Where your olive oil comes from doesn’t matter as much as when it was picked (green off the tree) and how it was processed (two to four hours after harvest). So says Mercedes Burkavage, who co-owns Big Horn Olive Oil Company, a retail olive oil and balsamic tasting room that recently opened its first Las Vegas location at 2110 N. Rampart Blvd.
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In a play full of sharp, memorable dialogue, it’s a two-word line that is actress Valerie Bernstein’s favorite, even though it’s not hers.
A bounce house, music, the smell of barbecue and children laughing and running marked the first collaborative block party hosted by a public art team.
Sky Combat Ace, a civilian aerial combat training center, pairs customers with flight instructors to provide sightseeing and thrill packages year-round, according to owner Richard “Tex” Coe.
Eight years after the death of her husband, Sgt. Henry Prendes, Centennial Hills resident Dawn Prendes is making the couple’s dream come true by building a Christian summer camp for children.
From hiking to cruises, View Neighborhood Newspapers explores activities available at nearby Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 14, 2014, View editions.
Dustin Griffie and Blake Wilson learned the importance of teamwork. The two incoming seniors at Foothill High School, 800 College Drive, received gold medals for Web design at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo., June 23-27.
Dom the Bom’s Triple Threat — made up of 8-year-old Henderson triplets Dominic, Lyric and Phoenix Evans — is set to perform Aug. 19 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as competitors in the ABC television show “America’s Got Talent.”
Henderson calendar highlights include the free Keep the Spirit of ‘45 Alive Spectacular concert and free film screenings.
Find things to do across the Summerlin area.
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PLANS JUNIOR MASTER GARDENER OPEN HOUSE
Literary events this will include a romance writers meeting featuring Chris Marie Green and a teen book club meeting with a visit from “Killing Ruby Rose” author Jessie Humphries.
You’ll make new friends at school, maybe even a new best friend, but be careful what you ask for. In the new book “First Day at Zoo School” by Sarah Dillard, Alfred’s new BFF is B-A-D.
Clark County schools open in a few weeks, but for many new teachers, the first big event of the school year is set to happen during orientation for new teachers Aug. 13 and 14 at a resort on the Strip.
Steven M. Merkes of Las Vegas earned a Masters of Business Degree in International Business from the University of Phoenix on June 7. Merkes is the husband of Maria Merkes and father of Reuben and Shimon Merkes.
The state law making cellphone use while driving illegal has been in effect more than 18 months, and while many people may know that the fine for a first offense is $50, what is perhaps less common knowledge is that fees attached by area municipalities can increase it significantly.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS OFFERED FOR GREAT SANTA RUN
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Event highlights this week include a Chillin’ with Santa Hawaiian Luau luncheon, a concert by the Barry Ross Quartet and an open house at the Landero Learning Center.
PILATES FOR POLICE PLANNED THROUGH AUGUST
It’s been said that when a parent dies, you lose the past. When a child dies, you lose the future.