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Breakfast with Santa Dec. 7

on November 28, 2013 - 6:58am

Kiwanian John Arrowsmith scrambling eggs and flipping flapjacks at last year’s Breakfast with Santa event. Courtesy photo


The annual Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos is set for 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

The breakfast is free. In return, attendees are requested to donate either non-perishable food items or money. Food collected will be used by LA Cares to feed local families in need. Money donated will be used for the Kiwanis/CYFD Foster Children Christmas Party.

Skin Care Column: Conquering Rosacea

on November 28, 2013 - 6:52am
Skin Care Column: Conquering Rosacea

Rosacea is a condition of excess blood (hyperemia) characterized by congested capillaries (erythema) and permanent capillary widening ordilation (telangiectasia).

Studies have shown that blood flow from the face via the veins to the brain, are suppressed in patients with Rosacea. Therefore, a functional impairment of blood flow and abnormal vascular response to heat and other stimuli may create changes in the facial skin leading to the disease.

Dixie Girl Creates New Pub Menu

on November 27, 2013 - 1:28pm

Dixie Girl Restaurant at 1789 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos. File photo

Staff Report

New owner Victor M. Medina of the Dixie Girl Restaurant at 1789 Central Ave., has developed a new pub menu with weekly liquor specials. (See menu below)

Medina told the Los Alamos Daily Post this morning that the restaurant will be open late Friday and Saturday evening so people can treat their out of town guests to dinner and drinks.

"I also want to let the community know that we are going to start having entertainment and are looking for musicians, either solo or bands to play in the

Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Elks Lodge

on November 27, 2013 - 12:13pm

Roast turkey. Courtesy photo

ELKS News:

The Los Alamos Elks in conjunction with the American Legion and VFW are sponsoring a Thanksgiving Dinner 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Elks Lodge, 1601 Trinity Dr., next to Sonic.

A traditional Thanksgiving meal will be served free of charge to anyone who would like to attend.

The dinner, which has been held annually for at least 20 years, gets rotated around to the three organizations.

Sheriff’s Posse Flips Seasonal Surprise Pancake Sunday

on November 26, 2013 - 8:48am


When Sunday rolls around, you will no longer have to be cooking for your Thanksgiving guests. The Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse will be serving up the monthly cowboy pancake breakfast 7-11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge at 650 North Mesa Road..

Fluffy hot pancakes in a wide variety of flavors, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juice and hot coffee will be served just in time to help entertain your holiday crowd.

Food on the Hill: Savory Monkey Bread

on November 26, 2013 - 8:42am

This Week's Recipe: Savory Monkey Bread

Photo by Sue York/


Around 20 frozen dough dinner rolls, defrosted
10 pieces of bacon, fried until crispy and then crumbled
2-3 oz of melted butter
2 cloves of garlic, pressed and added to the butter
Italian Seasonings
Good parmesan cheese, grated fine. (Optional)
Piece of aluminum foil to cover the pan during the last part of cooking.


Take each piece of dough and split it in half. With your thumb make a well in the center of each piece.

Shop on the Corner Offers Christmas Bargains

on November 26, 2013 - 8:38am

SOTC News:

The annual Shop on the Corner Christmas Sale will offer holiday bargains on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The thrift shop sale is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and includes both brand new and gently used  items, which the volunteers set aside all year. 

Holiday decorations, festive and new clothing, toys and games, books and music, linens, china and glassware, jewelry, leather goods, and gifts are some of the items that will attract scores of bargain hunters, collectors, and hobbyists.

Shop on the Corner thrift store is in the lower level of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, off Canyon