It’s been speculated that payday loan stores have a specific business target: low-income, minority neighborhoods and other at-risk groups. The cycle of debt often created by payday loans for those who already struggle financially has been a concern, but until now no one has mapped out what that looks like in Clark County. Justin Gardner, founder and CEO of Innovative Research and Analysis LLC, decided to take a closer look.
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According to the State Mental Health Agency, in 2013, Nevada spent about $89 on mental health services per capita — a 13 percent increase from 2007, when it was about $79 per capita. On average, the U.S. spends $119 per capita on services, including $160 per capita in California and $205 in Arizona.
In the middle of Lake Las Vegas, Jim Andersen pulls his motorized boat up to a group and begins giving instructions: “Long, steady strokes,” he says. “Much better folks. Much better.” Though the group is a mixture of ages and backgrounds, they have all come together with a common desire: To learn how to row.
A lot has changed since the term “date rape” was first established in 1990 by then-18-year-old Katie Koestner.
The small mini mart area there can hold only a few people at a time, so customers’ shopping times are staggered. Once their number is called, seniors have a chance to buy a variety of boxed items, canned goods, cleaning supplies or hygiene products at discounted prices.
October is a wonderful time to spend outdoors enjoying Zion National Park. Daytime temperatures will likely drop into the pleasant zone, and you’ll be there for the start of fall foliage season depending on the elevation. You can get double value for your visit if you participate in one of the workshops being offered by Zion Canyon Field Institute.
With two southwest Las Vegas locations at 9827 W. Flamingo Road near the 215 Beltway and in Southern Highlands at 10690 Southern Highlands Parkway, Rise & Shine: A Steak & Egg Place promises happiness the minute you walk in the door. The main dining area welcomes patrons with a ceiling full of colorful flower parasols, which spin suspended from cords.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Find events happening in the Henderson area and across the Las Vegas Valley.
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
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