Q+A: How Las Vegas leaders are allying to help black youths

Tiffany Tyler is the chief operations officer for community development nonprofit Nevada Partners. By Ana Ley (contact) Friday, March 6, 2015 | 2 a.m. A year ago local authorities started a Las Vegas version of a White House initiative to assist underprivileged boys and young men of color. The project at West Preparatory Academy was loosely based on My Brother’s Keeper, President Barack Obama’s effort to bring community leaders and … Read the rest

Mornings in Nevada: Reno’s 10 Best Brunch & Breakfast Spots

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Where you reside plays a role in how long you live

By Jackie Valley (contact) Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 2 a.m. When it comes to life expectancy in Las Vegas, several miles can make a huge difference. A baby born today in southeast Las Vegas might live 16 years of time longer than an infant born closer to the Strip, reportedly a study let go today by Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Society and Health. Researchers used state death data … Read the rest

Strip Scribbles: ‘Fantasy’ star Mariah invited to Oregon teenager’s prom

Christopher DeVargas Mariah from “Fantasy” at the Luxor poses for the camera during the Fantasy 2013 Calendar shoot Monday, July 9, 2012. By Robin Leach (contact) Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 6:33 p.m. ‘Fantasy’ 15th Anniversary: Red Carpet Launch slideshow » ‘Fantasy’ 15th Anniversary: Show Launch slideshow » Topless “Fantasy” at the Luxor dancer and Las Vegas Outlaws cheerleader Mariah Rivera has-been invited to be the prom date of a … Read the rest

Gonzalez-Russell/Charlo-Martirosyan Quotes

Showtime confirmed today in that WBC featherweight world champion Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 48 KOs) will defend his 126-pound title against Gary Russell Jr. (25-1, 14 KOs) and super welterweight contenders Jermell “Iron Man” Charlo (25-0, 11 KOs) and Vanes Martirosyan (35-1-1, 21 KOs) will face off on a March 28 telecast from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Jhonny Gonzalez: “I’m very excited to be coming back … Read the rest

Two of Comcast’s Premier Brands – Comcast Business and XFINITY – Sponsor Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

<!– (S) –> PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–<!– –> Comcast formally announced today it will join Carl Edwards and the No. 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry fielded by Joe Gibbs Racing as primary sponsor for four races in 2015. The partnership will kick off at the KOBALT 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8, with Comcast Business as the primary paint scheme for Edwards’ Toyota Camry, marking the 1st major … Read the rest

Family knew suspect in Las Vegas road rage shooting – VIDEO: Suspect in Vegas mom killing arrested – Police: Mom, son …

Police made an arrest Thursday in the puzzling road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother, apprehending a neighbor who had a history with the family before the shootout. The suspect, identified by cops as Erich Nowsch, 19, was led in to a car by an officer and taken to cops headquarters for questioning after SWAT teams surrounded his home. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT He was arrested (taken in to custody) on suspicion … Read the rest

'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' makes its way through the Valley

TV Personality Guy Fieri stands on the red carpet prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas hotel-casino Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill) Guy Fieri recently rolled through the Valley to feature five Phoenix-area restaurants on his very popular Food Network show, “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.” Sal’s Gilbert Pizza, Andreoli Italian Grocer, Paradise Valley Burger Company, Wild Thaiger and Tom’s Thumb … Read the rest

All About Cats Veterinary Hospital Celebrates "Feline Dental Health Month"

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — All About Cats Veterinary Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada formally announced in that the vet hospital is currently offering discounted services for feline dental cleanings starting in February. The discounted service is celebrating “National Feline Dental Health Month.” The veterinary team is offering discounted cleanings to foster pet owners to schedule dental exams and cleanings for their pets. Dental … Read the rest

Taste and Sounds of Soul Festival happening downtown

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Crowds gathered on Saturday at the Fremont Street Experience for a special celebration. Great sounds and smells from delicious foods took over. It was all part of the Las Vegas Taste and Sounds of Soul Festival. This is the 14th year for the event, which celebrates Black History Month. There was food, art and lots of acceptable music. The event was even more special for … Read the rest