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.
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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
“There has long been a need for a reference, written in plain English, from which ordinary men and women can get answers about how the divorce process works in Nevada and what to expect,” writes attorney Marshal S. Willick.
You probably wouldn’t think that an alphabet book could be for older kids but “M is for Monster” by J. Patrick Lewis, illustrated by Gerald Kelley definitely is. Small, sensitive children may run, screaming, into a bedtime full of nightmares after they see what’s inside this book. The artwork is incredible but it works its magic entirely too well for little ones.
Yoga may be the last thing on your mind when you’re backed up in rush hour traffic in the Spaghetti Bowl, but the founders of a new yoga studio in the east valley think that’s exactly where you should be practicing the lessons.
The newest little ones to join a class at Lummis Elementary School didn’t pass kindergarten last year, but they’re helping students learn a love for reading. The two newcomers are Abbey and Spectra, sister hamsters. Jill Delaney, Lummis’ librarian, acquired the critters last year through the Pets in the Classroom grant program.
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 email@example.com 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.
Tenasie Bowe of Las Vegas and her duo partner Matt Keyler received the Best Country Group and Best Americana Group from the International Music and Entertainment Association and Best Country Duo/Group in the Nashville Independent Music Awards. Bowe is the daughter of Rose Bowe of Las Vegas.
Literary happenings launching this week include a BooksorBooks author event, the Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival and National Novel Writing Month.
The idea of a Street Store is simple: Give clothes to the homeless but also give them a choice by creating a pop-up store so they can pick their own clothing.
View Neighborhood Newspaper’s editorial cartoon for Oct. 30, 2014, by F. Andrew Taylor.
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APP PINPOINTS PARKING SPACES IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
The Badger Cafe is tucked away on Tropicana Avenue just past Spencer Street. Conjoined with the Rum Runner sports bar and separated by a thin glass wall and swinging door, the cozy cafe offers a pleasant small town quality.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Millions of volunteers will offer their time and talent to help others Oct. 25 for Make A Difference Day.
Times are tough, no doubt about it. Especially on a reduced income.
MAYOR’S CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT PLANNED
Las Vegas historian Eugene P. Moehring examines Reno and Las Vegas from the postwar decades through today with an emphasis on 1970-2014 in “Reno, Las Vegas, and the Strip: A Tale of Three Cities.”
Could it be true that lifelong readers and lifelong foodies both need to start early in their passions? I’ll bet it is – which is why “How to Bake a Book” could be a good addition to your (pretend) kitchen.
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