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Scenes From UbiQD’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

UbiQD Vice President Matthew Bergren, left, and UbiQD CEO Hunter McDaniel style it at the company’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party Tuesday evening at UbiQD at 134 Eastgate Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

projectY cowork Director Lauren McDaniel, who is married to UbiQD CEO Hunter McDaniel attends Tuesday’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with the couple’s baby boy Duncan McDaniel. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

UbiQD Director of Applied Physics Nikolay Makarov is clearly a strong contender for the ugliest sweater award. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At El Parasol

On the job in Los Alamos is Marina Suarez assisting customers Wednesday at the drive up window at El Parasol at 1903 Central Ave. Suarez has worked at El Parasol for four years. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Avaya: Setting NORAD Santa Tracking World Record

NORAD News:
 
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Avaya is preparing its industry-leading Avaya Customer Engagement technology to help set a new record at the 62nd annual NORAD Tracks Santa, scheduled to start Dec. 24 and end Christmas Day, Dec. 25.
 
During the 23-hour period in 2016, more than 1,400 hotline volunteers answered a record 154,192 calls (1.8 calls per second) to the NORAD Tracks Santa 1-877 HI-NORAD hotline.
 
The mission critical Avaya Customer Engagement technology, which supports the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)

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County Issues RFP For 20th Street Parcels

The County has issued a request for proposals for six parcels on 20th Street with the hope that local developers will be interested in purchasing the lots. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

​By KIRSTEN LASKEY 
​Los Alamos Daily Post 
​kirsten@ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos County is selling the six, half acre lots on 20th Street and hoping to attract local buyers.

“The RFP (request for proposals) is written in the way that you can propose on just one lot, multiple lots or the entire parcel,” County Economic Development Administrator Joan Ahlers said.

She added that


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Daily Postcard: Ruby K’s Bagel Cafe

Daily Postcard: Ruby K’s Bagel Cafe is welcoming local residents and holiday visitors to dine inside or on the patio at 1789 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Ruby K’s menu includes fresh bagels, artisan sandwiches, soups, salads, new side dishes and a variety of desserts. Visit rubykbagel.com for more details and hours of operation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At David’s Old Fashioned Barber Shop

On the job in Los Alamos today is co-owner David Martinez cutting customer Mike Havermehl’s hair at David’s Old Fashioned Barber Shop, 1247 Central Ave. B-2. Martinez has been barbering for 10 years. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

David Martinez co-owns David’s Old Fashioned Barber Shop with his father who started the business 26 years ago. Martinez sports a tattoo that matches the logo of the man on his business card that his mother Tina designed 26 years ago, he said. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Jolley II: Never Say NO To Your Boss

By JOHN DAVID JOLLEY II
Los Alamos
 
When I was a Union Steward the story circulated of a Network Center supervisor who asked a technician to take down a major telecommunications circuit.
 
The Technician said NO, that would take hundreds of customers out of telephone service. The supervisor told the technician she was ordering him to shut down the circuit. Again the technician refused because hundreds of people would be without service. The supervisor then said, “you are suspended pending termination for insubordination,’ and turned to another technician and ordered her to take

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U.S. Senators Udall, Heinrich Call On FCC Chairman Pai To Abandon ‘Reckless’ Plan To End Net Neutrality

U.S. SENATE News:

39 senators tell FCC not to repeal net neutrality rules that protect the free and open Internet

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that they have joined a group of 39 Democratic senators in urging Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to abandon his plan to repeal the agency’s net neutrality rules in favor of giving Internet providers the ability to freely block or slow down consumers’ access to the Internet.

The senators’ letter comes ahead of a Thursday vote by the FCC to dismantle net neutrality protections. 

“Your


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Hilltop Spa & Infinity Wellness Offer New Service

Dr. Carmen Solano and Hilltop Spa Owner Tracy Ashton who is receiving a Coolsculpting Session. Courtesy photo

BUSINESS News:

The Hilltop Spa at 1789 Central Ave. #6 has partnered with Dr. Carmen Solano, owner of Infinity Wellness, in a joint venture to bring Coolsculpting to Los Alamos.

The CoolSculpting fat-freezing procedure is the only FDA-cleared, non-surgical fat-reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists all efforts through diet and exercise. The results are proven, noticeable and lasting. The CoolSculpting procedure is proven,


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Wreaths Across America Event At Santa Fe National Cemetery Saturday Morning

Wreaths Across America. Courtesy photo

LANB News:

Los Alamos National Laboratory employee volunteers, their families and friends are invited to place wreaths at grave markers at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, as part of the Wreaths Across America initiative.

Employees, in partnership with Los Alamos National Security LLC, Centerra-LA (the Lab’s protective force contractor), Berardinelli Funeral Home, the International Guard Union of America Local 69, and Los Alamos National Bank raised $11,500 to sponsor 1,150 wreaths of remembrance for the ceremony.


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