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Neon: Dec. 21, 2013

Thee Swank Bastards at Backstage Bar

Stylin’ Vegas surf rockers Thee Swank Bastards soundtrack the gyrations of tattooed burlesque performers the Suicide Sirens at 9 p.m. Thursday at Backstage Bar &Billiards, 601 Fremont St. Tickets are $5; call 702-382-2227.


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Bay laurel trees struggle with hot temperatures

Q: Our sweet bay laurel trees face east and are watered by a drip irrigation system on a separate line for trees only. Obviously, these trees are not doing well. They were originally 24-inch boxed trees planted in 2013. Our HOA contends they are close to the end of their lives, and they will be removed. Any ideas?

Several possible reasons recirculating pump not working

There are several possible reasons for not getting hot water after a new water heater installation. Recirculating pumps need electricity to run, and so it may be as easy as plugging the unit back in or testing the outlet for power.

CDC drops COVID-19 quarantine, screening recommendations

The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.