-2800

$1425 MONTHLY. BEAUTIFUL Rancho Viejo 3 bedroom, 2 bath hom e with gas rock fireplace, granite counter-tops, evaporative cooler, enclosed spacious walled yard. NonSmoker. 505-450-4721. ures/16 2 BEDROOM, 1-1/2 BATH Country living on Highway 14, Northfork. Approximately 900 square feet. Horse friendly. $850 monthly. Deposit required. Pets negotiable. 505-920-9748


4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage; approximately 3200 sq.ft. enclosed yard, private cul-de-sac, mountain views. Beautiful house in Rancho Viejo. $2,000 + deposit + utilities. Call Quinn, 505-690-7861.

RANCHO MANANA stunning views off Tano Road; 3 bedroom 4 bath executive home; open plan; dramatic gourmet kitchen; available now $3200 per month. St. Clair Properties 505-955-1999,

CHARMING 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom. Quiet neighborhood. $1100 monthly plus utilities and deposit. Available November 1st. Please call 505-4735396 or 505-660-4289. TESUQUE, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath on horse property, wood stove, no dogs, horses possible. $800 monthly plus electric. 505-983-8042

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CABINETRY LOCALLY MADE Cabinetry for Kitchens, baths, bookcases, closet organization, garage utility, storage. 20 years experience. Free Estimates. Call 505-466-3073


Houses and Offices, 15 years of experience. References Available, Licensed and Insured. 505-920-2536 or 505-310-4072

CASEY’S TOP HAT CHIMNEY SWEEPS is committed to protecting your home. Creosote build-up in a fireplace or lint build-up in a dryer vent reduces efficiency and can pose a fire hazard. Call 505989-5775. Get prepared!

CLEANING A+ Cleaning

Homes, Office Apartments, post construction, windows. House and Pet sitting. References available, $15 per hour. Julia, 505-204-1677. Clean Houses in and out. Windows, carpets. Own equipment. $18 an hour. Sylvia 505-920-4138. Handyman, Landscaping, FREE estimates, BNS. 505-316-6449.

MONDAY-FRIDAY 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m, For More Information Please Call Miranda 505-467-8623


FLORES & MENDOZA’S PROFESSIONAL MAINTENENCE. Home and Office cleaning. 15 years experience, references available, Licensed, bonded, insured. (505)7959062.

FIREWOOD Dry Pinon & Cedar Free Kindling, Delivery & Stack. 140.00 pick up load. 505-983-2872, 505-470-4117


REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE, PROPANEL ROOFS, PAINTING, FENCING, YARDWORK. MINOR PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL. 25 years experience. Consulting. Licensed. References. Free estimates. (505)470-5877

Aardvark DISCOUNT M O VERS serving our customers with oldfashioned respect and care since 1976. John, 505-473-4881.

Cesar’s Concrete.

Concrete work, Color, Stamp, and Acid Wash. Masonry work. Licensed, bonded, insured. License# 378917. Call Cesar at 505-629-8418.

CONSTRUCTION REMODELING. Our Specialty is Showers. Expert workmanship. License #58525 since 1982. Life-time Workmanship Warranty. 505-466-8383

PASO DEL N O RTE. Home, Offices: Load & Unload. Honest, Friendly & Reliable. Weekends, 505-3165380.


TRINO’S AFFORDABLE Construction all phases of construction, and home repairs. Licensed. 505-920-7583

LANDSCAPING COTTONWOOD SERVICES Full Landscaping Design, All types of stonework 15% discount, Trees pruning winterizing. Free Estimates! 505-907-2600 or 505-204-4510


TRASH HAULING, Landscape clean up, tree cutting, anywhere in the city and surrounding areas. Call Gilbert, 505-983-8391, 505-316-2693. FREE ESTIMATES!


YOUR HEALTH MATTERS. We use natural products. 20 years experience, Residential & offices. Reliable. Excellent references. Licensed & Bonded. Eva, 505-919-9230. Elena. 505-946-7655



ANDY ORTIZ PAINTING Professional with 30 years experience. License, insured, bonded Please call for more information 505-670-9867, 505-473-2119.

ALL TYPES . Metal, Shingles, Composite torch down, Hot Mop, Stucco, Plaster. Free Estimates! Call, Ismael Lopez at 505-670-0760.


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PLASTERING 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Professional Plastering Specialist: Interior & Exterior. Also Re-Stuccos. Patching a specialty. Call Felix, 505-920-3853.

ROOFING PRO Panel, shingles, torch down. Also restucco parapets, repair plaster and sheet rock damage.All phases of construction. 505-310-7552.

A.C.E. PLASTERING INC. Stucco, Interior, Exterior. Will fix it the way you want. Quality service, fair price, estimate. Alejandro, 505-795-1102

ROOF LEAK Repairs. All types, including: torchdown, remodeling. Yard cleaning. Tree cutting. Plaster and stucco. Experienced. Estimates. 505-603-3182, 505-204-1959.


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800 square feet downstairs, 400 - 500 square foot living area upstairs. Skylights, high ceilings. Wayne Nichols, 505-699-7280.

505-992-1205 PRIME DOWNTOWN LOCATION 2 bedroom, 2 bath, wood floors, vigas, small enclosed yard, washer, dryer, 2 car garage, $1800 plus utilities COZY CONDO WITH MANY UPGRADES 2 bedroom, 1 bath, kiva fireplace, washer, dryer, granite counters $895 plus utilities DESIRABLE NAVA ADE COMMUNITY 3 bedroom, plus library, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage, washer, dryer, enclosed backyard, 2 wood burning fireplaces, $1700 plus utilities DARLING 1 BEDROOM 1 bath, walk in closet, close to park, kiva fireplace, washer, dryer, $725 plus utilities LOCATED AT THE LOFTS ON CERRILLOS This live & work studio offers high ceilings, kitchenette, bathroom with shower, 2 separate entrances, ground, corner unit with lots of natural lighting. $1000 plus utilities NEWLY RENOVATED CASITA 1 bedroom, 1 bath, quiet and secluded location, $495 plus utilities CHARMING AND CENTRALLY LOCATED 3 bedroom, 1 bath, wood & tile floors, enclosed backyard, additional storage on property $1100 plus utilities ARROYO HONDO (SF) award winning contemporary gated 4 acres. Bright, spacious 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, plus guest quarters - studio. $5000 monthly + utilities. 505-9860046 CHARMING NEIGHBORHOOD. 3 bedroom, 3 bath. 2 car garage. Wood stove, laminate & tile. $1300 first 6 months. 505-204-3309 COUNTRY LIVING. LARGE, 2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE. 20 minutes to Santa Fe or Los Alamos. Safe, quiet, affordable, luxury. 505-470-4269, 505455-2948. EASTSIDE 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Fireplaces, garage, & storage, plus 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest house. $2700 plus utilities. By appointment only. 505-660-3805 EASTSIDE ADOBE. 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH, fireplace, hardwood floors, washer, dryer. Off-street parking $1600 monthly, some utilities included. 303-908-5250 ELDORADO 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, bright, open beam, saltillo, fireplace, washer, dryer, no smoking, Lease $1150 monthly plus deposit. 505-466-7851 ELDORADO NEW, LARGE 3 bedroom, 3 bath, hilltop home. 12-1/2 acres. Energy efficient. All paved access from US 285. 505-660-5603 LAS CAMPANAS 3 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH Furnished. AC. No pets, nonsmoking. 6 month lease minimum. $6500 monthly plus utilities. $14500 deposit. 203-481-5271


S kylights, overhead doors, 2500 square feet, $975. 4100 square feet, 3 phase electric, $1175. La Mesilla. No dogs. 505-753-5906



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MANUFACTURED HOMES $600. 2 small bedrooms. Very clean, quiet, safe. Off Agua Fria. Has gas heating. Pay only electric. No pets. 505-473-0278

BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED 1 BEDR O O M GUESTHOUSE. Views, walking trails, private courtyards. Close to town. Pets on approval. $ 1 , 3 5 0 month. 505-699-6161.


3 bedroom, 2 bath 1,344 sq.ft. $1,050 plus utilities. 18 minutes from Santa Fe. No smoking, cats. Small dog ok. 408-887-5014.

