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LAMC Laboratory Receives CAP Accreditation

Feliciaño A. Jiron

LAMC News:

Los Alamos Medical Center Laboratory has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection.

LAMC CEO Feliciaño A. Jiron was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided.

The LAMC Laboratory is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide.

The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, begun in the early 1960s, is recognized by the federal government as being equal to or more stringent Read More

Money IQ: Home Computer Security

Money IQ
By Michael Carson

Home Computer Security

Businesses have been taking computer security seriously for a long time; home users have not been. The reasons are generally two-fold: cost and expertise.

A typical home user may have the anti-virus program that came with the computer but then not realize that this was a subscription service that ended the first year and has had no real protection since.

The good news is that there are free alternatives out there for the home user that don’t require a technical expert to install and configure. It’s no longer sufficient to simply have an anti-virus Read More

Nine Simple Principles for a Happier Life

Ron Helman
 
Nine Simple Principles for a Happier Life

By Ron Helman
 

Take care of yourself first:
Instead of focusing on others and trying to control or change other people, pay attention to yourself first. This is a distraction or avoidance mechanism to avoid working on what is necessary in order to create a real shift.
 
Stay present to what is in the NOW:
So much of our anxiety lives in the future.
 
Let go of the outcome and find joy NOW:
We can only do our very best so stop worrying about the future. You really have no idea what’s next.
 
Change your mind:
If your mind defaults
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Lunchtime Meetings Benefit Local Eateries

Katy Korkos of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce chats with County Administrator Harry Burgess, left, and Councilor David Izraelevitz Friday in the aisle of the Pyramid Restaurant in the Mari-Mac Shopping Center. Korkos was celebrating a birthday at a nearby table and Burgess and Izraelevitz were leaving the restaurant following a lunch meeting. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More

White Rock Visitor Center Shatters Attendance Record

The White Rock Tourist Information Center opened to the public Sept. 28, 2012. File photo

By Carol A. Clark

Since opening on N.M. 4 in early fall, the White Rock Tourist Information Center Complex has been packed with visitors daily, shattering previous attendance records for the White Rock facility as well as the Los Alamos Visitor Center at 15th Street and Central Avenue.

A monthly report compiled by the Meeting and Visitor Bureau shows 2,398 people visited the White Rock Tourist Information Center from its official opening Sept. 28 through the Sept. 30 month end. This is a marked increase from Read More

LANB Signs Agreement With Regulators

LANB President Steve Wells

 

LANB Signs Agreement With Regulators

By Carol A. Clark

 

Los Alamos National Bank officials signed an agreement Nov. 30 with the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, (OCC), resulting in changes to credit underwriting and administration.

LANB President Steve Wells explained during an interview this morning with the Los Alamos Daily Post that this is a regulatory matter having no effect on bank customers.

 

“We are well capitalized, we have strong liquidity and this agreement should have no impact on our customers,” Read More

Money IQ: Consider a Safe Deposit Box

Money IQ

By Fidel L. Gutierrez

 

Consider a Safe Deposit Box for Valuables and Digital Media Storage/Computer Back-up

 

As the old saying goes “you cannot put a price on peace of mind.” In today’s complex world, one of the oldest banking service that is often overlooked is the good old fashioned safe deposit box. 

 

I still remember as a kid going into the bank lobby with my mom and being in awe of the massive bank vault door. 

 

With the proliferation of on-line banking (virtual bank branch)  and “mini” branches (including grocery store branches), I find that Read More

James Chrobocinski Opens Zia Realty Group with a Mission

Owner/Broker James Chrobocinski of Zia Realty Group in the reception area of his offices on Trinity Drive near 15th Street Thursday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Owner/Broker James Chrobocinski of Zia Realty Group stands in front of his new offices at 15th Street and Trinity Drive Thursday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By Carol A. Clark
Los Alamos Daily Post

After losing his mother last February and grandmother in 2010, James Chrobocinski decided it was time to come home.

Chrobocinski, 40, spent the last 26 years living in Corpus Christi, Texas. He had moved there Read More

Perch Paperie Open All Day!

The Perch Paperie will be open today from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. for shoppers in need of any last minute gifts. Stop by the shop at 13 Sherwood Blvd., around the corner from Jemez House Thrift Store in White Rock. Free paper butterfly demonstrations will take place all day today. This technique can be used to make ornaments, embellish cards or be placed on gifts. Courtesy/The Perch Paperie Read More

The Five Largest Landowners in America

A ranch in Wyoming. Courtesy/MSNBC

REAL ESTATE News:

The five largest landowners in America include:

1. John Malone: The cable tycoon has 2.2 million acres stretching from Wyoming to Maine. One of his crown jewels is the Bell Ranch, a 290,100-acre cattle empire.

2. Ted Turner: The media magnate has 2 million acres in Nebraska, New Mexico and other states. He is a strong advocate of wildlife conservation.

3. The Emmerson family: This low-profile family holds 1.8 million acres through Sierra Pacific Industries, the nation’s second largest lumber producer.

4. Brad Kelley: The reclusive Read More

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