It’s tough duty sitting in on an Española Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The Oct. 14 meeting ran from about 6:15 p.m. to 12:38 a.m. the next day.
The well-hashed unwanted trash conversation has come up twice in the last two Española City Council meetings. Understandably, city councilors don’t want trash on streets, public areas, parking lots or spilling over from business dumpsters.
I am 78 years old. I never knew my beautiful grandmother, Loretta. She died in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. That epidemic inspired people to find ways to prevent such devastation. They came up with vaccines.
The Santa Fe New Mexican took a stand on the nation’s “lost white woman” nonsense in a good Sept. 23 editorial. This country and its population of shallow citizens spend way too much time obsessing on the whereabouts of lost white women who have been kidnapped, killed or both.
Really? The (Española School District) Board of education is upset at administration and security because bathrooms are being destroyed by some stupid challenge? What is their solution?