It’s that time of year when many parents rejoice and some youths wish the clock would stop. The first day school is Aug. 29.
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Would Bob Ross have painted even happier trees with a brush in one hand and a glass of pinot in the other? Maybe, but a local business is doing that and helping out a Las Vegas-based charity at the same time.
She jumps. She twirls. She does somersaults high up in the air and makes it all look effortless. It’s no wonder that Summerlin-area resident McKenzie Ballif, 13, is the first-place winner in her level at the 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships held in Providence, R.I., this summer, beating out roughly 60 competitors in her age group from across America.
On June 15, Don and Jane Holkestad renewed their vows with everything provided, from the limo, preacher and flowers to the catered reception. Don has Alzheimer’s disease and is being treated at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. National nonprofit Wish Upon a Wedding allows people with life-altering situations to have the wedding of their dreams or to renew their vows.
A resource center for all Clark County School District teachers is open for the new school year, created by the Public Education Foundation and dubbed the Teacher Exchange, 450 S. Maryland Parkway.
The local League of Women Voters of Las Vegas Valley hasn’t given up on engaging Democrats and Republicans, men and women alike, in shaping public policy. In fact, nonpartisanship could have something to do with the local chapter’s reported growth spurt of 51.28 percent from 2014 to 2015.
Nevada’s organ donation organization is expanding its presence across the Las Vegas Valley. The organization, founded in 1987, is expanding its Las Vegas campus on the corner of East Sahara and Burnham avenues.
The Nevada Clay Guild is taking things to the next level with its exhibit “All About Clay,” planned at the Summerlin Library through Aug. 21.
Yosemite National Park is one of those places everyone should see at least once in their lifetime, and over the next two months are ideal times to go. By happy coincidence, it is easiest to go there during the very months when Las Vegans most need to escape the heat.
While much of its business comes from special orders, wholesale and resort restaurant clients, the retail outlet at Pies Unlimited, 2465 W. Craig Road, packs in plenty of pies and products from adjacent sister businesses Say Cheesecake and Fantasy Cakes Bakery.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Ask yourself these questions: “Would I give a few hours a week to save the life of a child? … A few hours a week that could provide the child with a voice that would help guarantee fulfillment of hopes and dreams and a life with a promising future?”
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View’s adoptable pets Aug. 4, 2016.
Las Vegas author Lauren jenifer Gates invites readers to submit toe photos for the next edition of her book “Footography.”
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Look for the next caption contest Aug. 11 , 2016 .
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Q: My oleanders need trimming. They are still blooming and the weather is hot. Is it safe to trim them now or did I miss my opportunity?
Three years ago, the lighting-sparked Carpenter 1 fire burned through the Spring Mountains for more than three weeks. The fire forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes in the mountains and burned almost nearly 28,000 acres of land.