the week-long national education initiative, various
activities will demonstrate the positive role young
people can have in making their schools and communities
safer. With the support of several national premier
youth-serving organizations, each day of the week will
focus on a specific violence prevention strategy. These
include promoting respect and tolerance, anger
management, resolving conflicts peacefully, supporting
safety, and uniting in action.
is proud to be an Earth Hour 2009 Flagship city
On Saturday, March 28, 2009, Las
Vegas will stand in solidarity with the world to raise
awareness about climate change. As part of this
initiative, for one hour beginning at 8:30 p.m. PST,
casinos and hotels on and off of the iconic Las Vegas
Strip will dim or turn off neon and flashing lights
creating a once-in-a-lifetime viewing event. Government
agencies, businesses and residents of communities
throughout the Valley will join to support the cause by
turning off their own lights and enjoying candlelit
dinners or game nights, acoustic concerts, or simply
taking advantage of the hour to spend it with family and
neighbors. We hope you will take part in sending a
powerful message that Las Vegas cares about climate
change and is taking action. For up-to-date
information on all things Earth Hour in Las Vegas
including a list of participants, visit
www.earthhourlv.org - See video
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Governor Jim Gibbons today sent a letter to the United States
Secretary of Education officially requesting a waiver of
maintenance of effort requirements in the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Action of 2009 (Stimulus Package)....
Senator Harry Reid
housing reserve fund that Nevada Senator Harry Reid requested to
help underwater and other struggling homeowners is included in
the Senate version of the upcoming budget announced....
The U.S. House of
Representatives approved a provision by Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
that will provide land for a new campus of the Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI),
a cancer survivors park, and Valley flood control improvements......
This Congress inherited a deep economic
crisis that will not turn around over night. We have
already taken critical steps to put our nation on the
path to recovery and will continue to make this our top
homeowners, new homeowners and homeowners with newer
homes could see insurance rate discounts upon policy
renewals thanks to a homeowners’ insurance filing that
recently was approved by Nevada Insurance Commissioner
Scott J. Kipper.....
The City of North Las Vegas will shut off the
lights to the signature Justice Facility domes that overlook Las Vegas Boulevard
North and Civic Center Drive for one hour at 8:30 p.m. on March 28, for the
World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2009 event..............
Week in Review
According to the Department of Energy, Nevada
will receive $37,281,937 for the Weatherization Assistance
Program, which allows low-income families to make their
homes more energy efficient and reduce their utility bills
by 32 percent on average, and $34,714,000 for the State
Energy Program, which will give rebates to consumers for
home energy audits and energy-saving home improvements.....
Preparing For Economic Earthquake
This is a posting about the epic shift in
our lives – economically, politically, and socially.
Here I use my ROIL system to give you a broad picture of
what I see that will affect how you work and live. I’m
not clairvoyant, so I need your input too.........
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....
unexpected TV viewer voting led to major upsets and drama on last
night’s results show for Dancing With the Stars. At one point, I was so
confused that I thought our favorite Girls Next Door Holly Madison and
partner Dmitry Chaplin had been axed and that reality star Denise
Richards and Le Reve choreographer partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy had
scraped by to compete another week.....
The Masked Magician will teach you a card trick you can do, I’ve received a
lot of mail regarding last week’s edition of “When Magic Tricks Go
Wrong” Last weeks was very dangerous have a look at this guy. “Caution -
Do Not Try this”........
Next week, in 7 days, we will be inducted
into the Rock HOF. For Little Anthony & the Imperials,
we waited our whole lives for this. It’s a big
celebration and the people running the induction and the
TV special, have been terrific.......
Not all Indian-style restaurants are the
same style cooking, and the chefs have their own
individual flair with the same traditional foods. Tamba
has a unique presentation that sets it apart from other
Tom Jones International
Tom Jones At The MGM: How’s He
Undoubtedly buoyed by the success of his CD, the great
reception the songs from it get at his show and by the
success of the Comic Relief CD — to which his
contribution went a long way toward raising millions of
pounds — Sir Tom is on fire! Energetic, happy and with a
voice in tip-top shape — still, in so many ways a man in
Carol Lane Patterson
Knowing Nick Cage is a
favorite. You either like him or you don’t. I do. And I liked this film.
He holds my interest by simply watching him ‘think’. That watchfulness
of the camera for nuances of his facial expressions was the tactic used
in the National Treasure franchise, and is employed in Knowing with
Outdoor Nevada Experience
the wonder and natural beauty of Nevada on the Vegas PBS series
Outdoor Nevada. This is the program where knowledgeable
local and state residents inform and delight viewers
with information on where to go, what to do, and how to
do it in order to more fully enjoy and appreciate the
scenery and activities this state has to offer....
4th Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament
Opportunity Village, a Las Vegas-based not-for-profit
organization, is hosting its 4th Annual Celebrity Poker
Tournament on April 4 inside the Poker Room at Caesars Palace. The
winner of this year’s tournament earns a seat in the 2009 World Series
of Poker Main Event, valued at $10,000, plus $10,000 cash!....
Anthony and Brandon
The Why in Teen Violence People
often ask us why kids do some of the things that they
do. Why are teens so aggressive? Why are teens so
violent these days? Some studies even state that 1 out
of 4 teens think that violence is acceptable. Well we
may have an answer for them….......
Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Weekly Insight I
can sit here and give you every metaphysical reason in
the book why not to judge. And yet, telling someone not
to judge is like telling them not to breathe. You can
only hold your breath in for so long......
Good to be home! Pictures, as
promised and more coming. The last tournament was won by a woman! That makes it
four women to one man in five events! And before you ask, no, it was not a
Ladies only poker cruise. I'd guess at 35-65 dolls to guys.........
I have had
someone contact me, let me know they were going to be
visiting Vegas, and ask if it would be possible to get
together with me. This is a natural enough mistake, since I
lived in Vegas for a long time, am a professional player,
and write for Card Player, which is published in Las Vegas.....
Be part of this historic event.
March 28, 2009, 8:30 pm local time
World Wildlife Fund is asking individuals,
businesses, governments and organizations around
the world to turn off their lights for one hour
Earth Hour – to make a global
statement of concern about climate change and to
demonstrate commitment to finding solutions.
For a Cause
Square" to Fight Hunger
of Las Vegas Presents Morelli & His Music
The Mint 400
Fremont St. between Las Vegas Blvd. and 9th St.
will be closed to vehicular traffic from March
25, 7:00 p.m. to March 27, 8:00 p.m. The MINT
400 Tech/Contingency begins Friday, March 27.
Approximately 350 vehicles will be staged at
several parking facilities in the downtown area.
METRO will guide vehicles from the staging area
to Fremont St. Vehicles will drive up on the
Fremont Street Experience mall and go thru the
Entertainment District to 9th St. METRO will
provide traffic control at major intersections
during the main event on Friday.
March 25, 7:00 p.m.: Fremont St between Las
Vegas Blvd and 8th St. closure
March 26: Event Set-up
March 27, 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.: The MINT 400
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