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City of Las Vegas looking for lifeguards

City of Las Vegas looking for lifeguards

The city of Las Vegas is looking for lifeguards and water safety instructors for the upcoming summer pool season.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old and have a current certification in lifeguarding, first aid, CPR and automated external defibrillator use.

To apply go to lasvegasparksandrec.com or call the Municipal Pool at (702) 229-6309.

The city offers pre-lifeguarding skills and American Red Cross lifeguarding courses for people who are not certified, but are interested in becoming a seasonal or career lifeguard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More retail coming for western Las Vegas

More shopping coming to Summerlin with a new retail space at Sahara Boulevard and Hualapai Way.

The 220,000 square foot Sahara Center at the northeast corner of Sahara Boulevard and Hualapai is scheduled to open in early October.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.... Read More

UPDATE: Police clear barricade situation, find home empty

Las Vegas-- Metro police say they did not find anyone inside the home near Cimarron and South Sahara on Sunday.
They were called to the house shortly after 8 a.m. for a possible barricade situation that started as a domestic violence incident.

A police spokesperson says the suspect had left the house before officers began setting up the perimeter.
Detectives are on the scene and continue to investigate.



DJs for PJs Fun Run planned for Saturday

An event that collects pajamas for kids in need across the Las Vegas valley is now expanding to include its first ever fun run.

The DJs for PJs nonprofit will host its first Pajama Fun Run Saturday at the Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex. The run will be a chance to collect more money and donations for the cause.

During annual collection, local disc jockeys collect pajamas for children that are getting help from local charities, including Catholic Charities, Child Haven and St. Jude's Ranch for Children.

The event will include a 5K and a 1-mile walk. Registration for the walk starts at 8 a.m. Local DJs will be stationed throughout the race course encouraging participants and broadcasting the event live.

For more information, go to djsforpjs.org

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Dramatic new look readied for Red Rock Resort

Station Casinos releases its plans for a major renovation of Red Rock Resort.

Times change. With a 1.6 million-square-foot regional shopping center scheduled to open within walking distance across Summerlin Centre Drive in October, Red Rock Resort will undergo its largest and most costly renovation since Station Casinos opened the property on April 15, 2006, at a eye-popping cost of $925 million.

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Mad Greek cafe offers flavorful renditions of traditional dishes

Restaurant reviewer says the Las Vegas outpost of the Mad Greek Cafe serves up great Greek fare.

Until last week, my only familiarity with the Mad Greek Cafe had been a strawberry shake (a specialty) from the drive-thru at the flagship in Baker, Calif.

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OSHA: 'Multiple deficiencies' found in Hospital TB outbreak

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada OSHA officials have issued eight citations against Summerlin Hospital following an investigation into a tuberculosis outbreak in May 2013 that resulted in 20 employees contracting the disease.

According to the State of Nevada Department of Business & Industry, six of the citations are considered "serious" and two are "other-than' serious." They were issued for multiple safety and health violations.

It was learned during an OSHA investigation that are least two patients with unrecognized active TB were admitted into Summerlin Hospital for treatment. One of the patients was a baby admitted to the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit where employees and other babies were exposed. In all, more around 60 people were diagnosed with the disease.

The investigation found there were "multiple deficiencies" in the hospital's TB Exposure Control Plan. The penalties for the violations total $39,600.