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May 23, 2013 – The Eldorado Daily presents the 2013 Eldorado Community Summer Guide The Eldorado Daily introduces our first Summer Guide this year. The Guide will be a newsprint publication available throughout the Eldorado area and surrounding communities. The Guide will present stories and information about events and activities that will be occuring throughout the summer months – from June 15 through September. Advertisers are encouraged to contact our sales office today at 438-9600. Deadline for ad submissions is June 6, 2013. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE 2013 ELDORADO COMMUNITY SUMMER GUIDE
Sunday, June 16 – 10 am to 2 pm – 2013 Motorado Classic Motorcycle Show – at La Tienda in Eldorado Motorado Motorcycle Club of Santa Fe (NM) is presenting its 2nd Annual Motorado Classic Motorcycle Show on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 16, 2013 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The event will be held at La Tienda/Eldorado, just south of Santa Fe at the junction of Avenida Vista Grande & Rte. 285. Last year we had over 100 classic motorcycles on display from 26 manufacturers from around the world. Best in show was a pristine 1934 Moto Guzzi GTS500.
Over 1500 spectators enjoyed this free event with food offered by La Plancha, beer by Santa Fe Brewing Co., and over 25 industry sponsors with displays on site. This year’s event promises to be even bigger and better. The beneficiary sponsor is the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society. FIND OUT MORE
Thursday, June 13, 2013 – REEL New Mexico Presents “Becoming Eduardo” – 7 pm – The Performance Space at la Tienda
On Thursday, June 13, Reel New Mexico is excited to present “Becoming Eduardo,” an award-winning feature film directed by Rod McCall of Las Cruces. McCall will discuss the film and take questions from the audience after the screening. The program starts at 7 p.m. at La Tienda Center in Eldorado.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 – Letters to the Editor on The Daily Spin A letter from Eldorado resident J. Browne about coyote encounters in Eldorado. READ THE WHOLE LETTER
Friday, June 14, 2013 – 4 pm to 7 pm – Eldorado Farmer’s Market – at La Tienda in Eldorado The Eldorado Farmer’s Market is already in it’s second week for 2013, It’s happening this Friday, June 14th at 4 pm at La Tienda. Market director Susan Tarver assures us that this should be another banner year. We hope to see you there to support your local growers and other area vendors.
2013 June 14 – Water Service Restored
Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued for EAWSD customers east of Highway 285 between Vaquero Road and Camino Acote, including the Ridges
Water service was restored to about 200 customers east of Highway 285 between Vaquero Road and Camino Acote, including the Ridges, at approximately 6:30 p.m. last night after an outage due to a water main break by the Vet Clinic yesterday. FIND OUT MORE
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 – 5 pm to 9 pm – “The Sea Inside” – dinner and a movie – sponsored by Santa Fe Council on International Relations – La Plancha and the Performance Space at La TiendaDinner and a movie is a special event sponsored by the Santa Fe Council on International Relations. This showing features a film “The Sea inside” – a 2004 Spanish film written, produced, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenabar. FIND OUT MORE
Friday, June 7, 2013 – 4 pm to 7 pm – Eldorado Farmer’s Market – at La Tienda in Eldorado The Eldorado Farmer’s Market kicks off the 2013 season on Friday, June 7th at 4 pm at La Tienda. Market director Susan Tarver assures us that this should be another banner year. This year a new website just for the market is under construction – sponsored in part by the Eldorado Daily. Information about vendors, upcoming events and other news will be featured on the new site. Of course you can also learn about the market every week right here on the Daily Front Page. We hope to see you there to support your local growers and other area vendors.
Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8, 2013 – Vista Grande Public Library Spring Book Sale – At La Tienda – Building B VGPL will hold its semi-annual used book sale on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8 at La Tienda de Eldorado, 7 Caliente Road, in Eldorado (Building B).
