When the summer camp they attended and loved was about to close because the founder, Jim Shoop, was retiring, a group of former campers and current adult staff members got together with Shoop to keep it alive.
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Ah, a day playing golf at one of the valley’s premier courses. It doesn’t get much better than that. Spanish Trail Country Club beckons, offering history, luxury and a great playing experience.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
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View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
Do you have an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other, duking it out to determine whether you make wise dining choices or decadent ones? Or maybe you’re a big-appetite rock star dating a gluten-free supermodel searching for a place she can eat that won’t leave you hungry? Please everyone with a visit to SkinnyFATS, where the menu is divided into a healthy and a happy side.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Dr. Marvin (Nick) Saines likes old things — really old things. Specfically, his fascination is fueled by the world before mankind. A geologist and former naturalist for the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association, he discovered a dinosaur footprint in 2011 that inspired his children’s book, “A Dinosaur Lives in Red Rock Canyon.”
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In Sun City Anthem author Robert Lee Murphy’s historical novel, “Eagle Talons: The Iron Horse Chronicles: Book One,” newly orphaned 14-year-old Will Braddock sets off across the post-Civil War West to find his railroad surveyor uncle and escape a life as a blacksmith apprentice.
In the new book “The Red Bicycle” by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin, one boy’s outgrown bike becomes another child’s treasure.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a book launch by Holly Madison.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
On June 2, the Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114, a community service organization, awarded its first scholarship to two Clark County high school seniors: Hannah Borguilla from Southwest Career and Technology Academy and Cassidy Nicole Campbell from Cowan Sunset High School. Borguilla is the daughter of Anthony and Virginia Bruce of Las Vegas, and Campbell is the daughter of Debra Campbell of Las Vegas.
View Neighborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, June 25, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
The quiet shopping center along Lake Jacqueline in Desert Shores has three new eateries: Isabela’s Seafood, Tapas & Grill; Republic Kitchen & Bar; and the upcoming Soho Pizza. All three share the same address: 2620 Regatta Drive, Suite 118. Together, they take up about 20,000 square feet, with more than 5,000 of it as dining area.
Brook Wilson and countless other neighbors are tired of seeing broken glass on the sides of their streets in the Grand Entries neighborhood at Tenaya Way and West Tropical Parkway in the northwest valley.
Comedy legend Marty Allen packs his 93 years of life and limelight experience into the illustrated biography “Hello Dere!”
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the launch of a new monthly focus on local author books at The Writer’s Block.
Even kids who are brimming with self-confidence will understand how Fergus Pig feels when presented with someone who seems to outshine him.
After five years, they’re back. The Keating name will again take the stage July 8 at the Starbright Theatre. This time 24-year-old singer Joshua Keating is headlining the show, backed up by his father and brother in a nine-piece band.
Summertime is here, and that means Fourth of July is just around the corner.