Music concerts under the stars, art festivals on the plaza — these are some of the features of the Los Lunas planning department's Transit Oriented Development project.
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Like a pebble tossed into a pond, there's a ripple effect throughout the economy whenever Hollywood comes to town. In short, making movies means money.
Downtown Belen is undergoing a transformation.
It could be argued that spending money is as easy as tripping over a rock. You grab something from the store, order from your favorite website and get free shipping or just pay the kid next door $20 to mow the lawn.
If you're a new business person, Rhona Baca-Espinoza, executive director of the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce, and Stephanie Flynn, of the Los Lunas Chamber of Commerce, are people you want to know in Valencia County.
If you drive on public roads, depend on police and firefighters to respond in your time of need or simply expect your public library to be open, you may not worry about what pays for those services.
Locals 2013: Community & Growth. Published yearly by the Valencia County News-Bulletin (Number Nine Media, Inc.). For information, please call (505) 864-4472. Copyright 2013
When it comes to the quality of life in a community, recreation is one category often cited in surveys around the country.
Health, safety and welfare. It's pretty much the driving force behind every modern zoning ordinance ever written.
Driving through Valencia County, it's almost impossible not to notice the pot holes and the faded traffic-control markings defacing many of the area's municipal streets, county roads and state highways.
Whatever might be said about school lunches, the goal of Valencia County school districts is to offer children nutritious food in healthy portions.
Every day, there are public servants who help save people from fires, help put out fires and they go to sites where something bad happens, such as car accidents, structure fires, heart attacks, strokes and other events that might need attendance by firefighters.
Whether you need a flu shot or straight talk about safe sex, public health nurses are here to help.