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Public Updated on A-19a Project at White Rock Meeting

on February 27, 2013 - 9:50am

Capital Projects and Facilities Director Anne Laurent, Community and Economic Development Department Housing Manager Paul Andrus, center, and Associate Planner Dan Osborn field questions at Monday's public meeting on the A-19a project in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Consultant Will Gleason reviews final conceptual designs for residential and commercial development of A-19a Monday evening. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Staff report

Los Alamos County's Economic and Community Development Department hosted a public workshop Monday evening to present the updated

Community Invited to Co-op's 2nd Anniversary Party Saturday

on February 27, 2013 - 7:47am

CO-OP News:

The Los Alamos Cooperative Market is celebrating its 2nd Anniversary Saturday, March 2 and the community is invited to the big event.

The "Heart of the Community at the Edge of Town," 95 Entrada Dr., is throwing a party with cake, music, youth activities, chair massages and much more!

Most events are scheduled 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food sampling, deep member discounts and gift bags for people who buy a new, renewed, or upgraded membership Saturday.

Co-op members will save 10 percent on regular priced items all day.

The Los Alamos Co-op is now a drop-off point for glass


New Mexico’s 13 National Parks = Visitors, Money, Jobs

on February 26, 2013 - 3:51pm

New Mexico national parks. Courtesy/NPS


NPS News:

DENVER – A new National Park Service report shows that nearly 1.5 million national park visitors in New Mexico in 2011 spent $102 million and supported 1,538jobs in the state.

Nationwide, visitors to the 398 units of the National Park System had a combined $30 billion economic benefit that supported 252,000 jobs.

“The national parks of New Mexico are exceptional and varied places – from the ancient mystery of Chaco Canyon to the wondrous geology of Carlsbad Caverns.

The attraction of these 13 natural and cultural crown jewels as

LANS, LANL Fostering Economic Development in Northern New Mexico

on February 26, 2013 - 3:10pm

Ribbon cutting and grand opening of Than Povi Fine Art Gallery in Cuyamungue. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Native American Venture Acceleration Fund provides boost to six regional businesses

Six Native American businesses received grants through a new Native American Venture Acceleration Fund created by Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) and the Regional Development Corporation.

The grants are designed to help the recipients create jobs, increase their revenue base and help diversify the area economy.

Funding comes from LANS, which manages Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the New

Startup Workshop at the Hive Thursday

on February 26, 2013 - 6:04am

HIVE News:

Thinking of starting a business? Want to learn about what will be presented at Startup Weekend Santa Fe? 

Eric Renz-Whitmore, executive director of New Mexico Technology Council, will lead a session Thursday, Feb. 28 at The Hive during this week’s brown-bag lunch. 

The brown-bag will start at 11:30 a.m. and Renz-Whitmore will start his session at noon. As always, there is no charge. 

The Hive invites community members to participate with like-minded entrepreneurs (no need to be an entrepreneur – yet.)

The "Lean Canvas" is Ash Maurya's adaptation of the "Business Model

Column: Great Skis, Great Skiing, to Great Organizations... Part 1

on February 25, 2013 - 7:18am

Great Skis, Great Skiing, to Great Organizations – From Personal Development to Organizational Development Part I

Column by ELENA YANG

I have been working on four books for the past few weeks; two are about personal development and the other two are about organizations (see listing below.)

The overlapping messages are generally about living with passion, learning to release creative energy, staying disciplined and having fun.

On a recent skiing trip, they began to meld together for me. So, this entry is both personal and organizational.

  • "The Art of Possibility" by Rosamund Stone Zander

Subway Moving to More Visible Location

on February 23, 2013 - 11:11am
The SUBWAY® restaurant hidden from street view at 1350 Central Ave. will move across the street to the more visible 1370-A Central Ave. in April. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

After nearly seven years tucked behind the Bradbury Science Museum, local SUBWAY® owner Larry Singh is moving his restaurant from 1350 Central Ave., across the street to 1370-A Central Ave., in the former Don Taylor Photography location.

Singh told the Los Alamos Daily Post Friday that he is excited about the move because it will provide his restaurant with