Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you’re going?
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Local insurance broker Kirstine Sorenson has a simple plea: Make it stop.
The summer sun yields to the crest of the mountain. The shadows deepen, then darken.
Dear Savvy Senior: Since retiring, my husband and I love to travel but hotel costs eat up our budget so fast we can’t stay as long or go as often as we’d like to. I’ve heard that there are alternative lodging options like short-term apartment rentals or even house sitting that offer a much cheaper way to travel. How can we find these? — Retired Travelers
Nevada Children’s Center recently held its third annual “Great Gatsby Goes Hollywood” fundraiser at Westgate Las Vegas.
As a grinning 18-year-old Zachary MacKenzie walked across The Orleans stage recently to receive his diploma during Bonanza High School’s graduation, his proud mother remembered how she sobbed when she learned he’d go through life with half a heart — if he survived childbirth.
C omplete this sentence: “The library of the future is …”
Scientists say that baby’s brains come ready to learn, and what they need most is interaction and conversation with the adults in their lives.
Losing weight, quitting smoking and overcoming fears can be stressful. However, hypnotherapists Linda Shore and Juanita Curiel are determined to make it more relaxing.
While many TV sets were tuned to the U.S. men’s national soccer team competing for the World Cup in Brazil, a local youth team, Las Vegas Sports Academy 97 Red, was making news of its own.
It wasn’t that long ago a barbecue was a barbecue grill. Buy one for less than it costs to buy a steak at a Strip restaurant, along with a $2 bag of charcoal briquettes, and everything is perfect. Grill away.
A decade ago, bees of any kind were insecta non grata in most American gardens. Double that in swimming pool landscaping. But things have changed dramatically since then as we wake up to the dwindling population of pollinators crucial to so many agricultural crops.
Morocco — simply saying the name inspires images of an exotic and exciting location. I don’t know of a single other place in the world that has that same effect for me. And I am not alone.
The task of creating a more resilient community can often seem overwhelming, assuming one is even thinking about it at all. Fortunately more and more of us are not only thinking about it, but actively looking for ways to make a difference. There is so much to do. Effective change has as much to do with the way people think as the nuts and bolts of it.
Dear Readers: Have you taken a good look at your knife block lately? Does it look a little dusty and grimy? What about the slots?
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener will host two open houses where children and their parents can view projects and collect information on the upcoming fall sessions that begin in September.
Flags, eagles, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, the Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam and other patriotic symbols are very popular with collectors. The image gives a simple message of patriotism to Americans. You can find them in advertisements, as textile designs, on dinnerware or made into figurines for the fireplace mantel.
Stone is thought by many to be ageless, timeless and beautiful while always retaining a look of its own. It’s considered a one-of-a-kind material and has long been preferred by architects and builders throughout history because of its strength and beauty.
Q: My friends are giving me grief because I can’t grow zucchini or other squashes. I get female flowers and I have male flowers too. We seem to have insects around enough to pollinate other plants. But zucchini fruit withers at about large grape size. What can I do to become one of those zucchini and squash growers who have so much they can’t even give it all away?
Restoration Hardware’s catalogs might be getting bigger, but its furniture, if you can believe it, is shrinking. In 2012, the retailer responded to growing demand for lighter, leaner pieces by introducing a line of scaled-down furnishings. This year, its Small Spaces catalog is organized by city and residence: Los Angeles Bungalow, Boston Brownstone, etc.
New Song Christian Academy has a new reason to sing. A $1 million anonymous donation is making possible a new building that will increase the student population and expand its amenities.
Street-side viewing of the annual Rose Parade isn’t the only free thing to attract visitors to Pasadena, Calif., a mere 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.