When the summer camp they attended and loved was about to close because the founder, Jim Shoop, was retiring, a group of former campers and current adult staff members got together with Shoop to keep it alive.
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Maybe it was too far away; maybe my schedule was too busy. Probably it was the fact that my golf swing is already close to perfect. Whatever, it’s been quite a while since I’ve been to the Callaway Golf Experience on Las Vegas Boulevard South. A lot has transpired. It’s now the TaylorMade Golf Experience. In November 2013, the owners and brothers, John and Ron Boreta, didn’t renew their agreement with Callaway Golf, which cleared the way for the relationship with TaylorMade.
Health, Healing & Happiness, a health and wellness event planned for June 12-14, began four years ago. About 150 people attended the event at the Springs Preserve. The event has grown steadily, and for the fourth event, organizer Ina Mohan hopes to have around 1,000 attendees, which has necessitated a move to the Tuscany, 255 E. Flamingo Road.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
EXPECT TRAFFIC DELAYS ON RAMPART BOULEVARD JUNE 8 AND 9
Summer means hot car interiors. For a child left in a vehicle, it can be a death sentence.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Sure, there are plenty of places to get Chinese food, but sometimes one will stand out. China Hot Wok, in a shopping center anchored by an Albertsons, is one of those places.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
One block south of The Orleans, a former garage at 5077 Arville St. draws unique crowds. The Sci Fi Center is home to horror film buffs, improv actors, fans of nerdy burlesque, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” followers and more.
Eric England of Henderson graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy May 22 with a bachelor of science degree in general engineering and a commission as a U.S. Navy ensign. His father is Reggie England of Henderson. Eric England is a graduate of Foothill High School.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from May 28, 2015, View editions.
“Red Bird Bea: Lessons From Life” share’s Vee Allen’s life story.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the launch of library summer reading programs.
A book leads four youths on an out-of-body adventure in “The Trap.”
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at email@example.com or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
FIREFIGHTER BACHELORS AND BACHELORETTES TO BE AUCTIONED OFF
North Las Vegas resident Megan Mejia is the star of a recently released comic book. In the book, she doesn’t fight crime, wear a robot suit, fly, turn into an angry, muscled monster or even solve crimes with a spunky, talking dog. She simply shares her story of living with epilepsy and encourages others to tell their stories — and that makes her a special kind of superhero.
View Nieghborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, May 28, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
For its 16th location, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar broke free of its California leash and came to Las Vegas.
Li’ Shey Johnson is a woman on a mission. She’s out to see that those wanting careers in the hospitality, tourism and hotel industry get the head start they need to compete for those jobs.
With the arrival of warm weather and school almost out, this is the time to think about a summer visit to the cooler climates of Northern Nevada. One of the most stunning areas you can visit lies just east of Elko: the Ruby Mountains.