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87 Plays Competing in Pepsi Refresh Project

Written by Joe Buda 87 Plays is participating in the Pepsi Refresh Project in this month.  As part of the Pepsi Refresh Project, Pepsi is giving away $1.3 million in grants to the top rated charities each month.  87 Plays is in the running for $50,000 and needs to be in the top 10 to […]

87 Plays: Dedicated to Helping Youth Athletics

Adam Bergen, Las Vegas Locos tight end, has quickly become a community fixture in Las Vegas.  In the past six weeks, he has visited Las Vegas four times for various Las Vegas Locos events, as well as discussing his new charity 87 Plays, which will benefit the athletic departments of schools that have been hit […]

Opportunity Village after the Fire

 Written by Kristan Obeng  Las Vegans of various backgrounds have united to support Opportunity Village through donations and volunteerism after a ravaging fire in July halted operations of its downtown thrift store. “Las Vegas has a stigma of being greedy. The fire showed Las Vegas is a caring community,” said Stephen Miller, special events manager […]

Tea Championship Ranks World’s Finest Hot Teas

Well-known Experts Judge Teas from China, India, Japan, South Korea and Sri Lanka LAS VEGAS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ — From cinnamon and cardamom to mint,ginger and rose, the North American Tea Championship Hot Tea Class / SpringTea competitors showcased an assortment of pleasing flavors fordiscriminating judges. The Championship, which took place July 27 – 28 […]

National Night Out – Attend Community Events

The city of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are organizing several “National Night Out” events throughout the community. All events are planned for Tuesday, Aug. 3. Representatives from local law enforcement agencies, including Metro Police and the Las Vegas City Marshals, as well as various departments of the city of Las […]

‘Free Speech Zone’ Proposed

Earlier this month, at a Las Vegas City Council meeting, City Attorney Brad Jerbic introduced a new bill which was heard on July 20th by the Recommending Committee. The Recommending Committee may take the bill to the City Council for its consideration.  The bill is intended to address the results of litigation between the city […]

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Youth Invited To Register Now For July 12-14 Basketball Boot Camp

NBA Veteran Jerome “Junkyard Dog” Williams And Las Vegas Councilman Ricki Y. BarlowTo Host Training At Doolittle Community CenterThe city of Las Vegas invites youth ages 10 to 16 to register for a basketball boot camp that will be hosted by former NBA veteran player Jerome “Junkyard Dog” Williams and City Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow […]

Library Use in Recession

Written by Kristan Obeng The recession has influenced individuals and families who have less disposable income to increasingly utilize the Clark County Library’s resources and services. Nancy Hutchinson, a Clark County librarian, described the situation in the library located at 1401 E. Flamingo Road. “Our library usage has gone up a great deal. In many […]

Cheryl Savello

Henderson, NV Cheryl Savello has been a resident of Nevada since 1999. She loves teaching art at J.M. Ullom Elementary School and has taught at the elementary school since 2005. Prior to J.M. Ullom, she taught at J.D. Smith Middle School. Cheryl, lives in Henderson down the street from her two daughters, Denise and Catherine […]

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