Today's Features

  • What do we believe about original sin? — E.F.

    The meaning of the word “sin,” like many words, has changed with the trends of society.
    “Sin” has become synonymous with judgement, shame, abuse, and hate. In the Orthodox Christian Church sin is about relationship; it is the failure to love according to God’s definition.
    Orthodox use the term “Ancestral Sin” rather than “Original Sin.” Primarily, God is a loving God.
    Orthodox reject the teaching that individuals inherit the guilt of Adam and Eve’s sin.
    The primary inheritance that humanity receives from Adam and Eve is death.

  • Fire Prevention Specialist Marla Rogers and Recreation Specialist Kimberly DeVall will represent the Valles Caldera National Preserve at the American Association of University Women meeting at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2390 North Road.

  • Today
    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “Spooky Buddies,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

    The Los Alamos High School Olions will present, “The Insanity of Mary Girard,” by Lanie Robertson at 7 p.m. Oct. 20, 21 and 23 at Duane Smith Auditorium. There will also be a 3 p.m. show on Oct. 22. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors and may be purchased in advance at CB Fox, The Hill Diner or Otowi Station Bookstore. Tickets are also available at the door. The play contains sensitive subject matter and is not suitable for children.

  • Art openings

    Hunter Kirkland Contemporary presents, “Current Work: Abstract Expressionist Oil Paintings,” by Peter Burega. An opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at 200-B Canyon Road, Santa Fe.

    Pecos artists James Touché, James Peterson and Linda Storm will celebrate the grand opening of their Canyon Road Gallery from 2-7 p.m. Saturday at 836 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art presents an opening reception for combined media, paintings and sculpture by Bruce Dorfman and Rachel Stevens. The event will be from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 28 at 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe. The exhibit will run through Nov. 18.


  • 1. Someone Like You, Adele

    2. Moves Like Jagger, Maroon 5

    3. Pumped Up Kicks, Foster the People
    4. Sexy and I Know It, LMFAO

    5. Stereo Hearts, Gym Class Heroes

    6. Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO

    7. We Found Love, Rihanna
    8. Without You, David Guetta
    9. You Make Me Feel, Cobra Starship
    10. You and I, Lady Gaga

  • The Los Alamos Monitor has the inside scoop on what locals are reading. Otowi Station issued a current list of  popular books for Los Alamos readers.

    1. “Artsy-Fartsy,” Karla Oceanak
    2. “Bogus,” Karla Oceanak
    3. “Cahoots,” Karla Oceanak
    4. “Dumbstruck,” Karla Oceanak and Kendra Spanjer
    5. “Heroes of Olympus,” Rick Riordan
    6. “The Warmth of Other Suns,” Isabel Wilkerson
    7. “The Making of the Atomic Bomb,” Richard Rhodes
    8. “Machinery’s Handbook,” Erik Oberg
    9. “The Holy Spirit,” Billy Graham
    10. “Los Alamos Trails,” Craig Martin (local author)

    Views expressed on programs shown on PAC8 do not necessarily reflect the views of the manager, staff, or board.

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM The Thom Hartman Show
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting Replay (10-11-11)
    02:30 PM JR Oppenheimer Lecture – Paul Nurse – Great Ideas of Biology
    04:00 PM Al Jazeera DC Bureau
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Homesteads on the Pajarito Plateau”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, October 22, 2011
    6:00 AM UCTV

  • The following restaurant inspection reports were provided by the New Mexico Environment Department.

    Santa Fe

    Bumble Bee’s Baja Grill #2, 3777 Cerrillos Road
    Date inspected: Oct. 17
    Violations: One moderate-risk violation for improper holding — thermometer for the undercounter unit was not working, corrected.
    Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required.

    Church’s Chicken 2, 2778 Sawmill Road
    Date inspected: Oct. 17
    Violations: One high-risk violation for poor personal hygiene — hand sink in kitchen was used to store clean pans, corrected.
    Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required.

    Estudio Phi, 2043 A Calle Lorca

  • 1.  “Real Steel,” weekend gross,  $16.2 million
    2.  “Footloose,”  weekend gross, $15.5 million
    3.  “The Thing,
    $8.4 million
    4.  “The Ides of
    March,” $7.1  million
    5. “Dolphin Tale,” weekend gross,
    $6.2 million
    6.  “Moneyball,” weekend gross, $5.4 million
    7.   “50/50,” weekend gross, $4.2 million

    8.  “Courageous,” weekend gross,
    $3.3 million

    9.  “The Big Year,” weekend gross, $3.2 million

    10.  “The Lion King,” $2.7 million

    Source: www.the-movie-times.com

  • Pajarito Environmental Education Center will offer Nature Photography for Beginners at 11 a.m. Oct. 29 at PEEC, 3540 Orange St. Photographer and outdoor enthusiast Jaye Gilmore will lead the class. Fees are $20 or $18 for PEEC members.
    The class will begin indoors with a PowerPoint presentation giving a basic overview of photography techniques, vocabulary and equipment. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and try out what Gilmore is demonstrating with their own cameras.
    After the introduction, the group will go outside to put its new skills into action on the trails around PEEC.