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Today's News

  • CMRR Record of Decision issued

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) decided this afternoon to push ahead with the Nuclear Facility portion of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement project (CMRR-NF).

    The NNSA issued an amended Record of Decision (ROD) after consulting with members of Congress  and other top officials in Washington.

    Following a supplemental environmental impact analysis and public input process, NNSA has selected the Modified CMRR-NF Alternative described in the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to proceed forward with the design and construction of the nuclear facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • Top 10 Movies 10-13-11

    1.  “Real Steel,” weekend gross,
    $27.3 million
    2.  “The Ides of March,”  weekend gross,
    $10.4 million
    3.  “Dolphin Tale,” weekend gross,
    $9.1 million
    4.  “Moneyball,” $7.4  million
    5. “50/50,” weekend gross,
    $5.6 million
    6.  “Courageous,” weekend gross,
    $4.8 million
    7.   “The Lion King,” weekend gross,
    $4.5 million

    8.  “Dream House,” weekend gross,
    $4.4 million

    9.  “What’s Your Number?,” weekend gross, $3.1 million

  • Out and About 10-13-11

    Art openings

    Studio 122 artist P.E. Baldwin, Carole Whitmore, Paula Shaw and Pat Berge will be featured in a group show titled, “October” at the Gallery at Wells Fargo Bank, 241 Washington Ave., Santa Fe, for the month of October. There will be a reception from 4-6 p.m. Friday. Refreshments will be served.

    Hunter Kirkland Contemporary presents, “Current Work: Abstract Expressionist Oil Paintings,” by Peter Burega. An opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 21 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. Oct. 22 at 836 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.

  • LA Happenings 10-13-11

    Music

    Rumelia will perform folk dancing music of the Balkans, Albania, Turkey, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece at the Pyramid Café at 6 p.m. Oct. 15. A $7-$10 donation is requested.

    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.

  • Top 10 Singles 10-13-11

    1. Someone Like You, Adele

    2. Moves Like Jagger, Maroon 5

    3. Pumped Up Kicks, Foster the People
    4. Stero Hearts, Gym Class Heroes

    5. Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO

    6. Sexy and I Know It, LMFAO

    7. Strange Clouds, B.o.B featuring Lil Wayne
    8. Without You, David Guetta
    9. We Found Love, Rihanna
    10. You Make Me Feel, Cobra Starship

     

  • This week on PAC-8, Oct. 14-20

    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, October 14, 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 – “Los Alamos and the Pajarito Plateau”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, October 15, 2011
    6:00 AM UCTV

  • Restaurant Inspections 10-13-11

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

    Española

    McDonald’s, 618 N. Riverside Dr.
    Date inspected: Oct. 11, complaint
    Reason for complaint: Someone complained about menudo being sold during the weekend.
    Action: Called Vangie Martinez to inquire about complaint. Upon speaking with her, she asked her workers and they were having a potluck — personal use of menudo lunch. No menudo was sold, given to public and menudo was kept out of the contact of other foods as per manager. Complaint closed out.

    Santa Fe

    Adobe Abode, 202 Chapelle St.
    Date inspected: Oct. 6

  • Best Sellers 10-13-11

    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.

  • Qwick retreat: Netflix kills plan to split

    Less than a month after announcing a plan to separate its DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming services, Netflix reversed course Monday and said it would keep the two services on a single website. Customers had complained loudly that the plan would have made it more difficult to watch movies. Investors hated it, too.
    In the end, the company backed down. But Netflix’s turbulent relationship with subscribers over the last three months raises questions about how it’s being managed during the transition from delivering movies on disc to sending them over the Internet.

  • Marcus shows his skills in LASO concert

    “This concerto is one of the greatest pieces in clarinet repertoire — one of the prime jewels in literature.  I am delighted to be playing it.”  Dr. Robert Marcus used these words to describe “Mozart’s Concerto For Clarinet, K 622 (1791),” which he will perform with the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Crossroads Bible Church.
    Marcus is a retired physician from the department of Medicine at Stanford University, now living in Santa Fe. He has had an active musical life, performing in symphony and chamber groups, while also maintaining a busy medical career. In 1995 he performed the “Mozart Clarinet Concerto” with the Redwood Symphony in California.