OFFICES 1000 SQUARE FOOT COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE, GALISTEO STREET . 4 offices, file room, reception. $1200 plus electric & gas. By appontment only. 505-660-3805, 505-690-5162.

$975 + UTILITIES, OFFICE S U IT E , GALISTEO CENTER. Two bright, private offices plus reception area, kitchenette, bathroom. Hospital proximity. Available November 15th. 518-672-7370


Lots of light, off street parking, elevator. 500 sq feet, $700 a month. Utilities plus wifi included. Pomegranate Studios 535 Cerrillos Road at Paseo de Peralta (above Sage Bakehouse) Call 505-986-6164 or email:

WAREHOUSES 2000 SQUARE foot space with high ceilings & 2 overhead doors. Office, bath. Great for auto repair. $1600 monthly. 505-660-9523

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1,500 sq.ft. industrial unit with nice office, half bath, overhead door, high ceilings, sky lights, parking, absolutly no automotive. $900 monthly plus utilities. No better deal in town! Call 505-438-8166.

WORK STUDIOS Arroyo Hondo Studio 4 acre compound. 1,000 ft, with loft. Overhead door, views, quiet, W/D. $600, monthly, plus utilties. 505-670-7958.



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Private desk, and now offering separate private offices sharing all facilities. Conference room, kitchen, parking, lounge, meeting space, internet, copier, scanner, printer. Month-To-Month. Wayne Nichols, 505-699-7280.


Great location and parking! $500 monthly includes utilities, cleaning, taxes and amenities. Move in incentives! Please call (505)983-9646.

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FOUND FOUND TUESDAY- Women’s bracelet. 300-block of Artist Road. May be valuable? Call 983-3282 and describe.

WOMEN’S WHITE Gold or Silver Ring with 3 stones. Found in La Casa Sena Parking Lot on October 30, 2013. 505660-7913.

ROOMMATE WANTED GREAT HOME and Garden - Clean, off St. Michael’s, NON-SMOKER - NO pets. Lease, $582 monthly. 505-9885836 Tony.



Airport Cerrillos Storage U-Haul Cargo Van 505-474-4330

LOST LAPTOP between Trades West Rd, Siler, Cerrillos Rd. Dell with windows 8 and has fingerprint encryption. REWARD! 505-603-2099 or 505424-0115.

**REWARD** LOST tan & white Pitbull in Santa Fe. Last seen by Kearny elementary. Please if found call 505-819-9922 or 505-231-9752.

PUBLIC NOTICES A special, one-night, home-based business galeria-sharing their wares! Includes drawings every 15 minutes, refreshments, and caroling fun!,entry fee: a donation to operation christmas child shoe box: small non-war related toy, grooming item, or school supply for a child in a wartorn or disaster struck country. Businesses represented: accessories, women’s clothing, cosmetics, supplements and fitness nutrition, culinary items, childrens books, photography, purses, home decor, jewelry, and chocolate!

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: * Assistant Front Office Manager * Revenue-Reservations Manager * Human Resources Manager * Part Time Night Auditor MANAGEMENT

Performs professional and technical duties related to the examination and coordination of residential and commercial construction permit plans for compliance with building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes. The City of Santa Fe offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package including excellent retirement program, medical/dental/life insurance. Visit our website at Closes 11/5/13.


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REFURBISHED. 3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATH $1000 monthly plus utilities. Nonsmoking, no pets. Behind DeVargas Mall, 10 minute walk to Plaza or Railyard. 505-690-3116, 505-438-8983.

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LIVE AMONG Pines near Plaza. 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse. Wood floors, kiva fireplace, front, back yards, washer, dryer. NO smoking, 2 car garage. $1,700 monthly. 505670-6554


Lincare, leading national respiratory company seeks caring service representative. Service patients in their home for oxygen and equipment needs. Warm personalities. Age 21 plus who can lift up to 120 pounds should apply. CDL with DOT a plus or obtainable. Growth opportunities are excellent, drug free workplace. EOE. Apply at 712 West San Mateo, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

HISTORIC SANTA Fe Foundation seeks dynamic ED to lead conservation, education, fundraising, etc. Apply at No calls.

GALLERIES PART TIME PHOTOGRAPHER: Need part-time gallery assistant who can create publication ready photography files and who will also unpack artwork. Skills should include MacIntosh and PCs, Adobe Photoshop, and Outlook. Send resume to

HOSPITALITY DOMINO’S PIZZA HIRING ALL POSITIONS. Part-time, evenings, w e e k e n d s . Must be 18 for all positions & have own car with insurance to drive. Apply at 3530 Zafarano.

The Santa Claran Casino Hotel is hiring Food & Beverage managers and line cooks. Pay DOE. Applicants my apply on-line at


An award-winning weekly newspaper based in the Rocky Mountains ski town of Angel Fire, N.M., the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle has an immediate opening for a staff writer/page designer who will work 30 hours per week. The person in this position will write stories and take photos for the newspaper and its special sections and help with page layout once a week. The ideal candidate will have a degree or experience in journalism, a strong grasp of AP style and a fervor for both hard and soft news. Experience in page layout is preferred. The pay for this position is $12.82 per hour without medical benefits. Send your résumé, three clips and samples of page design to Managing Editor Jesse Chaney at or PO Drawer 209, Angel Fire, NM 87710. Deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013. EOE.



Non-profit local governmental association seeking a risk management director to oversee three public entity self-insurance pools. Successful candidate should have experience in management, insurance administration, finance and claims, as well as familiarity with local government issues. Law degree, M.B.A., or advanced insurance certification a plus. Excellent benefits package and working environment. Email resume and references by November 22 to


Non-profit local governmental association seeking a risk management director to oversee three public entity self-insurance pools. Successful candidate should have experience in management, insurance administration, finance and claims, as well as familiarity with local government issues. Law degree, M.B.A., or advanced insurance certification a plus. Excellent benefits package and working environment. Email resume and references by November 22 to



APPLIANCES ELECTRIC STOVE, almond in color. Good condition and clean. $100. 505662-6396.

ART ORIGINAL ART work by Assia Popoff. email for more details and pictures. STAINED GLASS. Contemporary design, multi-color. 49"x10.75". $45. 505-474-9020

ARTS CRAFTS SUPPLIES FRAMES, ALL SIZES. Whole Collection, Reasonable. $4 - $25. 505-4749020.

BUILDING MATERIALS A-1 LANDSCAPING MATERIALS #1, 9 foot Railroad Ties, $13.50. #2, 8 foot Railroad Ties, $8 . #3, 8 foot Railroad Ties $6.75. Delivery Available, 505-242-8181 All CC accepted.

EDUCATION PRIVATE HOME SCHOOL TEACHER wanted for 7 year old student ASAP. Must be Energetic, fun, and motivated. Teaching experience, certification, and references required. Fax resume: 505-819-5849.


Ashley Furniture HomeStore Opening Soon! S A L E S P E O P L E needed for our new Santa Fe location! Email or call 505-798-9400 for more information. EOE.

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TRADES HIRING ELECTRICAL JOURNEYMAN OR APPRENTICE. 2 years experience, Valid Driver’s license, Background check required. Pay DOE. Contact Allied Electric, 505-438-8899.

BUILDING M A T E R I A L S Gre en House, Flea Market kits, Landscaping, Fencing, Vehicles, Trailer. Contact Michael at 505-920-4411 or Jackalope 505-471-8539. PLYWOOD. G1S. 4’x8’ sheets. Different thicknesses. 505-983-8448

CLOTHING ELLIOTT LUCCA leather shoulder bag. Gorgeous! Silver with gold accents.Braided tassels. Brand new! $70. 505474-9020.