There will be a wide selection of materials, including hardcover and paperback fiction and nonfiction, children’s books, DVDs, music CDs, and audiobooks. Many books are in like-new condition.
Prices ranges from $.50 for paperbacks to $2.00 for hardcover books, with some very new or collectible items priced separately.
Book sale hours are:
Friday, June 7, 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 – 11 am to 2 pm – The Agora Super Summer Saturday On Saturday, June 8th The Agora Plaza will host a free summer event featuring Music, food and beverages, a fire truck on display, an artists market, etc. FIND OUT MORE
Saturday, June 8, 2013 – 10 AM to ? – Wild West Shoot-Out Horseshoe Tournament – La Tienda in EldoradoA horseshoe tournament and pig roast is being presented by La Tienda and other sponsors to benefit Kevin Saulnier and help with medical expenses. A pig roast will be provided by ChicaGrill, beer will be on tap at the Santa FE Brewing Tap House, and music by Sean Healen. FIND OUT MORE
Sunday, June 2, 2013 – Letter to the EditorECIA manager in a Santa Fe bar brawl! ???s being asked by this Daily reader and local resident. READ THE ENTIRE LETTER
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 – EAWSD Service Area – Stage 1 Water Restrictions Imposed
ELDORADO AREA WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT IMPOSES STAGE 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS Effective Wednesday, May 22, 2013. The Eldorado Area Water and Sanitation District (EAWSD) is imposing water restrictions on its customers beginning today. Drought conditions over the past two years have reduced EAWSD’s water production capacity, most notably due to the inability to pump water from two wells in the Galisteo Creek Alluvium. This loss of pumping capacity and the increase in water demand associated with summer months is placing burdens on the water system to meet the increasing demand, according to a statement issued by EAWSD. FIND OUT MORE
May 17, 2013 – News Update – The Legal Tender in Lamy, New MexicoFind updated information on the impending closing of the Legal Tender in Lamy, New Mexico at our Legal Tender page. According to their official newsletter there are a number things that interested parties can do to attempt to reverse the decision of the board of the Lamy Railroad and History Museum to close the Legal Tender restaurant. FIND OUT MORE
Saturday, May 25, 2013 – 9 pm – Full Moon family moonlight bike ride – Sponsored by SpinDocFIRST FULL MOON FAMILY RIDE: This Saturday is the full moon, so SpinDoc is hosting the first full moon family ride of the summer season. Participants will meet in the parking lot to the right of the John Brooks Grocery Store (Eldorado Market) at the Agora at 9:00 PM. Bright front lights, red tail lights, and helmets are all required to participate. Also, please wear covered toe shoes; sandals are discouraged. We will ride exclusively on the path, so mountain bikes, hybrids and other fatter-tire bikes are recommended. Bring water and snacks if you need them. Of course the event is free of charge and all ages are welcome (and encouraged). FIND OUT MORE
Friday, May 17 – 5-7 pm – Artist Reception – Eldorado Studio Tour 2013 – The Exhibit Space at La Tienda Each year the Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association presents two events that showcase the work of the member artists. The Eldorado Studio Tour is the weekend after Mother’s Day, May 18-19, from 10am-5pm. During these two days, the public can visit 110 artists in 72 studios.
The weekend kicks off with a reception for the participating artists on Friday, May 17 from 5-7pm. The reception will be held in the Preview Gallery which is located in the Exhibit Space in La Tienda at Eldorado. The Preview Gallery will be open for early viewing May 4-17 from 11am-4pm daily and on the days of the Tour from 9am-5pm. Maps and brochures will be available to help you plan your studio visits. FIND OUT MORE
Saturday, May 18, 2013 – 8:30 am – SERA Green Cafe – Backyard Composting – At La Tienda in EldoradoSERA Green Cafe presents Backyard Composting, part of their Green Cafe series of public events. FIND OUT MORE
Thursday, May 16, 2013 – 6:30 pm – Four Voices: High Desert Poets Read – The Performance Space at La Tienda
H. Marie Aragón, Judy Mosher, Marmika Paskiewicz, and Elizabeth O’Brien will offer their poetry at a reading in the Performance Space at La Tienda. FIND OUT MORE
The Spring Flea Market will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 7 am to 1 pm at the ECIA complex at the corner of Avenida Amistad and Avenida del Monte Alto. This is one of SERA’s two annual fund raising events, the other is the July 4 Pancake Breakfast.
