After state lawmakers failed to pass legislation that would have required the national human trafficking hotline number to be posted, residents worked to get it done through local government.
Creating a new neighborhood park in the Cedar Avenue area began more than nine months ago, but when 230 volunteers came together on Nov. 16, it took only a few hours to build it.
St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, 100 St. Jude’s St. in Boulder City, runs the Recycled Card Program that teaches teens entrepreneurial and small-business skills.
With all of the construction going on at the Downtown Container Park, it wasn’t too surprising when a flying saucer landed nearby in mid-November.
Canada is the new home each year for hundreds of small abandoned dogs from Las Vegas, the result of a special program carried out by Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc.
Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don’t clean up after their pets.
Social media allows people to connect to each other. Now they can connect to animals as well.
Thousands of Nevadans who have been out of work, some longer than a year, have reason to feel unsettled going into the holidays as federal funding for long-term jobless benefits are scheduled to expire a few days after Christmas.
Most kids don’t like getting glasses. Noah’s mom figured out how to make it fun.
After years of serving people who are battling homelessness or food insecurity, the Friends in the Desert Foundation has gotten a glimpse of the population it serves. A study conducted by UNLV students looked at the organization, which offers a hot meal to those in need, and was able to identify its demographics.
Food and Cooking
“Cannibal sandwiches,” an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but health officials say they are not healthy, citing that more than a dozen people who became ill after consuming them.
Heritage Steak, which opened in August, is from Tom Colicchio, a five-time James Beard Award-winner, head judge of Bravo’s “Top Chef” and executive chef of Craftsteak at the MGM Grand.
We’re featuring an even dozen sources for food gifts from businesses that are based in Las Vegas or have locations here.
Home and Garden
“If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm.”
Q: If I decide to wallpaper my bedroom, how can I make it look really good?
For the first time, my husband and I have a proper guest room. Even better, our new house has a designated “guest wing.”