COLLECTIBLES ALASKAN SMALL ivory walrus figure. $95. Many more antiques and collectibles available! Please call, 505-424-8584. Approximately 90 Reader’s Digest condensed hard back books. Great condition. $60. 505-690-6050. BOOK COLLECTION: First editions, Fiction to non-fiction. $3 and up. 505474-9020

Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court Now Authorized to Investigate and Prosecute Complaints of the Unauthorized Practice of Law in New Mexico

As part of the New Mexico Supreme Court’s continuing efforts to insure that the public is protected from unlicensed individuals improperly offering and providing legal services, effective August 23, 2013 the Court has enacted new rules that authorize the Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court to accept, investigate and prosecute complaints concerning the unauthorized practice of law in New Mexico. The investigation and prosecution of complaints are designed to prevent future unauthorized practice of law. If a violation is proven, the Court can prevent an individual from continuing to engage in the unauthorized practice of law by issuing a civil injunction. Complaints should be made, in writing to the Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court, P.O. Box 1809, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Individuals making a complaint should give their name, address and phone number as well as the name, address and phone number of the person they claim is practicing law in New Mexico without a license. They should also set forth all of the facts on which the complaint is based. Copies of any agreement, contracts, court papers, documents, letters or other materials that pertain to the complaint should be included with the complaint. Complaints may be in letter form or may be made using the complaint form available at www.nmdisboard. org. For more information or to obtain a complaint form please contact the Disciplinary Board at (505) 842-5781 or visit the website,

Junta Disciplinaria de la Corte Suprema de Nuevo México ahora autorizado para investigar y procesar las denuncias de la práctica no autorizada de la ley en Nuevo México

Como parte de los continuos esfuerzos de la Corte Suprema de Nuevo México para asegurar que el público esté protegido de las personas sin licencia indebidamente poderle prestar y ofrecer servicios legales, eficaces 23 de agosto 2013 la Corte ha promulgado nuevas normas que autorizan a la Junta Disciplinaria de la Corte Suprema de Nuevo México para aceptar, investigar y procesar denuncias sobre la práctica no autorizada de la ley en New México. La investigación y el procesamiento de las reclamaciones tienen por objeto impedir la futura práctica no autorizada de la ley. Si se demuestra una violación, la Corte puede impedir que una persona continúe en la práctica no autorizada de la ley mediante la emisión de una orden civil. Las quejas deben hacerse por escrito a la Junta Disciplinaria de la Corte Suprema de Nuevo México, PO Caja 1809, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Las personas que hacen una denuncia deben dar su nombre, dirección y teléfono, así como el nombre, dirección y número de teléfono de la persona que dice ser practicante de la ley en New México sin licencia. También debe establecer todos los hechos en que se basa la denuncia. Las copias de los acuerdos, contratos, documentos legales, documentos, cartas u otros materiales que pertenecen a la queja debe incluir con la reclamación. Las quejas pueden ser en forma de carta o pueden hacerse utilizando el formulario disponible en Para obtener más información o para obtener un formulario de queja, por favor póngase en contacto con la Junta de Disciplina en el (505) 842-5781 o visite el sitio web, www.

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FIREWOOD-FUEL A-1 FIREWOOD INC. Seasoned Cedar, Pinon, Juniper; 1 cord, $260 2 cords, $250 3 cords $245 4 or more $240 Cedar, Pinon, Oak; $375 Oak and Hickory; $450 Each Delivered 505-242-8181 All CC accepted.





1921 MASON and Hamlin, Model A, 5.8" Concert Baby Grand, wonderful condition. $24,500. Please call for an appointment. 505-984-9849

BENGALS SILVER KITTENS from Supreme Grand Champion, $950 to $1,600. New Litter will be ready in December. 720-434-6344,

1990 FORD F-150 Lariat extended cab. Low mileage, ready to make you money, 4x2. Great shape! Nice truck. $4,295. Ask for Lee 505-316-2230.

1972 HOWARD - by Baldwin, Upright Piano, great condition. Stool included. $400. 505-983-4618

DOG HOUSE, Precision-Wood, Medium Size, Good Condition $60. 505982-2791.


AirPort Extreme 802.11n (5th Generation) sold "as is" in excellent condition. $70. Please call, 505-470-4371 after 6 p.m.

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2001 JAGUAR-XK8 CONVERTIBLE Local Owner, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, 77,768 Original Miles, Every service Record, Custom Wheels, Books, X-Keys, Navigation, Soooo Beautiful! $14,250. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE

1991 CAMERO RS, Runs Good, Ttop, $2,000. 575-483-5987 1962 MERCEDES Unimog 404 . 23,000 original miles. Completely rebuilt. Gas engine. $16,000 OBO. 505-982-2511 or 505-670-7862



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NEVER BEEN USED 48" sandwich prep table, with under counter refrigeration. 3 year compressor warranty. $1,600 OBO. 505-852-0017


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ITALIAN WATER DOGS. 4 MONTH OLD PUPPIES, CRATE TRAINED. 25-35 lbs, non-shedding. Free training and daycare. $2,000. Excellent family or active retiree pet. Call Robin, 505-6606666.

2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD. Low miles, well-equipped, 1 owner clean CarFax, $31,771. Call 505216-3800.

Reduced Price! GoldenDoodles READY NOW! 5 males, vac UTD email: goldendoodles@

PILLOW TOP Twin Mattress, no box spring. Doctor’s choice. good condition. $40, 505-819-8447.


SOUTHWEST OAK SOFA-BED. Queensize. Great condition. Couch & loveseat, $250. Table with 6 mint green chairs, $200. 505-470-3677

ATLAS snow shoes. Small size. 17" long by 6.5" wide. Great shape. $45. 505-474-9020

WHITE AKC Labrador Retriever Puppies! Excellent Bloodlines! Visit or call 719-5880934.

TV 27" SONY, remote, great condition, $95. OAK ROCKER, sturdy "grandpa" size, $75. GRACEFUL WOODEN ARMCHAIR, upholstered seat and back $65. 505-466-9669.


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Two Black LEATHER CLUB CHAIRS, 8 months old. $100 each. Burgandy ELECTRIC RECLINER. Easy-in, easyout, $50. 505-428-0579

1982 CHRYSLER CORDOBA 318 4BBL rear power amplifier, mag wheels, all power, excellent maintenance records, second owner, $3,400 or best offer. 505471-3911


2008 Land Rover LR2 HSE SUV. Bluetooth and Sirius Radio, tires are in excellent condition. 52,704 miles. Very clean interior. No accidents! Well maintained. $18,995. Call 505-474-0888.

*Dayton compressor. 30 gallon tank. Twin valve. $350. *Roll-air compressor. Portable pancake. $200. *Delta 8 1/2 inch radial arm saw with blades. $200. Call Paul 505-470-3464.



SUBARU IMPREZA WRX Turbo AWD 2013 This car is still new. Only 6000 miles, $26,500.00 OBO. 505-455-2177

Summer video monitor set $90; graco infant carseat & base $30, packnplay $30; whistle n’ wink wildflowers bumper & cribskirt $50; toys $20, baby girl dresses & clothing $20. 575208-8773.

2010 BMW 328Xi. Only 30k miles, AWD, auto, exceptional! $25,817. Call 505-216-3800.

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FEED EQUIPMENT SERVICES ALFALFA GRASS Mix bales. $11 each Bale. Barn stored Ribera, NM. 505-473-5300.


1963 FORD Thunderbird Hardtop 78K miles, 390 engine, restored, runs great! $14,000, 505-699-8339

2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara. 2k miles, why buy new! Clean CarFax $35,822. Call 505-2163800.

2011 HONDA CIVIC COUPE One owner, no accidents, 28k miles, automatic, factory warranty. Silver with grey interior, nonsmoker. Below Blue Book $13,995. 505-954-1054.

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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged SUV. 86,695 miles, Rear Seat Entertainment, Bluetooth and Sirius Radio, Roof Rail System, and much more. $29,995. Call 505-474-0888.

HANDCARVED WOODEN Eagle Sculpture. 5’ tall x 3’ wide. $4,500, OBO, trade for vehicle. Call for details, 505818-2948. MASSAGE TABLE. Adjustable, oak, with locking pins. 74"Lx33"W; 24"33" high; 44 lbs, carrying case. Excellent condition. $100. 505-473-1916. TWO NEW Kia Sedona bucket seats, $95. 505-995-0341.

THEODORE THE Mustang yearling. 14 hands, halter broke, great kids horse. BLM Adoption, $125. Will Deliver. 505-419-9754 John.

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TOYOTA MATRIX XR 2008, 2-wheel, drive, automatic, $11,000. Well maintained, all records, one owner. New tires, A/C. 38,000 miles. 505-660-2510.

95 MITSUBISHI Montero, mechanically sound, second owner, service receipts. $3,400. 505-231-4481.





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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SUV. Sirius Radio, Tow Hitch, and much more. One owner. 79,895 miles. $28,995. 505-474-0888.

