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Food tops Galleria at Sunset expansion

New dining options will be a big part of the newly expanded Galleria at Sunset.

Galleria at Sunset in Henderson is in the midst of a 30,000 sq. ft. expansion that includes a 12,000 square-foot, split-level plaza that will house six new restaurants.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Cox Communications to host back-to-school fairs

Cox Communications to host back-to-school fairs

Cox Communications will be sponsoring a series of back-to-school fairs starting this weekend.

The fairs will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the month of August.

  • Saturday, Aug. 9 at Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane
  • Saturday, Aug. 16 at Boulevard Mall, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway
  • Saturday, Aug. 23 at Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Road

The fairs will feature a number of booths from community agencies and organizations offering help to local families returning to school.  

There will also be several division of the Clark County School District at the fairs to provide people with information on zoning, food services, transportation and school police.

Helping Kids Clinic will also be there to provide necessary immunizations for school-aged children for a minimal fee. Parents, who are interested in the service, must bring a shot record for immunizations.

For more information, go to coxknowledgecollege.com. 

New signal light on at Bermuda and Serene

New signal light on at Bermuda and Serene

A new signal light is now on at the intersection of Bermuda Road and Serene Avenue.

Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak turned on the traffic signal Thursday morning. The intersection is near the 215 beltway interchanges at Eastern Avenue and Windmill Lane.

According to a traffic study, more than 20,000 vehicles travel through the intersection on a typical day. 

Improving housing market luring would-be brokers

MIAMI (AP) -- The number of U.S. real estate agents is increasing as the housing market recovers from the Great Recession.

Applications for new real estate licenses doubled in Florida and California last year. Even hard-hit Nevada has seen the number of people seeking licenses grow by almost a quarter.

And the National Association of Realtors says its membership grew slightly last year after six straight years of declines.

Experts warn that real estate is a tough profession and that many new agents quit before they sell a single house.


Crash cleared from southern beltway and I-15 interchange

LAS VEGAS --  Nevada Highway Patrol has cleared the scene of crash that was tying up traffic at the southern beltway and I-15 interchange.

According to NHP, the crash happened at about 10:40 a.m. Wednesday on the ramp from eastbound 215 to I-15 northbound. A box truck flipped onto its side, troopers said.

All lanes of the ramp were closed, but have since been cleared.


Teen lounge mural is Henderson-raised artist’s way of giving back

A local artist, who started his career painting for the City of Henderson, is thanking them with a new library mural.

Jamal Norris gave thanks to the city of Henderson for his 15-year employment with a mural for the teen lounge at Whitney Ranch Recreation Center. “I was almost like the resident artist for the city,” Norris said of his history. “I did any artwork for any event. I created backdrops, built parade floats and painted murals. That was kind of my forte.”

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Three new road projects set to start in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The three extra cents per gallon every time you fill up is really starting to add up.

Since starting up in January, the fuel tax has raised about $80 million. The money is being used to update and fix roads all across Clark County.

So far, it has funded at least 37 projects. Three of those projects are set to get underway in just a few days.

The goal is to make things safer for three very busy areas of Henderson. Next week, workers will start repaving Warm Springs Road from Arroyo Grande Boulevard to Stephanie Street.

They will also tackle Eastern Avenue from Silverado Ranch Boulevard to Coronado Center Drive.

They're already out near Whitney Ranch Drive from Russell Road to Arroyo Grande Boulevard, adding bike lanes and much more.

The intersection of Whitney Ranch Drive and Patrick Lane has been a point of concern, not only for Henderson city leaders, but local business owners for years.