Lots of new gadgets come with those shiny new cars that are unveiled every year. And that necessitates new understanding for motorists and new driving habits, especially in cars with push-button starters.
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There's a little jingle in your pocket, and you can't wait to spend it. So what will you buy? Will you purchase candy or a toy?
Obtaining a work visa and a job in Italy seemed almost impossible to Las Vegas resident Karen Haid until a small private school in Calabria hired her on.
The Writer's Block plans to welcome National Novel Writing Month participants for NaNoWriMo Write-Ins from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays in November.
Puzzles for View, Oct. 29, 2015, editions.
The city of Henderson Commemorative Beautification Commission is accepting entries for its 2015 Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest through Nov. 30.
Breast cancer research supporters
A drive to collect enough books for the elementary school students at Clark County's 78 Safekey sites was successful thanks to the efforts of the Henderson and Summerlin Barnes & Noble stores, UPS stores of Las Vegas, Toys for Tots and Las Vegas-area residents.
Nevada Legal Services plans to offer the free sessions at 10 a.m. Oct. 23 and Nov. 13 at 530 S. Sixth St.
Animal hoarding is a way to cope
Ahhh, the elusive alpaca! Prolific producer of fine fleece for luxurious clothing, patient poser for photos in geography books, whose very name regularly rescues crossword puzzle devotees, the animal itself rarely seen in North America.
It began almost four months ago with a column in this corner that questioned how the development of new homes in Summerlin — and indeed new housing in all of Southern Nevada — can continue at the pace it has for decades in light of the mother of all droughts continuing to plague the Southwest.
Shake Shack takes a simple concept — hot dogs and burgers and the essentials that go with them — and turns it into a fun place to recharge.
Wine dinner planned: On Oct. 29, Hank's Fine Steaks and Martinis at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, is set to host a wine dinner featuring Foley Family Wines, a vineyard in the Santa Rita Hill's appellation. Patrons can try a five-course dinner prepared by executive chef Luigi Iannuario paired with wines from the winery. The event is priced at $125 (excluding tax and gratuity) per person. RSVP by calling 702-617-6800 or email Jennifer Mangahas at email@example.com . Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com.
The 100-member Spring Mountain Free Trappers are set to bring history to life Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 during the group's annual Mountain Men Rendezvous event at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
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High school is typically a time to prepare and discover life's potentials, but for others, it's also the only place that brings comfort and security.
Helene Neville recently completed the last leg of roughly 3,600 miles this year alone. She is one of five people to have run a distance equal to the perimeter of the continental United States and the only one who is older than 50, a grandmother and a cancer survivor.
Many patrons at Red Rock Resort likely only know Dennis Franklin, 44, as a table games dealer. But he has a talent that's taking him all the way to Tokyo later this month to represent the United States in the 11th World Karate Championships.
Alexander Dawson School has some budding authors in its sixth-grade class. They even got special instruction under the tutelage of visiting author Brian Falkner.
Pilots are set to deliver the ultimate get-well balloons to patients, visitors and the surrounding community at Southern Hills Hospital when the fifth annual Balloon Festival launches Oct. 23-25.
When Jeanette Tellefsen of northwest Las Vegas turned 40 in 2012, her doctor ordered a mammogram. The test proved a lifesaver. She was diagnosed with breast cancer.