1999 MERCEDES-BENZ E320 Excellent condition . 93k miles, no accidents, everything works, Barolo red metallic with tan leather. Was $6,995. REDUCED TO $5,995. 505-954-1054.

2012 TOYOTA PRIUS-C HYBRID FWD Another One Owner, Carfax, Records, Garaged, Non-Smoker, XKeys, 14,710 Miles, City 53, Highway 46, Navigation, Factory Warranty. $19,850. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICE!

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MATRIX WAGON4 AWD Another One Owner, Local, 74,000 Miles, Every Service Record, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, New Tires, Pristine. $13,250 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! VIEW VEHICLE Paul 505-983-4945

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2011 FORD F150 XLT 4X4 CREWCAB Spotless, no accidents, 38k miles, family truck.Satellite radio, bedliner, alloys, running boards, full power. Below Blue Book. Was $29,995. REDUCED TO $28,995. 505954-1054.

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(5) Storm 300’s, New. Pedal bike with electric assist. $1000. 505-690-9058


Read the WANT TO RENT column for prospective tenants. 2006 LEXUS GS 300 AWD. Just in time for winter, AWD sports sedan, recent trade, absolutely pristine, Lexus for less $17,891. Call 505216-3800.

2010 T o y o t a 4Runner Trail V6 SUV . 43,338 miles, Remote Engine Start, One owner, No accidents! $29,995. 505-474-0888.

2008 TOYOTA Sienna LE. Just 59k miles, another 1-owner Lexus trade-in! clean CarFax, immaculate condition $15,941. Call 505-2163800.

2010 NISSAN Titan Crew Cab PRO4X. 4x4, local trade-in, clean CarFax, immaculate, new tires $22,321. Call 505-216-3800.

2007 ALFA Gold 5th wheel 35RLIK 3 slide-outs, generator, basement, A/C, 2 refrigerators, ice maker, deepfreeze, central vacuum, W/D, 3 TV’s, leather chairs and hide a bed, and more!! $35,000 OBO, Trade, part trade considered. 505-660-2509

SUVs 2010 MINI Cooper Clubman S. Just 19k miles, turbocharged, super well-equipped, Navigation, leather, panoramic roof, 1 owner clean CarFax $22,731. Call 505-216-3800.

2004 TOYOTA HIGHLANDERSUV 4X4 Another One Owner, Local, 85, 126 Miles, Every Service Record, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, XKeys, Manuals, Third Row Seat, New Tires, Pristine. $13,950 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

2002 LEXUS LS 430 LUXURY SEDAN Local Owner, Carfax, Every Service Record, Garaged, Non-Smoker, Manuals, X-keys, New Tires, Loaded, Afford-ably Luxurious, $13,750, Must See! WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICE! VIEW VEHICLE Paul 505-983-4945 2010 Nissan Titan Crew PRO-4X. Awesome rig, new A/T tires, fiberglass shell, recent trade-in $24,331. Call 505-216-3800 .

26’ 1997 Mobile Scout. One owner, one slide out, great condition! $7,800 OBO. 505-690-4849 Mike.

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trict Judge of the First Judicial District at the Santa Fe Judicial Complex in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at 3:30 p.m. on the 22nd day of November, 2013 for an Order for Change of Name from CHRISTINA AMALIA PASCALE KLIMCZUK to KRYSTYNA AMALIA TO PASCALE KLIMCZUKMASSION.

Legal #95997 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican on October 29, November 5 and 12, 2013.

Stephen T. Pacheco, District Court Clerk By: Cori Dennison Deputy Court Clerk Submitted by: CHRISTINA AMALIA FIRST JUDICIAL DIS- PASCALE KLIMCZUK TRICT COURT STATE Petitioner, Pro Se OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF SANTA FE Legal#95909 IN THE MATTER OF A Published in the SanPETITION FOR ta Fe New Mexican CHANGE OF NAME OF on: October 29, and CHRISTINA AMALIA November 5, 2013 PASCALE KLIMCZUK CASE NO. D-101-CV- FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT STATE 2013-2758 OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF SANTA FE NOTICE OF CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF A OF NAME FOR TAKE NOTICE that in PETITION CHANGE OF NAME OF accordance with the provisions of Sec. 40- IRIS CLARISSA BETTI8-1 through Sec. 40-8- NA KLIMCZUK 3 NMSA 1978, st seq. CASE NO. D-101-CVthe Petitioner CHRIS- 2013-2757 TINA AMALIA PASCALE KLIMCZUK NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME will apply to the Honorable MATHEW, Dis- TAKE NOTICE that in



1977 Prowler 16ft Trailer, Sleeps 6, Excellent Condition. Oldie but Goodie! Great for hunters or families $3,000 OBO. 505-660-4963.

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2009 TOYOTA Corolla LE. Only 53k miles! Another 1 owner clean CarFax trade-in! Super nice, fully serviced $12,961. Call 505-216-3800.


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2007 MERCEDES C280 4matic. Only 65k miles!, All wheel drive, loaded, recent trade, clean CarFax, must see $15,471. Call 505-2163800.

BMW X-5 3.0I 2002 AWD Auto, Leather, Sunroof, Sport, Cold, Premium Packages, Premium Sound, 109K, Exc. Condition, $12,595. 505-982-9693.

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accordance with the provisions of Sec. 408-1 through Sec. 40-83 NMSA 1978, st seq. the Petitioner IRIS CLARISSA BETTINA KLIMCZUK will apply to the Honorable MATHEW, District Judge of the First Judicial District at the Santa Fe Judicial Complex in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at 3:30 p.m. on the 22nd day of November, 2013 for an Order for Change of Name from IRIS CLARISSA BETTINA KLIMCZUK to IRIS CLARISSA BETTINA KLIMCZUK-MASSION.


Stephen T. Pacheco, District Court Clerk By: Cori Dennison Deputy Court Clerk Submitted by: IRIS CLARISSA BETTINA KLIMCZUK Petitioner, Pro Se Legal#95908 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican on: October 29, and November 5, 2013

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2011 VOLKSWAGEN-TDI JETTA WAGON MANUAL Another One Owner, Carfax, Garaged Non-Smoker 54,506 Miles, Service Records, 42 Highway 30 City, Loaded, Pristine $20,750. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 408-1 through Sec. 40-83 NMSA 1978, st seq. the Petitioner JULIA HELENA MARIA KLIMCZUK will apply to the Honorable MATHEW, District Judge of the First Judicial District at the Santa Fe Judicial Complex in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at 3:30 p.m. on the 22nd day of November, 2013 for an Order for Change of Name from JULIA HELENA MARIA KLIMCZUK to JULIA HELENA MARIA KLIMCZUK-MASSION. Stephen T. Pacheco, District Court Clerk By: Cori Dennison Deputy Court Clerk Submitted by: JULIA HELENA MARIA KLIMCZUK



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Stephen T. Pacheco, District Court Clerk By: Cori Dennison Deputy Court Clerk Submitted by: STEPHEN JOHN KLIMCZUK Petitioner, Pro Se FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT STATE OF NEW MEXICO Legal#95907 COUNTY OF SANTA FE Published in the SanIN THE MATTER OF A ta Fe New Mexican PETITION FOR on: October 29, and CHANGE OF NAME OF November 5, 2013 STEPHEN JOHN KLIMCZUK First Judicial District CASE NO. D-101-CV- Court State of New 2013-2756 Mexico County of Santa Fe, NOTICE OF CHANGE Sharon Felix Herrera OF NAME Petitioner/Plaintiff, TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the vs. provisions of Sec. 408-1 through Sec. 40-8- Steve J. Herrera, 3 NMSA 1978, st seq. Respondent/Defenda the Petitioner STE- nt PHEN JOHN Case No.: D-101-DMKLIMCZUK will apply 2011-00321 to the Honorable MATHEW, District NOTICE OF Judge of the First Ju- PENDENCY OF SUIT dicial District at the State of New Mexico Santa Fe Judicial to Steve J. Herrera. Complex in Santa Fe, Greetings: You are New Mexico, at 3:30 hereby notified that p.m. on the 22nd day Sharon Felix Herrera, of November, 2013 for the above-named an Order for Change Petitioner/Plaintiff, of Name from has filed a civil action STEPHEN JOHN against you in the KLIMCZUK TO STE- above-entitled Court PHEN JOHN and cause, The genKLIMCZUK-MASSION. eral object thereof

