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  • 02-11-10 Update

    Social dance

      Ballroom Etcetera will host a social dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Church. Music will include Ballroom, Latin, Swing and Country and Western.  A $3 donation per person is requested; no partner is required.

    American Legion meeting

       The American Legion Riders will have a membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Post 90.

    Valentine’s Fair

      Plan to shop for your sweetheart at the St. Valentine’s Fair slated to be held from 9 a.m.-

  • News Alert: Los Alamos Community Winds to celebrate 10th anniversary

    Los Alamos Community Winds Ensemble will celebrate its 10th year entertaining the community with a wide variety of classical music. A celebratory concert will be held May 22. Meanwhile it's business as usual for the winds ensemble as members prepare of the upcoming concert on Feb. 20 at White Rock Baptist Church. The concert will feature, among other pieces, Igor Stravinksky's "The Firebird." Read more in Sunday's Monitor.

  • Architects brief school board on high school renovation project

    Los Alamos Board of Education members and district administrators received a schematic design progress briefing on the Los Alamos High School renovation project.

    Read the full story in Thursday's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Consumer spending advances modestly in January

    NEW YORK (AP) — Americans backed off from holiday spending in January, but retail sales rose for a third month in a row compared with a year earlier, largely because of gas price hikes, according to figures released Wednesday by a key data service.

    Including goods from food to clothing to gasoline — but excluding cars — U.S. retail sales rose 3.6 percent from January 2009, according to MasterCard Advisor's SpendingPulse, which offer an estimate of spending in all forms including cash.

  • Bernanke outlines plan for pulling in stimulus aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke began Wednesday to outline the central bank's strategy for reeling in stimulus money once the economic recovery is more firmly rooted.

    Bernanke said the Fed will likely start to tighten credit by boosting the interest rate it pays banks on money they leave at the central bank. Doing so would raise rates tied to commercial banks' prime rate and affect many consumer loans. Companies and ordinary Americans would pay more to borrow.

  • NEWS ALERT Vast selection of books and articles donated to Fray Chavez History Library
  • 02-10-10 Update

    Genealogical meeting

      The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 3 of the Mesa Public Library. Please bring one or two favorite old photos to show and relate the stories behind them. The public is invited. For more information, call Jodie Frye at 662-3381.

     Visiting the legislature

  • Cell phone ban passes House

    SANTA FE — Legislation that would prohibit drivers in New Mexico from using hand-held cell phones for talking or texting was narrowly approved by the House on Tuesday.

    The bill would make New Mexico the seventh state to ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving. Some of New Mexico’s largest cities — Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces — already have municipal ordinances that bar cell phone use for drivers.

    Under the proposed statewide ban, violators would face a misdemeanor penalty of $25.

  • Discussing White Rock’s future

    On Monday, Public Works Director Kyle Zimmerman explained preferred improvement alternatives to the N.M. 4 road alignment project in White Rock during a White Rock Master Plan Implementation Committee meeting.

    A study was conducted and resulted in two options for creating a more attractive roadway. Those options are currently making the rounds of county boards and commissions.

  • Nuclear collection stacks up

    An unusually diverse assortment of books and other publications related to the atomic age has found a home at the state history museum.

    A retired community planner who now lives in Peoria, Ariz., donated his library with some 8,500 items to the Fray Angélico Chavéz History Library at the Palace of the Governors.