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  • Celebrity News 02-10-11

    Lindsay Lohan to face felony charge over necklace

    LOS ANGELES — Lindsay Lohan is due in court to face a new judge, and a new criminal charge, that could return the troubled starlet to jail rather than the big screen.
    The “Mean Girls” star is due to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon on a felony grand theft charge that prosecutors say they will file over a $2,500 necklace reported stolen by an upscale jewelry store.

  • 'Roommate' tops weekly box-office honor

    LOS ANGELES— The college thriller “The Roommate” has moved into the top spot at the box office with a $15.6 million debut during a typically slow Super Bowl weekend in which the NFL championship game preoccupies movie fans.
    The Sony release features Leighton Meester as a psycho freshman who becomes obsessed with her new roomie (Minka Kelly).

  • Joint effort sends books to soldiers

    Otowi Station Bookstore and the Blue Star Mothers of America collected four vanloads of gently used books to send to U.S. servicemen, women and veterans.
    “During the campaign, which started January 16, customers dropped off books in boxes, bags, and plastic tubs,” said Ellen Ben-Naim, coordinator of the project at Otowi Station.
    Marla Griffith, Blue Star Mother and coordinator of the project in Los Alamos, said that she has made three trips to Albuquerque, where the books were sorted, packed and distributed.

  • This week on PAC-8, Feb. 10-17

    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, February 11, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM Democracy Now!
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting Replay
    04:00 PM Udall Update
    04:30 PM New Mexico History Conference
    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

  • HeArts and Gifts Fair slated for this weekend

    Find a treat for your sweetheart or indulge yourself at the HeArts & Gifts Valentine’s fair on Saturday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church parish hall.
    Vendors will offer handcrafted jewelry and turned wood items as well Scentsy candles and Avon products. The World Youth Day group will provide hot food and drinks throughout the day, beginning with breakfast burritos and hamburgers at lunchtime.
    Several artists from the Fuller Lodge Art Center will demonstrate how their art is done, for those that might like to take up a new hobby.

  • The Art of Love

    Hearts, cards, jewelry, stuffed animals, candy and a night out are all some of the usual Valentine’s Day gift ideas for hopeless romantics, but this year, a trio of Española artists are offering a different type of gift. The gift of art.
    Nikki Bustos, Cruz Lopez and Toby Morfin collaborated to put together “The Art of Love,” a show featuring art pieces devoted to the theme of love. The show opens from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 11, at the Bond House Museum in Española, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

  • Name mix-up sorted out

    Wednesday’s edition of the Los Alamos Monitor misidentified the two firefighters pictured with the story, “16 firefighters receive promotions.” Their names were switched. The firefighter in photo 1 is Driver Engineer Daniel Archuleta and the  firefighter photo 2 Driver Engineer Timothy Johnson.

  • State News at a Glance 02-10-11

    Tax refunds could help schools

    SANTA FE — A state lawmaker proposes to allow New Mexicans to donate part of their tax refunds to help boost public school funding.
    The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the proposal by Sen. John Sapien, a Corrales Democrat.
    Under the measure, individuals could voluntarily contribute part of their state income tax refund to public schools.  

  • Charter Review Committee needs new members

    During its meeting Tuesday evening, the Los Alamos County Council re-affirmed its commitment to continue review of the County Charter, and moved to continue the Charter Review Committee appointed by the previous council in November 2009.
    Council also directed county staff to advertise for two additional committee members needed to replace former members Debbie Gill and Robert Pelak.

  • What to do if missing a W-2

    Before you file your 2010 tax return, you should make sure you have all the needed documents including all your forms W-2. You should receive a form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from each of your employers. Employers had until Jan. 31, 2011 to send you a 2010 form W-2 earnings statement.
    If you haven’t received your W-2, follow these four steps: