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All American Pet Photo Day

Featured Artist of the Month

Featured Announcement

"Vegas Insider" Columns

NEW Double Grand Prize Giveaway

This Week's Announcements

Weekly Prize Giveaway



Today is "All American Pet Photo Day". We at Vegas Community Online would like to share some photos from our own Vegas Insiders.

To see them click  HERE.

You too can join our Insiders by sharing photos of your pets and to all you pet owners check out our Featured Announcement and win a fabulous prize from our newest columnist PrinciPessa pets!



Featured Artist

for the Month: July

Louie Anderson


Featured Announcement:

Send us your favorite pet/animal photos for the rest of July and VCO will publish them over the next two weeks. Then YOU the VCO readers will vote on your favorite.

PrinciPessa pets is pleased to announce that they will award to the winning entry a fabulous gift basket including - Three Laser Treatments, Package of Five Self Serve Dog Washes and $50 in Products

                    Approximate Value Up to $300 (depending on pet size)

Wrap up of the 39th World Series of Poker
Thursday, May 29th running through Monday, July 14th at the Rio Hotel & Casino thousands of hopeful poker players gathered for the largest poker tournament of the year, the 39th WSOP. This event has been dominating the poker world for decades. See the results thus far  HERE

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Column of the Week:

Animal Laser Therapy Treatment NOW Available in Nevada!


  Nevada Government                        
  Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons
Nevadans To Receive Extended Employment Benefits
  Nevada’s Employment Security Division of the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation will notify between 47,000 and 50,000 Nevadans of their potential eligibility for the Emergency Unemployment Compensation.........

  Nevada Government         
  Senator Harry Reid
Addressing High Gas Prices
Skyrocketing gas and energy prices are hurting Nevada’s working families.  That’s why I am pushing Congress to pass legislation to address the root causes of the problem and reduce the burden on consumers and the economy....
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Can Help Our

  Nevada Government           
  Senator John Ensign
Ensign Proposes Renewable Energy Amendment Compromise
Senator John Ensign offered a compromise today that would encourage the development of renewable energy, expedite passage of the Housing bill and end concerns over “paying for” his amendment......

  Nevada Government                
  Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
  Berkley Urges White House To Support Medicare Payment Fix

Nevadans are right to be concerned that this drastic cut may limit the ability of Medicare patients to see their own doctor and that is why President Bush should sign this legislation.....


  Nevada Government         
  Department of Business and Industry
Division of Mortgage Lending Issues Guidance
The Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending (MLD) today issued guidance, effective July 1, for State-licensed mortgage brokers and mortgage bankers regarding the risks associated with non-traditional mortgage products........
  Taking Possession of Cetus Mortgage
  The Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending announced that it has issued an order to take possession of all property, business and assets of Cetus Mortgage, Ltd.., Reno, Nevada, that the hard money mortgage brokerage has in the State of Nevada.... 

  Presidential Candidates          
  Barack Obama      
  The Latest from Senator Barack Obama  

The latest speeches from Senator Obama......

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  Presidential Candidates          
  John McCain
The Latest from Senator John McCain
The latest speeches from Senator McCain.......

Politically Speaking                  
  John Daly
Remembering Jesse Helms
In 1984 I was fortunate to cover Jesse Helms’ senatorial re-election campaign. I was working at WCTI-TV 12 in New Bern, NC.....


  Politically Speaking                     
  Karen Jill Benzer
Here's A Real Reason Why 911 Happened
If we can't agree on the basics, how can we move forward together on a comprehensive campaign to defeat terrorism?  The answer is, of course, we can't"......


  Politically Speaking            
  Democratic Party
Save the Date! Grassroots Unity Party in Las Vegas
On Saturday, July 19th, 2008, volunteers, supporters, activists, caucuses, organizations, party leaders, and campaigns will join to honor our hardworking volunteers, and to celebrate our party....


  Politically Speaking                    
  Center for Strategic Analysis
Happy 4th to all!
CSA has moved to a new and improved dimension in the war against terrorists and keeping us all safe, always. We now offer you the opportunity to become members of the organization…..

  Politically Speaking         

Veterans In Politics
Operation Meet the Candidates
Get educated on your candidates. Put a name to a face. Know their platform and background. Ask the tough questions. Make sure that they represent your interest.....



  Monthly Horoscope           
  Michele Avanti, CAP              
July '08 Horoscope
              2008 Astrological Outlook

How to Use This Column: 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....



