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Letter To The Editor: Time For Action Plan On Housing

on December 6, 2019 - 5:34pm
By STEVEN SCHRAMM
Los Alamos

The recent article covering the report on housing needs in Los Alamo County raises two significant questions in my mind.

First, my wife and I have been acutely aware of the housing crisis in this county, caused by the lack of available land, since we first arrived over three decades ago. The question is: Why are we still paying for studies and surveys to tell us what we already know?

Second, since the DOE and LA County are the primary holders of land for development, and since they are two of the entities most vocal about the need for new housing, etc., why

Attorney General Demands Answers From Uber On Potential Abuses In New Mexico, Issues Risk Advisory

on December 6, 2019 - 5:03pm
Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
SANTA FE Attorney General Hector Balderas opened an investigation today into potential harms to New Mexican consumers and issued a consumer safety alert today regarding popular ride-sharing service Uber.
 
According to a new report from the company, thousands of Uber drivers and passengers reported being the victims of sexual assaults, physical assaults, motor-vehicle accidents, and other harms while using the Uber app from 2017 through 2018.
 
During that period, Uber users also reported approximately 6,000 instances of unwanted

Central Avenue Closed For Parade 4:30-7 P.M. Saturday

on December 6, 2019 - 2:12pm

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Los Alamos MainStreet would like to advise the public and businesses that Central Avenue, between 4th Street and Oppenheimer will be closed approximately 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 in preparation for the Holiday Lights Parade, which runs 6-7 p.m.

Beginning at 4 p.m., Los Alamos County also will be blocking parallel parking spaces along Central Avenue.

To accommodate parade staging, the three southernmost rows of the County Municipal Building parking lot will be unavailable beginning Saturday morning.

Water Main Break On Ridgeway In Denver Steels

on December 6, 2019 - 9:43am

Traffic Alert:

There is a water main break in the road on Ridgeway in the Denver Steels area. Department of Public Utilities crews are setting up traffic control devices.

Ridgeway Drive will be closed to through traffic while repairs are completed.

Residents will be allowed access to and from their homes. No disruption to water services are expected.

Crews estimate that repairs will be completed by mid-afternoon today.

Direct questions to the Los Alamos County Customer Care Center at 505.662.8333.

Los Alamos Jazz Project Performs At Pig+Fig Tonight!

on December 6, 2019 - 6:37am

Thirty-one musicians in four student-combos from the Los Alamos Jazz Project will perform 7-9 p.m. today at Pig+Fig in White Rock on Sherwood Blvd. Everyone is invited so bring the family to Pig+Fig and enjoy a fantastic dinner and incredible desserts all while listening to jazz performed by talented young musicians. Courtesy photo

In And Around Town: Dec. 6, 2019

on December 5, 2019 - 6:57am
 
In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com

 
WINTERFEST Dec. 6-8
 
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Dec. 7-8
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre Holds Open Auditions For Mark Dunn’s 'The Glitter Girls'
1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St. Interested persons should email director Kathi Collins at kathimcollins@gmail.com to sign up for an audition time slot.

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