Emanuel Zamir grew up in Jerusalem, where he earned a degree in electronics. After a 14-year stint in New York and 16 years in Maryland, he moved to Las Vegas and took up writing.
Traveling up to 30 mph, the only thing more dangerous than the rapidly rising waters of a storm are misconceptions of flash flooding, local officials say. And even though July through September is the flood season, people are advised to be aware of flood safety all the time.
One benefit of living in Southern Nevada is the opportunity to explore little-traveled back roads winding their way to uncrowded outdoor adventures. One of the best is the Mormon Well Road, originally a pioneer wagon trail on what is now the Desert National Wildlife Refuge.
Sounds of squeaky shoes echo throughout the studio as the dozen or so dancers practice their upcoming Asian hip-hop routine. The music stops abruptly. Someone missed a step. Choreographer Ed Downing sternly, but gently, advises where the mistake occurred and how to make sure it doesn’t happen again. After all, the show is one week away.
When a loved one dies, holes are left in the fabric of people’s lives. For youngsters who have suffered the loss of a close family member, Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Camp Mariposa helps them deal with their emotions.