The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival began as a program aimed primarily at adults, but festival coordinator Suzanne Scott said programming quickly expanded to accommodate teens and families.
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Experts from across the valley have taken a hard look at both the city and state’s mental health care situation and most agreed that, in order to fix things, it will take time, new professionals and lots of money.
When a domestic violence victim is ready to leave an abusive situation, their next hurdle might be navigating the legal and judicial systems. Organizations such as SAFE House and Safe Nest provide each survivor with an advocate who can help them, whether it’s seeking custody of children or filing for a protection order.
While a survivor is fleeing a domestic violence situation or in the process of restarting their life, sometimes a temporary protection order can help.
Since 1981, Bonds House of Cutlery has provided knife users and enthusiasts with a one-stop shop. The store recently sold knives used in the films “Rambo 3” and “Predator” and includes among its customers Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and actor Nicolas Cage.
Lucas Gutierrez was told he wouldn’t make it past 18. At 450 pounds, doctors labeled then 15-year-old Gutierrez as “severely morbidly obese.” He was struggling with high cholesterol and high blood pressure, but he didn’t realize how close to death he was.
When Centennial Hills resident Nancy Ghilardi was diagnosed with breast cancer, it didn’t come as a shock.
October is anti-bullying month, and local schools and organizations have made efforts to get the word out that the problem is widespread and deeply damaging.
Fortification Hill, just east of the Hoover Dam on the Arizona side of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, towers about 2,000 feet above Lake Mead’s Boulder Basin. Although it looks impenetrable, there is a short but strenuous route to the top where you will be treated to some of the finest views in the park.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
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