Q: My oleanders need trimming. They are still blooming and the weather is hot. Is it safe to trim them now or did I miss my opportunity?
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From the feeling of a dripping wet swimsuit to the smell of sunscreen and campfires, nothing brings back vivid memories like summer. As residents recall their nostalgic memories of past summer days in the Las Vegas Valley, one thing becomes clear — summers come and go, but summer memories last forever.
Sam Mazza looks forward to one thing every year: summer camp. Mazza, 15, has been going to the same camp, Camp Mend-A-Heart, since she was 9 because it’s the only camp that she and her family can trust to keep her safe.
The Southern Nevada Health District’s Board of Health voted June 23 not to green light any new traumas centers in the Las Vegas Valley. Three hospitals — Centennial Hills, MountainView and Southern Hills — had put in applications to receive Level III trauma center designation.
An event at a local church hopes to reintroduce people to old-time religion with an old-fashioned ice cream social, but it’s probably not the old-time religion that comes to mind when most people hear that phrase. The Pagan Pride Las Vegas Project Ice Cream Social is scheduled for July 16.
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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View’s adoptable pets, July 14, 2016.
Local author Raymond Blackwood follows the transformation of Barbra Paige, a young widow who takes on the name Champagne Miller and goes on a quest for retribution and answers, in the crime thriller “Champagne Heights.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
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Q: I have a new Early Grande peach which produced more than 80 blossoms. I removed 50 of the fruit when they were small and harvested the rest when the fruit ripened. Now the leaves are turning yellow and dropping off. I am watering the tree for 40 minutes, three times a week so the tree is getting 16 gallons a week.
The past several decades have welcomed a new voice in the controversial topic of sex work — sex-positive sex workers. They enjoy getting paid for sex and are tired of getting negative attention.
The bright lights of the Strip don’t just shine on showgirls and singers. Amid the scantily clad outfits and magical acts are household pets sharing the stage with world-renowned juggler Gregory Popovich.
After years of making children’s dreams come true, the Make-A-Wish Foundation recently had one of its own wishes granted — new office space.
At Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation office, a group of kids are spending their summer together, doing activities with other kids with vision disabilities. “Our motto here is ‘all things.’ Do all things,” said Emily Smith, executive director of the foundation.
When Lorena “Renee” Searles moved to Clark County in 1952, everything looked different. After purchasing their North Las Vegas home in 1954, her family quickly began building a strong community with their surrounding neighborhood.
On June 16, 60 attendees were able to try a gourmet dinner at Alize French restaurant at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tea Pairing in the Sky matched fine dining with specialty teas.