The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival began as a program aimed primarily at adults, but festival coordinator Suzanne Scott said programming quickly expanded to accommodate teens and families.
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It’s an uphill battle: Residents living in Red Rock Canyon are rallying to prevent a proposed zoning change to the mountain that separates them from the rest of the Las Vegas Valley. The issue is set to be heard by the Clark County Commission Nov. 2 at the Clark County Government Center.
Experts from across the valley have taken a hard look at both the city and state’s mental health care situation and most agreed that, in order to fix things, it will take time, new professionals and lots of money.
When a domestic violence victim is ready to leave an abusive situation, their next hurdle might be navigating the legal and judicial systems. Organizations such as SAFE House and Safe Nest provide each survivor with an advocate who can help them, whether it’s seeking custody of children or filing for a protection order.
While a survivor is fleeing a domestic violence situation or in the process of restarting their life, sometimes a temporary protection order can help.
Ever since he saw an audition for the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band in sixth grade, Kyle McGowan wanted to be a part of it.
Five years ago, Dorothy Cooper’s life was full of turbulence. When things seemed bleak, she found a note on her door. It was an invitation to attend a women’s networking group at Dress for Success Southern Nevada.
In September, Stuckey Elementary School, 4905 Chartan Ave., was added to the list of 329 schools that have been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is given for academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps.
Since 1981, Bonds House of Cutlery has provided knife users and enthusiasts with a one-stop shop. The store recently sold knives used in the films “Rambo 3” and “Predator” and includes among its customers Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and actor Nicolas Cage.
After Halloween night, the ghost, goblins and ghouls will still have a home at the year-round HalloweenMart.
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