Selling and buying at flea markets is a wonderful way to find a second life for usable items that otherwise could add to our solid waste burden! FIND OUT MORE
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5 pm and Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2 pm – Santa Fe Community College Choral Concert – The Jemez Rooms at Santa Fe Community College.Eldorado resident Dr. Priscilla Zimmermann presents the Spring Choral Concert at the Jemez Rooms at SFCC. Friday evening, May 10 at 5 pm and Saturday, May 11 at 2 pm. Admission is free and all ages are welcome.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 – 7 PM – REEL New Mexico presents “Buck” in the Performance Space at La Tienda On Thursday, May 9, Reel New Mexico is proud to present “Buck,” a stunning documentary about a horse trainer best described as a real life horse whisperer.
The New York Times called it “mesmerizing viewing [that] holds your attention and heart.” Salon termed it “impossible to resist.” The Los Angeles Times hailed it as “an exceptional slice of Americana [that] transports us to a better world. At the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, “Buck” won the Audience Choice award.
FIND OUT MORE
Thursday, May 2, 2013 – Letter to the Editor re: Legal Tender and the Lamy Railroad Museum – submitted by local resident and businessman Richard G. Robinson
After reading the “Breaking News” of Monday the 29th and then the article in The Santa Fe New Mexican this morning, all I can say is that this seems to be a case of cutting off your nose to spite your face. READ THE ENTIRE LETTER
Monday, April 29, 2013 – BREAKING NEWS (NO, REALLY!!!) – As submitted by Richard Beal, a local resident of the Eldorado/285 corridor It seems the Lamy RR Museum Board and the Legal Tender are no longer compatible in the same space. The restaurant needs more room. The LRRM doesn’t want them to have it. so….The Legal Tender is set to close May 31 according to the LRRM Board. There is a petition posted at the restaurant for all to sign to hopefully stop or at least delay this action. Please make a trip by the restaurant to support keeping it open!!! With all the great food and music of late, it would be a shame to lose it once again. by Richard Beal
Editor’s note – we will share with you what we know as soon as we know it (and not a moment sooner…).
Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 7 PM – Informational Meeting “Water Supply and Conjunctive Use” – The Performance Space at La Tienda An informational meeting regarding water supply and purchasing water from Santa Fe County will be held on April 18, 2013 at the Performance Space at La Tienda starting at 7 pm. FIND OUT MORE
Attention : Eldorado Area Water and Sanitation District Ratepayers.
There will be a SERA Green Cafe Public Forum at the Performance Space in La Tienda this coming Saturday April 20 at 9:30 AM. Three topics will be discussed by county officials.
Development plans for the 285 corridor
A new Buckman pipeline into our area
How much water will the county have during droughts? FIND OUT MORE
Saturday April 13, 2013 – 10 am to 4 pm – Summer Camp Fair – La Tienda – Sponsored by Listening Horse Therapeutic Riding and its Path International Equine Services for Heroes program. The Summer Camp Fair is back again this spring at La Tienda. There will be a minimum of 18 local summer camps with informational displays and activities for kids. Every family will receive a packet which includes contact information for all the participating camps. The event is free and open to the public. FIND OUT MORE
Saturday, April 13, 2013 – 5-8 pm – The Performance Space at La Tienda - The Santa Fe Raptor center is hosting a Fly Away Party for “James Dean”, the Golden Eagle that was electrocuted on a power pole. A $20 donation is requested at the door.