  Notes from Norm
  Norm Clarke
Weekly Wrap-Up 7-05-08 - 7-11-08
You couldn't miss beleaguered Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons at the Ultimate Fighting Championship event Saturday. You'd never know this was a governor with abysmal approval ratings, a messy divorce, one of the state's worst budget crises and a never-ending string of negative headlines.........

  Vegas Wishes & Desert Dreams     
  Robin Leach
Weekly Wishes and Dreams

The Australian “tough as Crocodile Dundee” gossip press criticized blonde-bombshell Pamela Anderson from the moment she landed down under, direct from her birthday celebration in Vegas: *They lambasted her for her antics at the party in LAX nightclub at the Luxor with a sexually suggestive birthday cake and finger feeding it to Mindfreak magician Criss Angel........


  Ask Gennifer with a G                    
  Gennifer Flowers
  Red on the Head
The truth is no matter what hair color we brandish, we have a responsibility as women to be smart, informed and articulate.  Ladies, there is no more a turn on to a man than a blonde that knows stock market information or the latest stats on baseball......

  Publisher's Favorite E-mails       
  Marleen Marino
  Why we Love our Pets and Animals
Just like his Labrador friends, he wags his tail, Fetches sticks, and rolls on his back to have his tummy tickled. But the hooves and mane give way his real identity - he's a SHETLAND PONY!...



Victoria Alexander
Viewpoint on Vegas: July 11, 2008

Christian Audigier The Nightclub at T.I., The End of the World Coming in August, Mirror Neuron Revolution, Historical Kill Tally, Send Yourself Roses by Kathleen Turner, and more…....


  Jackie Brett
  Brett's Vegas View 07-11-08

Star Trek: The Experience will end its 11-year-run at the Las Vegas Hilton on Sept. 1.  Their lease isn't going to be renewed. The attraction has two interactive rides that use film clips and a Star Trek Museum called History of the Future that includes more than 200 memorabilia items.......


  Kid Cary
Snoop vs. Frank
Frank had his buddies Sammy, Dean, and others, they hung around with him, and they were “The Rat-Pack”.  Snoop has guys hanging with him everywhere he goes; they could call themselves “The Dog-Pile”.....


Celebrity Chef Connection 
Chipotle Mexican Grill
The nine Las Vegas restaurants serve all naturally raised meats (beef, pork, and chicken), from animals raised in a humane way, never given antibiotics or added hormones, and fed a pure vegetarian diet with no animal by-products....



Pete Allman
Golden Pillow awarded to Joe Jackson and Nelson Sardelli
The Golden Pillow award is actually made from fabric of a historic New York City site and fashioned into a clever, interesting and coveted honor bestowed to many entertainers and celebrities. The recent recipients include Joe Jackson and Nelson Sardelli…....


  Adele "Z. Z." Zorn              

The 10th  Annual Cinevegas Film Festival


The Tenth Annual CineVegas Film Festival was held June 12 – 21, 2008 at the PALMS Casino Resort and Brenden Theatres in Las Vegas. Each year the Festival highlights the most exciting offerings from up and coming filmmakers and visionary veterans, in-depth celebrity tributes and world premiere films...


  Chick Hughes
  Chick Goes To The "Playboy Bunny Search" At The Palms Pool
  See Chick with some gorgeous gals....


Liberace Foundation
Amateur and Professional Pianists will Tickle the Ivories
A glittering showcase of music, piano and showmanship will be performed by amateur and professional pianists as they tickle the ivories during the 2008 Liberace Piano Competition season....


  The Vegas Eye                
  The Vegas Eye
The Latest From the EYE
Approximately 400 lucky Bette Midler fans got a priceless treat last night, when the Divine Miss M decided to hold a surprise book signing after her critically-acclaimed production "The Showgirl Must Go On" at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.....

PrinciPessa pets
Animal Laser Therapy Treatment NOW Available in Nevada!
When choosing a treatment option for your pet there is now an alternative to pharmaceuticals. The Companion Animal Therapy Laser System can provide immediate results without any dangerous side effects...

  Pet of the Week           

Nevada SPCA 
Pet of the Week - July 11th
This week's Pet of the Week..



Your Latest Feedback! 


The GI Bill


Marriage Of The Rind




  Poems, Odes and More     


  Me, Myself and I
  Poems submitted

  Marketing & Promotions for Small Businesses              

Mary Ann McQueen Butcher
Networking For You And Your Small Business
There was a time when a network was ABC, CBS or NBC.  That’s long changed.  Now we use “network” to describe social gatherings (in person and online) to get to know people who can further our businesses......