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LEGALS j being: To dissolve the marriage between the Petitioner and yourself, to establish parentage, determine custody and timesharing and assess child support. Unless you enter your appearance in this cause within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication of this Notice, judgment by default may be entered against you. Sharon Felix Herrera 1708 3rd St. Santa Fe New Mexico 87505, 505-983-5067 Witness this Honorable Sylvia LaMar, District Judge of the First Judicial District Court of New Mexico, and the Seal of the District Court of Santa Fe/Rio Arriba/Los Alamos County, this 15th day of Octoberr, 2013. STEPHEN T. PACHECO CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT BY: Cori Dennison, DEPUTY CLERK Legal#95894 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican on: October 22, 29, and November 5, 2013



IN THE MATTER OF A PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME FOR MOLLIE CAITLIN CRAFT NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 408-1 through Sec 40-8-3 NMSA 1978, et seq. the Petitioner Mollie Caitlin Craft will apply to the Honorable Sarah M. Singleton, District Judge of the Frist Judicial District at the Santa Fe Judicial Complex in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at 1:10 p.m., on the 18th day of November, 2013 for an ORDER FOR CHANGE OF NAME from Mollie Caitlin Craft to Caitlin Craft Dupuis. Legal#95861 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican October 29, and November 5, 2013

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2014: This year you have an opportunity to break patterns, if you so choose. Sagittarius always encourages you to take risks, especially with money! ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH Someone you look up to could start acting too nice. You might wonder what to do with this situation. Tonight: Let the good times rock and roll. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHH You could be taken aback by circumstances involving a partner or family member. Tonight: Let your hair down. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHHH Others let you know that they are in charge. Take the hint, and don’t make a big deal out of it. Tonight: It could be a more interesting evening than you might think. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHH As well-intentioned as your efforts might be, they likely won’t be able to turn a situation around. Tonight: Squeeze in some exercise. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH Your tone changes when dealing with others. Creativity swirls around you, and it adds an unpredictable element to your plans. Tonight: Enjoy the moment. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHH Tension builds as you rarely have witnessed before. You’ll want to honor a chance to head in a new direction. Tonight: Someone makes a demand; it is your call whether to respond.

Super Quiz Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.



Name the author who created

4. The Emerald City

the literary locale. (e.g., Yoknapa-


tawpha County. Answer: William

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Answer________ 6. Narnia Answer________



1. Baskerville Hall

7. Xanadu



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8. East Egg



3. Pooh Corner

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1. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 2. J.R.R. Tolkien. 3. A.A. Milne. 4. L. Frank Baum. 5. J.M. Barrie. 6. C.S. Lewis. 7. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. 8. F. Scott Fitzgerald. 9. Daphne du Maurier.

SCORING: 18 points — congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points — honors graduate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you? (c) 2013 Ken Fisher


LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH Reach out to others. Please do not stand on ceremony. You will be a lot happier as a result. A partner could shock you with what he or she shares. Tonight: Join a friend or two.

Son denies he has a drinking problem Dear Annie: I am a mother of three children, but it’s the oldest my husband and I worry about. When “John” went to college, he started drinking a lot. I asked him about it then, and he admitted that he might have a problem, but he did nothing about it. That was 10 years ago. He has had two DWIs since, and he drinks every day. I found out from his girlfriend that he actually gets into the shower with a beer in his hand. I recently noticed that the whites of his eyes are yellow, which I’m told is a sign of liver damage. We’ve tried talking with John, but he denies he has a problem. My daughter and her friends have gone out socially with John, and she says he is fun to be with and then suddenly a switch flips and he yells and curses. He once did it when he and my daughter were alone in the car, and she was so scared, she called the police. John has had many girlfriends, but they all leave. He is good most of the time, and he’s a hard worker. His current girlfriend has tried different ways to get him to stop drinking, but he won’t do it. We are so afraid he is going to die from all the booze, or that he will get into an accident and kill himself or someone else. How can I get him to see that he is an alcoholic? Please help before we end up having to bury our son. — Two Scared Parents Dear Parents: Your son will not stop drinking until he is ready, and you cannot make that happen. His alcoholism may also mask other problems, such as depression, and he might be willing to discuss those issues with a doctor. You also could try an intervention, but please do so only with the assistance of a professional. Right now, contact Al-Anon ( for support and information. Give the website for Alcoholics Anonymous ( to John and tell him you love him.

Sheinwold’s bridge

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Be aware of how possessive you might sound. Change directions, and know full well that you are going to get a strong reaction. Tonight: Go over your budget carefully. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHH You feel energized and ready to handle any problem. You might not choose to discuss a family issue, as you still feel emotional. Tonight: Whatever makes you happy. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH You could feel as if you are adjusting well to the unexpected situations that are occurring around you. Tonight: Postpone a long-distance call for now. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHH You might want to come to a conclusion with a situation that you feel has been on the back burner for too long. Tonight: Hang with your friends. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH Tension builds between you and a supervisor. Just in case you have forgotten, you will be reminded who has the last word. A loved one could become angry. Tonight: Out late. Jacqueline Bigar


Chess quiz

The Cryptoquip is a substitution cipher in which one letter stands for another. If you think that X equals O, it will equal O throughout the puzzle. Single letters, short words and words using an apostrophe give you clues to locating vowels. Solution is by trial and error. © 2013 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.

WHITE TO PLAY : Hint: Set it up with the knight. Solution: 1. Qe8ch! Kh7 2 Ne7! (with the unstoppable threat of Qg8 mate).

Today in history Today is Tuesday, Nov. 5, the 309th day of 2013. There are 56 days left in the year. This is Election Day. Today’s highlight in history: On Nov. 5, 1912, Democrat Woodrow Wilson was elected president, defeating Progressive Party candidate Theodore Roosevelt, incumbent Republican William Howard Taft and Socialist Eugene V. Debs.

Hocus Focus

That’s all you can do. The rest is up to your son. Dear Annie: I’ve been a public librarian for 15 years. Despite signs that clearly state, “No Cell Phones,” patrons largely ignore them. I once had a father who turned his cell on and played loud music for his toddler daughter in the same room where people were doing research. He then got offended when I asked him to turn it off. Do these people have no clue about which building they walked into? Where, in this entire country, is there a refuge from noise? Why can’t there still be sanctuaries where people can go to think, do homework and write creatively? I’m not saying libraries have to be as quiet as churches, but people who want to talk on their cells need to have respect for others and do so outside of the library. — Shhh, Library Dear Library: People aren’t quiet in church anymore, either. The solution is enforcement. We recall a time when noisy people were told to be quiet by the librarian and were asked to leave if they didn’t comply. We recommend you do this whether or not patrons are “offended.” Your rules apply. If your library has a separate children’s room, that would be a good place to direct parents with rambunctious young children, as well as those who chat or play music without using headphones. (We can see libraries having “cellphone rooms” in the near future.) Dear Annie: Please pass along this information to “Proud Mom,” whose military son isolates himself from his peers. We have a Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association in every state, and most of the chapters are near military bases. We are veterans who help veterans, young and old, active or retired, whether they’ve seen combat or not. Our website is — Ed “Amerbadas” Lonecke Jr., U.S. Navy Ret.



