More than 3,400 cases of child abuse or neglect were substantiated in Nevada in 2013, according to Amanda Haboush-Deloye, director of programs at Prevent Child Abuse Nevada.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
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There’s a hidden restaurant inside the Henderson location of Bachi Burger: Shoku Ramen-ya. This isn’t the ramen noodles you probably lived off of in college — real ramen is delicate and refined, the broth taking hours, if not days, to prepare.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
The Las Vegas-based nonprofit Children’s Advocacy Alliance says 70 percent of 3- and 4-year-olds in Nevada do not attend a preschool program. For the past 15 years, another Las Vegas-based nonprofit, Family to Family Connection, has been giving a boost to such children. In early October, Family to Family opened a new headquarters in the northwest.
There are many places in the east valley where people can volunteer to help for Thanksgiving and where the hungry can enjoy a free meal.
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In the new book “I Am Jazz” by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings, with pictures by Shelagh McNicholas, you’ll read about a girl who’s just like other girls … only different. That’s because Jazz has “a girl brain but a boy body.”
Literary happenings this week include a Las Vegas Writers Group meeting featuring Black Mountain Institute Ph.D. Fellow in Literature Olivia Clare and a Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus gala presenting Ayaan Hirsi Ali with a Pursuit of Excellence Award.