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Allen McQuiston: Three Insurance Misconceptions

on July 4, 2019 - 9:49am
The Jemez Agency
Los Alamos

Misconception 1: “I have an umbrella policy, so I’m covered for everything.”

Though the intent of a personal umbrella policy is to provide an additional layer of liability protection on top of what your other personal insurance policies provide, there can still be coverage gaps.

Business activity is typically excluded from personal insurance policies, including umbrella. If an incident occurs while using your home for business purposes, you likely won’t receive any coverage.

Umbrella coverage is never your first line of defense.

RayLee Homes Lottery For Lots Closes Sunday

on July 3, 2019 - 7:15pm

Scene of a RayLee Mirador Construction Training Tuesday with partners ready to begin work the week of July 8. Pictured are Jeff Grady, owner and head of construction and RayLee Trade Partners. Courtesy photo

View of finished lots Tuesday at Mirador near N.M. 4 in White Rock. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post
After five years of work, RayLee Homes is ready to start offering people their dream homes.
These homes will be in the Mirador development next to the White Rock Visitor Center off N.M.

Award Winning Builder RayLee Homes Announces Ground Breaking Of Mirador In White Rock

on July 3, 2019 - 9:48am

Front elevation of the Tuscan model home planned for Mirador in White Rock. Courtesy/RayLee Homes

RayLee Homes News:

RayLee Homes is excited to announce the ground breaking of Mirador in White Rock, one of the most in demand housing markets in New Mexico due to the influx of new jobs at Los Alamos National Laboratory, along with the high percent of retirees choosing to stay and live in the area.

Mirador in White Rock will provide 161 residential lots to be built on over the next three to four years.

Balderas Warns CFPB That Weakening Debit Card Overdraft Fee Rule Will Harm New Mexican Consumers

on July 3, 2019 - 8:27am
Attorney General Hector Balderas
AG News:
ALBUQUERQUE Attorney General Hector Balderas joined a coalition of 25 State Attorneys General Tuesday in opposing any effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to roll back or limit its Overdraft Rule.
The rule currently in place permits banks to charge fees to consumers for overdraft services on ATM and one-time debit transactions only after consumers have been provided with important information about those services and fees in a model notice, and only after those consumers have made the affirmative choice to opt in to

Los Alamos County Discovery Action Team Seeks Public Input On ‘Little Shops Marketplace’ Concept

on July 3, 2019 - 8:24am
An example of what the Little Shops Marketplace could be, if it becomes a reality. Courtesy image
Los Alamos Daily Post
When Discovery Action Team members were tasked with generating ideas on how to make Los Alamos a good place to visit and live, it got team member Diana Martinez’s mind flying.
She suggested the Discovery Action Team pursue Little Shops Marketplace, a connected gathering place for small-business startups, hobbyists and food vendors to sell products and services under one roof with flexible options for renting

ScienceFest 2019 Kicks Off Tuesday July 9

on July 3, 2019 - 7:57am
LACD News:
The time of year has arrived when we celebrate the hard work and innovation of a community of educators, with ScienceFest 2019.
Los Alamos MainStreet and the Creative District with the duo of Kate Cleveland and Jennifer Loveless, unofficially dubbed Loveland, have gotten things off to a great start.
Cleveland, along with the rest of the LACDC squad have formed a team effort behind the planning and execution of this year’s events. Their tireless crews are eager to energize visitors, vendors, and patrons to partake of their six-day event.

Katy Korkos Retires; Shares Plans For Future

on July 3, 2019 - 7:55am
Friends and colleagues dropped by during a span of several hours Sunday to honor Katy Korkos, center left, and celebrate her retirement at her White Rock home. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
Longtime resident Katy Korkos retired Saturday from her work with the Los Alamos County Library System.

“In retirement, I want to keep on doing what I have always loved … making art, writing, cooking for friends, spending time with dogs and traveling,” Korkos said. “I'm looking at possibly doing some artist-in-residence programs.”