When it comes to watching one’s waistline, the holidays can sabotage the best of intentions.
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Sandra Lee Thompson was more than a reporter who fought for a byline. Her life centered around creating change and using her words as weapons to protect the children of Las Vegas.
For more than 10 years, pagans throughout the Las Vegas Valley have gathered once a year to educate the public about their beliefs and dispel stereotypes that surround their community.
With Thanksgiving three weeks away, families will have a chance to win a turkey while spreading good fortune to those who have sacrificed everything.
Literary happenings this week include signings by rock legend Gene Simmons, Gina Moreno Wilson, Steven Grogan, Rena Kopstenski and Nancy Nelson.
With the cooler weather, more people are enjoying outdoor activities. One of the easiest in which to participate is hiking.
HONOR RIDE LAS VEGAS PLANNED NOV. 8
Don’t think that this book is only filled with gratuitous farts-are-funny pages. Yes, there’s that in here, but it also aims to inform. Kids who read this book will learn a thing or two about biology, and they’ll be delighted by the accompanying giggle-making illustrations.
Air Force Airman Shaun M. Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. He is a 2013 graduate of Sunrise Mountain High School.
Seemingly harmless, cellphone use at fitness facilities raises privacy issues and adds to the debate on whether they should be permitted inside such places.
DRIVER’S EDGE PROGRAM GETS $30,000 BOOST
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
By now, the fast-casual concept that is Braddah’s Island Style will be pretty familiar to regular on-the-go diners: Upon entering the restaurant, you’re presented with menu options that feature your ingredient selections served in a bowl, as a burrito or as tacos. Once this decision has been made, you’re faced with several other choices, all competing for your taste buds.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Calling all comic book fans. The seventh annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
Behind the doors of an unremarkable building in an older part of town, there is a woman who has given birth more than 1,000 times, a man who regularly fakes post-traumatic stress disorder and a storage room with stacks of babies. It’s just another day at the office for the staff of the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Each year, an instructor at the College of Southern Nevada expands his syllabus to teach students skills that go beyond the classroom and into their community.
Longtime Southern Nevadans who love the Mojave Desert nevertheless often develop a desire to explore other arid landscapes. Typically, they dream of the Sonoran Desert, whose scenery may have inspired them to live in the Southwest. An excellent place to fulfill that desire is in and around Tucson, Ariz. There are dozens of places to take in the flora and fauna, but two places stand out: Saguaro National Park and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, which has one of the world’s best zoos.
FOREVER HOME FAMILY FURRY 5K PLANNED