Shortly after being diagnosed with hypothyroidism, Centennial Hills resident April Anderson began experiencing numbness and burning sensations in her hands and feet.
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Some children at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center call them by their first names. Others, the younger ones, will refer to them by other names, such as “Bubbles.”
Sure, you could go to the park and play soccer, kickball or one of those ordinary sports, but from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, you can enter the Wacky World of Sports to watch and/or participate in six unusual sports, including Human Derby Races, Knockerball or Mud Volleyball.
The Animal Foundation’s Best in Show is “the Westminster (Kennel Club) Dog Show meets the movie ‘Best in Show’ with a little Las Vegas flair,” said Animal Foundation representative Meghan Scheibe.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Lucky Foo’s Restaurant & Bar is the kind of place that could be insufferably hip. That would kill it in the suburbs, and it appears the owners are smarter than that. What they’ve created is a fun, fusiony restaurant with an edge, without the annoying hipster elements.
Ping Pong Thai relocated from Seattle to Las Vegas in 2008 and has been serving traditional Thai food for more than 16 years.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Jamillah Ali-Rahman , executive director of Friends of Parkinson’s, 2400 N. Tenaya Way, recently went on a trip to Washington, D.C., to attend a Parkinson’s panel in the White House Eisenhower Executive Office. The panel highlighted the importance of continuing Parkinson’s research and providing support programs for people with Parkinson’s.
The unusually mild winter has led to an early bloom in the valley, with flowers on display everywhere from traffic mediums and vacant lots to remote spots near Frenchman Mountain.
With family roots from Mississippi, former Henderson resident Jamal Norris loves Southern cooking.
Despite the dry and hot climate, it’s possible to garden in the Las Vegas Valley, so Henderson View looks at three local clubs dedicated to educating the public on desert gardening.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 16, 2015, View editions.
THINGS TO DO
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include presentations by authors Morgan St. James, Branch Whitney and Jodi Thomas.
Las Vegas author Nachman Kataczinsky explores the possibilities of an alternative German history in the time travel, science fiction novel “The Shield.”
Angels Landing in Zion National Park, Utah, is a viewpoint atop a giant red sandstone monolith, offering one of the best panoramic views in the park, which is to say one of the best in the American West. The 5-mile round-trip hike to Angels Landing is famous among hikers throughout the world, mostly because it is one scary trail, especially in the last bone-chilling half-mile. If this hike is on your bucket list, it’s good to do it in spring, after the sun has melted any ice that might have made the path slick and before summer brings the year’s largest crowds to the park and hot temperatures.
When someone says that pain is all in your head, they’re partially right. New theories on pain and how the human body perceives it are changing how the medical industry treats people experiencing pain.
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.
My Pet Stockings banks on the love of animals to sell its products — Christmas-style stockings made in the shape of bones for dogs and fish for cats. The products can also be used as gift bags year-round.
CONSTRUCTION TO SLOW TRAFFIC DURING CELTIC GATHERING, SCOUT EXPO
How much would you pay for the secrets behind the Mirage’s volcano eruption or an insider’s look at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat? How much is a tour behind the scenes at the Adventuredome, the Bellagio’s fountain show or the Shark Reef worth? These and many other venues in town are set to invite the curious in free as part of the Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival, set for April 24 through May 2.