Santa Fe

Texas school district where 10 slain to use metal detectors

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Trustees of a Houston-area school district where 10 people were fatally shot in an attack blamed on a student have voted to install metal detectors at all four campuses.<p>The board of the Santa Fe Independent School District on Monday approved recommendations from a security …

New Mexico

p>Alumni from Santa Fe High School in Texas come together for a class reunion and fundraiser for victims of last May’s school shooting. </p

In a Grieving Texas Town, a Class Reunion Becomes Something More – Photo Gallery<p>by <b>Charles Borst</b> posted <b>July 16, 2018</b><p>Guests at a reunion of Santa Fe …

Education

State warns medical pot dispensaries on cannabidiol sales

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials are warning medical marijuana dispensaries against selling cannabidiol produced outside of New Mexico or from plants grown outside the state.<p>The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Medical Cannabis Program director Kenny Vigil wrote to dispensaries June 7 that …

Cannabis

Comic-Con Preview Night to Begin

49 minutes ago<p>SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Comic-Con International, again expected to draw a wide array of fans of the popular arts, will conduct its annual …

Comics

Texas Senate panel meets today to discuss mass shootings in schools

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Texas Senate members are set to hear public testimony on Wednesday to explore possible causes of mass shootings in schools. It …

San Francisco Bay Area

Route 66 Through New Mexico – A Lot of Love & A Little Disappointment

I picked a table in a quiet corner of the Courtyard Amarillo Downtown’s restaurant so I could spread out my maps and guides, planning the loose …

RVs

After Parkland shooting, Va. school district considers security improvements

One of the nation’s largest school districts is considering more than $24 million in security improvements in the aftermath of the Parkland, Fla., shooting that left 14 students and three staff members dead.<p>The Fairfax County School Board in Northern Virginia is to vote this month on spending $2.3 …

School Administration

Two Friendswood police officers hospitalized after alleged substance exposure

Two Friendswood police officers were hospitalized last week after they were believed to be exposed to an unknown narcotic during a traffic stop.<p>The …

San Francisco Bay Area

Descartes Labs’ Wildfire Watchsystem uses satellite imagery to track active fires on Twitter

Wildfires are one of nature’s most destructive forces, exacerbated by the effects of climate change and land development. The recent fires in Sonoma County killed 22 people and destroyed thousands of homes, and the Ventura and Santa Barbara County wildfires burned for more than 281,800 acres before …

Business

Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander vs Peugeot 5008 GT comparison review

We have already established that the Peugeot 5008 is a commendable seven-seat SUV that sacrifices a little practicality in the name of style, design …

Autos (Australia)

Report: Texas Saw Increase In Student Arrests For Threats

<b>AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP)</b> — A new report shows a sharp increase in arrests of Texas students for threatening violence in the wake of the deadly high …

High School

Maryland Gov. Hogan to take No. 2 spot at National Governors Association

Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to be elected vice chairman of the National Governors Association this weekend.<p>The National Governors Association is a …

Annapolis

CHP pursuing vehicle in Los Angeles County

California Highway Patrol officers Tuesday night were pursing a vehicle on the northbound 5 Freeway.<p>The chase began in San Diego County, went through …

California

Pick for U.S. Supreme Court Has Light Record of Education Rulings

A federal appeals court judge in Washington whose mother taught in the District of Columbia, Kavanaugh has a relatively light record of rulings on …

U.S. Supreme Court

OPINION | Late NM Congressman said pay the Legislature

SANTA FE, N.M. — Our late Congressman Steve Schiff was laid to rest 20 years ago this year. As his former spokesman, I wrote in the Journal about …

New Mexico

Gwinnett road closed due to sinkhole could reopen in 2 weeks

Venture Drive has been closed between Pleasant Hill Road and Steve Reynolds Boulevard near the Gwinnett Place Mall for nearly a month due to two …

New Mexico

Next level: 2018-19 athletes who will compete in college

San Diego Section high school athletes for 2018-19 headed to next level:<p><b>BASEBALL</b><p>Torrey Pines’ Mac Bingham (USC);<p>Ramona’s Derek Diamond …

Sports

BUDDHISM FOR WESTERN CHILDREN by Kirstin Allio

An adolescent boy’s life is irreparably changed when his parents join a religious cult.<p>When Daniel is 10 years old, his parents make the drive from …

Spirituality

Sunrise Springs Spa Resort

Sunrise Springs Spa Resort<p>242 Los Pinos Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507, United States | (505) 780-8145<p>Price Range<p>$$ ($251 to $350/night)<p>Amenities<p>Spa, Pool, …

Hot Springs

Robert Plant Extends ‘Carry Fire’ Tour With New U.S. Dates

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will extend their trek in support of 2017’s <i>Carry Fire</i> into the fall with a new slate of North …

Music

New Mexico joins private prison debate

Rep. Christine Trujillo, D-Albuquerque, talks about private detention centers holding immigrants during a committee meeting Monday in Santa Fe. …

Immigration

Whittier Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Mayhem After Allegedly Attacking Wife With Chain Saw in Front of Children

A man who allegedly attacked his wife with a chain saw in front of their children last week has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated …

Crime

Arrests of Texas students have increased since Parkland and Santa Fe shootings, study says

AUSTIN--The number of Texas students who have been arrested for terroristic threats and firearms violations soared after school shootings in Florida …

Texas

Episode 5: Geoffrey West on Networks, Scaling, and the Pace of Life - Sean Carroll

If you scale up an animal to twice its height, keeping everything else proportionate, its volume and weight become eight times as much. Such a …

Stanford University

Lawmakers hold hearing on ICE detention in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - State lawmakers have heard testimony about conditions inside federal facilities that house migrants in New Mexico, where the …

Immigration

Poll shows 1 in 3 parents fear for child's safety at school

As back-to-school shopping begins, a new poll of parents with school-aged children shows 34 percent---one in three---fear for their child's safety at …

Birmingham, AL

Folk Art Market in Santa Fe sets sales record

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Officials say the International Folk Art Market ' Santa Fe set a record for sales in 2018.<p>The Santa Fe New Mexican reports CEO …

New Mexico

Perry alma mater says he didn't tilt nuke lab bid

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas A&M University leaders say Energy Secretary Rick Perry wasn't involved in a $2.5 billion nuclear weapons lab contract that …

Austin

Concentrated wealth in agricultural populations may account for the decline of polygyny

Across small-scale societies, the practice of some males taking multiple wives is thought to be associated with extreme disparities of wealth. But in …

Innovation

5 things you may not know about Jason Kander, KC’s newest mayoral candidate

If you’re looking for Jason Kander’s ideas about lowering water rates or increasing Kansas City’s stock of affordable housing, you won’t find them in …

Taco Bell