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The Venetian headliner Rita Rudner is scheduled to host The Animal Foundation’s eighth annual “Best in Show” at 1 p.m. Sunday at The Orleans Arena.

Fighting an HOA no easy task

Many have tried, and most have failed when bringing legal action against their homeowners association.
If a homeowner has a complaint, the first thing he must do is take it up with the board.

Bill restricting HOAs’ fees is in Legislative limbo

A Senate bill that would define how much collection agencies could charge and cap the total at $1,800 is floating around in Legislature limbo.
Democratic Sen. Allison Copening, who represents District 6 in Clark County, introduced Senate Bill 243 on March 16. The bill aims to revise provisions relating to financial obligations in common-interest communities.

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Literary Las Vegas

Local author Deborah Coonts’ “Wanna Get Lucky?” has been named a finalist in the Strong Romantic Elements category of the 2011 RITA awards, a national competition sponsored by Romance Writers of America. Winners will be anounced June 1 at RWA’s national conference.

Las Vegas playwright wins award

The Las Vegas Little Theatre is presenting “When Mom Died on Saturn,” a play written by the winner of the theater’s annual New Works Competition.

Numerous summer camp opportunities available across Las Vegas Valley

Maybe you’ve seen outdoors survival expert “Bear” Grylls on the Discovery Channel’s “Man vs. Wild.” Grylls is dropped by helicopter into remote jungles, deserts and mountain ranges and uses only his wits and a strong stomach for raw creepy crawlers to survive.
This summer, your kids can do the same thing — sort of.

Things to do

The 19th annual Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival is scheduled for April 30 and May 1 at the Clark County Government Building Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Tickets are $20 at the door, but other ticket packages are available at yourjazz.com.

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Valley Outreach Synagogue-P’nai Tikvah plans to host a Passover Seder at 6 p.m. today at Three Square food bank, 4220 N. Pecos Road.