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Dining Pick of the Week: Bachi Burger

If you find yourself shopping near the Las Vegas Premium Outlets South, you might want to stop for a bite down East Windmill Lane at Bachi Burger. The specialty here are burgers sharpened by Asian flavors.

Comics are no joke: Fans flock to festival

Calling all comic book fans. The seventh annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.

Clinical Simulation Center uses high-tech manikins to train medical students

Behind the doors of an unremarkable building in an older part of town, there is a woman who has given birth more than 1,000 times, a man who regularly fakes post-traumatic stress disorder and a storage room with stacks of babies. It’s just another day at the office for the staff of the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.

Tucson area offers beautiful weather, flora and fauna

Longtime Southern Nevadans who love the Mojave Desert nevertheless often develop a desire to explore other arid landscapes. Typically, they dream of the Sonoran Desert, whose scenery may have inspired them to live in the Southwest. An excellent place to fulfill that desire is in and around Tucson, Ariz. There are dozens of places to take in the flora and fauna, but two places stand out: Saguaro National Park and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, which has one of the world’s best zoos.

Literary Las Vegas: Marshal S. Willick

“There has long been a need for a reference, written in plain English, from which ordinary men and women can get answers about how the divorce process works in Nevada and what to expect,” writes attorney Marshal S. Willick.

‘M is for Monster’ may result in nightmares for younger readers

You probably wouldn’t think that an alphabet book could be for older kids but “M is for Monster” by J. Patrick Lewis, illustrated by Gerald Kelley definitely is. Small, sensitive children may run, screaming, into a bedtime full of nightmares after they see what’s inside this book. The artwork is incredible but it works its magic entirely too well for little ones.

Reader-submitted photos and adoptable pets, Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2014

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 aking@viewnews.com 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.

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