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Scenes Of Don Taylor’s Photography Grand Reopening

Don Taylor’s Photography celebrated its grand reopening Wednesday night. The photography studio moved to 181 Central Park Square, next door to Origami Restaurant. The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce hosted the celebration as part of its Chamber Business After Hours program. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Don Taylor, center, chats with guests Wednesday in his new space at 181 Central Park Square including Mike Lippiatt, left, of Plateau Property Management. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Manager Ryn Herrmann, left, and Los Alamos


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McQuiston: Uber & Insurance: How You Are Covered

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

 
So I got a call from someone interested in being an Uber driver and he wanted to know how he was covered for car insurance.

I told him his current policy does not provide coverage while he is driving someone for a fee. But it got me interested how people are covered when they are driving for Uber. So off to their website I went and here is what I found.

App on … While you’re waiting for a request

While you’re online with Uber before you accept a request, you are covered by our insurance policy for your liability to a third party if you are in an accident when you’re


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BLM Announces Call For Nominations To Wild Horse And Burro Advisory Board

BLM News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The Bureau of Land Management is issuing a call for public nominations to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.  
 
Nominations are for a term of three years and are needed to represent the following categories of interest: public interest, wild horse and burro advocacy, and veterinary medicine.

The Advisory Board advises the BLM, an agency of the Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the Department of Agriculture, on the protection and management of wild free-roaming


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DPNM Acting Chair Neomi Martinez-Parra Highlights Call For Equal Pay For Equal Work

DPNM News:
 
Acting Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Neomi Martinez Parra issued the following joint statement Tuesday on Equal Pay Day – a day that represents how far into the year women have to work to earn as much as their male counterparts made the previous year:
 
“As Democrats, we stand by the principle of equal pay for equal work. We’re proud of Democrats in Congress for moving us closer to realizing true equality through the Lily Ledbetter Act and local lawmakers for putting equal pay protections in state statute, but there’s still more work to be done.  
 
“It’s

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Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market Thursday

The Los Alamos Winter Farmer’s Market is 8 a.m. to noon Thursday at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy image

 

COMMUNITY News:

 

The Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market is 8 a.m. to noon, Thursday 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


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Udall Questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg On Protecting American Elections & Consumer Privacy

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall presses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today during a Joint Senate Commerce Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Screenshot/LADP 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions today in Washington, D.C. Screenshot/LADP

Video of Udall’s questioning is available here.

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall pressed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to be a strong advocate for reforms to prevent election interference, like the Honest Ads Act, during a Joint Senate Commerce Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee


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SDV Construction Gives $25,000 To UNM School of Engineering For New Scholarship

Mahmoud Taha, chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, stands with Kirk McWethy, left, of SDV Construction and Leslie Currie, right, director of development for the School of Engineering. Courtesy photo

BUSINESS News:

SDV Construction, a New Mexico construction firm, has donated $25,000 to The University of New Mexico School of Engineering for the creation of a new scholarship.

The gift will create the SDV Construction Scholarship for Veterans, which will be awarded to full-time students pursuing a degree in construction management who have been honorably discharged from any branch


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Don Taylor’s Photography Grand Reopening Wednesday!

 

CHAMBER News:

The community is invited to join the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the Grand Reopening of Don Taylor’s Photography 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at Chamber Business After Hours.

The new Don Taylor’s Photography studio is at 181 Central Park Square, next door to Origami Restaurant. Light refreshments will be served.

Taylor has been a professional photographer since 1978 and has attended many schools including the New England Institute of Professional Photography and the Winona Institute of Professional Photography, and is a graduate of the Hallmark Institute


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