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Sonio’s Cafe is a blink-and-you-miss-it type of place. Tucked inside a nondescript strip mall at Charleston and Valley View boulevards, this neighborhood gem makes up in charm and flavor what it lacks in ambience.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Summerlin-area resident Jerome Pinckney knew what it was like to grow up without a father. A volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada for 11 years, the 70-year-old was matched with West Career and Technical Academy student Zane Boykin when Zane was 7. Zane is now 18, and his friendship with Jerome is still going strong.
A Float Centers of Nevada customer enters a private room, showers and climbs into a ventilated pod and floats for an hour in less than 1 foot of water. The floating is made possible because 1,100 to 1,200 pounds of Epsom salts are dissolved in the water.
Grace Julaton has been studying at The International School of Hospitality since May 2014 and knew that she had chosen the right school when she was completing her externship and found herself working with one of the school’s alumni
When Miles Farlow and Michael Gutierrez stopped on a busy highway to assist a North Las Vegas motorcycle officer struck by a hit-and-run motorist, they didn’t think twice about their actions.
Sporting a crown of flowers, Henderson resident Lily Koch Fletcher was treated like royalty as she celebrated her 100th birthday March 7 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road.
From dancing to singing, Las Vegas resident John Rothman’s creative wheel is always turning.
The room was full of red sweaters, coats and outfits as Women Enlightened presented We Wear Red! Feb. 27 at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. This day, it focused on how heart attacks in women differ from their male counterparts.
It began as a community event to celebrate the start of spring, but after realizing the urgent need for foster families in the community, Ward 6 Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross partnered with Clark County in a foster and adoption information event.
This fall, students in Clark County will have a chance to get hands-on experience in the classroom while preparing for a medical or agricultural career through a new program.
Members of the Henderson Bridge Club mingle before an afternoon game by telling jokes and sharing stories.
A Chevalier Investiture was held March 1 to honor Richard P. Hunker of Dhahran Lodge and Buzz D. Ingram and Arthur W. Cozad III , both Henderson DeMolay Chapter advisers. The honor is a citation for outstanding and marked service to the Order of DeMolay and a unanimous vote of the International Supreme Council of The Order of DeMolay is required.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from March 19, 2015, View editions.
Take one part “Where’s Waldo,” mix in liberal doses of “Dr. Who” and “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” sprinkle in comic book-style illustrations and you’ve got “The Tall Tales of Talbot Toluca: Quest for the Ore Crystals.”
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include presentations by Mercedes Yardley, Moriah Densley and more.
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Many of the treasures offered by the 1.6 million-acre Mojave National Preserve can be found only by traveling on remote gravel roads. One such destination is Fort Piute in the extreme eastern region of the park.
You can be anyone, anywhere — all you have to do is think it. And in the new book “The Imaginary” by A.F. Harrold, illustrated by Emily Gravett, even adults pretend, although that’s not always good.