One of the challenges the district has faced is how to solve the problem of overcrowded classrooms. To address this, the district is set to open a replacement school at Lincoln Elementary School, 3010 Berg St., in North Las Vegas next summer.
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Veteran Richard Egan remembers joining the United States Air Force in 1986 during a period when the military branch was looking to reduce suicide rates among its officers. In 2007, he was able to save the life of a fellow Air Force member who attempted suicide by paying close attention to warning signs and acting quickly. Now, as the Southern Nevada suicide prevention training and outreach facilitator for the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention, he provides those same tips to his students.
Part of the legal process of taking back a home from a squatter can involve a lockout, with the landlord legally having to keep the squatter’s belongings safe for 21 days — either inside a storage unit (at the expense of the squatter) or inside the house.
Easter has come and gone, but all through the Las Vegas Valley are furry reminders of the fully grown pets that are now more than one can handle. Once the holiday novelty of owning a bunny wears off, many people take to the streets to dump their high-maintenance pets in hope they adapt to the wild or find a new home.
Las Vegas has plenty of flashing neon signs, but not all of them are for entertainment purposes — some signal hope for those who partake in a $50 billion-a-year nationwide industry. Instead of flashing “girls, girls, girls,” these signs flash “fast cash.” Industry reform advocates say payday loans are a predatory business despite helping roughly 12 million mostly lower-income people per year.
When children struggle with mental health, it can be difficult to notice. Sometimes, it’s shrugged off as normal teenage angst or behavioral battles, but other times, the internal war becomes a violent and physical combat sending children to the hospital. If parents and caretakers don’t see warning signs or shrug them off, school officials could be a student’s only safeguard.
For the 30th anniversary, Aid For AIDS of Nevada is bringing its annual Black & White Party to the Strip with a lineup of performers anda few technical advances at Aria, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The year was 1924. A complex combination of finances, loyalty, romance and emotion brought together a group of Hollywood elite and powerful media figures to the yacht of one of the world’s richest and most powerful men for a weekend jaunt. One of those passengers didn’t survive the journey. Those are the real world events that inspired the play “The Cat’s Meow.”
It’s no mistake that Las Vegas is nicknamed the Ninth Island with its flourishing Hawaiian population and culture. Hawaiian transplants Darren and Allison Iha brought Hawaiian taste to the Las Vegas desert through poke, a traditional raw seafood salad.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.