Social Work UNLV Lecturer’s Calling

Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first person in her family to graduate from both high school and college. The 33-year-old UNLV lecturer is now pursuing her Ph. D in public policy at the school and has used her degree in social work to engage with the young Latino and Latina community of Las Vegas. (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @MadelynGReese

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16-year-old shot in North Las Vegas
A 16-year-old was hospitalized but was expected to survive after a shooting in North Las Vegas, near Centennial Parkway and Fifth Street, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. North Las Vegas police spokesman Aaron Patty gives an update. (Katelyn Newberg/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County Wetlands promotes 2019 Wetland Walker Program
This year the park will be celebrating the Northern Flicker. The program is designed to teach about that bird, and encourage people to visit the Wetlands and walk the same distance the bird migrates each year.
Golden Edge: Alex Tuch Interview
Adam Hill and Ben Gotz interview Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch.
Marijuana industry growing like a weed
Legal U.S. dispensaries are expected to ring up between $8 billion and $10 billion in medical and recreational sales this year. That's an increase of as much as 66 percent compared with 2017. Sales are expected to more than double to $22 billion by 2022 as more states legalize marijuana, according to Marijuana Business Daily. Nevada sales have beaten state expectations and are also expected to roughly double by 2022 to $1 billion, according a report by Canaccord Genuity.
Golden Edge Mailbag With Alex Tuch
Golden Knights' Alex Tuch is LIVE in-studio for our VGK Mailbag with reporters Ben Gotz and Adam Hill!
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas Convention Center project slated to be complete by the end of 2022.
Raiders bring joy and cars to UMC Children's Hospital
The Raiders contributed $5,000 in support of University Medical Center's Child Life Department, and donated three cars that young patients will use to drive to their surgeries. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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The Right Take: Sisolak Cannot Implement background check initiative
Steve Sisolak is promising to use his new offices to implement Nevada’s stalled background check initiative. He hasn’t said , however, how he’s going to do it. There’s a reason for that. He can’t — unless he wants to weaken Nevada’s current background checks.
Golden Edge: November 12 Practice
Ben Gotz and David Schoen discuss Nate Schmidt's return to practice, Gallant's absence, and Erik Haula's injury.
Tony Sanchez gives opening statement Monday
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez gives his opening statement at Monday's news conference. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Aspiring sports car racer Michele Abbate
Sports car racer Michele Abbate of Henderson talks about her podium finish at the SCCA Runoffs at Sonoma Raceway in California. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nate Schmidt On Suspension
Golden Knights Defenseman Nate Schmidt talks about his suspension.
Memorial crosses left at Welcome to Las Vegas sign for victims of Thousand Oaks shooting
Greg Zanis has placed 12 cross memorials near the famed Welcome to Las Vegas sign, in honor of the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting in Southern California. Telemachus "Tel" Orfanos, who survived the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas, was killed just over a year later at the Borderline Bar and Grill.
Henderson office sale
A San Francisco firm has bought three more office buildings in Henderson. JMA Ventures acquired the buildings near Green Valley Ranch Resort for $34 million. The seller, American Nevada Co., has unloaded more than 1 million square feet of commercial real estate the past few years. JMA has been an active buyer, taking nine or 10 office buildings in Henderson.
Marvin Menzies on UNLV's shooting problems
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies talks about his team's shooting problems. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Skybar at Waldorf Astoria lets you sip your way through Las Vegas history
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Rebel Nation: Rebels Stun San Diego State 27-24, Snap Six Game Skid
Mark Anderson and Tom Spousta Discuss UNLV's stunning comeback upset win over San Diego State and the Running Rebels season opening loss vs Loyola Marymount.
Golden Knights sled hockey team gets sponsor
Zappos will help cover the team’s travel and equipment costs.
Vegas Nation: Nelson, Bryant injured in loss to Chargers
Raiders beat reporter Michael Gehlken examines the injuries to wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Martavis Bryant.
