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This Week's Flyer Contains:

Family Health and Fitness Day

Featured Artist of the Month

Featured Announcement

VCO Welcomes New Columnist

Friday Football Forecast

"Vegas Insider" Columns

This Week's Announcements

Grand Prize Giveaway

Weekly Prize Giveaway


Saturday, September 29, is Family Health and Fitness day. We here at VCO would like to encourage you take care of your "Body, Mind and Spirit." Also please visit our Health section and the plethora of great wellness links in our "Directory of Wellness" to help you along the way to better health. Let's try to make Vegas a city of good health awareness.


Featured Artist

of the Month - October

Tony Curtis


Featured Announcement:


Online Presentation of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s
New Online Sex Offender Registry


In order to maintain awareness of sex offenders living in your neighborhood, [the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has] added a Sex Offender Registry to [its] website. The registry will allow you to enter any local address. It will then provide a list of all registered Clark County sex offenders living within a one-mile radius within the boundaries of Clark County. If you are looking for information about a particular sex offender, registered in Clark County, the registry can help there as well. [read more]



Sin City Chamber
of Commerce


VCO Welcomes Our Newest Columnist


The Sin City Chamber of Commerce is a member based business organization located in Las Vegas and created to promote with equality, respect and fairness the businesses that provide the products and services that Sin City Las Vegas is noted for worldwide. As a Member of the Sin City Chamber of Commerce, you are a part of a larger business community that represents the positive growth and creativity of Las Vegas. Join the Sin City Chamber of Commerce and be a part of a new networking community where everyone is welcome.



Casey Smith


Vegas Community Online is proud to announce that Channel 13's (ABC) news anchor
Casey Smith has joined the VCO's Friday Football Forecast. Casey adds to Frank "The Tout" Marino
and The Mouth of Motown's banter as they pit wits and picks against local psychic Mystic Mona.



VCO brings the "Battle of the Sexes"
to the Friday Football Forecast

"The Mouth of Motown," "The Tout" and "Mystic Mona" welcome Casey Smith to the Friday Football Forecast. Come on in...the water's fine!


Click HERE for Picks



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Column of the week:
Iran Know Your Enemy

  Nevada Government
  Governor Jim Gibbons
Weekly Roundup
Governor Jim Gibbons today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Army Staff Sergeant Michael Townes of Las Vegas and Army Specialist Travis Virgadamo of Pahrump:...
[read more]

  Nevada Government
  Senator John Ensign
Weekly Roundup
Senator John Ensign Fights for Permanent Extension of Do-Not-Call Registry. Today [September 26, 2007] Ensign cosponsored legislation that would allow phone numbers to be permanently registered...
[read more]

  Nevada Government
  Senator Harry Reid
Nevada is Leading the Nation Toward Energy Independence
In August, I visited with Nevadans from every corner of the state and discussed my vision for Nevada to become the uncontested leader in renewable energy.

[read more]

  Nevada Government
  Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
Weekly Roundup
Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) Delivers on Pledge to Make College More Affordable for Nevada Families...Votes to Protect Nevadans from Burden of Added Tax Bill Resulting from Foreclosure...Will Vote to Protect Healthcare for Nevada Kids...Seeks to Focus More Resources on Treatment of Military Eye Injuries...
[read more]

  Nevada Government
  Department of Business and Industry
Governor to Hold Economic Summit on Housing Stability
As Governor Gibbons indicated yesterday [September 20, 2007] in his speech, he is hosting an Economic Summit on Housing Stability on Thursday, October 4, 2007 to address the mortgage crisis in Nevada. He is...
[read more]

  Las Vegas Government
  Department of Planning & Development
Las Vegas Accepting Nominations for Mayor's Urban Design Awards
The City of Las Vegas will honor exceptional urban design through the second annual Mayor's Urban Design Awards (MUDA). Nominations for the awards, which will recognize projects that foster the city's commitment to sustainability and livability, are being accepted Oct. 1 through Nov. 16, 2007...
[read more]

  Presidential Candidates
  Senator Hillary R. Clinton
Clinton Campaign Announces “Nevada Impact Report” of Hillary’s New Health Care Plan
Hillary’s American Health Choices Plan Will Cover 496,000 Uninsured Nevadans; Save Average Families $2,200 a Year...
[read more]

