In a city that never sleeps such as Las Vegas, child sex trafficking has an environment in which to thrive. While some believe it is a crime that happens only to at-risk children from Third-World countries, Metropolitan Police say in reality it can happen to anyone’s child.
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There’s a place in the northwest where cats with chronic illnesses can live out the rest of their lives in peace. The felines are treated to love and care inside a specialized sanctuary at the Poppy Foundation inside the Bonanza Cat Hospital, 6620 Sky Pointe Drive, home to 150 cats, most of which require medication and constant care.
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From a young age, southwest resident Lisa Escobar had been interested in interiors and decorating. At 6, when she wrote to Santa, she didn’t ask for a doll or a toy train — she asked for lavender sheets and a lavender comforter.
They were the darlings of the skies in a job that had them jetting off to exotic locales, flirting with celebrities and catering to the rich who flew only first class. They were flight attendants — still known as “stewardesses” back then — and a handful recently met at Tommy Bahama in Town Square Las Vegas.
For those who intend to start a nonprofit, Diana Morgan, director of development at the Discovery Children’s Museum, offers this advice: Make sure no one else is doing what you’re trying to do.
U.S. military veterans often have job skills that frequently do not match the abilities needed to fit a civilian lifestyle. To help make a smooth transition back into society and the workforce, the city of North Las Vegas has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Teamsters Local 14 to create the Veterans Intern Program.
Tractor-trailers are essentially a moving warehouse on wheels and are classified as Class 3 vehicles. They can weigh 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. When big trucks are on the road, drivers of other vehicles should be aware of the 18-wheeler’s capabilities and limitations.
Arches National Park, just outside the town of Moab, Utah, lives up to its name. The park contains more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, the densest concentration in the world. Besides arches, you will also get to see natural windows, balanced rocks, fins, pinnacles and hoodoos.
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“One young girl’s courageous spirit becomes one family’s firm foundation. This is the story of that journey,” begins Las Vegas author Gwendolyn I. Taylor’s “An Unbroken Bundle.”
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New citizens recognized: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area welcomed 103 new U.S. citizens representing 30 countries during a special naturalization ceremony March 12 from the following 30 countries: Argentina, Belize, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Canada, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe. Visit uscis.gov.
View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. Contact each individual agency for more information.
Q : What should I use to amend raised beds? My beds need to be rejuvenated. Sulfur, rock dust, chicken manure, worm castings — I am not sure which ones to use or to use them all.
The machines can handle many of the tasks that previously required a trip to one of the valley’s DMV offices, including vehicle registration renewal, driver’s license renewal, getting a duplicate driver’s license or identification card, printing out a driver history and getting a vehicle re-registered after an insurance lapse.
Support for the arts isn’t confined to downtown or the Cultural Corridor. Virtually every neighborhood in Las Vegas has its arts offerings, and Spring Valley and southwest Las Vegas are packed with culture from theater to gallery offerings.
The death of a family member is rarely an easy experience, but saying goodbye to one’s child can be even harder. In the case of Jeff and Sherry Ruby, they received a bittersweet ending after finding that the death of their son helped give life to many others because he was a registered organ donor.