Today's News

  • Weekend eclipse photos?

    Tell us about your eclipse experience and send us your eclipse photos to lanews@lamonitor.com.

  • Udall to speak in LA Friday

    On Friday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall will speak at the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) Biological Research Laboratory in Los Alamos.
    Construction of the laboratory, and the ensuing research, is the product of a partnership from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos County and NMC.

  • Census: Minorities Now Surpass Whites in Births

    For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.

  • LA Urgent Care founder arrested for patronizing prostitute

    Dr. Richard Lieberman, the founder and medical director of New Mexico MedWorks, Urgent Care Santa Fe, Los Alamos Urgent Care and Valley First Care in Española, was arrested in Albuquerque Wednesday after being caught in a compromising situation.

    According to the criminal complaint, Lieberman, whose practice is primarily in Santa Fe, allegedly was spotted in his black BMW SUV on Central Avenue in Albuquerque where he was seen by detectives picking up a prostitute around 11:30 a.m. Detectives say they saw Lieberman and the woman, who was identified as Josalane Harrison allegedly snorting from a nasal spray bottle at a traffic light.

    Police followed the couple to the woman’s apartment complex.

    Detectives questioned them.

  • Be There 05-17-12


    The Sierrans will host a highway clean up along the stretch of road on N.M. 4 at the Valles Caldera. Meet at Ponderosa Campground at 5 p.m. to carpool. It should take no more than two hours. Bring work gloves and water. Trash bags will be provided.

    The League of Women Voters Forum will be at 6:30 p.m. in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall, Building 2. Meet U.S. Republican Congressional candidates, the New Mexico Senate candidates and those from the Public Regulation Commission and district attorney races.

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

  • Hall visits LAMS

    State Rep. Jim Hall stopped for a lengthy visit at Los Alamos Middle School last Tuesday. Here, seventh grade student Dylan Sanchez speaks with Hall during one of three lunch periods. Hall asked students about their education, shared details about his school life and work at the Legislature and took part in an update on the Los Alamos Youth Food Project. Hall also took time to visit staff during their luncheon hosted by Prinicpal Rex Kilburn, Assistant Principal Anna Vargas-Gutierrez and Summit Foods.

  • Thank You 05-17-12

    The hard work of many dedicated volunteers resulted in a successful Northern New Mexico Spring Arts and Crafts Fair. It was a fantastic day with perfect weather, giving people the opportunity to visit with friends and mingle among the booths.
    In addition to the Los Alamos Arts Council, the fair benefited from the efforts of RSVP members who posted flyers around Los Alamos before the fair, the Coffee House Café, Joe Baldanado  and Darcie Marino for providing the beverages and food for the event.
    We also wish to thank L.A. County Parks Department for mowing and trimming the grounds around Fuller Lodge, as well as cleaning up trash during the fair.

  • PEEC hosts talk on socially responsible investing

    “Doing Good and Doing Well: Embodying Your Values in Your Investment Choices,” a talk by Johann Klaassen, vice president of Investment Services for First Affirmative Financial Network in Colorado Springs, will be May 21 at Pajarito Environmental Education Center.
    While many people shop carefully and consciously in order to maximize their impact and minimize their footprint, relatively few people try to do the same with their savings and investments.
    Those who ask their financial advisors about investing according to their values are often discouraged — but it is possible to direct money’s power in the marketplace to shape the world according to one’s values, and this can be done without sacrificing competitive returns.

  • Phys Ed fun

    On Wednesday, all five elementary schools came together for the annual Field Day at Sullivan Field. LAPS Physical Education teachers rallied a multitude of volunteers to help with the festivities that wrap up the year. Here things are stacking up quite nicely as youth compete to stack cups, race to the end, unstack and tag their teammate.

  • Bradbury joins Blue Star Museum program

    Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Bradbury Science Museum is partnering with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families Foundation and the Department of Defense in the Blue Star Museums program to host active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, through Labor Day, Sept. 3.
    Joining more than 1,500 participating museums throughout the United States, “Bradbury Science Museum is excited and proud to be part of the Blue Star Museums program as a way to thank our nation’s military personnel – and their families – for their service,” said Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck.