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Presentation: Financial Incentives for Historic Preservation

on October 30, 2012 - 8:14am



Residents who either own historic property or who may be considering securing a historic listing for their property are invited to attend a special presentation next week being sponsored by the Fuller Lodge/Historic Districts Advisory Board (FL/HDAB.)

Harvey Kaplan from the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division will present a slide show and talk focusing on “Financial Incentives for Historic Preservation” 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Training Room of the Community Building, 475 20th St.

Kaplan will provide information about the Division’s financial

Free Money Opportunities at SBDC Fair

on October 30, 2012 - 8:13am

SBDC News:

Ever wonder if there is FREE MONEY available in Los Alamos? Well you are in luck, there is! Come to the Free Money Fair at 2 p.m., Nov. 7 and learn about the opportunities available and whether they are a fit for your business.

There will be multiple presenters at the fair discussing the MainStreet Curb Appeal Grant, MainStreet Small Promotions Grant, Tourism Cooperative Advertising, Los Alamos County Small LEDA Project Grants, Los Alamos County Façade Improvement Grants, Lodgers Tax Advisory Board Small Promotions Grant and Pop-Up Retail Opportunities.

The fair will start


Column: Management of Power - The Slytherins Have Won

on October 29, 2012 - 6:27am

Column By Elena Yang

Management of Power: the Slytherins have won

In the last entry, I noted that those who craved extreme power seemed to be one dimensional in their evilness and their use of power was inevitably unidirectional. 

This doesn’t happen very often in real life – thank goodness – and probably even less likely in organizations, one hopes. 

However, in modern organizations, most managers with a lot of power rather resemble those described for the Slytherin House members in Harry Potter books; by that I mean most managers, especially at the top levels, make their way

Chamber Biz Breakfast: LANL Cost Model Changes

on October 27, 2012 - 11:18am


The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce will hold a business breakfast event from 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the UNM-LA Building 2 Lecture Hall.

The topic is Los Alamos National Laboratory's recently implemented cost-model changes and the potential impact on its subcontractors.


Aaron Menefee, LANL’s Budget Officer, and Doug McCrary, the head of LANL’s Acquisition Services Management Division, will deliver presentations about these changes, which occurred Oct. 1, and answer questions from the audience.


A light breakfast will be available.

Unusual Artists Work at Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery

on October 27, 2012 - 10:00am

Art connoisseurs will encounter the most unusual artists at work at Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery in the southwest, ground-level corner of the Community Bank Building at 15th Street and Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Ribbon Cut on Financial Business on Oppenheimer Dr.

on October 26, 2012 - 6:48am


Edward Jones Financial Advisor John Williams, Branch Office Administrator Samantha Forrest, Chamber Member Services Coordinator Katy Korkos and LACDC Executive Director Kevin Holsapple cut the ribbon at 555 Oppenheimer Dr., Suite 206 Thursday evening. The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ribbon cutting ceremony. Williams hosted an open house with refreshments and door prizes. Photo by Karen Kendall  

Welcome John Williams to Business Community This Afternoon

on October 25, 2012 - 9:34am


The Chamber of Commerce is conducting a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. today, Oct. 25, at the Edward Jones office, 555 Oppenheimer to welcome John Williams to the business community.

Williams also is hosting an Open House all afternoon today to meet local residents.

Refreshments will be served.