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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PT’s Brewing Co. opened its doors Feb. 10, taking over the building that once housed Tenaya Creek Brewery at 3101 N. Tenaya Way.
Three Summerlin-area moms share their stories about becoming a parent and what their children have taught them: Lynda Tache’s son, Grant, inspired her to start a foundation for families with autistic children; Brenda Rands went through in vitro fertilization and several adoption attempts before finally becoming a mom; and Carolyn Wheeler is raising her 12-year-old daughter on her own.
For those winning a seat on The Dream Flight, a foodie-themed tour from Las Vegas to San Francisco and Seattle, the prize is sampling some of the best cuisine in the country. For charitable groups Miracle Flights and the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, the prize is funds raised for their causes and acccess to a group of potential new donors.
More than six cars were parked outside a single-story house high in the hills of Sun City Summerlin Feb. 5. Inside, a teaser for a TV show was being shot. If things come to fruition, “Better With Age,” a production of Grandmother’s Cooking Wisdom LLC, will be seen on televisions across the nation.
The Longevity meetup group at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., practices the time-honored Chinese healing modality of Chang Sen Xue, which translates to study of long life.
Typically, a mannequin is seen covered in clothing, so seeing one in its fully “nude” state can be a little unusual. Add the artistic embellishment of some of the Las Vegas Valley’s best artists to the mix, and you have something that makes people stop and stare — and, hopefully, support the arts. ArtLIVE!, a charity event combining fashion and art in a showcase to benefit the Las Vegas Fashion Council and 18b Arts District, is scheduled for May 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
Monica Gresser, owner of Brazen Architecture, wanted to know more about the stigma and social impact of mental health issues in Southern Nevada. Her firm has a community focus, and selfishly, Gresser said, she needed to know more about the subject. On April 1, she organized a discussion on mental health as part of her company’s series of community-focused discussions.
Teresa Bell, a 59-year-old League of Women Voters member, recalls the start of her postal service career in 1977 — when women were still considered an exotic species on the job. She and approximately 90 women, plus a few men, attended the discussion group Bursting Boundaries — Women of Vision April 16, presented by nonprofit Women of Diversity Productions Inc. at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road.
There’s nothing like the sizzling heat of a Las Vegas summer to drive one to drink. And if that drink is a Tropical Smoothie, then all the better. It’s a popular stop for a cool blast of good-for-you fruitiness.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Find events happening in the Summerlin area and around the Las Vegas Valley.
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Crime and safety news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
Summerlin author Vicki Korn Niggemeyer’s book “Get Creative With Your Family History” provides tips on gathering, preserving and conveying family legacies.
Las Vegas Valley residents’ awards and achievements
View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. Contact each individual agency for more information.
View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
Health news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
Look for the next caption contest May 12 , 2016 .
Q: I was very interested in a recent article about adding ammonium sulfate to one’s lawn to keep it green. Can I do this all summer long, every eight weeks?
While there are hundreds of stunning slot canyons in our region, most of them are difficult to reach and many require technical skills to explore them. Two of the best, however — tops on my list for being visually stimulating — are pretty easy to access.
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