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  • News

    Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

    Play is an inherent part of life. Puppies play. Cats play. Polar bears play. Lions, monkeys, birds, elephants, otters and people play. From the time a child is born and throughout adulthood, the power of play is crucial for healthy development.

  • News

    Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

    The measure has already passed twice in the Legislature and will become law if approved by voters in November, replacing the current victims’ rights guidelines in the Nevada Constitution with a more explicit list of rights.

  • News

    Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

    The anticipation of Halloween is almost as thrilling as an '80s horror film marathon. Adults deliberate over their costumes with childlike enthusiasm, teens trot to haunted houses for a scare and children plot their routes to maximize their candy bounty. If you’re looking to celebrate all things scary but ...

  • News

    Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

    When most adults reminisce about their school lunches, it’s usually memories of smashed PB&J sandwiches from a brown paper bag or school meals filled with mystery meats. But Peter Gilhooly, chef and father of a 7-year-old daughter, is challenging those notions with his team of more than 100 chefs.

  • News

    Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

    After surviving testicular cancer, Frank DeBlasi founded the nonprofit, Ballsfest to provide children, young adults and families affected by cancer with uplifting experiences.

  • LV Weekly

    Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

    UNLV will host a free lecture on the roles of lawyers during the #MeToo movement on Oct. 8, at 4 p.m.

  • News

    Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018

    Nevada placed last in the nonprofit organization Mental Health America’s 2017 annual rankings, indicating a high prevalence of mental illness and difficulties accessing care. In Nevada, 67.5 percent of adults with mental illness go untreated, according to the same report—the highest in the nation.

  • News

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents passed the Nevada Foster Care Fee Waiver unanimously during a Sept. 6 meeting.

  • News

    Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

    Clark County, Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and more community partners will host two free workshops dedicated to helping support children who were affected by the Oct. 1 shooting.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

    North Las Vegas will host a free movie screening for the HBO film WalkOut

  • News

    Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

    The outcome could jeopardize federal funding on which the state relies to support its children.

  • Education

    Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018

    The Nevada Legislature passed Senate Bill 225 last session, requiring the state Board of Education to institute a policy that protects students who are gender nonconforming, hoping to address ...

  • News

    Friday, July 27, 2018

    If not, there are a variety of clinics and fairs throughout the Valley offering back-to-school immunizations.

  • News

    Friday, July 13, 2018

    The journey through cartel-controlled states in Mexico is safer than what they face in Central America’s Northern Triangle, comprised of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

  • Immigration

    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    “The biggest thing for an undocumented person is to just stay off of ICE’s radar. If interaction with local police puts you on ICE’s radar, it becomes a good reason for a person to ...

  • News

    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Both Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade died by suicide in June and left behind friends, family and mourning fans. But they weren’t the only ones. On average, 123 people die by suicide each day in the U.S., and many display warning signs.

  • Education

    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    This past year, Angie Manzanares, a Leavitt Middle School science teacher, sold her break time between classes back to the Clark County School District so she could teach an additional class. Not only did this earn her $6,000 more a year, but it also made her class sizes smaller, which benefited her students. It was a ...

  • News

    Thursday, June 28, 2018

    Immigration, Black Lives Matter, March for Our Lives, Women’s March—there are more than a few causes on our minds.

  • News

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    As teachers dismiss their classrooms for the last time, students rush to embrace a summer free of math tests, book reports and science projects. But many in the Las Vegas Valley will experience summer slide, or the loss of knowledge during break.

  • News

    Thursday, June 14, 2018

    Here’s a quick guide to the types, uses and health benefits of this leafy wonder, which is filled with antioxidants and flavor.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 7, 2018

    The non-profit Nevada Partnership For Homeless Youth hosts its 9th annual bowling fundraiser on June 9 at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino.

  • News

    Sunday, May 13, 2018

    The warm, rich broth, long wheat noodles, soft-boiled egg, green onions and tender, pork belly were there for you, serving you comfort without judgment.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Green Our Planet, an environmental crowd funding website, is looking for volunteers to build 12 school gardens.

  • News

    Friday, April 27, 2018

    Here are some tips and tricks for tasty treats for those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance.

  • News

    Thursday, April 26, 2018

    The ninth annual Corks and Forks fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada helped raise more than $188,000 for the two locations in the Las Vegas Valley.

  • News

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Victoria Hartmann, executive director of the Erotic Heritage Museum Las Vegas, talks about sex workers and the #MeToo movement.

  • News

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Many men in politics come from backgrounds of privilege, and the intoxicating nature of power can lead to arrogance and entitlement.

  • News

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Gluttony, indulgence and sin—the famous perceptions of Las Vegas seem antithetical to the #MeToo movement. But as a city, we have a unique opportunity to be leaders in the campaign.

  • News

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Last Thursday, four nonprofits teamed up to open a new campus to provide wrap-around-services to Southern Nevada’s neediest residents.

  • Las Vegas

    Friday, March 30, 2018

    “I ain’t worried, doing me tonight. A little sweat ain’t never hurt nobody,” Beyoncé sang in her 2006 hit “Get Me Bodied.” That may be hard to believe when you’re drenched before a ...

  • Community

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    Gina Argento hired Erick Silva at Contemporary Services Corp. back in 2014, opening the doors for where Silva would spend up to 20 hours a day for the next three years working ...

  • Las Vegas

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    The pounding of drums by Sierra Vista High School Marching Band lead the more than 7,500 protesters from the Smith Center to Las Vegas City Hall. Grandparents, parents, young adults, teens and children flooded the streets to ...

  • Las Vegas

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    From the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, to the day-to-day disturbances that unfold in classrooms, incidences of violence on school campuses have captured national headlines. The Clark County School District is not ...

  • News

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    The long, grueling and combative 2016 election had at least one silver lining. According to the website VolunteerMatch, its highest-ever traffic numbers happened four days after Trump’s inauguration and ...

  • News

    Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

    In addition to individual airline regulations, the USDA also monitors the transportation of certain pets, including dogs, cats, ferrets, rodents, hedgehogs, reptiles (turtles, frogs) and some birds, creating a layer of confusion.

  • Sex Offenders

    Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

    From far-flung nations to nearby towns, human trafficking materializes in every corner of the globe. It casts a wide shadow that includes labor and sex trafficking. It spans all ages and crosses all borders, and Las Vegas is not exempt from its grasp. Now 18, Jasmine was sex trafficked when she was 13. Her story is not unique nor isolated ...

  • News

    Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

    The program will focus on teaching children ages 3-12 healthy eating habits and gardening tips.

  • News

    Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

    The Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security reports that “creating a psychologically healthy workplace is not just the right thing to do for employees; it’s also the smart thing to do for an organization’s financial well-being and productivity.”

  • News

    Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

    Safe Nest program teaching abusers responsibility in hopes of stopping the pattern of behavior.

  • News

    Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

    Blood donations are in needed for the wounded. All blood types are in need, especially Type O. Because of long lines, officials urge to make an appointment and are scheduling people days out. Here's how to make an appointment ...