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State Warns Salon Owners About Phony Inspectors

New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department News:

ALBUQUERQUE – The Regulation and Licensing Department is warning New Mexico salon owners to be on the lookout for imposters posing as state inspectors and asking for payment of hundreds of dollars to supposedly avoid closure.
 
Scam artists are calling local nail salons and demanding payment of as much as $1,200 while threatening the owners with court action and closure of their shop. The scam often includes fraudulent documents, including letters and settlement agreements that look real, and are copied from genuine state documents.


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LANL: Small Business Supplier Forum March 12

LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory is hosting a Supplier Forum March 12 at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., in Los Alamos.
 
The Los Alamos National Laboratory Small Business Program and representatives from LANL’s procurement organization will present the following free information sessions:
  • Small Business Program overview;
  • Understanding Ariba e-Sourcing;
  • LANL’s Basic Ordering Agreement process;
  • Construction Projects- the RFP process; and
  • Upcoming Business Opportunities.
 
Submit RSVP and inquiries to business@lanl.gov

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Chamber Business Breakfast Features Talk On County’s New Proposed Sign Code Thursday March 15

CHAMBER News:

The next Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast is 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, March 15 at UNM-Los Alamos, Building 2, Room 230.

Los Alamos County Planning ManagerTamara Baer will present the County’s new proposed Sign Code, with a focus on how it may affect the business community.

Revisions to the County Sign Code were prompted by a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision clarifying the requirement for content neutrality in the regulation of speech, including signage. The new sign code complies with this requirement, while still regulating the size, material, time, place, and


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Farmers Market Opens For Business Today

Produce for sale at the Farmers Market. Courtesy photo
 

Treats for sale at the Farmers Market. Courtesy photo

 MAINSTREET News:

The Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market is 8 a.m. to noon today at Fuller Lodge.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market was started in 1970 and is a great place to buy local foods and other goods and to support local growers and producers. For more information contact Cindy at talacook@windstream.net or 505.929.6579.

Los Alamos MainStreet is part of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation, a private, not-for-profit economic and community development


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Zia Credit Union Officials Meet With D.C. Lawmakers

Zia Credit Union President and CEO David Woodruff stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post Monday to talk about his trip last week to Washington D.C. to meet with lawmakers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Zia CU Board Vice Chair Lawrence Gutierrez, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, Zia CU Member at Large JC Garcia and President and CEO David Woodruff on their trip last week in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/ZCU
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com
 

Zia Credit Union President and CEO David Woodruff together with his Board Vice Chair Lawrence Gutierrez and Member


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Sirphey Opening At Bandelier National Monument

Sirphey Owner Prashant Jain, left, and Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott visit the Los Alamos Daily Post Tuesday to discuss the opening of Sirphey at Bandelier. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Sirphey News:

Imagine a summer night in Frijoles Canyon as you eat dinner with friends and family. The sounds of acoustic jazz fill the air, creating an enchanting scene as you sip wine from local vineyards. And you finish the evening with a moonlit walk with park guides.

Soon, there will be no need to imagine. Sirphey, the Los Alamos food-tech company that brings global flavors to your fingertips,


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LANB Sponsors Visits To Bradbury Science Museum

Bradbury Science Museum Educator Pam Dresher providing a science laboratory recently for students from Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School in Taos. Photo by Andre Trottier

Bradbury Science Museum Educator Mel Strong providing a science laboratory recently for students from Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School in Taos. Photo by Andre Trottier

BSMA News:

Bradbury Science Museum Educators Pam Dresher and Mel Strong recently provided a science laboratory for students from Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School in Taos.

The trip to the local museum was sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank under


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NIST Sharpens ‘Charpy’ Test To Make A More Precise Impact On Industrial Materials

Courtesy photo
 
NIST News:
 
A decade before an iceberg shattered the hull plates of the Titanic and half a century before a plague of brittle fractures started sinking Liberty ships during World War II, scientists in the United States and France had devised a novel, and strikingly simple, method for measuring the way metal reacts to impact.
 
Today, that method, with some upgrades and refinements, remains the standard test used worldwide to judge the impact resistance of metals used in bridge construction, high-pressure boilers, ocean ships,

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LAPS Foundation Facilitates $1,800 Donation To Robotics Team From Santa Fe Auto Park

The LAHS Robotics FIRST Team 4153 poses with a t-shirt launching robot at the Ride & Drive event in Los Alamos. Courtesy/LAPSF

LAPSF News:

A perfect union that came together serendipitously last month has led to $1,800 being generously donated to the LAHS Robotics FIRST Team 4153 by the Santa Fe Auto Park. Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation executive director Laura Loy had just gotten off a phone call in which she learned the team had a shortage of funds to pay for travel to attend a competition in Denver, when a representative from the Santa Fe Auto Park called asking for help to facilitate


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Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market March 8, April 12

Apple goods from Montoya’s farm. Courtesy photo
 
LAFM News:
 
Just a one more winter market after this week’s market, which is 8 a.m. to noon. Thursday March 8 then April 12. Both are at the Fuller Lodge.
 
This month at market:
  • New vendor- Goat Cheese, Feta, Cheve, Goat Milk, Keifer
  • Montoya’s – Apples, dried apples, Cider, Snowcones, Roasted Green Chile,
  • Jams & Jellies, Tortillas.
  • Rodriguez Farm- Chico’s Chile, Pinto Beans, Bean mixes.
  • Ranch de Iris- Chile pods, Winter squash, Organic seeds, Starts

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