La Cienega Valley Association

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LCVA News – January 5, 2014

January Community Breakfast For those of you who missed the community breakfast, Peter Weiss of the La Bajada Steering Committee explained the committee’s interest in gathering information and input from our community. Mr. Weiss did not offer any specifics on the Committee’s activities but indicated their work is an ongoing process. This brings attention to… Read More

LCVA News – December 24, 2013

Seasons Greetings from the La Cienega Valley Association with Our Best Wishes for a Happy New Year Water Monitoring Plan LCVA is in the process of supporting the establishment of a comprehensive water monitoring plan for our area water resources. The plan will involve the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Santa Fe… Read More

LCVA News – November 30, 2013

La Bajada Ranch Open House Even with the weather, the La Bajada Ranch Open House had a steady stream of visitors, many of them from our community. The LCVA Board was well represented and there were a number members of the La Bajada Ranch Steering Committee in attendance. Both groups were able to respond to… Read More

Come to the 2013 La Cienega Studio Tour – November 30 & December 1!

On Thanksgiving weekend, November 30 and December 1, the 40th Annual La Cienega Artists Studio Tour will feature 14 local artists in studios throughout the community. The studios are open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Visit the web site at for a tour map and more information. Many of… Read More

LCVA News – November 20, 2013

La Bajada Ranch Open House Please see the press release below and come out to the ranch for the open house. It isn’t often that this special property is open to the public. Walk the grounds, explore trails and check out one of the largest ponds in the area. The main house is shuttered for… Read More

LCVA News – November 12, 2013

Meeting Reminder Please try to attend the County Commission meeting today at the Commission Chambers at 102 Grant Avenue in Santa Fe at 2:30pm to support the Community Library funding. For those wanting to donate books to the library, please hold onto them. The library committee has used all of its storage space and won’t… Read More

LCVA News – November 9, 2013

Community Library The County Commission will be meeting this Tuesday, November 12 at the Commission Chambers at 102 Grant Avenue. On the agenda at approximately 2:30 will be the consideration of some additional or supplemental funding for the La Cienega Community Library. Please attend this meeting if you can to show the County Commission your… Read More

LCVA News – November 6, 2013

Proposed La Bajada Mesa National Monument A reminder for the presentation by Dianne Elise Strauss, Executive Director of the Coalition to Protect La Bajada Mesa regarding a proposal to establish the La Bajada Mesa National Monument, tomorrow, Thursday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the La Cienega Community Center. Blood Drive Please consider participating in… Read More

LCVA News – October 29, 2013

Breakfast Don’t forget the community breakfast 9-11 a.m. this Saturday, November 2 at the community center featuring good food, great conversation, displays by our studio tour artists and a conversation about the history of the Santa Fe River Basin led by JJ Gonzales. Looking for set up, clean up and kitchen crew. After costs are… Read More

LCVA News – October 25, 2013

La Bajada Ranch Committee The La Bajada Ranch Committee is meeting this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. at the Commission Chambers downtown. Newsletter Disappointed on how our newsletter was delivered would be an understatement. As the LCVA’s best way of communicating important community news, like a free flu shot clinic, meeting notices, the well monitoring meeting… Read More