The First Lady has spoken

It’s a new week, a new month and it feels as though the slow-moving storms of Isaac and the Republican National Convention are just hazy shadows from a bad dream now. (Well, except for the lasting carnage to the Gulf states from the storm.) Mitt Romney is probably wishing the convention was a dream after…

Clean plate club

Thanks to a long-overdue overhaul by the USDA, school lunches are likely to look a lot different starting July 1. Here in Las Vegas, the Clark County School District — the nation’s fifth largest — is readying to implement new school lunch guidelines this fall. And it’s one tall order. As this well-written and insightful…