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Catch Of The Week: Post-Holiday Phishing Scams

Los Alamos
The holidays are over; you’ve probably put your tree away, taken down the lights, but … scammers aren’t ready to call it quits just yet.
If you are anything like most American shoppers, you probably spent a lot of money on gifts over the holidays, and likely earned reward points through your retailer for shopping.
According to a warning issued from the BBB (Better Business Bureau) crooks are sending phony emails and texts that look similar to messages from big retailers urging you to redeem reward points accrued from all that holiday


LARSO: Driver Safety Training In White Rock Jan. 9

Driver safety training for those over 50 is 1-5 p.m. Jan. 9 at the White Rock Senior Center. Courtesy/LARSO


Driver’s Safety should be a new learning tool for adults in 2020.

If “driver’s ed for adults” is in your cards, the local senior centers are here for you.

A cadre of local teachers offer many trainings throughout the year in both the Los Alamos and White Rock facilities. This month, White Rock will play host to the training 1-5 p.m. Jan. 9. The 4-hour course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. The course is open to those 50 years of age and over.

This month Kim Thomas is the instructor


Attorney General Office To Conduct School Safety Trainings At Española Public Schools Jan. 6

From the Office of the Attorney General News:
ALBUQUERQUE Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Friday that the Office of the Attorney General will host school safety trainings in the Española Public Schools Monday, Jan. 6.
The all day trainings come as part of Attorney General Balderas’ commitment to provide safety training to the schools in the wake of recent controversial events giving rise to student safety concerns.
Teachers and administrative staff members will receive presentations from experts on issues of treatment of disabled students in school


Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 27, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.


Dec. 27 at 8:40 p.m. / Police arrested Loretta B. Stubbs, 59, of Los Alamos near Airport Road and Nambe Loop and charged her with DWI and driving with an open container of alcohol.




Jan. 1 at 4:39 a.m. / Police arrested Stanlee Avery Platero, 19, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr. and charged him with aggravated DWI: refusal to submit to


State Ethics Commission Begins Jurisdiction

ALBUQUERQUE With the beginning of the New Year, the State Ethics Commission commences jurisdiction for administrative complaints alleging violations of New Mexico’s governmental conduct and disclosure laws.
The Commission has jurisdiction to investigate and adjudicate complaints filed by any person with the Commission against public officials and employees of the legislative and executive branches of state government and state instrumentalities; candidates and other participants in state elections; lobbyists and their employers; and governmental