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New cosmetics warehouse to employ 400 in North Las Vegas
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Cosmetics retailer Sephora is planning a 714,000-square-foot distribution and fulfillment center in North Las Vegas that will employ 400 people, the city announced today. The Nevada Governor’s Office of ...
How to make the perfect bowl of ramen — for you
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.
Mother's Day memories: Safe haven for teen moms helps break cycle of abuse
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Through the St. Jude’s program, teenager Diamond Wills obtained the skills to be a better mother than her own mom. She said the program has provided the support for her and Austin to flourish, feel safe and welcome, where running away was no longer an option ...
Volunteers needed for School Garden Build
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Green Our Planet, an environmental crowd funding website, is looking for volunteers to build 12 school gardens.
Group aims to mend gaps in Southern Nevada’s social services
Saturday, May 5, 2018
The CEO Exchange, a group that includes several leaders of local nonprofits, invited the state Department of Health and Human Services for a day tour of the Valley.
Understanding the components of gluten-free baking
Friday, April 27, 2018
Here are some tips and tricks for tasty treats for those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance.
Ahead of summer, water donations sought for area's homeless
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Temperatures are constantly more than 100 degrees during the Las Vegas summer months, cuing time spent indoors with the air conditioning on and plenty of fluids for many area residents ...
Corks and Forks raises nearly $200K for Planned Parenthood
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.
Catholic Charities seeks help for 'Feed Vegas' event
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada needs volunteers and donations for ...
United Blood Services: All types of blood are needed in Las Vegas
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Hours after the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, lines of people wrapped around local blood donation centers patiently waiting to give. But ...
Four nonprofits, one roof: Campus saves time and money for clients
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.
Mental health counselor: Sex workers underrepresented in feminist movements
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Victoria Hartmann, executive director of the Erotic Heritage Museum Las Vegas, talks about sex workers and the #MeToo movement.
How can we rid our future of harassment?
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.
Don't tread the line: How Sin City can lead the #MeToo movement
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.
Notary scams a grave danger for undocumented immigrant community
Monday, April 9, 2018
They pose as the cost-effective and more intimate alternative to pricey attorneys for undocumented immigrants looking to establish U.S. residency. Usually Spanish-speaking, they’re familiar with the immigration process — and how to ...
New mobile children's clinic addresses gap in care for Las Vegas
Sunday, April 8, 2018
A fully operational mobile clinic will debut in a partnership between the Children’s Health Fund and Nevada Health Centers, and most important, it can’t turn a child ...
Tips for healthy eating in the 21st century
Friday, April 6, 2018
From meal prepping to properly proportioned plates, a little effort can yield maximum results.
Group offers free financial advice to recipients of Las Vegas Victims’ Fund
Monday, April 2, 2018
When the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund last month began distributing money to the survivors and families of the deceased from the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting, it created an obvious question ...
Henderson embraces technology in quest to become smart city
Monday, April 2, 2018
Henderson will integrate new technologies in a three-year plan to become a smart city, saying the technology upgrades will improve the quality of life for residents ...
What your sweat says about you
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 ...
Emotional toll from mass shooting still weighs on Community Ambulance medics
Friday, March 30, 2018
When he returned home from a tour in Iraq as an Army combat medic, Oscar Monterrosa would look at the side of Las Vegas’ roads for bombs. Six months after the Oct. 1 shooting, he looks up at the Mandalay Bay as he drives down the Strip ...
Henderson mayor enters into ethics agreement after complaint
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Henderson Mayor Debra March entered into an agreement with the Nevada Commission on Ethics after an allegation was made that she failed to disclose her relationship with ...
Survivors, heroes of tragedy leave lasting legacies
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 ...
CCSD’s balancing act: Preventing school violence while protecting student equality
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 ...
March for our lives moves gun debate forward
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 first responders get rare guidance in fight against sex trafficking
Monday, March 26, 2018
While Metro Police’s vice unit specializes in human trafficking, many of the first responders lack the in-depth training needed to identify and intervene ...
Here's how Nevada’s Big Give has raised about $4 million in seven years
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Stacey Wedding was sipping coffee at a cafe with her friend discussing the gap between the generosity of Nevadans and the deserving charities they wanted ...
