Minimum Wage 2021   Pursuant to the Las Cruces Municipal Code (LCMC) and New Mexico Senate Bill 437 (NM SB 437), the minimum wage will increase, effective January 1, 2021.  Under SB 437, the State of New Mexico’s minimum wage will increase from $9.00  to $10.50 per hour on January 1, 2021. Las Cruces City Council accepted the state’s minimum wage of $10.50Read More →

The Governor and State officials for New Mexico have given another live update on the New Mexico response to COVID-19. “I’m prepared to make another very TOUGH decision,” Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham stated as she led into slides describing updates to the NM Public Health Order. LT. Governo Howie MoralesRead More →

Police Asking Public for Help Locating Missing/Endangered Teenager Las Cruces Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Edaly Escobedo, 13-years-old, who was last seen on October 13at around 7:30 p.m. Escobedo is described as being 5-feet-5-inches tall and weighs approximately 110 pounds, with dark brown hair and darkbrownRead More →

Halloween Safety Series- Episode 2- Perilous Pumpkins! Including tips to stay safe while carving something spooky… In a world where Halloween has to be a little different than normal, Las Cruces Today and Bravo Mic Communications want to help your family keep this spooky season fun and safe! We’re producingRead More →

Backpack Donations to Assist in Technology, Reading Resources  A donation of 250 backpacks to Picacho Middle School will help the school continue to distribute technology and possibly get library books in the hands of students despite a campus shutdown during the pandemic, thanks to a coordinated effort between school librarian Meredith Montoya and MountainView Regional Medical Center.   TheRead More →