Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans.
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The creator of boy wizard Harry Potter published a 1,700-word essay Friday revealing the real-life inspiration behind one of her most memorable villains, the supernatural bureaucrat and Hogwarts teacher Dolores Umbridge.
Jalisco promises “the great flavors from south of the border with a new, fresh twist,” so that’s what we went looking for — and found.
U.S. theme parks have turned Halloween’s shriek-filled haunted houses and bloodied zombies into one of their largest promotional events of the year. Universal Orlando warns ticket-buyers that it sells out some nights of what it stretched this year into a month-and-a-half-long season.
Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.
Have a happy Halloween with these treats — or tricks — available in the valley.
Here are a few restaurants offering special menus for Dia de los Muertos.
We asked readers to create a monster for Las Vegas and they did not disappoint. Read on, if you dare.
Violent crimes can be traumatic for neighbors as well as victims. To comfort and reach out to those who may be suffering, local police created PEACE Shield, which involves religious leaders going into such neighborhoods and talking to people face to face.
Scientific Games Corp. executives have assured the investment community the company’s $5.1 billion buyout of Bally Technologies is on track to close by the end of the year.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Read about news and events from across the Summerlin area.
If you find yourself shopping near the Las Vegas Premium Outlets South, you might want to stop for a bite down East Windmill Lane at Bachi Burger. The specialty here are burgers sharpened by Asian flavors.
Frank & Fina’s Cocina is one of those restaurants that, upon entering, transports you somewhere else. While dining, you have to remind yourself of what is outside the doors: Are you in a mission-style restaurant in another country, or is Las Vegas still out there?
By now, the fast-casual concept that is Braddah’s Island Style will be pretty familiar to regular on-the-go diners: Upon entering the restaurant, you’re presented with menu options that feature your ingredient selections served in a bowl, as a burrito or as tacos. Once this decision has been made, you’re faced with several other choices, all competing for your taste buds.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay, saying in a magazine article that he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation.
Cookies made by Opportunity Village clients are sold to the public, with all proceeds going to support individuals with intellectual disabilities. But selling the cookies, as well as thrift shop items, has hit a snag: Opportunity Village’s website has not been able to process cookie sales for nearly a year.
There ain’t no mountain high enough to keep John Beede from climbing on. Through rain or shine, the 32-year-old’s goal is to hike the highest mountain on each of the world’s seven continents, known as the Seven Summits.
Behind the doors of an unremarkable building in an older part of town, there is a woman who has given birth more than 1,000 times, a man who regularly fakes post-traumatic stress disorder and a storage room with stacks of babies. It’s just another day at the office for the staff of the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Each year, an instructor at the College of Southern Nevada expands his syllabus to teach students skills that go beyond the classroom and into their community.
The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival offers both fans and potential fans a survey of all things comics, including the chance to meet creators, attend workshops, watch tutorials, buy collectibles, and even watch live performances.
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