  Women's Chamber of Commerce               

June Beland
Business Education Series
Because of the Holiday and everyone just now getting back to work, we had to reschedule the Business Plan Class so everyone could attend, so we moved it from July 10, 2008 to July 24, 2008 at 8:30am...


  Our Diverse Community           

Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Weekly Insight
I often hear students talking about people in their lives as "not spiritual." I have to say, I never really understand what this means. I guess it's because my mother always teaches me, "if they've got a spirit, they're spiritual." She sees everyone as a spark of the Creator.....


  Our Diverse Community        

Young Israel-Aish
When do you speak with Hashem


Rabbi Wyne gives insight on communicating with the Almighty......



  Our Diverse Community              

Hispanic community
Monthly Luncheon

  As one of our cornerstone monthly activities, our monthly LCC luncheons are as enjoyable as they are informative......

  Our Diverse Community      

Nevada Holistic Chamber of Commerce
Sunday High Tea on the Lake
Come enjoy herbal tea, tea sandwiches, dessert and socializing with friends. This is a free event....


  Our Diverse Community               

Sin City Chamber of Commerce
4th Anniversary Party & Sin City Expo
Join the Sin City Chamber of Commerce for our 4th Anniversary at the Harley-Davidson Cafe.........


  In This Corner                 

Pete Allman
Pacquiao tops Diaz
Manny Pacquiao proves he’s still the best pound-for-pound boxer in his weight class, and he displayed a lot of  class in his knockout  over David Diaz…..

  Holt wins WBO Title from Torres

In an action-packed thriller, albeit a short one between Ricardo Torres and Kendall Holt, Top Rank delivered a night of boxing excitement for more than 3,000 fans at Planet Hollywood’s Theater of the Performing Arts on the Las Vegas Strip. The fight took place on the day after Fourth of July fireworks flew…


Ms. Poker                            
  Susie Isaacs
  Queens Can Beat Kings ... But Not Aces

Day Two of the Big Dance: When I picked up aces on my second hand, I liked it. Raised to three times the big blind and got no callers. Two hands later, pocket kings; again, no action, just the antes and the blinds, but that's OK, I was going in the right direction.....


The Best of "the Coach's" Poker     
  Bob "The Coach" Ciaffone
  All-In Decisions

Whether or not a wager is all in has enormous influence when you are considering a bet, raise, or call. I like to use the term "leverage" for the potential to fire another wager. Facing any bet before the river that is not all in, a player must consider the possibility of facing another wager.....




Come and celebrate "The Dance Of Diversity”


Sunday 13th Parade of Nations Fremont Street 10:00am


Cashman Theater Friday 11th & Saturday 12th, July 2008 8:00pm


For Tickets: Las Palmas Restaurant $10, $15 & $20


Cashman Theater Box Office Friday 11th & Saturday 12th from 3:00 to 8:30pm



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Grand Giveaway


We at VCO love our Sponsors who have shown us their love by DOUBLING all their Grand Giveaway Prizes this quarter. Thanks again for your support!


Two sets of tickets for two


to see Barry Manilow


"Music and Passion Concert"




at the Las Vegas Hilton


Get Up and Go’s own Larry Tyler


is proud to sponsor a


Hawaii Island Hopper Holiday


 5 days and 4 nights in a tropical, Hawaiian paradise , with the added flexibility of seven-day check in


A $1,160 value. (airfare not included)

  St. Thomas Island Hopper  
  5 Days and 4 Night
7- Day a week arrivals
A $782 Value
(airfare not included)
Two sets of  "Dinner for 2"
  at Benihana   
  Two sets of " Dinner for 2"  
   at TJ's Steakhouse   
  at the Las Vegas Hilton  

Weekly Giveaway

Legends in Concert
at the Imperial Palace
WINNER Mayette Arii

The Scintas

at the Las Vegas Hilton

WINNER Noelle Franco 


Jay White

at the Riviera

Jay is on Hiatus

Bobby Slayton
at Hooters
WINNER Brian Reilly

Gerry McCambridge
at Hooters
WINNER George Gingerelli

Barbra & Frank
at the Riviera 
WINNER Jean Fouser

Country Superstars
at Fitzgerald's

Defending the Caveman
 at the Golden Nugget
WINNER Debbie Griffin
“Beatles Tribute:
 4 Lads from Liverpool”
 at the Four Queens
WINNER Ellen Parchim
Liberace Museum
Located in the Liberace Plaza
WINNER Diana Lynn 

The Soprano's Last Supper
at the Riviera 
WINNER Nicole Stig 


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