The Junior League of Las Vegas didn’t set out to create a series of events about the Copa Room at the Sands, but when one developed, the nonprofit didn’t back down. Instead, it created a series of events.
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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.
Literary events this week include “Creativity & Madness: Channeling the Muse,” a poetry and music performance featuring Lee Mallory and Nate Segundo.
Malik didn’t do it. Janae knew that her son was innocent. He was just 15 years old, a good-enough student, her baby. She’d raised him right and Malik wasn’t capable of killing.
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With the opening of school and the approach of holidays, most of us become too busy to escape for long from our city lives. That makes the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge a good choice for a September escape. Lying in Nevada near the California state line, it’s close enough to enjoy thoroughly in a single day, yet it’s a little farther north, a little higher, and therefore a little cooler, than our own valley. Now is an especially good time to go if you enjoy birdwatching or counting how many different kinds you can see, for the fall migratory season is upon us, and more than 275 species have been recorded there.
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFERS JUNIOR GARDENING CLASSES
Many tourists think of Las Vegas as the home of glitz and glamour, not homemade arts and crafts. For at least one weekend each year, denim, handcrafted items and music played on the banjo and washboard return to the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North.