Get your clean on: Tips and tricks for a sparkling spring
Friday, March 23, 2018
Some of us believe cleaning is a necessary evil, while others live for the smell of bleach, ammonia and Fabuloso.
Clark County School Board votes to create controversial gender policy
Friday, March 23, 2018
A nearly six-hour meeting Thursday was punctuated by the Clark County School Board voting 4-3 to draft a policy on protecting gender-diverse students ...
Get involved: A citizen's guide to getting your voice heard by government
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 ...
Need an office? For $30 you can rent space for the day in downtown Henderson
Sunday, March 11, 2018
The prices start at $30 a day for a drop in, $200 for a monthly membership, $300 for a monthly membership with an assigned space. The space is basic — a cubicle or rectangle table with two chairs, for instance. But for up-and-comers it adds credibility to their quest at ...
Case of fired North Las Vegas city manager heads to arbitration
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Former North Las Vegas City Manager Qiong Liu withdrew her request for a public hearing to review her termination from the city tonight shortly before the council was to ...
Website helps track the progress of Las Vegas-area schools
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Monica Love’s daughters attend the second grade and preschool in the Las Vegas area. When Love wants to keep track of how her daughter’s ...
New retail, education options may signal dawn of revival for downtown North Las Vegas
Monday, March 5, 2018
North Las Vegas Councilman Isaac Barron used to play as a child in the dirt lot where Maya Cinema is building its 14-theater complex near Las Vegas Boulevard North and Civic Center Drive. That’s just the beginning of redevelopment, he hopes. Barron graduated from Rancho High School, where he now teaches government, and when the school bell rings, his day is ...
When pigs fly (or dogs, cats, whatever): Tips for bringing pets on planes
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.
CCSD officials shelve decision on gender policy yet again
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
The Clark County School Board tabled a decision on drafting a transgender policy for a second time this year at Thursday night’s agenda meeting after concerns about ...
Combating underage sex trafficking in Las Vegas
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 ...
Wave of feral-rabbit deaths prompts moves to save once-exploding population
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
Animal rights advocates say they are scrambling to round up feral rabbits roaming the grounds of a state mental health facility in Las Vegas after hundreds of animals were ...
Former NLV city manager requests public hearing
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Former North Las Vegas City Manager Qiong Liu has requested a public hearing to contest the City Council’s ruling two weeks ago to fire her for cause. The council voted to terminate ...
Group shows grade school students the importance of saving money
Monday, Feb. 19, 2018
Sonia Anderson spent more than two decades working in the credit card counseling and debt management industry. Along the way, she noticed a trend among young borrowers ...
Economic development projects taking root across Henderson
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018
Barbra Coffee, Henderson’s director of economic development and tourism, can’t hide her enthusiasm for some of the projects being built in the city. “It’s not just about the building, it’s about the people, and ...
Family planning advocacy group says R-J shunned ads
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018
The ads read in bold letters “Family Planning Saves Lives, Trump’s Global Gag Rule is Killing Women.” The ads also state …
Fight for $15: Fast-food workers in Las Vegas rally for higher wage
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Thousands of fast food employees in two dozen cities went on strike from their jobs Monday on the 50th anniversary of the historic Memphis sanitation strike ...
Gardening classes for the little ones
Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
The program will focus on teaching children ages 3-12 healthy eating habits and gardening tips.
8 ways to de-stress during work
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.”
Program addresses the root of domestic violence
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
Safe Nest program teaching abusers responsibility in hopes of stopping the pattern of behavior.
North Las Vegas council votes to terminate ex-city manager without pay
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
The North Las Vegas City Council terminated embattled former city manager Qiong Liu for cause and denied her proposed severance deal, which would have cost the city ...
Mobile farmers market headed to Henderson
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018
Dignity Health awarded a $99,500 community grant to bring Veggie Buck Truck, a mobile farmers market, to Henderson ...
Henderson formalizes land sale to Raiders for practice facility
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018
Henderson approved the sale of 55 acres of land to the Raiders to build a practice facility and corporate offices ...
'No one else does this for seniors': Las Vegas couple grateful for home repairs
Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018
A series of family deaths and health problems interfered with the McDuffies' efforts to maintain their home. And on a sweltering Las Vegas summer day, the problem got worse: The couple realized someone had stolen critical parts of their air conditioning unit, rendering it useless ...

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