Column: From Differences To Mistakes – Part I

Opposites Attract? Or, Hang Out With Like-Minded?
From Differences To Mistakes – Part I
Column by ELENA YANG

So, which is true? I am inclined to go with the like-mindedness.

Even when opposites attract, the opposites are usually manifested in the area of temperament, rather than how people think and what they value.  

We seek out those whose opinions are similar to ours; we read or listen to news outlets that closely reflect what we believe (if not exclusively, certainly most of the time), and our friends are by and large similar to us. 

Depending on your perspective, Margaret Heffernan Read More

Time For Sign Change

A worker changes a sign at the corner of N.M. 4 and Rover Boulevard Thursday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ Read More

June English Beautifies Los Alamos

June English of Professional Skin Care Choices shows her line of  Physician’s Care Alliance skin care products. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

June English of Professional Skin Care Choices has been providing skin care services in Los Alamos for nine years.

She serves a loyal clientele Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from her office at 127 East Gate Drive, Suite 212-D.

English is a trained medical aesthetician and worked for several Phoenix plastic surgeons before moving to Los Alamos.

“I help women Read More

Lazarus Wellness Center Officially Opens its Doors

As friends cheer her on, owner Dr. Kim Lazarus cuts the ribbon, officially opening Lazarus Wellness Center Thursday. The Center is in the Small Business Development Center in Central Park Square. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Guests try out equipment at Lazarus Wellness Center during Thursday’s Open House. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Staff report

Dr. Kim Lazarus cut the ribbon Thursday, officially opening the Lazarus Wellness Center.

The Wellness Center is in the Los Alamos Small Business Center, Suite 213, in Central Park Square.

Lazarus offers a number Read More

Los Alamos Daily Post Launches Weekend Open House Map Section!

LADP News:

The Los Alamos Daily Post is now featuring a weekly section highlighting open houses throughout Los Alamos and White Rock.

Photographs, details and a map depicting the location of each open house are included in this new weekly section.

Click on the map to read details about the featured homes.

Print out a copy of the map before heading out to tour the open houses or pull up the map on your smart phone or ipad!

Click on the Real Estate Section red button near the top of this page to view the new “Open House Map and List” or click here. Read More

Real Estate & Neighborhood History: ‘The Townsite’ – Eastern Area

Real Estate & Neighborhood History

“The Townsite” – Eastern Area

Last month’s Column focused on the first suburb in Los Alamos – The Western Area.

But before The Western Area was built, Los Alamos residents lived in “The Townsites” at Site Y.

In the beginning of Los Alamos history the townsite was a temporary Army post run by the Army Corps of Engineers.

As a temporary site hastily constructed with the urgency of war most of the original “homes” lacked not only comfort but durability.

The initial contract to construct the top-secret post fell to M. M. Sundt Read More

Pet Pangaea Chosen Rotary’s Local and Districtwide Small Business of the Year!

Members of the Sonny Brown Business Award (SBBA) Committee, from left, Chairman Mike Lippiatt, Donnie Torres and Richard Matteson and Rotary Club President Linda Hull, right, present a $250 check to Pet Pangaea owner Cindi Wells at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos Tuesday. The local pet store is the winner of this year’s SBBA award. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Every other year, the Rotary Club of Los Alamos Club honors one local non-Rotarian business that exemplifies the high ethical standards of Rotary.

This year, the Club’s SBBA Committee, Read More

Public Invited to Open House at Lazarus Wellness Center


The community is invited to join Kim Lazarus at the Grand Opening and Open House of her Lazarus Wellness Center in her new expanded office suite #213 at 190 Central Park Square.

The event is 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, and there’s plenty of room so bring a friend. 

The Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony during the event and there will be giveaways and refreshments will be served.

Also, Lazarus will demonstrate several new services she offers her clients.

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De Colores Restaurant Going Strong After 34 Years

A crowd enjoys lunch Wednesday at De Colores at the Gate, 2470 East Road. The popular eatery celebrates 34 years this month serving the Los Alamos community. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Staff report
Founded in 1978 by Joan and Mel Duran, and operating at the current location for 10 years, De Colores is the longest running restaurant in Los Alamos.
The restaurant was packed during the lunch hour Wednesday and is a popular dining spot for those who live and work in Los Alamos.
Joan Duran told the Los Alamos Daily Post that she is concerned about rumors that continue to circulate
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Los Alamos, Sandia National Labs Recognize New Mexico Small Businesses for Innovation

LANL News:

Ten New Mexico small businesses participating in projects using the technical expertise and assistance of Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories will be recognized at the 12th annual Innovation Celebration Thursday, April 4, at Technology Venture Corporation’s Deal Stream Summit being held at the Tamaya Resort in Bernalillo.

The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) program was created in 2000 by the New Mexico State Legislature to bring national laboratory technology and expertise to small businesses in New Mexico and promote economic development Read More

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