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Los Alamos Kwik Lube Marks 30 Years In Business!

on June 9, 2017 - 9:09am

Fidel Naranjo, owner of Kwik Lube Service Center marked 30 years in business last month. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Joe Atencio, left, has worked for Fidel Naranjo for almost 29 years. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Fidel Naranjo was only 21 years old when he opened his Kwik Lube Service Center. A 1983 graduate of Los Alamos High School, he studied Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University for a while but returned to Los Alamos where he paid his first and last month’s rent and started his own business.

Los Alamos National Bank Retires Old Debt

on June 8, 2017 - 10:30am
Los Alamos National Bank at 1200 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos National Bank has climbed out of a tangle of debt and other challenges dating back to March of 2009 when it took TARP.

LANB President and CEO John Gulas

LANB President and Chief Executive Officer John Gulas explained during an interview with the Los Alamos Daily Post that his management team has taken steps to tackle the bank's challenges over the last three years since he has taken over the helm.

“We were able to wipe out our TARP debt completely

LANL's Chris Fresquez Named DOE Small Business Program Manager Of The Year

on June 8, 2017 - 10:29am

LANL Small Business Program Manager Chris Fresquez, center, is the recipient of the 2016 Small Business Program Manager of the Year Award given annually by DOE’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Los Alamos small business program manager recognized for forward-thinking efforts

Chris Fresquez, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s small business program manager, is the recipient of the 2016 Small Business Program Manager of the Year Award given annually by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.

Los Alamos Police Department Seeks Identities Of Two Female Suspects In May 31 Shoplifting Case

on June 8, 2017 - 9:19am

Shoplifting suspect number one. Courtesy/LAPD

Shoplifting suspect number two. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two female suspects seen in video surveillance footage from a shoplifting incident May 31 at a store on Central Avenue.

LAPD is offering a reward of up to $150 to anyone who has information on the identity of the two suspects.

Anyone with information can call L.A. crime stoppers at 505.662-8282. Reporting individuals can remain anonymous.

A secondary view of shoplifting suspect number one.

UNM-LA Career Class Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on June 8, 2017 - 7:11am

Los Alamos Daily Post Lifestyles Editor anf Graphic Designer Bonnie Gordon gives a presentation Tuesday to a class of Los Alamos Middle School students enrolled in a career program at UNM-Los Alamos. The class visited the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters in downtown Los Alamos to learn about advertising and marketing in the newspaper business. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Bonnie Gordon hands out newspaper copies to students to look over various forms of advertising and learn about marketing in the newspaper business. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris

LAHS’s Griffith Gymnasium Gets New Flooring

on June 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

Griffith Gymnasium at Los Alamos High School is getting a new floor. For the past several years the old floor was having problems with dead spots caused by the sub floor support failing. The problem was chronic and major repairs were looming. Arbo’s Flooring Service from Amarillo, Texas is installing the new flooring. The work is expected to continue for the next eight weeks. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Attorney General Balderas Files Suit Against Major Discount Chain Dollar General

on June 7, 2017 - 7:32am
Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Attorney General Hector Balderas announced today that the Office of the Attorney General ("OAG") filed a lawsuit Monday night against national discount retail chain Dollar General for false advertising, unfair trade practices, and environmental public nuisance for the sale of obsolete motor oil in New Mexico stores from 2010 until February of this year.
 
Dollar General has 87 stores across New Mexico, including in rural and suburban communities, many of which are lower income.
 
“My office continues to aggressively protect

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