Photos taken by the late Warren Bates are on display at Left of Center Gallery in North Las Vegas. The exhibit includes letters from his family and friends talking about how his suicide affected them.
The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is scheduled for Thursday at The Pools at the Palazzo, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Take note, kids: Read newspapers and win a trip to Sea World.
It worked for Martin Middle School students who received a trip to San Diego for winning A Test for Excellence, a competition that assesses students’ knowledge about current events.
It’s Oscar Goodman’s final luncheon with the Clark County Bar Association as the mayor of Las Vegas. Someone makes the mistake of calling it his “last.” “Last? Last?!?,” he asks in disbelief. “Everyone’s talking about it’s my last this or my last that. It’s not like I’m dying or anything.” Discussing the quickly approaching end of his 12-year reign as the “World’s Happiest Mayor” is, understandably, a touchy subject. He gets a bit emotional. After all, he swears in the new mayor July 6.
Porsha Revesz weighs in on her years on Oscar Goodman’s elbow promoting the city as a showgirl with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “He’s straightforward. There’s nothing fake about him. I’ll miss my good friend,” she said of the soon to be term limited mayor.
Rusty Haight cruises straight ahead at 50 mph in a Ford Crown Victoria — a “baby” buckled into a car seat in back. He nears a short line of cars waiting to his left. The second car in line bumps the first — an empty Hyundai Sonata — pushing it directly into Haight’s path.