Stan Lee in Las Vegas for Madame Tussauds unveiling
Stan Lee Las Vegas speaks with the Review-Journal's Chris Lawrence about his love for his fans and shared universes. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
"Jackson: The Red Rock Canyon Burro" is a children's book about Red Rock Canyon
"Jackson: The Red Rock Canyon Burro" is a children's book about Red Rock Canyon (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
2018 Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon
The start of the 2018 Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon on the Las Vegas Strip, Nov. 11, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: Chargers Overpower Raiders 20-6
Ed Graney and Michael Gehlken discuss The Raiders loss to the Chargers following the California wildfires and mass shooting
Golden Edge: Knights Coming Home After Loss To Boston
Golden Knights beat writer David Schoen goes over the Knights loss to the Boston Bruins.
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on being outworked by opponents
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on being outworked by opponents. David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Gerard Gallant on changing the Golden Knights' first line
Gerard Gallant on changing the Golden Knights' first line. David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on Pacific Division
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on Pacific Division. David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Golden Knights' Colin Miller on 100th game
Golden Knights' Colin Miller on 100th game. David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Golden Edge: Pacioretty makes his return to Montreal
Max Pacioretty makes his return to Montreal, but it is former Golden Knight Tomas Tatar who scores the game winner for the Canadiens defeating the Knights 5-4. David Schoen reports from Montreal.
RJ's Mark Anderson on UNLV's loss to Loyola Marymount
Review-Journal sports reporter Mark Anderson recaps UNLV's loss to Loyola Marymount. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
UNLV coach Marvin Menzies on loss to Loyola Marymount
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies talks about the loss to Loyola Marymount. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Alex Tuch on Golden Knights' loss to Canadiens
The Golden Knights lost to the Montreal Canadiens 5-4. David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Ultimate Belgium Waffle Sundae at Lavo
Lavo at the Palazzo serves a 16-scoop ice cream sundae that costs $800. (Rochelle Ricahrds, Janna Karel/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas High wins state soccer title
Las Vegas High's boys soccer team celebrates winning the Class 4A state championship on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas. Justin Emerson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Bishop Gorman wins state title
Bishop Gorman's girls soccer celebrates its Class 4A state championship on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas. Justin Emerson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
3-year-old boy shot in North Las Vegas
North Las Vegas Police Officer Aaron Patty talks about an accidental shooting that left a 3-year-old boy “fighting for his life” on Nov. 10, 2018.
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System hosts Veterans Day Car Show and BBQ
The 4th Annual Veterans Day Car Show and BBQ is held in celebration of Veterans Day at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center in North Las Vegas, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Veterans Day Parade: Remembering Billy Stojack
Billy Stojack, 71, was a mainstay at the Las Vegas Veterans Day Parade. The retired firefighter and late Navy SEAL died in 2017, two days before Veterans Day. This year, his adult children established the Billy Stojack Memorial Fund in his honor. Each year, they will honor a veteran in their father's memory.
Nevada Preps Live Week 13
Elaine Emerson and Ben Gotz go over the playoff games for week 13 of Nevada Preps.
Faith Lutheran turns to run game in 48-35 comeback win over Canyon Springs
Faith Lutheran scored 29 points in the 4th quarter, all from running plays, to post a comeback win over Canyon Springs and move on to the Mountain Region final. Elaine Emerson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sierra Vista defeats Green Valley, 30 - 6
Nevada Preps: Arbor View Beats Desert Pines In Playoffs
Sam Gordon goes over Arbor View's win over Desert Pines.
Kathy Olivier talks about the loss to Wright State
Kathy Olivier talks to the loss to Wright State on Nov. 9, 2018, at Cox Pavilion. (Betsy Helfand/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Wildfires in Southern California
Wildfires hit Ventura County, Calif., on Nov. 9, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Ghost Projects
Las Vegas has a long history of developers pitching massive projects and never building them. Ideas that have come and gone include megaresorts, stadiums and condo towers. Current stalled ideas include a 27-acre arena and hotel project on the Strip and a 130-acre extreme sports park near Town Square. More than $3.5 billion worth of relatively new projects in Las Vegas are stuck on the drawing board or showing little progress.
