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Truckin' Tuesdays Coming to Tivoli Village

Truckin' Tuesdays Coming to Tivoli Village

The valley's newest shopping and dining destination will featuring a new display starting Tuesday.

Truckin' Tuesday is coming to Tivoli Village which is along Ft. Apache Road near Alta Drive. The display will feature police cars, ambulances, tow trucks and construction equipment. Visitors will be able to explore the vehicles inside and out. They'll also be able to talk with the people that operate the trucks on a daily basis. 

This week visitors will get a look at Nevada Highway Patrol's HEAT truck which is loaded with unique equipment designed to educate teenagers about the importance of safe driving.

The display will be every Tuesday starting July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Metro Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

LAS VEGAS -- Metro police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened just before 5 p.m. Sunday. Police responded to the call of shots fired in the 1400 block of F St., near H St. and Owens at 4:48 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a man dead from a gunshot wound. His name has not been released.

Police arrested three persons of interest. The cause of the shooting is under investigation.

City Donates Thousands to Neighborhood Projects

City Donates Thousands to Neighborhood Projects

The City of Las Vegas announced Thursday it was donating $55,000 to 20 neighborhood projects. 

Some of that money will be going to the Lakes Association Home Owners Association to help fund the Festival of Lights. The festival will get more than $3,000 thanks to the city's Neighborhood Partners Fund, with another $34,000 in matching funds coming from the association.

The Festival of Lights is an annual kickoff of the holiday season in The Lakes neighborhood. It culminates in the annual Electric Light Boat Parade on Lake Sahara.

The Neighborhood Partners Fund gives to programs that improve a neighborhood's physical beauty, public safety,  cultural opportunities or recreational conditions. Over the past 13 years the fund as provided money to 234 programs.

Open House to Discuss Transportation Improvements at Red Rock

Open House to Discuss Transportation Improvements at Red Rock

 

A Thursday meeting at Red Rock Canyon will focus on improving transportation options in the popular recreation area.

Lifeguard Games at Summerlin Pool

Lifeguards from around southern Nevada will show off their skills at a competition Saturday.

The annual Southern Nevada Lifeguard Games are July 16 at the Pavilion Center Pool in Summerlin. The games are from 6 to 9 p.m., admission is free. Twenty lifeguard teams from city and county recreation departments, non-profit organizations and private businesses will be part of the games. The teams will show off their lifesaving skills and their endurance abilities. The American Red Cross and Lifeguards 2 U are sponsors of the event. 

 

 

Homeowner Roundtable Educational Event Saturday

A Community Associations Institute roundtable educational event on home ownership and management topics will be held Saturday at Siena Community Association.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Roof rats and other pests in the HOA – Think you don’t have them? Think again! How do we know and what can we do? – Kurt Trumbetti, EnviroSafe Pest Control
  • How far should the board go in providing “security“in the HOA? What have the residents been promised? – Anthony Seda, All Purpose Security LLC
  • Hazards in the use of unlicensed - uninsured - underinsured contractors to perform work for the association – George Lyford, Director of Investigations from the Nevada State Contractors Board

The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to noon, and takes place at 10525 Siena Monte Ave. Pre-registration is required and you must be a member of CAI to attend. Entry costs $10, and non-members may join a CAI member to attend for the same price.

Blind Children Get Chance to "View" New Harry Potter Film

Blind Children Get Chance to "View" New Harry Potter Film

Blind and visually impaired children in the Las Vegas Valley will now get a chance to enjoy "Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows Part 2" on the big screen thanks to efforts by Regal Cinemas and the Nevada Blind Children's Foundation.

At a special screening Friday children will get a chance to view the final chapter of the blockbuster movies using Descriptive Video. The service has been out of most theaters since 2009 because of changes in technology. But Regal Cinemas and Nevada Blind Children's Foundation have worked together to relaunch the service for the final Harry Potter film. This will be the first time Descriptive Video has been used in Las Vegas in nearly two years.

The showing will be Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Regal Cinemas at Red Rock Resort at Charleston Boulevard and I-215.