Step into Downtown Summerlin’s Wonderland Bakery, and you leave the real world behind. The floor sparkles with embedded fairy dust. A miniature train travels a looping track above. On the shelves are shining crowns for little princesses and wands for bestowing wishes.
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Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from March 5, 2015, View editions.
As of Feb. 11, the Southern Nevada Health District had identified four cases of measles, the first confirmed in Clark County since 2011.
Abel Edossa was named the 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Youth of the Year against five finalists and received a $1,000 scholarship. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Clubs member can receive. Edossa is a senior at Rancho High School, where he is enrolled in the Medical Academy. As a 10-year member of the Boys and Girls Clubs, he has dedicated his time serving the community through the Keystone Club and working as a tutor for Andson Academics.
Las Vegas author Len Kreisler shares his medical adventures starting with his job as a U.S. Army physician in top-secret bacterial warfare research and concluding with his position as medical director for the Nevada Atomic Test Site in the book “The Obligated Volunteer.”
From bird anatomy to habitat and volunteer opportunities, children will find a good overview of birds and bird watching in “Birdology” in terms that challenge them but won’t frustrate them.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include visits by Obert Skye and Steve Jenkins and an author session with Jennifer Debs.
Find things to do across the Summerlin area.
With the Pacific Ocean, tons of sun, mild temperatures and an unlimited amount of outdoor activities in which to take part, San Diego makes an ideal destination for a short family trip. Or perhaps a romantic one.
BUBBLE RUN PLANNED FOR MARCH 7
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When the sirens are screeching and the bright red and white lights are flashing on emergency vehicles, drivers react in different ways. Some panic and slam on their brakes, while others speed up to try to pass the ambulance.
NEW EXECUTIVE JOINS LAS VEGAS RECOVERY CENTER
It’s been 25 years since the E Bunny made her first appearance, giving free Easter baskets to local children in need. The community effort has since seen thousands of baskets given away, and founder/coordinator Barbara Kenig said she couldn’t do it without her many volunteers.
Sewer work along Rampart Boulevard north of Summerlin Parkway is winding down, but motorists who think they can breathe a sigh of relief are mistaken. The city of Las Vegas Public Works Department is closing one phase of the Rampart Sewer Installation Project and immediately starting another.
Think of your hands and all you do with them. Now, think of experiencing pain in your hand every day. That’s what it’s like to have carpal tunnel.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Read about news and events from across the Summerlin area.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Students at Bryan Elementary School, 8050 Cielo Vista Ave., participated in Jump Rope For Heart Jan. 30 to benefit the American Heart Association. Bryan physical education teacher Pius Lynch has taken part in the effort for 35 straight years.
In case you haven’t checked your calendar lately, spring training camps have opened, exhibition games are in full swing, and the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball season is only weeks away. But for more than 5,000 kids in Southern Nevada who are connected at various times to the Las Vegas Baseball Academy, baseball season is a year-round experience.
Las Vegans are discovering the hard-to-beat flavors at Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt. The walk-up stand features hand mixed ice cream, just as it was back in 1945 when Alice Handel began serving ice cream out of her husband’s gas station in Youngstown, Ohio.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
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