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Author Archives: Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board

Editorial: Mental health crisis center an option worth pursuing

For people in a serious mental crisis and in need of treatment, the current options when police become involved are few and uninviting – take the person to jail, or to the emergency room, or as in the case of James Boyd, much worse.

A couple on Wednesday walks past planters and tables with umbrellas alongside the Plaza, which attracted substantial use this summer. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Editorial: Thumbs up on Plaza change

It took some changes and debate, but Mayor Javier Gonzales’ “People to the Plaza” plan ended up as a good idea for downtown Santa Fe.

Editorial: GED should mean something

Fewer New Mexicans have taken the GED this year – thousands fewer than the average for the last three years.