The Las Vegas Rescue Mission’s recovery program is designed to help break the cycle of addiction and help homeless people find homes, jobs and more complete lives.
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St. Rose Dominican Hospitals rolled out a patient ambassador program in April at its three campuses. Its Siena and San Martin campuses, at 3001 St. Rose Parkway and 8280 W. Warm Springs Road, are actively seeking volunteers.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Throw out your preconceived notions of how a sandwich shop operates when you step into Which Wich. Paper bags, markers and doodling are all part of the ordering fun.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Jessica Gaylor always exercised and read food labels to stay away from unpronounceable chemical additives. So it was disconcerting when she discovered a lump in her right breast in 2011.
After hearing about an apartment building planned in what is now the Rancho Gowan Business Park, a group of neighbors banded together approximately 20 years ago to preserve their rural community and keep it thriving with open space, livestock and a blooming garden.
In today’s high-tech world, people are required to adapt to new technology faster than before to enhance task performance in their daily lives. But diving into computers isn’t always easy. In order to provide extra assistance, SeniorNet learning classes were formed to offer courses to adults 50 or older.
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, just south of the ranching community of Alamo, encompasses 5,382 acres of lakes, marshes, meadows, riparian areas and open desert. The three largest bodies of water in the refuge are Upper Lake, Middle Pond and Lower Lake, fed by thermal springs.
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Las Vegas author Robert Waters drew on years of law enforcement work to write “The Case That Would Not Close.”
It was 1942, and the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor. America entered World War II soon after, which meant plenty of discrimination for Japanese-Americans like the Itanos. Tomi, Hiro and their older brother Roy had been born in America, but that didn’t seem to matter to many in their California town.
PFC Robert Anthony Valdez graduated from U.S. Marine Basic Training in San Diego in October. He is the son of Amber and David Mills and brother of Matthew and Mason Mills of North Las Vegas. Valdez is a graduate of Shadow Ridge High School.
Literary happenings this week include signings by Daniel Boulud and Wolfgang Puck and an event featuring a conversation between Stephen Greenblatt and Geraldine Brooks.
It’s not often you can trade art for someone’s sobriety, but several artists jumped at the chance and donated pieces for a fundraiser planned for the We Care Foundation, a residential recovery home that helps women struggling with drug or alcohol addiction.
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At 14, southwest Las Vegas resident Diego Gonzalez is living a life he could barely imagine a year ago. He is a disc jockey and a producer, appearing in front of crowds numbering in the thousands.
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At-risk students got a boost Oct. 14 when Station Casinos handed out more than $50,000 in support to 10 primary schools through its Smart Start incentive.