Las Vegas apartment prices
Las Vegas apartment rents are climbing at one of the fastest rates in the country. The average asking rent is $1,055, up 25 percent since early 2013, according to Reis Inc. Apartment complexes are also selling fast, and at rising prices. Buyers often plan to renovate the property and boost the rents.
Dedication of Nevada's Battle Born memorial
The state of Nevada on Friday dedicated its Battle Born memorial honoring 895 state residents who have died in America’s wars.
Real Estate Millions: Sister Wives
• 4023 Wild Eagle Circle: Six beds, 4½ baths, 4,238 square feet. Listed for $649,000, owned by Janelle Brown. • 4039 Wild Eagle Circle: Five bedrooms, 3½ baths, 4,238 square feet. Listed for $639,000, owned by Christine Brown. Each home features: Built-in garage storage, water softeners, reverse osmosis purifiers, three-car garage, two laundry rooms, remote camera systems, fully landscaped front and backyards, fireplace, gas cooktop, double oven, granite counters, kitchen island, stainless steel appliances. History: Semi-custom homes built in 2012 by Pinnacle Homes. Public records in 2012 showed the value at approximately $443,700 for each of the homes owned by the Brown family, featured on the TLC series “Sister Wives.” Listing: Janelle Brown, real estate salesperson, TMI Realty
Marvin Menzies on opener against Loyola Marymount
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies talks about facing Loyola Marymount. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Rosen discusses plans and goals as U.S. Senator
U.S. Senator-elect Jacky Rosen meets with Las Vegas reporters to discuss her win and priorities as Nevada’s next senator.
A Facebook-branded space inside of Macy’s at the Fashion Show shopping center
A Facebook-branded space inside of Macy’s at the Fashion Show shopping center will showcase 13 small businesses in November and December and seven in January. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
Poet’s Walk Henderson introduces storytelling
Residents enjoy a storytelling activity.
Max Gilliam on facing San Diego State
UNLV quarterback Max Gilliam talks about facing San Diego State. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Max Gilliam on facing San Diego State
UNLV quarterback Max Gilliam talks about facing San Diego State. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Edge: Knights Beat Senators On The Road
Golden Knights beat reporter David Schoen goes over the Golden Knights win against the Senators.
Tony Sanchez on San Diego State winning close games
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez talks about San Diego State's ability to win close games. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Senator Dean Heller concedes in 2018 election
Senator Dean Heller concedes in 2018 election.
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Crowds gather at Nevada's GOP Election Party at South Point in Clark County. Michael Quine/ Las Vegas Review-Journal
Previewing the Mountain West basketball season
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Long lines in 2018 Nevada election in Las Vegas
Polling places in Clark County, Nev., saw long lines during the 2018 election.
No serious injuries after car hits tree in south Las Vegas
One person reported minor injuries but wasn’t hospitalized after a Wednesday morning crash in the south valley.
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Nevada Election 2018 | Election Update
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David Schoen reports on Golden Knights' game against the Maple Leafs
The Golden Knights lost to the Maple Leafs, but the bigger story is a big injury to Erik Haula. David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal.
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Susie Lee defeats Danny Tarkanian in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District
Susie Lee delivers her acceptance speech after defeating Danny Tarkanian for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
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Dennis Hof Wins, What Now?
Although Nevada Republicans have seen stronger elections, brothel owner Dennis Hof, who passed away unexpectedly October 16, managed to win his race for Assembly District 36 despite being dead. Hof ran as a Republican, calling himself the “Trump of Pahrump.” Although the colorful candidate and showman easily defeated his Democratic opponent from the grave, county commissioners from the three counties comprising District 36 must now meet to name Hof’s replacement.
Nellis Air Force Base keeps airmen fed
Nellis Air Force Bass airmen have delicious and healthy food items, and a variety of dining facilities to choose from. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Henderson Police Department Chief Latesha Watson Talks Change
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