Playing Fields

Several times a year, we get enough rain for Frenger Park to get flooded. That is by design: Frenger Park is a holding pond when we get...

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Visión Las Cruces is an inclusive home to a diverse population: over 100,000 people with a range of experiences, backgrounds, views of...

“WE CHOOSE TO GO TO THE MOON”

President Kennedy made that statement, essentially a challenge, on September 12, 1962, nearly sixty years ago. Less than seven years...

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Vision - Crime Reduction We see crime statistics or hear about a recent increase in shootings, and it can seem like our community is...

It's a Different "Game" this Time

We often refer to politics as a "game," and many aspects of politics are like games. There are rules. There are competitors. There are...

Campaign Information

As more people come to this website, there will be a greater need to be sure certain information is available. So, here's a list of...

Ranked Choice Voting

Election day for our municipal election is going to be November 5. Under new state law, the election will be run by our County Clerk's...

Campaign Platform

Several people have asked me what the platform is for this campaign for mayor. First and most importantly, it is about Las Cruces, who...

We Are Doing This

We didn't ask for the situation. We aren't getting any federal funds to help with it. We are, however, stepping up. We can do this. We...

LIVE Las Cruces!

¡Viva Las Cruces! translates to Live Las Cruces! It is an essential expression of seeking our success and being a place that is alive...

Vision

There is so much about vision that is transforming ideas, intangible and etherial ideas, into something real, solid, actual. It is what...

Prohibition

One hundred years ago today, the Eighteenth Amendment was ratified, and just over a year later, on January 17, 1920, it went into effect....

LIVE Las Cruces... How

People keep asking how they can help get me elected. I recently commented here on why I am running for mayor and mentioned that there is...

Term Limits

Earlier this year, I introduced two ideas to the council and got little to no support for either of them. That can happen in democratic...

Running for Mayor

Sleep eluded me some nights ago; so, as Allison slept calmly beside me, I lay there wide awake trying to figure out what would get me to...

Æsthetics

If you look carefully at this photo, you can see some human-made intrusions into the shot. However, what takes our breath away is what...

Film in Las Cruces

This has been an uncertain path for me. I have no background in film and no sense of what works, what doesn't in this field. So, I...

Combatting "Us and Them"

It is natural to have some discomfort around those who look or act differently from that to which we are accustomed. I say it is...

Concepts for Villa Mora

The idea is to mostly leave it natural, but to also add some amenities like a community center and possibly a small urban hub area on the...

Prado on the Plaza

On Friday, September 7, we saw the ribbon cutting for the opening of the Prado exhibit on the Plaza de Las Cruces. It was an exciting...