The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is all gussied up for a digital future while retaining the charm of its beginnings with that personal touch.
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Asset recovery has been part of Medicaid rules since the early 1990s. For people on Medicaid, it’s income that matters, not net worth. That means it’s possible to qualify for the program even if you have retirement savings and a mortgage-free home.
Many more guests than expected attended the inaugural White Christmas Jazz Luncheon and Fashion Extravaganza sponsored by the Las Vegas Nevada Chapter of the Links Inc. Dec. 13 at the Rio. The event was a fundraiser for scholarships.
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.
With kids off from school for winter break and Christmas days away, the use of electronic devices will be multiplying exponentially, presenting more parental concerns.
The commercialism of Christmas can overpower the biblical story of Jesus’ birth to those susceptible to its noise. However, local pastors find ways for their flocks to keep to the message while still having a little fun with the season.
Robert Peraza, the community outreach coordinator for the Vegas Mpowerment Project at the Gay and Lesbian Center of Southern Nevada, is surprised and pleased to be recognized by Poz magazine.
Many adults might not be aware that children experience stress at the holidays that can cause health issues. Certain strategies can help offset the dark side of the holidays.
Nevada’s 23 state parks, recreation areas and historic sites attract nearly 3.5 million visitors annually. Nearly all of the parks remain open all year, though weather and road conditions limit winter access to some remote parks.
Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about senior home-sharing programs? Since my father died last year, my mom, who’s 70, would like to rent out a room in her house for some extra income and for the companionship. Is this wise?
The sustainers of the Junior League of Las Vegas held their annual Holiday Coffee recently to personally thank league members and friends for adopting a Bear (child) this holiday season. The adopt-a-bear program provides clothing and toys to at-risk elementary-aged children in the valley.
You can’t schedule grief. It doesn’t respect our orderly, tidy, well-planned lives. The mystery of both life and death sits above and beyond the comforting group illusion we call “time and space.” Grief trumps everything.
Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones.
Canadians who want to enjoy uncrowded Cuban beaches and the country’s “frozen in time” charm should act soon before U.S. policy changes open the floodgates for American tourists, a Canadian cruise company warned on Thursday.
Las Vegas’ restaurant realm staggered a bit for a few years during the worst of the recession, but regained its footing during 2014 all over the valley. Here are my picks for the 10 best.
Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with New American restaurants this week.
What makes Crazy Pita so popular? It’s not the food, because you can find more inspired versions elsewhere. But Crazy Pita seems to have hit on a winning combination of super-friendly service, low prices and convenient locations.
Tickets are on sale for the 17th annual Lutefisk Dinner hosted by Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway.
The desert typically doesn’t lend itself to enjoying the four seasons as most transplants from northern states or middle America are used to. However, if you are a savvy hunter and decorator, you can bring the outdoors into your home to create a sense of winter.
I’m frequently asked about some of my favorite items to use or things to do when remodeling, redecorating or just updating a few things in a home. So here are my personal top eight favorites.
Kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects can significantly add comfort, improve functionality and increase the home’s resale value. Whichever reason drives homeowners to complete an improvement project, they need to pick one that also delivers a return on investment.
Q: I have a leak where the drain line connects to the bottom of the kitchen sink. What can I do?
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