The Las Vegas-based nonprofit Children’s Advocacy Alliance says 70 percent of 3- and 4-year-olds in Nevada do not attend a preschool program. For the past 15 years, another Las Vegas-based nonprofit, Family to Family Connection, has been giving a boost to such children. In early October, Family to Family opened a new headquarters in the northwest.
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Henderson calendar highlights include the city of Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll, robot art classes and a performance by Frankie Avalon.
The musical “White Christmas” was a hit movie in 1954. When the cast of Signature Productions takes to the Summerlin Library stage to perform the show — spoiler alert — the forecast calls for snow.
Las Vegas author Robert Waters drew on years of law enforcement work to write “The Case That Would Not Close.”
It was 1942, and the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor. America entered World War II soon after, which meant plenty of discrimination for Japanese-Americans like the Itanos. Tomi, Hiro and their older brother Roy had been born in America, but that didn’t seem to matter to many in their California town.
PFC Robert Anthony Valdez graduated from U.S. Marine Basic Training in San Diego in October. He is the son of Amber and David Mills and brother of Matthew and Mason Mills of North Las Vegas. Valdez is a graduate of Shadow Ridge High School.
Literary happenings this week include signings by Daniel Boulud and Wolfgang Puck and an event featuring a conversation between Stephen Greenblatt and Geraldine Brooks.
It’s not often you can trade art for someone’s sobriety, but several artists jumped at the chance and donated pieces for a fundraiser planned for the We Care Foundation, a residential recovery home that helps women struggling with drug or alcohol addiction.
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At 14, southwest Las Vegas resident Diego Gonzalez is living a life he could barely imagine a year ago. He is a disc jockey and a producer, appearing in front of crowds numbering in the thousands.
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At-risk students got a boost Oct. 14 when Station Casinos handed out more than $50,000 in support to 10 primary schools through its Smart Start incentive.
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Would you believe there are some folks out there who blame “those geezers,” which is how they refer to residents of Sun City Summerlin, for the need to reconstruct Rampart Boulevard?
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Cupcakes were the dessert du jour several years ago. Although treat trend-setters seem to have moved on to doughnuts and cakepops, cupcakes are still the sweet to beat here.