Restaurants across the Las Vegas Valley are planning Mother’s Day dining specials.
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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.
When people hear the words HIV or AIDS, many think of gay men. But HIV/AIDS knows no gender bias. Summerlin resident Nikki Ferraro, board president of Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN), knows that all too well. Her grandmother on her mother’s side, Barbara Farrell, is living with HIV.
READER WANTS COYOTES THINNED OUT
When school lets out for the summer, many parents opt for summer camps to help keep their children occupied and their minds challenged.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Infused with a ’50s flare and the at-home dining experience of an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, Dillen’s Family Ice Cream brings families together to indulge in the classic cold treat.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Korin Wach of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 355 earned her Silver Award, the highest a Cadette Girl Scout can earn. With the help of her mentor, Troy Stratton, she built a pamphlet holder kiosk for the Clark County Wetlands Park. The kiosk took approximately six months and more than 50 hours and was finished in late January and installed at the park Feb. 7. The kiosk has three slots for pamphlets and a feature for the park to display maps, fliers and announcements. Korin is the daughter of Kayla Wach and granddaughter of Laurel Wach of Henderson. Her mother and grandmother are her Girl Scout leaders.
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Battling cancer is bad enough without having it also ravage your skin. Chemicals such as chemotherapy affect those cells as well as cancer cells, so certified aesthetician and Summerlin-area resident Lia Yulianti volunteers her time to teach cancer patients how to care for their skin.
A federal grant is expected to help revitalize an area of poverty and high crime in North Las Vegas.
After learning about the 5-gallon water jug that children and women carry to their homes in Africa, it was enough to make Arbor View High School student body president Harrison Kelly engage his school in the Thirst Project.
Las Vegas author, public speaker and radio personality Marie Rose guides readers on a journey of empowerment and encourages them to break through self-imposed bonds in her book, “Change Your Layers … Change Your Life!”
The aquarium withstood the winds and water of Hurricane Katrina but it was dark in there, and there was no electricity to cool things down. All the penguins complained but Patience, the oldest penguin there, kept them all “in line.” It was important to be patient, but where was Tom the Keeper?
Brayden Robert Lewis of North Las Vegas assembled 53 emergency backpacks and water buckets for the classrooms at Somerset Aliante Campus. He is a part of Troop 128, and his parents are Cory and Debbie Lewis.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a presentation by local historian Michael Green at the Clark County Library.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 9, 2015, View editions.
You would have done the same thing, I know you would have. Maybe I’ll end up in hot water; if I do, it would have been worth it.
Kelly Thomas Boyers, founder and acting director of Adam’s Place, said her son’s fatal rollover accident led to establishing the nonprofit, which offers driver’s safety classes.