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'Paradocs' Plays Coffee House Cafe Friday

on November 29, 2012 - 12:22pm


The jazz trio "Paradocs" will be playing at the Coffee House Cafe, 723 Central Ave., across from Smith's 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30.

The Paradocs Trio of piano, guitar and saxophone performs acoustic jazz standards and classic tunes.

The Coffee House Cafe, 505-662-CAFE offers a dinner menu of American, Italian and New Mexican selections.

Baldrige in Education: Roots and Reasons for Hope

on November 29, 2012 - 10:19am

By Christine Schaefer

How did a quality awards program originally aimed at helping U.S. manufacturers become more competitive evolve to help school districts and other education institutions improve their performance, too?

Long story, and it starts before 1999, when Congress expanded the eligibility of the Baldrige Awards to health care and education organizations.

In fact, the Baldrige Program began preparing for that expansion in the mid-1990s.

Money IQ: What is FDIC Insurance?

on November 28, 2012 - 1:10pm
Money IQ
By Karl Hjelvik

What is FDIC Insurance?

This week’s Money IQ examines Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insurance, its background, coverage and who pays for it.

During the 1930’s, the financial markets experienced a lot of turmoil and it was common to have runs on a bank because there was no insurance on customers’ deposits.

As a result, the FDIC was created as part of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933. Since then, the FDIC has provided deposit insurance to guarantee the safety of deposits at any member bank.

Credit Unions are not covered by the FDIC, however, they

Christkindlmarket at Winterfest Dec. 8

on November 27, 2012 - 5:56am

DWM News:

Denver Wealth Management is hosting a Christkindlmarket in conjunction with Winterfest in the parking lot at Central Avenue and 15th Street.

The Christkindlmarket will run 5-9 p.m. Saturday Dec. 8 with vendors from all over Northern New Mexico showcasing a wide array of products available for purchase..

There will be several different styles of artists and jewelers, jams and jellies, craft foods, wood and metal works, clothing and accessories, arts and crafts and German style food and drink.

Everyone is welcome to come enjoy a brisk evening of festive atmosphere.

CB Fox Breaks Single-Day Sales Record!

on November 26, 2012 - 11:49am

Courtesy/CB Fox

CB FOX News:

Small Business Saturday, coupled with CB Fox’s donation of part of its profit for the day to Los Alamos United Way, plus a bonus offered to American Express card holders, produced by a wide margin the largest single-day sales in CB Fox’s 32-year history.

"A great many shoppers went out of there way to tell us that the small business idea, plus the cardholder bonus, plus our donation to United Way made a difference in the way they decided to spend last Saturday 'in town,'" co-owner Dave Fox said. "Virtually every shopper voiced encouragement.


Today is Small Business Saturday ... Shop Los Alamos Stores!

on November 24, 2012 - 8:14am


Support local businesses and at the same time help contribute to neighbors in need.

Today, Nov. 24 is Small Business Saturday and the community is urged to shop local.

A portion of sales at participating Los Alamos businesses will go to the United Way Community Action Fund to help those in need.

Participating businesses:

  • CB FOX @ 1735 Central Ave.;
  • Don Taylor’s Photography @ 999 Central Ave., Suite 100;
  • Fuller Lodge Art Center @ 2132 Central Ave.;
  • Homerun Pizza @ 1627 Central Ave.;
  • Khalsa Acupuncture @ 919 Central Ave.;
  • LA Tan and More @ 975 Central Ave.;
  • Metzger’s Do It Best

Money IQ: ‘Tis the Season

on November 21, 2012 - 10:21am
Money IQ
By Melissa Romero

‘Tis the Season

We all know that the holiday season is a time for giving but for many thieves and criminals, it’s a time for taking and it’s your money that they’re after.

Every year, more and more people fall victim to identity theft, fraud and phishing schemes.

This week’s edition of Money IQ will help you better understand what you can do to ensure that you and your money are safe.

During the holidays we tend to get so busy with our preparations we sometimes let our guard down, especially financially.

Not closely monitoring our accounts, making large