Q: I bought a gardenia from Costco a month or so ago. It looks robust, with green, shiny leaves. I placed the pot in front of my house so it gets sunlight in the morning and shaded in the afternoon. I water it every day. When the buds get big but before they bloom, they wilt and fall off.
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Las Vegas children’s book author Denise Scherschel dedicated her book “Zippy McZoomerman Gears Up” to family friend Francis McCabe III, a “fantabulous kid” who inspired her story.
Send caption ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Caption contest.” Limit five per person. Deadline is May 21. Look for the winners in the June 2 edition.
This Mother’s Day, the staff of View Neighborhood Newspapers turned the spotlight on Las Vegas Valley moms who have raised their own children, those who have adopted and fostered children in need, and those who have made it their life’s work to help others raise their children.
Teresa Bell, a 59-year-old League of Women Voters member, recalls the start of her postal service career in 1977 — when women were still considered an exotic species on the job. She and approximately 90 women, plus a few men, attended the discussion group Bursting Boundaries — Women of Vision April 16, presented by nonprofit Women of Diversity Productions Inc. at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road.
You are probably thinking this rainy weather was a good thing. It is and it isn’t. Let’s talk about some of the problems this rain has created for us now and over the next month. Expect an explosion of disease problems.
In a city that never sleeps such as Las Vegas, child sex trafficking has an environment in which to thrive. While some believe it is a crime that happens only to at-risk children from Third-World countries, Metropolitan Police say in reality it can happen to anyone’s child.
PT’s Brewing Co. opened its doors Feb. 10, taking over the building that once housed Tenaya Creek Brewery at 3101 N. Tenaya Way.
Motherhood goes beyond being a just a biological mother — it encompasses the spirit of a nurturer, someone who helps enable others to reach their full potential. Some women have children of their own, while others foster and adopt their children, such as Northwest-area resident Donna Gamble. Others help mothers in unfortunate situations, such as Heather Engle, director of WestCare’s Women & Children’s Campus, and Alyson Martinez, assistant director at the nonprofit, do.
Marianne Tanada thought she had no place left to turn when her parents disowned her after discovering she was several months pregnant. She was 20 and unwed, but she knew she wanted to keep her baby. It was the middle of the night when Kathleen Miller, founder of Living Grace Home in Henderson, picked up the phone. Tanada didn’t know it at the time, but the nonprofit she had stumbled on was a safe haven for pregnant teens and women up to 22 years old.
Three Summerlin-area moms share their stories about becoming a parent and what their children have taught them: Lynda Tache’s son, Grant, inspired her to start a foundation for families with autistic children; Brenda Rands went through in vitro fertilization and several adoption attempts before finally becoming a mom; and Carolyn Wheeler is raising her 12-year-old daughter on her own.
It’s been said that being a mother is one of the hardest jobs out there, but while east valley-area resident Stacey Sly admits it can be work, it’s work she loves and cherishes. It may be a lot, but it’s never too much. She speaks with authority. She has been a mother to 14 children over the years — both her own and fostered — and managed to earn three degrees while doing it.
It takes more than biology to be a mom. Three Southwest View readers wrote in about women who filled a maternal role for children who weren’t their own.
For those winning a seat on The Dream Flight, a foodie-themed tour from Las Vegas to San Francisco and Seattle, the prize is sampling some of the best cuisine in the country. For charitable groups Miracle Flights and the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, the prize is funds raised for their causes and acccess to a group of potential new donors.
More than six cars were parked outside a single-story house high in the hills of Sun City Summerlin Feb. 5. Inside, a teaser for a TV show was being shot. If things come to fruition, “Better With Age,” a production of Grandmother’s Cooking Wisdom LLC, will be seen on televisions across the nation.
The Longevity meetup group at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., practices the time-honored Chinese healing modality of Chang Sen Xue, which translates to study of long life.
Typically, a mannequin is seen covered in clothing, so seeing one in its fully “nude” state can be a little unusual. Add the artistic embellishment of some of the Las Vegas Valley’s best artists to the mix, and you have something that makes people stop and stare — and, hopefully, support the arts. ArtLIVE!, a charity event combining fashion and art in a showcase to benefit the Las Vegas Fashion Council and 18b Arts District, is scheduled for May 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
North Las Vegas has plenty of community activists fighting to protect their neighborhood, but none other have stood out more to city officials than Bob and Vernie Borgersen. In January, city officials honored the couple with a proclamation declaring Jan. 6 as Bob and Vernie Borgersen Day.