When it comes to watching one’s waistline, the holidays can sabotage the best of intentions.
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With the cooler weather, more people are enjoying outdoor activities. One of the easiest in which to participate is hiking.
HONOR RIDE LAS VEGAS PLANNED NOV. 8
Don’t think that this book is only filled with gratuitous farts-are-funny pages. Yes, there’s that in here, but it also aims to inform. Kids who read this book will learn a thing or two about biology, and they’ll be delighted by the accompanying giggle-making illustrations.
Since Town Square Las Vegas opened almost seven years ago, it has hosted many charity runs and walks. That tradition continues Nov. 8 with the second annual One Run event, benefiting six charities.
Air Force Airman Shaun M. Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. He is a 2013 graduate of Sunrise Mountain High School.
Early Las Vegas civil rights leader James A. “Jimmy” Gay III was honored by having the first star on the Garden of Dreams dedicated in his honor Sept. 25.
Seemingly harmless, cellphone use at fitness facilities raises privacy issues and adds to the debate on whether they should be permitted inside such places.
DRIVER’S EDGE PROGRAM GETS $30,000 BOOST
Health care options are expanding in the Las Vegas Valley thanks to Touro University Nevada, which expanded its health clinic and added a new active aging center this year.
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If you find yourself shopping near the Las Vegas Premium Outlets South, you might want to stop for a bite down East Windmill Lane at Bachi Burger. The specialty here are burgers sharpened by Asian flavors.
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Calling all comic book fans. The seventh annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
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.
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.