According to the Santa Fe Raptor Center, the eagles’ recovery is miraculous, and thanks to Espanola veterinarian, Dr. Kathleen Ramsey, & The Santa Fe Raptor Center, he is ready to fly away! Birds rarely live through such an electrocution and even more rarely do they heal enough to be returned to the wild. Lori Paras, Director of the Center, says “We hope that people will come to the party to celebrate the recovery and coming release of this wonderful Golden Eagle.” FIND OUT MORE
April 11, 2013 – 7 p.m. – The Performance Space at La Tienda – From makers of “Rumi Returning” – “Globalized Soul” On Thursday, April 11, Reel New Mexico is proud to present “Globalized Soul,” a film by Cynthia Lukas and Kell Stearns, whose “Rumi Returning” drew a capacity crowd last year. The program starts at 7 p.m. at La Tienda Center in Eldorado.
Following in the mystical tradition of “Rumi Returning,” “Globalized Soul: Stories from the Tipping Point to a New World” presents a mystic tour of humanity’s longing for love and peace. It features the spiritual wisdom of the Dalai Lama and sacred activists such as Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bukhari. A lavish visual odyssey, it was filmed in India, Turkey, Morocco, Israel, Mexico, the U.S. and the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Melbourne, Australia and set to the music of Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar. FIND OUT MORE
Friday, April 5, 2013 – Starts at 5 pm at the Performance Space at La Tienda – “SAVE OUR HENS” – A benefit for the “Eldorado Nine” A benefit dance and silent auction for the legal defense of the Eldorado Nine – featuring the Broomdust Caravan and many others – FIND OUT MORE
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – Santa Fe County Commissioner’s meeting – 2 PM – 102 Grant Avenue in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Items on the agenda at this meeting include discussion of new development proposals that will impact Eldorado area residents. You can view the entire agenda here.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 – 7pm to 9 pm – “Rooted Lands” – A film presentation of REEL New Mexico – The Performance Space at La TiendaOn Thursday, March 14, Reel New Mexico presents the newly completed documentary feature “Rooted Lands” by Renea Roberts and Nancy Dickenson. The screening starts at 7 p.m. at La Tienda Center in Eldorado.
Moving as well as educational, and four years in the making, “Rooted Lands” celebrates with breathtaking cinematography the landscapes and cultures that are central to the identity of Northern New Mexico. At the same time, the film follows residents of Mora and San Miguel counties as they mobilize to protect their communities from potential natural gas development through the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The film also spends time with residents living in the oil and gas fields of the San Juan Basin/Four Corners Area, whose lives have been altered to accommodate one of the world’s most powerful industries.
Saturday, March 9 – 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, March 10 – 10 Am to 4 PM – The Santa Fe Home Show – Santa Fe Convention Center – 201 West Marcy Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501 The Santa Fe Home Builder’s Association is once again hosting their Home Show at the Santa Fe Convention Center. FIND OUT MORE
Sunday, March 10, 2013 – Daylight Savings Time – Just a reminder to move your clocks ahead one hour today as the US (except Arizona) moves to Daylight Savings Time.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 – Kick-off meeting for the El Dorado School Community Garden The El Dorado Daily has added a new page to provide information about the El Dorado School Community Garden, now in it’s fifth year! This year the El Dorado School Community Garden proudly kicks off its fifth season on Saturday, March 9, at 10 a.m. in the ECIA community center classroom. All gardeners and “gardeners to be” are heartily invited to attend. FIND OUT MORE
Thursday, March 7, 2013 – Letter to the editor – Santa Fe County Commissioner’s meeting – 2 PM – 102 Grant Avenue in Santa Fe on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Resident
Richard Beal wishes to alert Eldorado area residents of some agenda items at next week’s Santa Fe County Commissioner’s meeting. Read Mr. Beal’s letter on The Daily Spin.
