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Today's Features

  • Volunteers needed

    “Do you like to talk? The Los Alamos Historical Museum is looking for volunteers to greet visitors in the museum and tell them about the great history of our community. No experience required! We’ll train you. Docent shifts are weekdays from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. to mid-October and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. the rest of the year. Contact the museum offices at 662-6272 for more information.
    Drivers needed

    Los Alamos Lions Club provides services to the community. One activity is the HELP program. The program provides free transportation for medical treatment and appointments outside the county.  

  • The Family YMCA is taking registration for its free Diabetes Education and Prevention program.  
    Topics to be covered are: what Type 2 diabetes is; what having pre-diabetes means; the signs, symptoms and risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes; how to reduce your risk of getting type 2 diabetes; and how to make the necessary lifestyle changes to lower your risk.

  • The 2011 Homecoming Parade will be Sept. 30. Staging begins at 1:30 p.m. on 4th Street, in the Canyon School parking lot.
    The parade will step off at the intersection of 4th Street and Central Avenue promptly at 2:30 p.m. Parade participants should arrive no later than 2 p.m.
    The parade will head down Central Avenue, past the judges’ stand at Starbucks, and down to Rose Street. This year’s homecoming parade theme is, “Short Circuit the Chargers,” pertaining to Albuquerque Academy.
    Entries for the parade are $10-$15. Checks should be made payable to LAHS and must be hand delivered to the LAHS bookkeeper at the high school.
    The bookkeeper is located off of Orange Street, behind Duane Smith Auditorium.

  • Wikipedia defines the phrase, “Death by a thousand cuts” as a torture originating in Imperial China. In modern usage, it has come to mean a major negative change that happens in small, unnoticed increments so it isn’t perceived as objectionable. In other words, creeping normalcy.
    Death by a thousand paper cuts might be a good phrase for what is happening to the public school systems. Strapped for money to purchase supplies, teachers and administrators are forced to make decisions about what not to buy.

  • Book signings

    Linda Mae Valencia, a Rio Rancho resident, will sign her book, “God, the Angels and Me,” from 2-4 p.m. Friday at Albertsons, 3001 S. St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe.

    Classes

    A Double Wine Basket class with Irene Smith will be offered from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. Fee, $56/$70, with a $20 materials fee. For more information Call Linda or Rachel at 747-3577 or email Education@evfac.org to register.

  • Music

    The Blue Window Bistro will donate proceeds from all sales to help with the medical expenses of Angelina Rivera, who has been diagnosed with Interstitial cystitis, Sphinter of Oddi and nerve damage. Dinner is served from 5-8:30 p.m.

    Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song.  Besides the enjoyment of singing in harmony, our barbershop chorus and quartets experience the thrill of performing in the community. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall. Attendees will find their chapter meetings are well planned, musically satisfying and fun. Visitors are welcome.

  • 1. Someone Like You, Adele

    2.  Moves Like Jagger, Maroon 5

    3. Pumped Up Kicks, Foster the People

    4.  Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO

    5. Super Bass, Nicki Minaj

    6. You and I, Lady Gaga
    7. Lighters, Bad Meets Evil featuring Bruno Mars
    8. You Make Me Feel, Cobra Starship featuring Sabi
    9. Give Me Everything, Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer
    10. Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F), Katy Perry

  • THIS WEEK ON PAC-8
    Views expressed on programs shown on PAC8 do not necessarily reflect the views of the manager, staff, or board.

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM The Thom Hartman Show
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting Replay (9-06-11)
    04:00 PM Al Jazeera DC Bureau
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, September 17, 2011
    6:00 AM UCTV

    Sunday, September 18, 2011
    06:00 AM UCTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom
    06:00 PM Drawing Men to Christ
    07:00 PM United Church

  • The Los Alamos Concert Association begins its 65th anniversary season Sept. 25 with classical guitarist Eliot Fisk and the U.S. premier of Kurt Schwertsik’s “Ein Klienes Requiem.” The concert will be at 4 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium.
    Fisk has been described by the New York Times as “one of the most electrifying classical guitarists of his generation” and The New Yorker called him “the king of the American classical guitar.”

  • Santa Fe

    Allsup’s 252 Fina, 2007 Calle Lorca. Inspected on Sept. 9, 2011. Two high-risk violations: Hot holding chicken 108 degrees, burritos 107-120 degrees — corrected. Items destroyed; hand sink drains slowly, drain unplugged — corrected. One moderate-risk violation: Paint roller washed in wash sink. Two low-risk violations: Men’s restroom door not closing tightly; men’s restroom soap and towel dispenser not operating properly. Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up inspection required.

    Capshaw Junior High School, 361 E. Zia Road. Inspected on Sept. 12, 2011. One moderate-risk violation: Can opener was not cleaned and sanitized after use. Status of establishment: Approved.