  Politically Speaking
  Center for Strategic Analysis
Iran Know Your Enemy
In our analysis of Ussama bin-Laden’s tape under the heading “bin-Laden tape false!” at, we warned about Laylut al-Qadr (The Night of Power falling somewhere during the last three to five odd numbered days of Ramadan), and the “Ides of October,”...
[read more]

  Monthly Horoscope
  Michele Avanti, CAP
October '07 Horoscope
As you read your sun and moon sign, you will note each section is broken into Focus, Test, Key & Action. Focus defines what you will find yourself focused on during this time. Test: is the issue or experience which will test your focus. Key: is a little gemstone...
[read more]

  Publisher's Favorite E-mails
  Marleen Marino
Select a Candidate
Answer the 11 questions below to find out which candidates are most aligned with your views and opinions. You may skip questions if you do not want them factored into the results. This quiz is not meant to pick your candidate for you. It is designed to...
[read more] 


Victoria Alexander
Viewpoint on Vegas: September 24, 2007
This week featuring: Extinction for Western Gorillas?, Red Carpet for Resident Evil: Extinction, What I’m Reading, Movies This Week, Peruvian Meteorite, Bistro Zinc, Saint or Homewrecker?, and more... [read more]



Nikki Artale
Nikki's Celebrity News: Get Healthy and Wealthy With Isagenix
Healthy, clean and lean for life. Who wouldn’t want that? Isagenix is a health and wellness company that is making a difference in people’s lives and making an impact on world health.... [read more]



Kid Cary

Blue IS My Favorite Color
I must question myself: everyone around me is laughing and having a good time, why am I falling asleep? It happened to me the other night during The Blue Man Group at The Venetian Showroom. First, never put me in a dark room, I tend to fall asleep anyway. I almost fell asleep with... [read more]



Celebrity Chef Connection
San-Toki Korean BBQ and Shabu Bar
At Paradise and Harmon known as “Harmon Corridor” across from the Hard Rock Café, a new eatery is now open offering both Korean Barbeque and Japanese hot pot meals in broth known as Shabu-shabu. Shabu-shabu in Japanese means... [read more]



Chick Hughes
6 Picks from Chick's Chicks: An End of Summer Look Back, at Vegas Pool Parties!
At “TAO Beach Pool” in the Venetian Casino, The “Rio Casino Pool,” At the “Hard Rock Casino Pool” & More... [read more]



On the Move!
The CAST’s mission is to recognize outstanding industry Individuals achievements and to assist industry individuals that are in need... [read more]



Judy Thorburn
Movie Review: Resident Evil: Extinction
If you are one of those filmgoers who can’t get enough zombie movies then maybe you should add this flick to your must see list. But, as far as I am concerned, if you’ve seen one zombie movie you’ve just about seen them all.... [read more]


  The Vegas Eye

The Vegas Eye
Eye Spy from September 24, 2007
Bringing laughter and Hollywood charm to PURE Nightclub Monday night was Emmy award-winning comedian Jay Leno. The talented host of the wildly popular late night talk show, The Tonight Show, entertained the guests of a private banquet with an hour full of spectacular stand-up comedy... [read more]


  Front Row Center

Carol Lane Patterson
Stage Review: SPAMALOT at The Wynn
John O'Hurley makes me smile…I don't know why, he just does. He must have one of those faces. Or he has an inner brightness. Whatever it is, O'Hurley uses it liberally in his role as Arthur... [read more]


  Our Diverse Community

Italian Community
The Voice of the Italian-American in Las Vegas
I want to start by saying thank you to the La Voce readers who have been taking part in the club card offer. We hope that you continue to take advantage of the great offers our loyal advertisers are presenting to you. Every day we are getting more and more people sending in their forms to be part of.... [read more]



Reader Complaint
Does anyone proof read the columns that go out in print and/or on line?  Your September Vegas Community Online Senior Column has uncalled for profanity in it.  I usually forward your senior column to my parents for them to post on their church senior center bulletin board.  In this case... [read more]

  Diabetic Life Foundation
Diabetic Recipes
Diabetic Life receives quite a few requests for recipes and other information related to diets. We are now listing internet links for Diabetic Recipes and Diet Information from some highly respected sources.... [read more]


Liberty Health
Vitamins: Whole Food vs. Synthetic
Will you tell me what the difference is between whole food and Synthetic supplements? Vitamins can be so expensive so I buy my vitamins at one of the wholesale warehouses in town, or at the local drugstore. Does this really make a difference?... [read more]



