The fourth annual Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival is scheduled from April 25 through May 3 at locations across the valley.
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Ginger Meurer has been named editor of the View Neighborhood Newspapers. She replaces editor Steve Blust, who retired April 3.
Part-time Southern Nevada resident Joseph Baldi Acosta melds his experiences living in Brazil, Jordan and Ecuador with his love for America in “My Life in Metaphor” an book of reflective poetry on “life, death, and everything in between.”
Literary events this week include a presentation by Nevada Writers Hall of Fame 2013 inductee Richard O. Davies.
So what would you like for dinner tonight?
For sculptor Dorit Schwartz, her art is all about an appreciation for the organic beauty found in nature. The Summerlin resident’s work will be part of the 30th anniversary of the Mission Federal ArtWalk, scheduled for April 26 and 27 in San Diego, and featured at the St. Jude black tie benefit set for May 3 at The Smith Center.
After years of struggling with sexual, physical and substance abuse, Annie Lobert found her calling. She founded Hookers for Jesus, a nonprofit that ministers to anyone in the sex industry.
When Linda Campbell moved to Las Vegas from Los Angeles last fall, she was unaware that the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association was looking for artists for its first residency program. Her husband saw the flier and urged her to look into it. Of 20 entrants, she was one of three selected.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 24, 2014, View editions.
Question: I have two Santa Rosa plum trees planted in my backyard. One is planted in a lawn, and the other is in a rock landscape. Both are doing well with numerous large plums growing on them. The one in the lawn area has about 25 percent small yellow plums that fall off when I flick them or shake the branches. The remainder of the larger plums look great.