A man was seriously injured after he was ejected from his vehicle in a Sunday night crash near Desert Breeze Park in the west valley.
Naloxone — sold under the brand name Narcan and administerable as either a nasal spray or via intramuscular injection — is an opiate antidote. According to Joe Engle, founder of the Las Vegas-based nonprofit There is No Hero in Heroin, it’s also saving people’s lives.
Actress Pia Zadora wants families in the valley dealing with autism to know that “it’s going to get better.” Her now 19-year-old son was diagnosed with autism 15 years ago, and she was on hand Oct. 13 to celebrate the opening of the UNLV Medicine Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions.
High school sophomore Job Rojas admits he’s not much of an artist. So when he started an art project for his summer class, he initially had no idea what to do with the blank canvas.
Rojas and 24 other students with Core Academy — an after-school educational program based at West Preparatory Academy, 2050 Sapphire Stone Ave. — developed their artistic talents inside the home of late local artist and educator Joyce Straus. After taking a tour of her private art gallery, the students were inspired by Straus’ Pollution Solution approach — using recycled materials to create eclectic pieces.
Ainsworth Game Technology, an Australia-based slot machine design and manufacturing company, broke ground on its new 291,000-square-foot U.S. headquarters at 5800 Rafael Rivera Way about two years ago. Its signature red “A” can be can be seen from the 215 Beltway. It celebrated its grand opening Sept. 28, joining nearby companies such as Scientific Games and Boyd Gaming.
On Oct. 17, the Junior League of Las Vegas presented a number of Clark County School District teachers with checks to allow them to pursue projects that otherwise wouldn’t be part of their school’s budget.
The First Friday arts festival is Nov 3 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District. In celebration of the upcoming election, the theme for November is Suffrage, the right to vote.
The PGA and its golfers are a wonderful lot.
VegeWay made its debut in September as the first vegan drive-thru in Las Vegas.
Calling birds, rushing water and delicate lighting surround a patio littered with fallen leaves at The Angry Butcher inside Sam’s Town’s Mystic Falls park. Though the atmosphere is artificial, it lends to a cozy, high-end dining experience at the a la carte locale, whose offerings include a range of delicacies from surf to turf, sure to please even the pickiest of palates.