Mason VanHouweling, the third chief executive at University Medical Center in less than a year, and the UMC governing board have agreed to a contract, locking a leader into place at the county-owned hospital for the next three years at a salary of $380,000 per year.
Despite its desert setting, Las Vegas becomes an ice skating mecca Dec. 20 when Olympic champs — from 2014’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White to 1988’s Brian Boitano — check into Mandalay Bay Events Center for “Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice,” accompanied by rockers O.A.R.
The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, the Silverton Aquarium and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at Luxor offer unique photo ops with Santa.
“Madeleines” by Barbara Feldman Morse (Quirk Books; $19.95)
National Eggnog Day is Wednesday — Christmas Eve — and what better time to celebrate?