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Hannemann Music Celebrates Five Years in Business

on August 24, 2012 - 7:01am

 

Richard Hannemann. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner

By Mandy Marksteiner

This September, Hannemann Music celebrates its 5th anniversary, carrying on the long tradition of home-based music stores in Los Alamos.

Owner Richard Hannemann is a professional musician who plays the guitar, mandolin and clarinet.

He graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1969 and gained his core musical knowledge through the Los Alamos Public Schools music program.

“I have a great deal of respect for the music program," Hannemann said.

Column: Home Equity Line of Credit Can Ease Financial Impact of College

on August 22, 2012 - 11:43am
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By Sarah Hosford

The costs associated with life can be overwhelming, and with young adults packing up and heading off to college all over the country, this feeling is known by many. 

One way to help reduce the financial impact of college is to obtain a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC.) 

A HELOC is offered by banks; savings and loans, brokerage firms, credit unions, and other mortgage lenders, and allows the homeowner to tap into the equity in his or her home. 

The equity in your home is the difference between its value and what you owe on it. 

A HELOC is a revolving credit

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TechSource President to Speak at The Hive Thursday

on August 22, 2012 - 10:36am

TechSource President V. Brian D’Andrea will present a talk titled, "The Business System: Much More Than the Product" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at The Hive, 134 N.M. 4 in White Rock.

D’Andrea's talk, sponsored by the Los Alamos Entrepreneurs Network is open to the public.

About V. Brian D’Andrea:

In 2001, V. Brian D’Andrea was appointed Chief Operating Officer at TechSource, 1475 Central Ave., Suite 250 in downtown Los Alamos.

He is responsible for the daily operations and marketing activities for the company as well as overseeing client relations. 

D’Andrea brought decades of

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PLACE Makes Two Offers on Properties in Los Alamos

on August 21, 2012 - 3:51pm

The WAV project in Ventura, California.  Courtesy Photo.

Staff report

PLACE has made two separate offers on sites in downtown Los Alamos. Both site owners are considering the offers. 

PLACE is a nonprofit development organization that builds creative urban villages for cities.  PLACE plans to build an Urban Village project for Los Alamos. 

PLACE expects to enter into a single-source supplier of services agreement with the County once a site has been acquired.

For more information about PLACE, click HERE.

LANB Wellness Program Reaps Healthy Dividends

on August 21, 2012 - 7:09am

President Steve Wells of Los Alamos National Bank discusses the positive impact that a wellness program implemented at LANB has had on employees and productivity. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

By Carol A. Clark

Following a 12-week health and fitness program implemented at Los Alamos National Bank and Title Guarantee, participating employees lost a whopping 460 pounds collectively and added an astounding 179 years to their life expectancy.

"The whole concept is that a healthier employee is a happier employee and is a more productive employee," LANB President Steve Wells said.

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Baldrige Program Celebrates 25 Years of Performance Excellence

on August 21, 2012 - 7:08am

Commerce Secretary Malcolm "Mac" Baldrige and President Ronald Reagan return to the White House after horseback riding in June 1981. Shortly after Baldrige was killed in a rodeo accident, President Reagan honored his friend and colleague on Aug. 20, 1987, by signing the bill that established the Baldrige National Quality Award. Courtesy/The Baldrige Family

BALDRIGE News:

Not many 25-year-olds can boast that in their short lifetime they have helped thousands of organizations develop and maintain world-class operations, innovative management, efficient procedures, involved workforces and

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Northern New Mexico's First-Ever Regional Encyclopedia

on August 21, 2012 - 7:04am

Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico. Courtesy

A book signing for the Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico, written by Mark H. Cross is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26 at Otowi Station in Los Alamos.

Cross also will be interviewed at 8:30 a.m. Thursday on KRSN 1490 AM.

The Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico is a catalog of the people, places, arts, cultures and colloquialisms unique to the City Different and the Land of Enchantment.

The publication contains:

  • 1,000+ alphabetical entries, fully indexed
  • 180 illustrations -- photographs, maps and charts

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