Old has become new again with a recently renovated Las Vegas course. In summer 2012, a devastating storm pounded east Las Vegas and destroyed dozens of homes and businesses. One of those businesses was Desert Rose Golf Course
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Brandon Lee found he was eating out every day because he didn’t know how to cook. His friend Jen Debs helped him out teaching him to shop, what to keep in the pantry and how to prepare it. They share the adventure in the “Millennial Cookbook.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Send caption ideas to email@example.com with subject line “Caption contest.” Limit five per person. Deadline is Aug. 20. Look for the winners in the Sept. 1 edition.
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About 40 people attended a Strangulation Seminar in July at UNLV to learn what to look for to identify strangulation in victims. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada saw about 700,000 reported cases of strangulation in 2014.
The Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane, has partnered this summer with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada to create a no-cost Safety Around Water swimming safety program, available for children who otherwise would not have had the opportunity to take swimming lessons.
The Great Recession hit Las Vegas like a storm, leaving in its wake a surplus of empty houses and financial troubles. With homes around the valley in various stages of the foreclosure process, it can be hard to track ownership paper trails, making them an easy target for squatters.
Q: I appear to have a massive infestation of white, cottony cochineal scale on my prickly pear cactus. I can usually get most of it off by hosing, but much of it is hard to reach. Beyond hosing, what insecticide or other kind of solutions do you recommend? Permanent, if possible!
A lot of artists talk about suffering and struggle, but few have lived them like Las Vegas artist Dave Dave. When Dave — formerly known as David Rothenberg — was 6, his father tried to kill him by setting him on fire in a California hotel room.
Squatting has roots that trace back to the founding of the United States. Throughout the country, the practice of squatting — back then known as homesteading — was essential to forming the nation. Yet when most people think about modern-day squatters, they think of criminals or crust punk anarchists who are “giving the middle finger” to a capitalist nation. The reality is, the face of squatters has changed since the Great Recession.
In a mile radius on Flamingo Road between Swenson Street and Koval Lane, there are four payday lenders. Cropping up like Starbucks or McDonald’s, there are many intersections around the Las Vegas Valley that have places for people to take out quick, short-term loans.
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.
My relationship with painting is the equivalent to eating gummy worms while drinking a Yoo-hoo: It seems fine on the surface, but they don’t work well together.
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.