When it comes to watching one’s waistline, the holidays can sabotage the best of intentions.
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The Title I Homeless Outreach Program for Education has been helping teens for more than 20 years, but this holiday season, organizers for its Stuff a Stocking Donation Project are looking for more help from the community.
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.
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Pot Liquor’s name is not a pun based on licking the last bits of flavor out of a pot. It’s actually a Southern term for the rich broth left in the pot after collard greens, turnips or mustard greens are boiled together with smoked meats, bones or salt pork.
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If you’re unswayed by unapologetic graphic violence, Las Vegas-based writer Gina Pearl is ready to take you on an insane ride through the eyes of a trio of trained killers as they battle to escape the control of a demon.
At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, they still teach the three Rs: radishes, rhubarb and rutabagas.
Literary happenings this week include signings by rock legend Gene Simmons, Gina Moreno Wilson, Steven Grogan, Rena Kopstenski and Nancy Nelson.