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Yay For Open Space!

Instead of boos, the Village of Los Ranchos governing table faced a happy crowd at its special meeting held Monday, Aug. 29. The single agenda item was an $8 million general obligation bond question for open space land purchases. The question will be put on the upcoming November ballot. Money For Beauty Mayor Don Lopez,…

The ugly side of the Lavender Village is showing

Public outcry prompts development decision deferral in Los Ranchos

Village of Los Ranchos Trustees were on a roll deferring agenda items at its August 10 meeting. They deferred a controversial residential subdivision approval at Guadalupe Trail and Chavez Road until November and deferred voting on a couple of moratoriums against some proposed developments around Fourth and Osuna. But yanking agenda items didn’t quash the…

Large development plan creates hot time in the Lavender Village

Residents may be too late to stop permitted projects

There were a couple of rabble-rousing Village of Los Ranchos meetings held over the last few weeks. The July 13 meeting was standing room only, with some name calling, lots of clapping and a petition with about 600 signatures opposing high-density development in The Lavender Village. It went so long into the moonlight it had…