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  • Best Sellers 10-20-11

    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.

    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)

  • This week on PAC-8, Oct. 21-27

    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 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

  • Restaurant Inspections 10-20-11

    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

  • Audit: NM State Fair is operationally insolvent

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico State Fair is running in the red and doesn't have enough money to finance day-to-day operations, according to a legislative audit released Thursday.

    Auditors for the Legislative Finance Committee said the fair has been losing money for years as revenues and fair attendance dropped, but it has continued to operate because it's not paying some debts. This year's fair ended last month.

    The fair, also known as Expo New Mexico, owes $1.9 million to the General Services Department's Risk Management Division for insurance coverage going back to 2009.

  • Top 10 Movies 10-20-11

    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

  • PEEC offers nature photography class

    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.

  • Eldorado artists descend on St. John’s

    For the first time, the Eldorado artists are coming to downtown Santa Fe with the annual fall show. Sixty-one artists will show work in genres including oils, acrylics, encaustics, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, fiber art, wearable art, wood, watercolors, tin work and musical instruments.
    The show will be from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 28 and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 29 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail (at Cordova), Santa Fe. For more information, visit www.eldoart.org.

  • Harmony show is drawn from different eras

    The Lads of Enchantment will have their Annual Barbershop Harmony Show at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29 at the United Church of Los Alamos.
    The show will feature songs and entertainment by the Lads of Enchantment Chorus and Quartets, Los Alamos High School’s Bel Canto female ensemble and special guest quartet, “Reprise,” the 2001 Collegiate champion and semifinalist at the 2002 Internationals.
    This year’s songs by the LOE and Bel Canto are drawn from different eras of the 20th century.  
    They vary in tempo and style, but they are connected by the theme, “Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used to Be,” and the onstage contemplations of the LOE’s two high school members, Ethan Clements and Bear Schacht.

  • The journey continues

    The autumn
    winds have blown in the inevitably changing season, casting leaves from green to deep hues of gold and red. Locals and visitors scurry into the mountains in hopes of catching the last glimpses of this colorful transformation.
    The journey, thus far, followed N.M. 4 through Jemez Springs and on to N.M. 485, traveling west to Gilman Tunnels. From Gilman, the road turns into Forest Service 376 where the journey stops at Porter Landing before entering Lake Fork Canyon.  

    Into Lake Fork Canyon
        

  • Libya's Moammar Gadhafi killed in hometown battle--video extras

    SIRTE, Libya (AP) — Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil war, was killed Thursday by revolutionary fighters overwhelming his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime fell.

    The 69-year-old Gadhafi is the first leader to be killed in the Arab Spring wave of popular uprisings that swept the Middle East, demanding the end of autocratic rulers and the establishment of greater democracy.

    "We have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Moammar Gadhafi has been killed," Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril told a news conference in the capital Tripoli.