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Business Advocate: A monthly update from the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce. Page C-2

Couple revive Golo shoe brand New line includes reissue of iconic ‘Babs’ go-go boot By Phaedra Haywood The New Mexican

Dennis and Lynne Comeau of Tesuque pose for a portrait last month in their design studio. The couple have purchased one of the country’s oldest shoe brands, Golo, famous for the iconic white patent go-go boot. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

Fed maintains course while Congress sputters along


he hullabaloo resulting from last month’s federal government’s partial shutdown showed us that Congress has finally gone over the edge, devolving into never-ending adolescent theatrics as opposed to coming to some kind of adult compromise. By demanding that appropriations for funding “Obamacare” be removed from the budget, the ultraconservative wing of the Republican Party knew that it would precipitate a stalemate and that the legislature’s primary job of passing a budget would be impossible to fulfill. These politicians are, I assume, intelligent people, not outright dolts as would be easy to conclude from their actions, so there is something more going on behind the curtains. One underlying issue is that the Republicans have no effecRob Rikoon tive leadership. Simultaneously, Real Money the president is unable to get his directives approved through his own party’s congressional members — witness his inability to neither mobilize military action in Syria nor win the approval of his first choice, Larry Summers, to be the next Federal Reserve chairman. Both sides can therefore be characterized as aimless. This is not the first time that a vacuum in the American political structure has been taken hostage by a small but extremely focused minority to change the country’s direction. It happened in the 1850s regarding slavery. The most important matter at stake is the direction of the country’s domestic policies. Will we try to provide a wide net of care for most people? Will we attempt to build infrastructure? How will the citizenry step up and pay? Higher taxes are sure to come, as is a much lower level of service in health, education and welfare. Both sides have intelligent things to say on this seemingly simple but notoriously devilish matter. Conservatives want entitlement spending curtailed but no new taxes. Liberals want the reverse. Neither can get their way, nor should they. No matter what your views are on social policy, it is a mathematical certainty that taxes will go up and benefits down. The longer we wait to take these unpopular steps, the deeper the cuts will be and the more burdensome the levies will be. The movement of the nation’s health system toward some kind of simplified payer and more universal

Fashion is about evolution. If you know what happened in the past and what’s happening now, you’ll have a pretty good idea about what is going to happen next, at least according to shoe designer Dennis Comeau. He should know. Comeau and his wife and business partner Lynne Comeau live in Tesuque, but they travel to European fashion capitals such as Paris, London, Amsterdam and Milan four times a year just to see what the world’s most fashionable

if YoU Go Men! Consignment for Him Where: 518 Old Santa Fe Trail Hours: MondaySaturday, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Contact: Arabella D’Lucca 780-8287 (Consignments by appointment only) On the Web: www.Menof Men! Consignment for Him opened Aug. 1.

people are wearing and buying. This coming year, the couple hope global trendsetters will be wearing their new designs for one of the country’s oldest shoe brands, Golo. The brand was founded in 1915 but achieved its greatest success in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s with its use of innovative materials and saucy styles epitomized by the iconic white patent go-go boot, which became a hit after Barbra Streisand was shown wearing them in a 1965 fashion spread in Vogue. “White patent happened to be a big thing at the time,” said Dennis Comeau. “But it was unheard of to do a boot in white patent. It was really shunned at first,” he said of the white bootie they’ve since dubbed

the “Babs.” People thought it was really strange. But after the Streisand shoot, it caught on and became huge, and every designer around the world knocked it off.” The Comeaus purchased the label in February (after it sat dormant for about 20 years) and launched their first line under the label in August. “The new story for next spring is the mod look,” said Dennis Comeau. “We were really very lucky with the timing that the shoes should hit [the retail floor] right when the mod look should hit retail.” The new line includes reissues of six or seven Golo bestsellers from the past — including the “Babs” and

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Sanchez named Business Woman of the Year Lynn Sanchez, the director of Human Trafficking Victim Services, has been named the 2013 Santa Fe Business Woman of the Year by Santa Fe Professional Business Women. Committee chairwoman Monica Hardeman with H&R Block said Sanchez has been recognized for her work with survivors of human trafficking and creating a safe place for them to start a new life. Sanchez has also served as a domestic violence counselor at Esperanza Shelter for Lynn Sanchez Battered Families. She created the “Get Free” campaign, which set up a text hotline, 505-GET-FREE, an easy-to-remember resource for victims of trafficking. Sanchez is the founder of the Sojourners program at Life Link, which aids the homeless, the marginalized and the displaced in our community. Hardeman announced the decision made by judges Silas Peterson with The Hire Firm, Jerry Schalow with First National Bank and Linda Strauss with Strauss HR at a special event that included numerous former recipients of the Santa Fe Business Woman of the Year award. The New Mexican

Arabella D’Lucca, owner of Men!, said through consignment, men are given the chance to reinvent themselves. ‘The way you dress is an expression of self — the way you present yourself to the world.’ PHOTOS BY JANE PHILLIPS/THE NEW MEXICAN

By Dennis J. Carroll

For The New Mexican


hen one thinks of a men’s consignment store, which probably isn’t very often, one might well envision Farrah Fawcett posters, an autographed photo of the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders and maybe a couple of pairs of rarely worn golf shoes. But then, judging by Arabella D’Lucca’s Men! shop on Old Santa Fe Trail, one would be very wrong. Think instead of being ensconced among Armani jackets and blazers, Hermès Paris belts and scarves, black sequined Versace dress shirts and pairs of Allen Edmonds leather oxfords. And all the while, your inner Dean Martin is trippin’ to Frank Sinatra crooning “Luck Be a Lady,” Ella Fitzgerald’s “You Do Something to Me” or Sammy Davis Jr. belting out “Something’s Gotta Give” over the store’s speakers. D’Lucca’s inspiration for the shop comes from Ol’ Blue Eyes himself. “Frank Sinatra is my muse,” D’Lucca said. “When Sinatra wore a fedora, every man wanted to wear a fedora.”

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One of D’Lucca’s goals is to get Santa Fe men to dandy-up and realize the benefits of high fashion, at a relatively affordable price. Many Santa Fe men, she said, seem to be stuck in a fashion style best described as, “I don’t care what I look like.” But D’Lucca is sympathetic. “In Santa Fe, we really haven’t had much of a selection for men, especially affordable. … Not only wealthy men deserve to look good,” she said. “I wanted to create a space where men can come in and be inspired.” In consignment, she said, men are given the chance to reinvent themselves. “The way you dress is an expression of self — the way you present yourself to the world.” D’Lucca, who also owns the Ooh La La shop, predominately for women, next door, mines the store’s 2,000 consigners to keep Men! stocked with finery. “Many of them are pretty wealthy and travel a lot,” D’Lucca said, “so they bring us amazing things.” Her original stock for the store’s Aug. 1 opening consisted primarily of men’s clothes gath-

In Santa Fe, we really haven’t had much of a selection for men, especially affordable. … Not only wealthy men deserve to look good. I wanted to create a space where men can come in and be inspired.” Arabella D’Lucca owner of Men!

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THE NEW MEXICAN Tuesday, November 5, 2013




SCOrE Workshops & Seminar Program

The Chamber is looking for great members of our community that would like to help make something special happen in the school system. You can be a volunteer in our CHOICES program and help reduce the drop-out rate by speaking with middle school students for just a few hours. Check out for more information. We will be setting up schedule times for a mini training with the schools. We are presenting to all of the 8th graders in the public schools including: Ortiz, Capshaw, Devargas, Eldorado and Gonzales. More info contact: David Sidebottom 995-1251

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SCORE of Santa Fe, a resource partner of the SBA, is offering free events to boost your business this November. These programs are sponsored by the Economic Development department of the City of Santa Fe. Seminar: understanding Contracts and Legal Structures Wednesday, 11/6 • 6:00 pm-8:30 pm Workshops: Intermediate Quickbooks Saturday 11/9 • 9:00 am-12:00 pm Pitching your Ideas Saturday 11/16 • 9:00 am-12:00 pm All events are located at the Santa Fe Business Incubator 3900 Paseo del Sol (off Airport Road) To register: call 505-424-1140 (option 1) or email


LEgISLatIVE PrEVIEW Monday, December 9th • 5:00pm-7:30pm Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza, 100 Sandoval Register online at: 2014 LegiSLative RecePtion Monday, January 27th • Santa Fe community convention center

The Hire Firm celebrates with a ribbon cutting at 1400 St Francis Drive Suite C.

WHat MEMbErS arE SayIng abOut tHE CHaMbEr “A large part of what we do depends on Strong Community Partners, and the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce has proven to be an invaluable Partner. Business over Breakfast provided the opportunity for me to establish an alliance that realized a Pilot Lunch-Buddy Mentor-Program with DoubleTree Leadership, and a nearby Elementary School.” Chris Alexander Regional Director – Santa Fe Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico “I highly recommend the Chamber’s Brown Bag Lunch Series. Many thanks to the Chamber for providing helpful information on topics relevant to making Santa Fe businesses prosper.” Susan LeBeau Verve Gallery

Everyday Center for Spiritual Living cuts the ribbon at their new location at 2544 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite B. “The Santa Fe Chamber has been a great resource

for La Posada. It gives us access to businesses through networking events and membership, as well as helping us to keep the business local when considering our operational needs.” Ben Tutt General Manager La Posada

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Nature’s Creations cuts the ribbon at their new location at 242 Dinosaur Trail.

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Savory Spice Shop marks its grand opening with ribbon cutting at 225 Galisteo Street. Stephanie Graham, VP, Business Services Officer For more information about Business Services at New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and to join “The Power of WE” visit or call 505-872-5422.

The Right Fit Stephanie Graham, VP, Business Services Officer at New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, started the Credit Union’s commercial loan department in Santa Fe. She has over 25 years of experience in finance, specializing in commercial lending lines of credit and complex commercial real estate lending. Stephanie said, “Regardless of the size of your business, I would love to see how I can assist you with your business lending needs.”

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013


Entitlements vs Revenue - Santa Fe

A few months ago I ruffled a few feathers in this column by suggesting that the Santa Fe City Council should be focusing its energy on local issues and efficient government rather than plastic bags, gay marriage and gun control. I may ruffle some more by pointing out that whoever is elected in the March election will be faced with very tough financial decisions and have to decide whether to raise taxes and fees or cut the services we enjoy. The State of New Mexico has been reimbursing municipalities for revenue lost when the food tax ended. This “hold harmless” policy is now ending and Santa Fe have to make up the difference to the tune of an additional $750,000 each year. Gross receipts tax revenues are declining because of the recession and/or people are shopping online or in Albuquerque. New construction is nowhere near as strong as it was ten years ago, and many of the permits

issued are for remodeling projects. Real estate and tourism are showing signs of recovery but, again, not as strong economic drivers as they were in the past. Trends are for very moderate growth at best. Any tax increase, whether GRT or property tax, will negatively affect business, competitiveness and job creation. Studies have shown that Santa Fe has more municipal employees per capita than any other New Mexico city. We carry a large municipal payroll because we have more libraries, senior centers, recreation and youth programs, an airport, a convention center, other amenities and an unusually generous benefits package for staff. Can we afford to continue to have the government provide these services? If so, who pays? Tough decisions indeed.The council will have to decide: higher taxes or cuts in services. There is no other choice. Simon Brackley President and CEO

The Chamber Educates the Community about Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reform has taken its first steps with Marketplace Open Enrollment, leaving many businesses confused and concerned on how this will affect their business. The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce strives to help Santa Fe local businesses thrive; in an effort to do so, the Chamber hosts several events to help educate and connect the community. Recently, the Chamber collaborated with ACI and Daniels Insurance Inc. and hosted four well attended events in September and October about healthcare reform in order to help educate and prepare businesses on the new rules, needed steps, possible consequences, and other necessary information. These events gave individuals the opportunity


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to ask questions and receive answers from an expert healthcare agent. The September morning and afternoon events brought over 90 attendees who had plenty of questions and many attended the second event in October with more questions and concerns. “Wow, you guys are the BEST. Thank you so much. I am in favor of the plan, but now that it is implemented, I am confused. I cannot thank you enough for this,” said a Chamber member in response to the events. This was one of the many successful events the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce was proud to host in order to assist the Santa Fe business community by providing the essential resources and information businesses need to prosper.

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THE THE NEW NEW MEXICAN MEXICAN Tuesday, November 5, 2013

In brief

BizMix winners announced More than $418,000 in cash and services has been awarded to the winners of the BizMix 2013 business plan competition. The competition is a new and innovative way for those with business ideas to showcase their product or services at small mix events and get ideas from business owners and potential customers. All the finalists go through a five-month business development process and receive mentoring. The grand-prize winners were Santa Fe Hard Cider, which won the $8,000 grand prize and a four-month kiosk rental at the DeVargas Center for owners Mike Zercher and Josh Johns, who are behind the glutenfree alcoholic beverage made with New Mexico apples. The other winner was Acme Happy Chicken Company, with owner Bill Roth winning $5,000 and a four-month kiosk rental at the mall to sell his prefab “modern chicken coop for today’s urban farmer.” Other crowd favorite winners were Lube Ladies, a sex-toy retail business, and Litehouse International, the maker of pop-up disaster shelters.

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Gola: Shoes will retail for between $195 and $595 Continued from Page C-1 “fleur,” a red patent mid-heel pump adorned with a white and yellow daisy (which is a reinterpretation of one of the more than 20 Golo brand shoes that are part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection) — and about a dozen new designs. The shoes — which will retail for between $195 and $595 per pair — are being marketed by Aeffe Group, a Milan-based company that represents (and in some cases owns) luxury brands including Alberta Ferretti and Moschino. The shoes are made in Italy and Brazil at factories the couple has worked with in the past. A lowerpriced spinoff of the brand, called Golette, is being made in India. Half of the new Golo collection is on display at the Aeffe showroom on West 56th Street in New York City, the other half has been on tour this fall, being presented in cities around the world in conjunction with fall fashion weeks, during which fashions for spring 2014 are offered.

“Our intention was to do a small launch initially, but at the same time worldwide,” Dennis Comeau said. “We’re just focusing on better accounts we’ve decided we want to sell to. We’re not trying to sell millions of dollars of shoes. The image of the brand is very important to us, and we want to establish and build on that.” Both Dennis and Lynne Comeau have extensive experience in the shoe industry. Dennis Comeau, who grew up in New York state, studied computer science in school and got a job in his field right out of school, but said he “hated” the work so he quit. “I was one of those people who went to lunch and never came back,” he said. Shortly afterward, he got a job working at Nine West as a temp, which, he said, is were he fell in love with shoes. After learning all he could at the company, he said, he used his credit cards to buy a cheap ticket to Italy, where he befriended the owner of a shoe factory who took him on as an apprentice and taught him the busi-

ness from the ground up. He eventually started his own line — he once got an order from Bergdorf Goodman by marching into the company’s offices and putting his shoes on the desk of the buyer — and it was while promoting that line in New York that he met his wife. Lynne Comeau is originally from England and worked as a clothing buyer in London before striking out for New York City, where she got involved in the shoe industry as a buyer and later as a partner in several shoe stores. She said her husband “lured” her back to Europe — Florence, Italy, to be exact — after they met. They lived there — with frequent trips to New York — until 2007, when they moved to New Mexico. The couple had their own shoe line at one point but said they got so many requests to design for other fashion houses — including Ellen Tracy and Betsey Johnson — that they eventually sidelined it. This is the second time the couple has revived an old brand. They

purchased the luxury shoe brand Bernardo in 2000 and reinvigorated it with new designs before selling it in 2011. “We made plenty of mistakes with Bernardo, and we’re hoping to learn from what we did right and use that to our advantage with Golo,” Dennis Comeau said. In addition to relaunching Golo, the pair recently have been designing watch faces and bands for the local jewelry company Peyote Bird. The Comeaus work side by side in their bright, spacious studio in Tesuque, which contains hundreds of pairs of vintage shoes (they have a storage unit that houses the rest of their shoe collection). The studio and the home they live in now are rented, as they are in the process of having a home built. When the building is completed, the couple say, they plan to set up a more formal design studio, where they hope to employ several talented local designers they’ve met since moving here. Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068.

Two of the meeting industry’s most important publications recognized the Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau with awards as one of the country’s top destination meeting organizations. For the fifth year in a row, Meetings & Conventions magazine presented the Convention and Visitors Bureau with its prestigious 2013 Gold Service Award. Tens of thousands of meeting planners who subscribe to the magazine submitted their choice, through unaided recall, for best convention and visitors bureaus. A total of 86 domestic convention and visitors bureaus and tourism boards were so honored this year.

