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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Morning Glory Bakery

On the Job in Los Alamos is new Manager Brent Hudson taking orders Wednesday at Morning Glory Bakery at 1377 Diamond Dr. Along with a wide variety of bakery goods, Morning Glory Bakery also offers breakfast and lunch selections such as huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos, burgers and more. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Piñon Flan

Piñon Flan. Photo by Liddie Martinez

 
By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Espanola Valley

There must be at least a small Roman gene in my genetic makeup because, like the Romans, I am crazy about chickens! Chickens were domesticated by the ancient Romans and kept for laying eggs. And, as any cook with a flock of chickens will tell you, you get very inventive on uses for the little gems that tend to be highly prolific and in short form will take over your kitchen. I love their versatility and the fact that they are low in calories and high in protein. While the eggs themselves may not have ranked very high in the culinary


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NMSP Participate In July 4th C.A.R.E. Operation

NMSP News:

During the Independence Day holiday, the New Mexico State Police participated in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (CARE) operation across all roadways within the state.

The goal of the traffic initiative is that a strong law enforcement presence will have a direct effect on the driving behaviors of motorists during the holiday, and, thus, reduce the number of crashes and increase motorist safety.

State Police provided an increased patrol presence during this initiative on roadways throughout all State Police districts. Because of the increased volume of traffic during


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NCRTD Provides Special Event Bus Services To Santa Fe Wine Festival At El Rancho De Las Golondrinas July 6-7

NCRTD News:

The North Central Regional Transit District’s (NCRTD) RTD “Blue Bus” will provide special event bus transit services July 6-7 for the Santa Fe Wine Festival at El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

The fare free service will include a downtown shuttle providing nine roundtrips per day beginning at 11:10 a.m. with stops at Sheridan Street Transit Center, the New Mexico True Visitor Center lot at Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, South Capitol Rail Runner Station and the Santa Fe Place Mall (south side parking lot) transit hub to connect with Santa Fe Trails bus system, including the #2


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Cone Zone: Week Of July 8, 2019

COUNTY News:

The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

Manhole Repairs – Ponderosa Estates in Los Alamos:

Crews continue adjusting manholes in Ponderosa Estates along Aspen Drive, Sumac Lane and Maple Drive. Work is scheduled to continue through the end of July. The concrete being used is a high strength mix and requires a cure time; therefore, residents are urged to avoid driving over these manholes for the first few days after they are poured. Traffic control will be set up daily in several locations along the project route and residents


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Scenes From BeeHive Homes Fourth Of July Celebration With Community Pancake Feast Thursday In White Rock

BeeHive Homes Director Christopher Thomas with Roger Schauman at the BeeHive Homes free pancake feast held for the community Thursday in White Rock to celebrate the 4th of July. Courtesy photo

BeeHive Homes Director Christopher Thomas, left, with members of his BeeHive Homes at their free pancake feast held for the community Thursday in White Rock to celebrate the 4th of July. Courtesy photo

Scene from the BeeHive Homes pancake feast held for the community Thursday in White Rock to celebrate the 4th of July. Courtesy photo


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Scenes From 44th Fourth Of July Children’s Parade

The Children’s Parade sets off Thursday morning from the LDS Church on Grand Canyon. The church has sponsored the parade and carnival for 44 years. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Military veterans escort a much traveled American flag up Grand Canyon. The flag was taken by runners from the Santa Fe Veterans Cemetary at 5 a.m. July 4 and arrived in White Rock where veterans were waiting to carry it to the LDS Church flag pole for the pre-parade ceremony. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Local Boy Scouts raise the flag that has flown over Arlington

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Buses Shuttle Spectators To Fireworks Extravaganza

Atomic City Transit drivers in the Sullivan Field parking lot prepare to take spectators down to the annual Kiwanis Club Fireworks Extravaganza set to get underway as the sun goes down this evening at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Carloads of people are parking in the Sullivan Field parking lot and boarding Atomic City Transit buses for the ride down to the Kiwanis Club Fireworks Extravaganza at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

No parking allowed on N.M. 4 today and that’s not something drivers need to worry about


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Los Alamos Faith & Science Forum Presents Lectures Next Wednesday And Thursday July 10-11

Professor Warren Brown

LAF&SF News:

Next week the Los Alamos Faith & Science Forum presents two lectures by Professor Warren Brown.

Brown is director of the Lee Edward Travis Research Institute and professor of psychology in the Department of Doctoral Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif.

Professor Brown has co-authored several books including Did My Neurons Make Me Do It? Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will. Oxford, U.K., Oxford University Press, 2007.

Professor Brown’s talk Wednesday, July 10 is entitled


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Be Safe During July 4 Weekend: ‘Take A Ride On Us’

 NMDOT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The Fourth of July “Take a Ride on Us” program begins at runs until 3 a.m. Sunday, July, 7.
 
Twelve-hundred rides will be offered under the Uber app, using the code: ABQUSA19. Tips are not included and refunds are not provided for trips under $10.
 
The New Mexico Department of Transportation Bernalillo County, The City of Albuquerque, Cumulus radio stations and Uber have partnered to support “Take a Ride on Us.”
 
