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It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
For about 50 years, a local woman has turned her 5-acre agriculture land into a weekend farmers market and formed a sanctuary for abused and neglected animals, but the possibility of closure is there.
After northwest Las Vegas resident Lori Schmidt adopted her cockapoo Charlee from The Animal Foundation in February, she said she was haunted by thoughts of the dogs that were left behind in the shelter. It inspired her to use her resources as a photographer to start a project to raise funds to buy dog food for the shelter by dressing Charlee up for holiday greeting cards.
Jeff Clapp’s mother said he had two speeds: “off” and “blast off.” Clapp is in blast-off mode these days. On Oct. 17, he and his wife of 12 years, Beth Malloy, opened Refuge Climbing & Fitness, 6283 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite C.
On a recent Monday at Chaparral High School, 3850 Annie Oakley Drive, a packed classroom sat listening to John Abulencia discuss finances, life goals and fulfillment. Abulencia is the assistant casino manager at the Cromwell.
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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he’s coming to the Summerlin area. Various local shopping centers and groups are gearing up to present holiday events through December.
Henderson calendar highlights include an appearance by reptile expert Tom Crutchfield and a Green Valley High School performance of “Bang Bang You’re Dead.”
I found myself in the midst of a conundrum recently. . For those of you who love golf and business decisions, please put on your thinking caps, turn off any distractions and pay attention. Your help is needed; I ask you to participate.
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“Part memoir, part travelogue, half serious, mostly true” reads the description on the cover of Stefany Holmes’ “Gone With the Whim: Leaving the Bible Belt for Sin City.”
In the new book “Firebird” by Misty Copeland, illustrated by Christopher Myers, a young girl learns to replace the word “can’t” with one that strengthens as she learn the story of a child who wanted to dance among the stars.
Literary happenings this week include opening previews of The Writer’s Block and the annual Library Tree Lane Gala to support Henderson Libraries.
More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. A progressive, fatal form of dementia, the disease robs those afflicted of their memories. A memory box can help both the patient and his loved ones save a little piece of times gone by.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
The final phase of the $12 million Rampart Boulevard sewer project is now estimated to be complete by the end of June. The original end date for the project, which is currently in phase two of five, was May.
First Friday’s theme for December’s event is Roundup, which ties in to the National Finals Rodeo’s arrival in town and encourages First Friday to look back on 2014 and round up its highlights from the year.
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NEW PROGRAM IS ALTERNATIVE TO REMAINING BEHIND BARS
Updates have been made at the Market LV at Tivoli Village. A handful of new tenants have moved in, and a major update was made to the main entrance to the market to further the industrial chic look.