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Town Hall Meeting Planned for District E

Town Hall Meeting Planned for District E

 

County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani is hosting a town hall meeting for people living in County Commission District E.

The meeting will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at the Hollywood Recreation Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Boulevard. Besides Giunchigliani, state lawmakers representing parts of the district will also be there, including State Senator Mark Manendo, Assemblyman Richard Carrillo and Assemblywoman Lucy Flores.

“I enjoy holding town hall meetings because they give me the opportunity to talk directly with District E residents about their concerns,” said Commissioner Giunchigliani.

There will also be representatives from various county agencies. They will be available to answer questions from residents.

Agencies represented at the town hall:

Metro Police Reminding People to 'See Something, Say Something'

Metro Police Reminding People to 'See Something, Say Something'

Metro Police is bringing the message of vigilance to its First Tuesday event.

The “See Something, Say Something” campaign is designed to get people to report suspicious activity. Police want to remind people of the critical role the average person has played in safeguarding communities.

First Tuesday starts at 7 p.m., at Metro’s area command centers. After talking about the “See Something, Say Something” program, people will be able to meet with their local police officers.

Area Command Centers:

Bolden Area Command: 1851 Stella Lake (off Martin Luther King just north of Vegas Drive)

Convention Center Area Command: 750 Sierra Vista (at Swenson)

Downtown Area Command: 621 North 9th St.

Enterprise Area Command: 6975 W. Windmill Lane

Northeast Area Command: 3750 Cecile Ave. (Between N. Pecos Rd and N. Walnut Rd)

Price Rec Center Celebrates Third Anniversary with Hoops

Price Rec Center Celebrates Third Anniversary with Hoops

 

Local residents will celebrate the third anniversary of the opening of the Robert E. “Bob” Price Recreation Center at 3:33 p.m. Saturday, March 3, with the traditional annual basketball game at the center.

The Price Center, 2050 Bonnie Lane, is on the north side of Lake Mead Boulevard, east of Nellis Boulevard. As always, the basketball game will feature some local community leaders and rising youth stars from the center. The event is free to attend.

The Price Center has meeting rooms, exercise and multi-purpose rooms, teen and pre-school rooms, and a gymnasium with full-size basketball courts. The center is next to the Cora Coleman Senior Center and walking trails with shaded fitness stations, exercise equipment and benches. The trails are between the centers and Clark County Fire Station 20.

The center’s namesake, Robert E. “Bob” Price, a Nevada assemblyman for more than 28 years, will be in attendance Saturday.

Upcoming Children's Shows Spoof Fairytales

Upcoming Children's Shows Spoof Fairytales

 

“Teatime with Fairytale Royalty” will be the next production show put on by the students of East Career & Technical Academy.

The children’s show contains a pair of one-act plays, as well as audience interaction and snacks. Both plays spoof traditional fairytales. Shows take place at 2 p.m. March 22, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. March 23, and noon March 24.

General admission tickets cost $8 and reserved seating can be purchased for $12 before March 15, and both include a meal along with the show. Some tickets will be available at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the East Tech Main Office, 6705 E. Vegas Valley.

County Auction Returns Next Month

County Auction Returns Next Month

Clark County’s popular government surplus auctions are almost back.

The first auction of 2012 will be held on at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 3.The auctions are held at the county storage lot at 4320 Stephanie St., off Flamingo Road near Dog Fancier’s Park, and feature items from many government agencies in the region.

Interested participants are encouraged to register as bidders in advance of the sale. The preview and preregistration period opens on site at the auction lot three days prior to the sale. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 29 through Friday, March 2.

Police Focusing on Intersections This Week

Police Focusing on Intersections This Week

 

Another round of heavy enforcement for intersection safety takes place this week in southern Nevada.

A report released this week by the Alliance for Biking and Walking rated Las Vegas 32nd out of 51 major cities for safety.

Local jurisdictions have “safety events” planned throughout the valley this week, including the following:

UFC, Three Square Partner for Fan Event

UFC, Three Square Partner for Fan Event

 

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will partner with Three Square Food Bank for an event on the fighting group’s Octagon Nation Tour.

The Octagon Nation Tour is an interactive fan experience which will combine with the Fight Holiday Hunger 48 Hour Food Drive. In addition to donating non-perishable food items or monetary gifts, visitors can test their skills at various fitness stations, check out the UFC gaming station featuring the Xbox Kinect UFC Trainer Experience, meet UFC fighters, and view the memorabilia exhibition highlighting 18 years of UFC history.

The tour stop takes place in the Walmart parking lot at 7200 Arroyo Crossing Parkway and runs from 8 p.m. Wednesday through 8 p.m. Friday, with events scheduled at the following times.

Thursday

Event: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.