According to the State Mental Health Agency, in 2013, Nevada spent about $89 on mental health services per capita — a 13 percent increase from 2007, when it was about $79 per capita. On average, the U.S. spends $119 per capita on services, including $160 per capita in California and $205 in Arizona.
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View’s adoptable pets Sept. 29, 2016.
Read about Las Vegas Valley residents’ awards and achievements.
Although fictional, “The Garden of Two” is based on Las Vegas author Vicki-Ann Bush’s experiences with young love. The centerpiece of the historic romance is a garden James Whitman commissioned for his wife, Elizabeth, “a place to sort outwhatever weighs heavily on your mind or heart,” a place he keeps tending to even after his wife is gone.
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
View’s editorial cartoon, Sept. 29, 2016
View’s puzzles for Sept. 29, 2016
View Neighborhood Newspapers earned several awards in the 2016 Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. View staff writer F. Andrew Taylor took first place for Best Editorial Cartoon for Urban Weeklies.
Q: About 1/3 of my fruit trees are dying. Some of the branches on a sick tree look healthy; some of the branches on the same tree look dead. There is sap coming from some of the trees. I fear it is a borer infestation. I am scraping the bark and spraying with Neem oil. What do you think?
You don’t have to be German American to come to Jazz Night Tuesdays at the German-American Social Club of Nevada, 1110 E. Lake Mead Blvd., but it does raise the price of admission from the $2 members pay to a whopping $7, which really isn’t much for three hours of jazz by seasoned performers.