Geri Grant, 83, is retiring after a quarter-century of volunteering at Valley Hospital as an ambassador of sorts for outpatient surgery.
Improvements to curbs, gutters and sidewalks and the installation of banners have begun along sections of downtown designated for the Cultural Corridor Trail.
The memory of Rat Pack-era big bandleader Antonio Morelli, who was the orchestra conductor and music director at the Sands, is forever etched into the walls of the Morelli House, 861 E. Bridger Ave. The mid-century home was originally at 52 Country Club Drive, in the prestigious Desert Inn Country Club Estates, which overlooked the Desert Inn Golf Course.
Garlic- or herb-infused oils that are contaminated with clostridium botulinum, the bacteria responsible for botulism, cannot be identified by smell, sight or taste, making it dangerous to bottle or store them at home.
Las Vegan Cecilia Arnold’s “Remnants of Paradise” is packed with 22 poems, most intended to express her vision of a miraculous world “for us to enjoy and reside in, and we cannot continue to take it for granted.”
After driving miles of remote desert road through the Mojave National Preserve, Californians are often surprised to come upon the Kelso Depot, where a railroad station large and elaborate enough to serve a small city sits virtually in the middle of nowhere. It serves as the primary visitor center for the preserve, has excellent museum displays and even offers a good place to get a light lunch.
There is nothing better than kicking it with your friends.