Even before the coronavirus outbreak, nonprofits were seeing an increase in the number of seniors seeking food assistance.
Julie joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in July 2019 as a reporter for The View, covering the southwest/Henderson area. She grew up in southern California, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. She worked as an education and health reporter at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho for eight years. Before that, she was an education and county government reporter for two years at the Elko Daily Free Press in Elko, Nev.
The collision was reported at 2:46 p.m. at Washington Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ken Nogle said.
Death Valley National Park is closing due to “public health concerns” amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The closure includes all roads, campgrounds, park facilities, trails and viewpoints.
The declaration allows the state to “unlock additional federal assistance programs for Nevadans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Sisolak said in a statement posted Saturday on Twitter.
Lourdes Pinney is among 115 musicians, ages 16 to 19, selected for the eighth annual National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.
On March 18, United Way of Southern Nevada announced the creation of its Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund. Now, the fund has more than doubled, totaling about $381,000.
Many centers, which were closed by mid-March as the new coronavirus spread in Nevada, are finding ways to continue helping the elderly in this uncertain time.
Officials have expanded the Homeless Courtyard on Foremaster Lane and Cashman Center to accommodate the 500 people who seek shelter at Catholic Charities’ temporarily closed night shelter.
The deputy who was shot was transported to University Medical Center, authorities said.
Beauty Kitchen Boutique will offer curbside pickup starting Friday for locally made hand sanitizer, chemical-free cleaner and beauty products amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Feb. 21 at the project site on Giles Street. The facility — called ER at S. Las Vegas Blvd. — will be an extension of Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center.
King David Memorial Cemetery held a groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 9 for three new gardens: orthodox, conservative and reform. The project will be done within 90 days.
The app allows users to access features such as paying utility bills, reporting an issue, registering for recreation classes, applying for a city job and finding a list of parks.
The five employees were potentially exposed to COVID-19 during a journalism conference this month in New Orleans.
Summerlin Hospital was locked down briefly Saturday after an irate patient — who was later detained by police — broke bay doors. The lockdown lasted less than 10 minutes.