Convention center bookings With expected attendance: Nov. 17, Keep Santa Fe Beautiful Recycled Art Festival, 3,000 Dec. 1, SWAIA, Winter Indian Market, 2,000 Jan. 20, 2014, New Mexico Association of Counties, 900 Jan. 27, Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, legislative reception, 1,000 Feb. 1, Food Depot, Souper Bowl, 1,000 Jan. 31, American Astronautical Society, Winter Meeting, 300

October bankruptcies Chapter 7 u 13-13252 J — Louie B. Carrion and Hope Carrion, Santa Fe. Liabilities $174,769.45; assets $182,666.90. u 13-13260 JG — David B. Chavez and Jessica D. Rodriguez, Santa Fe. Liabilities $213,462.17; assets $227,922. u 13-13264 TG — Lori Roybal and Denny Roybal, Santa Fe. Liabilities $394,959.22; assets $291,850. u 13-13298 JG — Juan Francisco Valdez, Santa Fe. Liabilities $66,126.92; assets $26,620. u 13-13388 TG — Leticia O. Lopez, Santa Fe. Liabilities $164,751; assets $62,794. u 13-13390 TG — Magdalena V. Romero, Santa Fe. Liabilities $207,648.49; assets $126,613.33. u 13-13396 TC — Daniel Wayne Ray and Rebecca Lynn Ray, Santa Fe. Liabilities $51,125.34; assets $97,590. u 13-13398 JG — Manuel Anthony Chavez and Bernice Rose Chavez, Santa Fe. Liabilities $76,446.51; assets $32,743. u 13-13443 TG — Carmen J. Pacheco Jr. and Arlene M. Pacheco, Santa Fe. Liabilities $409,594.69; assets $336,002.71. u 13-13446 JG — Vicki Ann VinHatton, Santa Fe. Liabilities $63,700.97; assets $16,418.11. u 13-13447 TG — John Funfer, Santa Fe. Liabilities $132,304.37; assets $8,461.65. u 13-13450 TG — Christopher Paul Crumbacher, Santa Fe. Liabilities $446,864; assets $337,275. u 13-13460 JG — Juan I. Garcia, Santa Fe. Liabilities $194,508.93; assets $118,995. u 13-13462 JG — Laurine Patricia Goldberg and Dante Jericho Schmoeker, Santa Fe. Liabilities $240,771.74; assets $221,380.29. u 13-13464 TG — Dale David Ruth, Santa Fe. Liabilities $87,343.54; assets $17,072.85. u 13-13467 JG — Janet Orcutt, Santa Fe. Liabilities $195,535.19; assets $206,568.43. u 13-13477 JG — Randolph M. Nason, Santa Fe. Liabilities $18,891.13; assets $14,313.95. u 13-13487 TB — Robert Marquez and Theresa Marquez, Santa Fe. Liabilities $237,680; assets $369,390. u 13-13500 TG — Roman Garcia Jr., Santa Fe. Liabilities $180,237.15; assets $200,420. u 13-13510 JG — Nathan Young, Santa Fe. Liabilities $122,736; assets $11,580. u 13-13514 JG — Matthew S. Kasper and Laurel L. Kasper, Santa Fe. Liabilities $482,475; assets $409,991. u 13-13517 JG — Mesa Photo Arts, Inc., Santa Fe. Liabilities $1,005,524.98; assets $4,001. u 13-13540 TG — Gregory L. Stratton, Santa Fe. Liabilities $879,800; assets $247,561. u 13-13556 TG — Melanie Harth, Santa Fe. Liabilities $60,723.34; assets $24,803.89. u 13-13597 TG — Richard A. Strelitz and Judith S. Lear, Santa Fe. Liabilities $508,153.91; assets $607,019.52.

Chapter 13 u 13-13263 TS — Richard V. Lucero, Santa Fe. Liabilities $289,569.11; assets $240,596.65. u 13-13296 JS — Cecilia Roybal, Santa Fe. Liabilities $93,413.70; assets $53,760.32. u 13-13549 TS — Isidro Geraldo Gonzales and Jerilyn Louise Valdes-Gonzales, Santa Fe. Liabilities and assets not available. The New Mexican

From left, John Wickham, manager of Men!, helps John Gordon consign for the first time last month. JANE PHILLIPS/THE NEW MEXICAN

Style: 2,000 consigners help keep Men! stocked Continued from Page C-1 ered while she operated women’s consignment shops in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. “We try to take things that really don’t look like they’ve been worn,” said D’Lucca, a native of San Francisco. “I don’t really focus on trendy. I focus on quality — things that are going to make you look like a million bucks. … We really try to make every piece something that wows.” Clothes have always been a major thread in D’Lucca’s life. Even at age 2, she insisted on picking out her own outfits and later was bounced by her mother from thrift shop to thrift shop in the San Francisco Bay Area. “It was the thrill of the

hunt and the victory of the find,” D’Lucca said. An aunt, Vicky Graef, was a film and TV costume designer, whose many credits included The Gilmore Girls, Dick Tracy and The Godfather Part III. Not surprisingly, D’Lucca also takes inspiration from what might be called mobster-chic, a throwback to the movie dons and thugs who, while willing to commit cold-blooded murder, looked good doing it. Men! is not without its kitsch. For $175, you can buy a cowboy shirt from Manny’s Cowboy Tailors of North Hollywood, designers of costumes for Elvis Presley and other entertainers. D’Lucca’s prices vary depending on how

much high-fashion and bling your wallet can bear — from $500 for a black cashmere Armani trench coat to $30 or less for a Lands’ End printed shirt. Wes Bolin, visiting from Colorado Springs, Colo., had dropped in just to browse and see “what I might need.” Maybe a vest or a coat. “Though I have more to get rid of rather than buying more things.” He left with a $20 pair of Meron leather gloves. Danny Silverman, most recently of Baltimore and in Santa Fe pursuing a “beautiful woman artist,” said he was in need of blue jeans and a coat, and appreciated finding a consignment store devoted to men. “It’s a rare find.”

Rikoon: Easy money policy won’t solve issues Continued from Page C-1 coverage is inevitable. Obamacare is one small step in this direction, and while the quality of care might go down and the costs might go up, this is the wave of the future, so get used to it. The law was passed, a subsequent election vote was taken confirming the public’s acceptance of its implementation, a Supreme Court challenge to its legality was raised, and it survived all these challenges. Obamacare is a reality and the Republicans know this, so they must be trying to question the underlying principles involved. The talks over the debt limit that were negotiated in August 2011 and led to the sequestration process, i.e. cutting equal percentages from all parts of the budget, is now the default methodology for settling debt negotiations. It allows every politician a convenient way out from the dark hole of endless arguing, because in the end, without a “grand bargain” (a long-term budget and spending framework),

everyone’s programs lose money every year. There is no one to blame for the cuts, so they are politically palatable. The latest political impasse did not spell an end for the economy nor will the next one. Keep in mind that the U.S. will never knowingly or willingly default on its debt. In fact, the markets’ performance indicates that there is no recession in sight and that resurgence in economic output will occur during the first half of 2014. Unfortunately, the future climate for investments is still largely predicated on the actions of the Federal Reserve. They seem to be agonizing over when and how to reduce their bond purchases, because they know there is a danger to the economy when they start doing so. They cannot avoid cutting back, but they don’t want be blamed for putting the country back into a recession, so the status quo is in vogue on the financial as well as the political front. As the Federal Reserve has con-

tinuously supplied easy money to the markets for the last several years, it has become a “businessas-usual” policy that is now hard to reverse. It will be difficult to wean stocks from their addiction to this monetary stimulus. There is no doubt the economy needed bold action amid the financial meltdown of 2007 and 2008, but that is no longer the case. The Federal Reserve’s policy is not going to solve the structural issues facing the economy, and everyone knows this, but they don’t know what else to do to keep the fire stoked. The impacts of keeping the crisis policy in place beyond the appropriate time for tightening are an artificial suppression of market forces, interest rates being kept low and distortion of asset prices upward. This is great for investors as long as it lasts, but it is like a rubber band stretched too far: It’s going to hurt when it eventually reverts back to its natural shape. By most accounts, the economy is on firm footing, so why is the Fed

continuing to press on the accelerator? They are afraid that the congressional and executive branches’ ongoing philosophic impasse means there will be no forthcoming plan for the country other than what they, as a non-elected body, come up with. It is an abdication of responsibility on Congress’ part that it cannot pass a budget or come up with a long-term plan to deal with our debt. It might help if we docked lawmakers’ pay for each day this situation continues, or better yet, maybe Congress should just be disbanded and new elections held if they show they are not up to the task at hand. After all, that is what other forms of democracies do when the government in power loses the people’s confidence. Wouldn’t that be refreshing! Rob Rikoon (rob.rikoon@rikoon is chief investment officer for The Rikoon Group, a Santa Fe-based registered investment counseling firm.

Santa Fe New Mexican, Nov. 5, 2013  
Santa Fe New Mexican, Nov. 5, 2013  

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