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Monday, July 29 on Style Show: Links and ABQ’s most eligble singles

July 29th, 2013 at 10:48 am by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

“When you are in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…” –Marcus Aurelius

On New Mexico Style

Lexi Petronis, Albuquerque The Magazine’s Editor In Chief, joined us on the show to talk about the Hot Singles Party this Friday at Hotel Albuquerque, which is going to have Albuquerque’s most eligible men and women. We also got to meet some of Albuquerque’s hottest singles featured in the magazine.

Sports and Wellness Personal Trainer, Nico Nocero, showed us a high intensity training program that will help you meet your exercise goals.

New Mexico Magazine Culinary Editor Cheryl Alters Jamison joined us in our Builders Source Kitchen to talk about native cuisine which is featured in the August issue. She highlighted the Pueblo Harvest Café and we got a taste of some great native cuisine.

In the Community

PNM crews have been working around the clock since Friday to restore power to those that lost it after the wicked storm hit. More than 30-thousand homes and businesses lost power. So far…90 percent of the power has been restored. The company has had to more than double the number of crews working the field to get the power back on. It has about 100 people working now…including crews from Texas and Arizona. They’ve fixed the major lines. Now they’re going door-to-door to fix the lines…and that takes a lot of time.

The Albuquerque Biopark is back open after a rough weekend. It took a lot of cleaning and fixing…but the zoo opened yesterday. It had to close on Saturday because of the mess the storm left behind. There were branches twiggs and leaves scattered all over the park. It caused a lot of problems for a lot of people but not the elephants. They’ve been playing with the leaves and chowing down. The only thing that hasn’t opened just yet is the train but it should be chugging along soon.

Today’s your chance to find out more about Rio Rancho’s special election that’s coming up next month. Voters will decide if they want the gross receipts tax to decrease…from a quarter of a percent to an eighth of a percent. Find out more about it at the Cabezon community center…at 630pm tonight. The election’s on August 20th.

Before the storm hit, and suspended the Isotopes  game, Ken levine … The man who coined the name “Isotopes” when he wrote an episode of the Simpsons, threw out a ceremonial first pitch. Levine says when writers came up with the name “Isotopes”. They were going for a name that revolved around an atomic power plant since that’s where homer worked. He said it was “the goofiest sounding name” they could think of not thinking anybody would actually name a team that.

3-time super bowl champ Mark Schlereth was at Costco on the Westside this weekend promoting his new “Stinkin’ Good” green chile sauce. He says his “Stinkin Good” green chile is not only one of the best chiles on the market … it’s also just about the best condiment you have ever tasted. locals might disagree with that claim.

Despite the high cost of living and under-performing schools … Santa Fe is one of the top ten most liveable cities, according to msn-dot-com. The city different ranked high because of its low unemployment rate … The climate … And awesome hiking, biking and skiing.



Monday, July 22 on Style show: links and Kool & The Gang

July 22nd, 2013 at 2:53 pm by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

“Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.” –Guatave Flaubert

On New Mexico Style

Dr. Robert Cutchen, founder and director of the Albuquerque Vein and Laser Institute came on the show to talk about varicose veins and what can be done to treat them this summer.

New Mexico Magazine Managing Editor, Candace Gonzales Walsh came on the show to talk about the new 2013 Native American Special Issue of the magazine which gives insight to the culture, art, and culinary gems around New Mexico.

Santa Clara Potter, Jody Naranjo joined us on the show to talk about how she is keeping to the traditional methods of pottery while incorporating some cross cultural connections. She was also joined with Alex Montoya of Carolyn Pollack who helped sell Jody’s jewelry on QVC.

We also had celebrity guest on the show, the award-winning and world famous band, Kool & The Gang to talk about their performance at the Isleta Amphitheater tomorrow. They band talked about their successful career over 3 decades and about their upcoming Christmas album.

Kristina Leeder joined us on the show and let Nikki into her food truck which will be at the Food Truck Throwdown happening on Saturday at Marble Brewery.

In the Community

Emergency crews on the Santa Clara pueblo will be keeping an eye to the sky this week. This after heavy rains this weekend sent a wall of water rushing through the area. It devastated the area with flooding for the third year now. The rushing waters ripped apart culverts, pushed boulders the size of cars down the canyon and tons of mud and tree limbs were washed onto the overpasses which damaged tribal roads. Reservoirs that are supposed to slow down the water completely washed out. The heavy rains were one factor in the flooding.

Bernalillo county still hasn’t filled one of the county’s most important positions. The fire chief, for nearly a year. The county fire department has been managed by an interim chief. Discussions over qualifications and whether the county manager or the commission has the authority to hire a new chief has been a roadblock. That’s because there are two conflicting ordinances. Commissioner Wayne Johnson says now is the time to move forward.

We’ve all been seeing a lot of rain here in New Mexico. And actor Seth Macfarlane has noticed, as well. He tweeted about it at around 3:30 this morning. Macfarlane is producing a documentary series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”… In Santa Fe.  The tweet was addressed to New Mexico saying quote … “If you could tone down the wind and the rain and the hail and the locusts … We’re trying to make a movie.”