The collaborative goal is to ENDWI by offering an Uber credit of up to $10 for up to two trips in the Bernalillo County metro area

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Cookout Caution: Keeping Food Safety in Focus

By SHARON RADCLIFFE
Chief Nursing Officer
Los Alamos Medical Center

Summer offers plentiful opportunities to gather outdoors with family and friends.

Whether it’s the Fourth of July, Labor Day, an afternoon on the lake or one last hurrah before school days beckon again, al fresco celebrations are the order of the day when the sun is out and the temps are warm. And most gatherings have one particular ingredient in common: food. Think grilled burgers and hot dogs, barbecued chicken, homemade potato salad and coleslaw, and overflowing veggie and fruit trays.

While you’re enjoying your summer


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Griggs: Dateline Olomouc In The Czech Republic

A streetcar on Pekarska Street in Olomouc in the eastern province of Moravia in the Czech Republic. Photo by David Griggs/ladailypost.com
 
A thought provoking fountain in Olomouc. Photo by David Griggs/ladailypost.com
 
By DAVID GRIGGS
Foreign Correspondent
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
I was originally scheduled to stay at The Poets’ Corner Hostel for seven nights in Olomouc, and I enjoyed it so much that I stayed four more.
 
I had been in Prague and was feeling overwhelmed by the number of tourists. Olomouc is a delightful smaller, much more relaxed city in the eastern province

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RayLee Homes Lottery For Lots Closes Sunday

Scene of a RayLee Mirador Construction Training Tuesday with partners ready to begin work the week of July 8. Pictured are Jeff Grady, owner and head of construction and RayLee Trade Partners. Courtesy photo

View of finished lots Tuesday at Mirador near N.M. 4 in White Rock. Courtesy photo

 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com
 
After five years of work, RayLee Homes is ready to start offering people their dream homes.
 
These homes will be in the Mirador development next to the White Rock Visitor Center off N.M. 4. The development covers 48 acres and

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White Rock Children’s Parade 10 A.M. Thursday

Scene from a previous White Rock Children’s Parade. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

The annual White Rock July 4th celebration will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 366 Grand Canyon.

The Children’s Parade will begin after a brief flag ceremony and singing of the national anthem at 10 a.m., surrounding the flag pole in front of the Church.

Boy Scouts of White Rock will then lead the parade carrying the Colors. They will be followed by Cub Scouts. Children of all ages will follow. Children are encouraged to dress up, decorate their bicycles and tricycles,


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Award Winning Builder RayLee Homes Announces Ground Breaking Of Mirador In White Rock

Front elevation of the Tuscan model home planned for Mirador in White Rock. Courtesy/RayLee Homes

RayLee Homes News:

RayLee Homes is excited to announce the ground breaking of Mirador in White Rock, one of the most in demand housing markets in New Mexico due to the influx of new jobs at Los Alamos National Laboratory, along with the high percent of retirees choosing to stay and live in the area.

Mirador in White Rock will provide 161 residential lots to be built on over the next three to four years. With current floor plans for 2019 ranging from 1,653 square feet up to 2,785 square feet, there is a floor


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Exploring Mysteries Of Living: Examples And Styles

By STEPHEN F. LEDOUX
A Los Alamos member of
The International Behaviorology Institute

While some available books follow a reference–laced reporting of research results, these columns rely on a conceptual treatment of topics. This treatment includes numerous everyday examples, directly emphasizing meaningful understanding and appreciation of the fundamental principles, practices, and implications of the science that studies behavior.

As we reach and cover more complex, advanced topics, we will also employ our findings to explore and explain some of the conceptually intricate and


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ScienceFest 2019 Kicks Off Tuesday July 9

LACD News:
 
The time of year has arrived when we celebrate the hard work and innovation of a community of educators, with ScienceFest 2019.
 
Los Alamos MainStreet and the Creative District with the duo of Kate Cleveland and Jennifer Loveless, unofficially dubbed Loveland, have gotten things off to a great start.
 
Cleveland, along with the rest of the LACDC squad have formed a team effort behind the planning and execution of this year’s events. Their tireless crews are eager to energize visitors, vendors, and patrons to partake of their six-day event. The interactive demonstrations

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Over 100,000 Unsafe Airbags On New Mexico Vehicles

SAFE AIRBAGS News:
 
In New Mexico, more than 100,000 recalled Takata airbags remain on the road in vehicles representing 19 vehicle manufacturers.
 
SafeAirbags.com, an organization notifying owners about this urgent airbag safety recall, is urging owners and drivers of affected vehicles to immediately schedule an appointment for a free recall repair to prevent potentially serious injuries, or even death.
 
Affected vehicles include those made by BMW, Chrysler, Daimler, Ferrari, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz,

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Logistical Changes For Farmers Market Thursday!

Fatima Quezada mans the booth for her mother Estella Alcantar last month at the Farmers Market. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News:

Because of scheduled Independence Day events proceeding on Central Avenue the morning of Thursday, July 4, those attending the Farmer’s Market at the Mesa Public Library overflow lot are asked to use Rose Street or Canyon Road and park at the Betty Ehart Senior Center on Bathtub Row.

Central Avenue will be closed that morning between Oppenheimer and 15th Street for YMCA-sponsored adult and children’s events.


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