Living in a region that is susceptible to disasters such as fires and floods can be unsettling. However, the American Red Cross Southern Nevada chapter plans to educate residents about preparedness and assisting emergency response personnel.
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The third and final installment of Motley Brews’ Open Container summer beer tasting series is scheduled for 9 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St., and organizers are hoping locals will check out the shopping venue and the wide variety of craft brews.
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The windows at Restaurante Guadalajara are decorated with brightly colored cartoon food, but the traditional Mexican fare to be found on the menu is the real story here.
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If you like playing cards and are interested in finding others who share your hobby, you might want to check out the Spring Mountain Bridge Club. It was founded by Charlene Mintz in 1997. Her sister, Rhoda Walsh, is a world champion card player who got Mintz involved in the game.
In a play full of sharp, memorable dialogue, it’s a two-word line that is actress Valerie Bernstein’s favorite, even though it’s not hers.
From hiking to cruises, View Neighborhood Newspapers explores activities available at nearby Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 14, 2014, View editions.
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PLANS JUNIOR MASTER GARDENER OPEN HOUSE
Literary events this will include a romance writers meeting featuring Chris Marie Green and a teen book club meeting with a visit from “Killing Ruby Rose” author Jessie Humphries.
You’ll make new friends at school, maybe even a new best friend, but be careful what you ask for. In the new book “First Day at Zoo School” by Sarah Dillard, Alfred’s new BFF is B-A-D.
Clark County schools open in a few weeks, but for many new teachers, the first big event of the school year is set to happen during orientation for new teachers Aug. 13 and 14 at a resort on the Strip.
Steven M. Merkes of Las Vegas earned a Masters of Business Degree in International Business from the University of Phoenix on June 7. Merkes is the husband of Maria Merkes and father of Reuben and Shimon Merkes.
The state law making cellphone use while driving illegal has been in effect more than 18 months, and while many people may know that the fine for a first offense is $50, what is perhaps less common knowledge is that fees attached by area municipalities can increase it significantly.
Event highlights this week include a Chillin’ with Santa Hawaiian Luau luncheon, a concert by the Barry Ross Quartet and an open house at the Landero Learning Center.
PILATES FOR POLICE PLANNED THROUGH AUGUST
It’s been said that when a parent dies, you lose the past. When a child dies, you lose the future.