Update: Los Alamos Residents Donate $1,250 To Help Police

Update: Four more community heroes have contacted the Post to contribute, increasing the reward to $1,250.


A resident of Los Alamos and reader of the Los Alamos Daily Post contacted the Post this morning after reading about the burglary spree overnight Saturday and the destruction criminals inflicted on several local businesses (link).

“I want to help our police catch those responsible,” the resident said. “I will donate $500 on the condition that you allow me to remain anonymous.”

We agreed and spoke with the police to make them aware of this generous offer, which increases


Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Covid-19 Update Video

Summer Concert Series News:

The 2020 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series presented by Toyota of Santa Fe is monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic and following the recommendations of county, state and federal authorities as they pertain to large gatherings. 

At this time there are no directives to postpone or cancel any of the 2020 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series dates, which are still two months away. The concerts will take place each Friday May 22 through Aug 28. 

Sancre Productions has produced


Burglarized Businesses Shore Up Shattered Windows, Doors

Scene early this evening of how China Palace has shored up the damage caused by the break-in overnight in Mari Mac Village Shopping Center. Thieves broke into several other local businesses overnight including Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu Gym, Subway, Viola’s Restaurant, Daniel’s Cafe and Petree Garden Center & Florist at 2470 East Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene of the damage caused by the break-in overnight at China Palace in Mari Mac Village Shopping Center. Photo by John McHale/

Scene early this evening of how Top Nails & Spa has shored up the damage


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Takes Steps To Protect Nation’s Supply Of Gasoline During COVID-19 Pandemic

EPA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday several steps the Agency is taking to protect the Nation’s gasoline supply in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

EPA intends to provide additional flexibility to the marketplace to transition from winter-grade, high volatility gasoline to summer-grade low vapor pressure gasoline.

Due to the steep fall-off in gasoline demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, gasoline storage capacity is limited and more time is needed to transition the distribution system in order to come into compliance


Los Alamos Police Release Video Of Burglary Suspect

Scenes of the burglary suspect captured on surveillance video at one of the businesses he broke into overnight around Los Alamos. Courtesy/LAPD

The burglary suspect’s car spotted on surveillance video traveling west on Central Avenue together with the stolen van used in the overnight burglaries. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

Between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., Saturday, March 28, several Los Alamos businesses were targeted in a spree of burglaries.

The following businesses were burglarized:

  • China Palace Restaurant;
  • Daniel’s Cafe;
  • GRACIE BARRA Los Alamos Brazilian Jiu Jitsu;
  • Petree Garden Center


Chamber: How Community Can Help Local Businesses

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce

As you may know, multiple small businesses in Los Alamos were broken into overnight.

With everyone struggling with the COVID-19 closures, this hits them especially hard. Please, now more than ever, support all of our local businesses.

What can you do?

Attached is a link to the list that the Chamber of Commerce and Los Alamos MainStreet have compiled with the status of local businesses. This list shows who is open/closed and how to buy gift cards online from them. If they don’t sell gift cards, I’m sure they would be okay with supporters sending


LAPD Offers Reward On Los Alamos Business Break-In Spree

Scene of the break-in overnight at China Palace in Mari Mac Village Shopping Center. Photo by John McHale/

Scene of the break-in overnight at Top Nails & Spa in Mari Mac Village Shopping Center. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone and Cmdr. Oliver Morris spoke with the Los Alamos Daily Post this morning and shared details on the break-ins overnight at multiple businesses around the community.

Cmdr. Morris confirmed that the thief or thieves broke into Gracie Barra