Las Vegas is now crisscrossed with bicycle routes and bicycle lanes, many of them painted green so they’re unmistakable.
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Experts from across the valley have taken a hard look at both the city and state’s mental health care situation and most agreed that, in order to fix things, it will take time, new professionals and lots of money.
When a domestic violence victim is ready to leave an abusive situation, their next hurdle might be navigating the legal and judicial systems. Organizations such as SAFE House and Safe Nest provide each survivor with an advocate who can help them, whether it’s seeking custody of children or filing for a protection order.
While a survivor is fleeing a domestic violence situation or in the process of restarting their life, sometimes a temporary protection order can help.
She is 14, 5-feet, 7-inches tall and weighs 103 pounds — but don’t let her youthfulness and size fool you. Faith Dillon can kick the you-know-what with the best of them. Earlier this year, the Summerlin resident won the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championship for her age group. It’s another step to her ultimate goal.
October is anti-bullying month, and local schools and organizations have made efforts to get the word out that the problem is widespread and deeply damaging.
Children gathered Oct. 12 to fly drones during the ninth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge, called Drone Discovery, at Diaz Elementary School.
The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival began as a program aimed primarily at adults, but festival coordinator Suzanne Scott said programming quickly expanded to accommodate teens and families.
Fortification Hill, just east of the Hoover Dam on the Arizona side of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, towers about 2,000 feet above Lake Mead’s Boulder Basin. Although it looks impenetrable, there is a short but strenuous route to the top where you will be treated to some of the finest views in the park.
Hawaiian native and chef Terence Fong opened Island Sushi, 9400 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 102, as a way to bring the Aloha spirit to the ninth island.
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