• Apparently NM is just too harsh. Actress Charlize Theron was afraid to die in apocalyptic weather here during filming last year.
• Great job conserving water, Albuquerque! Now it's going to cost you. Successful reductions in water use are causing revenue shortfalls, so expect water rates to increase 5%.
• APD confirms there is no lapel video of last month's shooting of 19-year-old Mary Hawkes. For an intriguing look at the APD excessive force saga, see what NPR On the Road has to share in their photo blog.
• Namaste. Inmates will now be offered yoga classes to help with rehabilitation "...on their path to self-discovery, healing, and ultimately into living differently."