More Monica Mendoza Articles

  • 5 things to know about the Stanley Cup before Tuesday's visit to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The Stanley Cup is coming to town and is available for photos ops. "Sir Stanley in the Springs 2014" is a free event from 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Broadmoor World Arena. The visit is in preparation of the faceoff between the Colorado Avalanche and the Los Angeles Kings, the 2014...

  • Blog: Threatened boycott of business and owner removes CFC decal

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    One local resident sent an email Sept. 29 to Richard Skorman, owner of Poor Richards, and said he would boycott the establishment because he saw a City for Champions decal in the window. Ed Billings, who pens a cartoon called Colorado Springs Comics, and has a following on Facebook,...

  • Neumann Systems of Colorado Springs loses Canadian partner

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    A small Canadian research and development company that just a few months ago touted its carbon capture testing program with Neumann Systems Group as "breakthrough" has ended its partnership with the Colorado Springs company. This summer, CO2 Solutions and Neumann set out to...

  • Teens show up for event at Colorado Springs park site they lobbied for as third graders

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    After a five-year letter writing campaign by hundreds of children and residents from the Briargate neighborhood, the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation board approved a multimillion-dollar park project called John Venezia Community Park. The children went wild with happiness. "We...

  • City again refuses to disclose results of downtown Sky Sox stadium survey

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    The idea of moving the Sky Sox baseball stadium downtown as part of the City for Champions projects is a distant memory. But a piece of information used to make the decision to drop the Sky Sox from the City for Champions lineup is still a secret. The city attorney this week...

  • Ballpark survey: Check out the questions, tell us what you think

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    In May 2013, the city sponsored a survey asking residents their opinions about moving Sky Sox baseball stadium downtown as part of the City for Champions project. Here are the survey questions. The results remain secret. Read more here about why the city is keeping the results secret.

  • PERA gets $190 million in settlement with Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    In a high-stakes legal action into uncharted territory it seemed the city of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association each had a case in the fight over pension liabilities at Memorial Hospital. But as time went on, and a judge ruled that Colorado...

  • City Attorney's Office to represent Colorado Springs police in lawsuit

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    The Colorado Springs City Attorney's Office will represent members of the SWAT team and the city's top police officers in a lawsuit filed against them after an hours-long standoff in 2012 ended with police discharging an explosive device into a man's home. Ronald Brown, an Army...

  • Colorado Springs City Council expected to choose path for Jones Park

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    The fate of 1,200 acres of forestland known as Jones Park remains undecided, but new ideas about what to do with the property emerged from the Colorado Springs City Council on Monday. - Here are some of the considerations for the land, which is owned by the city and managed by Colorado...

  • Blog: Miller will ask Council to postpone vote on event center

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Council member Joel Miller will ask City Council Tuesday to postpone the vote on a proposal that would ask voters to change the city’s charter to require a public vote on any city-sponsored sports and events center. Miller said that it has to do with the timing. If he asks for the...

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