Chuck Thomas
Proof of the Highest Quality: A Full 5 Year Warranty!
With Kangen Water systems, we believe if you change your water, you change your life. And we have good reason to believe this. Numerous studies have shown that properly alkalized and ionized water improves the body’s ability to prevent illness and fight disease.... [read more]


  Feng Shui Tips

Consy Malasoma
Review Home Staging with Elements of Feng Shui
My recent visit to Las Vegas was interesting to say the least. I noticed a lot of construction along the 215 corridor but house prices seem to be at an all time low. Good news for investors, but not for home sellers. I decided for this column I would again offer up more tips on home staging to get the... [read more]


  Seniors & Singles

Bob Rind
Comparing Movie Going of the Past and Today
The other night my lady said, “Let’s go to see a movie tonight.” We looked in the newspaper and all we could see were titles, times, the theater the feature was playing at and an overbearing ad. This gave me thought as to when I first started going to the “Picture Show.”... [read more]




BIG weekend in

Artexpo Artv Awards Summerlin Art Festival

VCO's own Tony Curtis receives Artexpo's 1st Lifetime Achievement Award. The largest concentration of celebrity artwork ever exhibited will debut to the public at Artexpo Las Vegas, from September 28 to 30 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. [read more]


The 2007 "ARTV AWARDS" ceremony will be held this Saturday night, September 29th. The red carpet arrival will begin at 5:30 p.m. MICHELE BALAN, the hot new comedienne who was a sensation in NBC-TV's popular reality show "LAST COMIC STANDING," will host the awards ceremony [read more]


Celebration of the Arts, features an unprecedented collection of unique artwork for sale. Artists and craftsmen from Southern Nevada and across the country will present paintings, glasswork, and other unique items. [read more]




Rich Little Brings All New Performance to Golden Nugget


Impressionist Rich Little, Dean of Impersonators and master of more than 200 voices, will headline with his brand-new show at the Golden Nugget during a 20-week performance schedule starting this fall.


Little will entertain audiences with portrayals of personalities ranging from Jack Nicholson, Dr. Phil, Andy Rooney, Johnny Carson and singing impressions of Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond - actually appearing to become the celebrity he impersonates right before your very eyes. Performances start Oct. 25 with shows running Thursdays through Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $39 plus applicable taxes and fees and are available through the Golden Nugget Ticket Office.


Entertainment Radio Show Receives Top Ratings


“The Tony Sacca Radio Show” has spiked on the charts for KNUU as their #1 rated Saturday show. The show airs 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. on K-NEWS Radio, 970 AM, and is also rated as one of the top shows on the station. [read more]


OPEN CALL Auditions
for Women Wanted


Looking for moms who live in Las Vegas. They should have kids who are school age, so the mom is involved with the child’s school work, car pools, soccer league, PTA etc.

Ideally, we would like to find a fantastic network of friends who are all moms.
 [read more]


3rd Annual Vote for Vegas Prom King & Queen


Keeping the legends alive.
Vote Today! Vote Often!
[read more]


Grand Giveaway



  Two sets of tickets for 2 to see Wayne Brady at the Venetian Hotel & Casino  each set of tickets valued at $196 a set.  


  Get Up and Go’s own Larry Tyler is proud to sponsor a 4 day/3 night stay at one of 28 destinations including... Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, San Diego, San Francisco, Anaheim or Oceanside, California to name a few.
$1,011 value.
  Two sets of "Dinner for 2" at the fabulous Envy Steakhouse.
set of dinners a $150 value.

Weekly Giveaway


Legends in Concert
at the Imperial Palace

WINNER Lydia Smith

Barbra & Frank
at the Riviera 

WINNER Howard Adler

Jay White
at the Riviera

WINNER Aydin Gozleveli

Bobby Slayton
at Hooters

WINNER Gregory Strohm

Trent Carlini
at the Sahara

WINNER Madeleine Schecter

Liberace Museum

WINNER Marty Bender

Country Superstars
at Fitzgerald's

WINNER Mary Ellison

Gerry McCambridge
at Hooters

WINNER Paris Bush

Tim Gabrielson
at the House of Blues

WINNER Tracey Brown

Larry G. Jones
at Fitzgerald's

WINNER Valerie Kielbasa

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