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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Las Vegas has plenty of flashing neon signs, but not all of them are for entertainment purposes — some signal hope for those who partake in a $50 billion-a-year nationwide industry. Instead of flashing “girls, girls, girls,” these signs flash “fast cash.” Industry reform advocates say payday loans are a predatory business despite helping roughly 12 million mostly lower-income people per year.
Usually when Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada grants a young person’s wish, it’s for something like a trip to Disneyland or to swim with dolphins. That was not the case with Summerlin-area resident Joseph Ristine, 17.
When children struggle with mental health, it can be difficult to notice. Sometimes, it’s shrugged off as normal teenage angst or behavioral battles, but other times, the internal war becomes a violent and physical combat sending children to the hospital. If parents and caretakers don’t see warning signs or shrug them off, school officials could be a student’s only safeguard.
For the 30th anniversary, Aid For AIDS of Nevada is bringing its annual Black & White Party to the Strip with a lineup of performers anda few technical advances at Aria, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The year was 1924. A complex combination of finances, loyalty, romance and emotion brought together a group of Hollywood elite and powerful media figures to the yacht of one of the world’s richest and most powerful men for a weekend jaunt. One of those passengers didn’t survive the journey. Those are the real world events that inspired the play “The Cat’s Meow.”
After a hard day, there’s not much a cool mug of Gypsy Milk can’t solve. Oh, you’ve never had Gypsy Milk? Time to visit Forte European Tapas.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
It’s one thing for residents of Summerlin to recognize an increase in criminal activity that may warrant closer attention by the Metropolitan Police Department. But it’s another thing for the same residents to recognize that there are effective initiatives they can take on their own to help deter such crimes.
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View’s adoptable pets Aug. 18, 2016.
Church appointment: Fred Heggestad was recently appointed pastor of First Henderson United Methodist Church.
“You have everything inside you right now to talk to anyone about anything,” promises Jill Spiegel in her book “How to Talk to Anyone About Anything: The Secrets to Connecting.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
View’s puzzles for Aug. 18, 2016
The dog days of summer in Las Vegas are kind to no one. While this summer seems like a never-ending heat wave, one thing Las Vegas isn’t short on is having fun with water.
Dec. 30, 1999, seemed like any ordinary day to Lori Wright. She walked to work, got home, made dinner and went to bed. Around midnight, she woke up to use the restroom. Only Wright never made it back to her bed — she had a stroke.
Bullying, social anxiety and trauma: These are among the myriad problems that can plague the human mind. When human interaction seems like too much to bear, horses inside a northwest facility may be able to help.
When most people see an Airstream trailer, they think of camping. When Julie Johnson sees one, she thinks of Carestream Inc., a new Las Vegas nonprofit that brings haircuts to the homeless.
Rescuing an ailing senior dog herself and nursing him back to health inspired Summerlin resident Linda Gilliam to start her own rescue group, Connor and Millie’s Dog Rescue, dedicated to senior pups and those with special medical needs.
About seven years ago, Henderson resident Joyce Eatman noticed she was receiving a lot of calls from grandparents needing assistance — but not for themselves. “They were needing things for their grandchildren,” she said.