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  1. Crews Battling 25-Acre Vegetation Fire Burning Near Los AlamosRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    A 25-acre vegetation fire was burning in Drum Canyon north of Los Alamos on Saturday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department . The incident was reported at 12:14 p.m. and authorities soon called for a second alarm to fight the blaze, reported initially as 50 to 100 acres, according to County Fire spokesman Mike Eliason.

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  2. New Fire Erupts in Los AlamosRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    Amidst the already hellish Saturday of a roaring Thomas Fire, flipped tanker truck on 101, and traffic throughout the region, there's a new fire just south of Los Alamos on Drum Canyon Road. It's already 50 to 100 acres in size, according to Santa Barbara County Fire public information officer Mike Eliason.

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  3. California will set more fires to try to stop wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Yahoo!

    ... New Mexico's Bandelier National Monument. High winds whipped the blaze and flames raced through the community of Los Alamos - home to Los Alamos National Laboratory, a nuclear facility and the birthplace of the atomic bomb. More than 400 families ...

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  4. Air Quality Warning in Effect Through Weekend for Santa Barbara CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Noozhawk

    ... up temporary air monitoring stations to record levels of fine particles (PM 2.5) in Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, and Los Alamos. See www.ourair.org/todays-air-quality/ for current conditions in these locations and throughout the county. Daily smoke ...

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  5. Celebrate Hanukkah: '8 Nights' in Wine CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... Dec. 12. "8 Nights" is described as an "...eight-day foodie happening," and it will begin and continue at PICO in Los Alamos, with a final two-night visit to K'Syrah Catering & Events in Solvang. A fresh dish'll debut each of the PICO nights, one ...

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  6. Supervisors Get Update on Good, Bad and Future of Oil and Gas Operations in Santa Barbara CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Noozhawk

    ... after the platform is gone. There are also three proposed onshore oil projects, all in Cat Canyon north of Los Alamos, including a 296-well proposal by Aera Energy , a 233-well project by ERG Resources and a 231-well proposal by Petro Rock Energy . ...

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  7. Laurie Jervis: Santa Ynez Valley Chefs Showcase Traditional Jewish Celebratory FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Noozhawk

    Traditional meals with a modern twist will be the focus of a celebration coinciding with the eight days of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah , or Chanukah. The lead chefs at two North County restaurants, Pico at the Los Alamos General Store and K'Syrah Catering & Events in Solvang, will oversee menus for what each called an inspiring foodie event.

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  8. University of California leaders make case to keep managing Los Alamos labRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    University of California leaders say that despite safety and operational lapses at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, the university system alone has the experience and expertise to manage the nuclear weapons lab - a role the school essentially has had since the lab's inception. University officials were in Santa Fe last week to meet with the University of New Mexico, New Mexico Tech, Santa Fe Community College and a representative with the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities to plead its case to continue to oversee the lab.

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  9. University leaders make case to keep managing Los Alamos labRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | My Mother Lode

    University of California leaders say that despite safety and operational lapses at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, the university system alone has the experience and expertise to manage the nuclear weapons lab -- a role the school essentially has had since the lab's inception. University officials were in Santa Fe last week to meet with the University of New Mexico, New Mexico Tech, Santa Fe Community College and a representative with the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities to plead its case to continue to oversee the lab.

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  10. Vineyard Manager Says Mechanization ImminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Wines & Vines

    ... you." Haycraft, who has been with JFW for 15 years, manages 1,900 acres of Jackson Family Wines vineyards between Los Alamos and the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Throughout his career across Napa, Sonoma, Lodi, the California Delta and the Central Coast?and ...

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  11. Safety Concerns Remain at New Mexico Nuclear Waste Storage SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Insurance Journal West

    A federal nuclear review panel still has some safety concerns about Los Alamos National Laboratory's new multimillion-dollar storage facility for radioactive waste. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board said in a recent report that more reviews will be needed as operations ramp up but that limits placed on the amount of material and the types of containers allowed at the facility will provide adequate protection of public health and safety at least for the near term.

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  12. University of California to bid on managing nuclear labRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The University of California's governing board has given the 10-campus system approval to bid on a contract to manage the federal government's premier nuclear weapons facility. The Board of Regents voted Thursday to allow the UC to enter a bid for running the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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  13. Laurie Jervis: Pioneering Event Honors Santa Barbara County Region's Earliest WinemakersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Noozhawk

    ... more than 70 professional artists who promote the visual, literary and musical arts in the Santa Ynez and Los Alamos valleys. More congratulations are in order for the four Santa Barbara County wineries included in Wine Enthusiast 's just-released ...

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  14. Broken Gas Main Prompts State Route 135 Closure in Los AlamosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Noozhawk

    A broken gas main was reported in Los Alamos Monday afternoon, causing authorities to shut down State Route 135 in both directions. Around 12:37 p.m., a construction crew reportedly hit a gas line on the 600 block of Bell Street, across the street from a Chevron gas station, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  15. Hartmann Sets Office Hours for Constituents in GuadalupeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Noozhawk

    ... In coming months, Hartmann will hold similar offsite office hours at Solvang, Vandenberg Village, Isla Vista and Los Alamos locations. Constituents are always encouraged to contact the 3rd District office, 568-2192, or [email protected] Welcome to ...

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  16. University of Texas explores bid to manage nuclear labRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    ... The current multibillion-dollar management contract expires in 2018. It was first announced in late 2015 that Los Alamos National Security LLC would be losing the contract since it failed to earn high performance reviews. Los Alamos National ...

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  17. Motorcycle Crash Reportedly Sparks Fire On Cat Canyon RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Noozhawk

    A small vegetation fire sparked on Thursday afternoon in the 8300 block of Cat Canyon Road, according to emergency dispatch radio traffic. At 12:15 p.m., personnel from the Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to the incident in the 8300 block of Cat Canyon Road near Los Alamos.

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  18. Editor's wine picksRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | Southern Accents

    A recent travel article on Los Alamos, CA-a wine-country town fifty miles north of Santa Barbara-left us wishing we could sample some of the region's great wines from afar. Our wine editor, Sara Schneider, held a taste test at the office, and we selected our favorites-four bottles you can buy across the West.

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  19. Irv Beiman: Our Protection Is More Important Than Oil Company ProfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Noozhawk

    ... is a representative group of concerned citizens from Santa Barbara, Lompoc, Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos and Santa Maria. It has been researching the oil and water controversy, as well as sharing information with each other and the ...

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  20. Los Alamos Old Days Embraces Small-Town Western Heritage with Fun, Food and CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Noozhawk

    Gustavo Ramirez and his daughter, Alicia, welcomed visitors to their booth at Los Alamos Valley Old Days on Saturday. The family business features his designs to revive furniture and more.

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