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Top Nails Beautifies Los Alamos For Over Two Decades

on May 5, 2017 - 9:24am
Nina Pham and Peter Nguyen have owned and operated Top Nails in Los Alamos for more than 22 years. Photo by Maire O’Neill/
Top Nails has new state-of-the art pedicure chairs. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

By Maire O’NeilL
Los Alamos Daily Post

When you’ve been in business in Los Alamos for more than 22 years like Peter Nguyen and Nina Pham of Top Nails and Spa, what gives you the greatest pleasure is having three generations of families visit your salon.

Pham says many of their customers have been coming to Top Nails since they originally opened and that is


Pig + Fig Café Now Serving Tapas!

on May 5, 2017 - 8:03am

Pig + Fig Café owner Laura Hamilton now serves tapas 4-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Courtesy photo

Rebecca Tredway with a sample plate of tapas now on the menu nightly at the Pig + Fig in White Rock. Courtesy photo

The new tapas menu includes Tortilla de Patata, Esperragos and Gambas Azafran. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos

When Pig + Fig Café owner Laura Hamilton tried tapas for the first time, she was seven years old and visiting her mother’s hometown, Cebreros, Spain. She ordered Gambas al Ajillo ... and didn’t want to share it!

In fact, she loved it so much that

On The Job In Los Alamos: Patient Care At LAMC

on May 4, 2017 - 8:47am

On the job in Los Alamos: Dianne Vandiver, RN, left, and Patient Access Rep. Elisa Salazar on duty Wednesday evening at the Los Alamos Medical Center Emergency Room. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

LANB Brings 73 Santa Fe Students To Bradbury

on May 3, 2017 - 8:58am
An Ortiz Middle Schooler enjoys the hands-on Nuclear Safeguards exhibit. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
BSM Educator Liz Martineau demonstrates the magnets display to some Ortiz Middle School students. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
BSMA News:
Los Alamos National Bank made it possible for 73 Ortiz Middle School students to travel to Los Alamos recently and enjoy the Bradbury Science Museum.
"I am so happy to have the students here!

Governor Announces $40 Million Investment In New Mexico Startups

on May 2, 2017 - 4:11pm

Gov. Susana Martinez


  • Funds expected to support more than 50 companies


ALBUQUERQUE – Today, Gov. Susana Martinez announced $40 million worth of investments in New Mexico startups.


A $20 million Catalyst Fund is being launched that will raise a matching $20 million in private equity for investments in local startups. The Catalyst Fund is expected to support more than 50 companies in New Mexico and will focus on aiding technology startups.


“New Mexico has the potential to be the next tech-startup capital of the United States,” Martinez said.

LANL: Roelofs Takes Director Role At Center For Integrated Nanotechnologies

on May 2, 2017 - 9:10am

Noted physicist Andreas Roelofs is the new director of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Noted physicist Andreas Roelofs is the new director of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), a Department of Energy-funded nanoscience research facility with a core center at Sandia National Laboratories and a gateway research site at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

CINT provides users from around the world with access to state-of-the-art expertise and instrumentation in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment with a focus on nanoscience

Letter To The Editor: Mexico Mission Thanks Businesses

on May 2, 2017 - 5:02am
Mexico Mission Trip Directors
We would like to express our appreciation to all of our wonderful local businesses for their support of the annual Mexico Mission Auction, sponsored by The United Church of Los Alamos.
Since 1986, youth and adults from Los Alamos have been traveling to Mexico each Spring Break to build houses for families in need. Thanks to the generous donations of local businesses and community members, 145 houses have been built! Thank you for your support of Los Alamos youth and adults!