You can view the entire agenda here.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 – Hope Kiah of Santa Fe Web Design – Eldorado Daily Business Showcase Learn about Award-winning web marketing author and long-time Eldorado web designer Hope Kiah. Owner Hope Kiah has been empowering freelance/creatives and small business owners in Santa Fe since 1998. She was listed as one of the top 25 web design firms in New Mexico by the New Mexico Business Journal in 2002.FIND OUT MORE
Saturday, March 2, 2013 – 2 PM to 6 PM – “Rethinking Money” – The Performance Space at La Tienda Presenter Norma Tarango invites you to a very special and important presentation by Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne on their new book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity. In Rethinking Money, Lietaer and Dunne explore the origins of our current monetary system — built on bank debt and scarcity — revealing the surprising and sometimes shocking ways its unconscious limitations give rise to so many serious problems. Norma will also present a preview of the film “Money & Life” by filmmaker Katie Teague. READ THE ENTIRE STORY
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 – Eldorado Daily Business Showcase – Catalina Acupuncture – 5 Caliente Road, Suite 1, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508This week we feature an established business which has located a new office in Eldorado. Dr. David Money has opened an office for his acupuncture practice, Catalina Acupuncture, at 5 Caliente Road, Suite #1. His office hours are Monday through Friday 9 am to 6 pm Saturday 9 am to 1 pm Sunday 9 am to 6 pm. He also has an office at 453 Cerrillos Road where he sees patients by appointment. For appointments please call 505-288-1711. Dr Money invites you to visit his website at http://www.catalinaacupuncture.com. His email address is email@example.com. FIND OUT MORE
Sunday, February 3, 3013 – The Daily Spin Op/Ed – New non-profit organization is formed to educate and inform the Eldorado community and raise funds to defend their positions on keeping and raising pet hens. Read the story here.
Visit the new “Hensforth” page on the Eldorado Daily
Friday, January 25, 2013 – Streamlynx Communications, the Eldorado Daily and Joe Bisagna, owner of QuikSend in the Agora Center, have launched a new digital media display, located inside QuikSend. Customers of QuikSend at the Agora Center will now be greeted behind the sales counter by a new digital media display welcoming them to the business and featuring information about QuikSend as well as news and information provided by the Eldorado Daily. Local businesses also now have another way to reach potential customers through cost-effective advertising. The next time you visit QuikSend be sure to say Hello to Joe and his incredible staff. We are offering special packages for advertisers to reach your community with affordable advertising in the Eldorado Daily as well as the new digital media display at QuikSend. For information contact our sales department at 438-9600 or visit the Advertising page on the Eldorado Daily for rates and other information.
Announcing our new Facebook page for 2013. Here you will find archival pictures, comments and contributions from fans of the Eldorado Daily. Like us here!
Saturday, January 12, 2013 – SERA Green Cafe presents “Buckman water in Eldorado?” A breakfast buffet and social networking will be held from 8:30 am – 9:30 am at La Plancha restaurant in Las Tienda. Presentation and discussion will be from 9:30 am – 11 am.Green Cafe is a program of SERA (Sustainable Eldorado Residents Alliance) education-based discussion groups FREE to the community. LEARN MORE ABOUT SERA
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 – The Eldorado Water and Sanitation District (“District”) held its regularly scheduled Board election on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, in the lobby of the EAWSD Administrative Offices located at 1 Caliente Road in Eldorado.
Here are the results of that election:
Position 3 – James Jenkins (running unopposed) 140 votes
Position 5 – Thomas L. Willmott – 98 votes
Position 5 – Duncan Sibley – 83 votes
January 8, 2013 - Eldorado/285 Recycles (Eldorado area’s recycling advocacy group) monthly meeting and election of officers for 2013 – Meets at members’ homes. All welcome! Info: 505.570.0583, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, December 27, 2012 “Just when you thought it was safe to cross the road…” Local resident Gershon Siegel offers his opinion of the newest chapter in the infamous “Eldorado Chicken Saga”. Read his “Letter to the Editor” on The Daily Spin.