Most mornings, Marcus Stewart is up well before dawn doing the same job he began while in college. The work is physical, messy and precise, but he loves it, and he loves helping people pursue a healthier life.
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Tony Sacca is a singer, actor, television host, producer and now, with the publication of “Tony Sacca: Las Vegas Ambassador of Entertainment A 50 Year Journey,” he’s the subject of a biography by local author Arlene Krieger.
From its beginnings as a poem written from author Shane Koyczan’s experiences, to a song, then to a video created with the help of 86 animators, “To This Day” is filled with some of the most powerful words you may ever read.
Literary events this week include a siging for “Little Anthony: My Journey, My Destiny” and a presentation by the author of “A History of Violence: An Encyclopedia of 1400 Chicago Mob Murders.”
There are 14 Las Vegas-Clark County libraries in the valley serving more than 2 million people. One of the oldest, Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave., recently received a much-needed renovation.
Surviving a car crash can feel like a miracle, but the process of putting together the pieces of one’s life does not end after the last stitch has been removed. Sunrise resident Scottie Briscoe, 52, survived such an accident, but she experienced intense back pain, until one day while picking up her grandson from the floor, her back snapped.
Wendy Pimentel , a senior at Art Institute of Las Vegas, experienced a four-day educational immersion into the New York City dining industry through a program created in partnership with the Epicurean Charitable Foundation and New York-based restaurant software leader Avero LLC. As part of the Avero New York City Restaurant Education Experience, Pimentel learned from leading chefs, managers, restaurateurs and hoteliers.
D.R.E.A.M.S. stands for decisions, responsibilities, education, achievement, motivation and self-esteem, and the five-week program is similar to the former D.A.R.E. program, which taught students about drug abuse and resistance.
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NORTH LAS VEGAS HOMES TO BE DEMOLISHED FOR SAFETY REASONS
What better way to herald the fall weather than with the cool sounds of jazz? The outdoor Las Vegas Jazz Festival is planned for Sept. 19-21 on the grounds of the JW Marriott.
Trade schools provide the textbook learning for various crafts. But it’s real-world, hands-on experience that can further that teaching. To see computer technician students get a leg-up, John Sinchak, owner/operator of TLC Computer Solutions, included an internship program in his business plan. It’s his way of giving back.
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The owner of Thai Thai began his career in the U.S. as a kitchen helper. He since has opened three restaurants, won awards and is now taking traditional Thai food to the next level.
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Mike Miller has drawn his last cartoon for View. He spoke recently from a hospice in Southern California and was in good spirits.
Las Vegas-based chiropractor Donald A. Ozello insists, “Running-associated injuries are preventable and manageable with smart training principles, proper warm-up, quality footwear, overall body conditioning, a thorough cool-down and intelligent nutritional and supplementation strategies.”
Pups and their owners file into the Sincity Dogs Flyball Team’s practice hall on a Wednesday night. Suddenly the space is full of barking, the sound echoing from every corner of the room. This is where the friendly canines gather to blow off steam and show off their agility.
For the last eight years, Marie Tomao has been sending teens to the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, Calif., for the Devil Pups program, a rigorous leadership and physical training regimen that culminates in a grueling climb up Old Smokey.
Every year, Lee Canyon on Mount Charleston offers senior citizens an opportunity to relive memories of their youth or create new memories around the campfire.
Look for the next caption contest in the Sept. 11, 2014, View editions.
With more than 123,000 people on the nationwide organ transplant waiting list, Nevada Donor Network aims to raise awareness and educate the public on becoming registered donors through community events.