Calcium has benefits beyond bone health, but the body can handle only so much at a time and needs vitamin D to help absorb it efficiently.
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In an effort to bring local vendors to North Las Vegas, one couple have partnered with the city to provide a free farmers market. Their hope is to educate the public on nutrition while supporting small businesses and showcasing the city.
December brings warmth and cheer to many as they gather and spend time with family and friends. For some seniors, however, those close to their hearts have died, leaving them to reminisce about old times and celebrate the holidays alone.
Ten years ago, Connie Hallett left her job working for McDonald’s Corp. to spend more time with her two boys. After working there for more than 20 years, she replaced her benefits, six-week vacations and employee car to create lasting moments in the lives of children.
Alamos Malbec is a truly interesting wine that, based on its concentration and forceful flavor profile, is an excellent alternative to more traditional cabernets and merlots normally found in the area.
The Mirage’s updated version of the 24/7 coffee shop opened this fall. It has a menu of comfort-food favorites, with low-calorie, gluten-free and vegetarian dishes among the offerings.
Planning to go out for Christmas dinner in Las Vegas? Here are a few recommendations for offerings that are a little offbeat.
It’s no wonder “schmaltzy” became synonymous with “luxurious”; this rich, silken wonder of rendered chicken fat adds depth of flavor to everything it touches, which is why Richard Markus is looking for it for making matzo-ball soup. And readers have found several local sources.
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.
WINTER CAMP PLANNED AT REC CENTER
New FDA menu labeling rules are going to require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks by next November.
After undergoing a $23.5 million remodel, Landsman Gardens, 750 N. Major Ave., is set to complete construction by Jan. 21. A grand reopening ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. Jan. 8.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Sprint Corp. over unauthorized charges on customers’ cellphone bills, a practice known as cramming, in the agency’s first foray into mobile payments.
At least five days a week, Henderson resident Walter Kwasniewski preaches in parks across the Las Vegas Valley. As the founder of NextStep Ministries, he is dedicated to helping the homeless.
Literary happenings this week include the closing of the Book Boutique and a library card campaign with incentives from the Discovery Children’s Museum.
You’re going to love what’s beneath your tree this year … mostly. In the new book “My Puppy Gave to Me” by Cheryl Dannenbring, illustrated by Cynthia Kremsner, there are some presents you can probably live without.
The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, has said he thinks his traditional religious role should cease with his death rather than a “stupid” successor replace him and disgrace himself.
Las Vegas author Stephen Murray was born in England, raised in Southern Africa and has travelled throughout the world. The software company owner shares fictional stories of couples who tie the knot in a Las Vegas wedding chapel in his novel “The Chapel of Eternal Love: Wedding Stories from Las Vegas.”
BlackBerry Ltd launched its long-awaited Classic on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Ethan Lacanienta , 15, a sophomore at Sierra Vista High School, completed the requirements and was found worthy of the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout project, he collected and cleaned more than 1,900 gently used books to be distributed to at-risk students in the Las Vegas Valley through nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada. He is the son of V. Shane and Chantelle Lacanienta of Las Vegas.
Close to 2,000 students graduated received their diplomas in Tuesday’s ceremony. According to UNLV, graduated ranged in ages from 19 to 70 and came from 56 foreign countries. Eighty-two percent of the grads were local.