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…

Parents: Just talk about sex with your kids

This is a press release from Planned Parenthood that I thought was interesting: ** PARENTS ARE TALKING WITH THEIR KIDS ABOUT SEX BUT OFTEN NOT TACKLING HARDER ISSUES ** Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada Launches Activities Around October’s Let’s Talk Month LAS VEGAS — Eighty-two percent of parents have talked to their children about topics…

Uncensored Voices

As someone who is against censorship and someone who supports the ACLU of Nevada, I wanted to share the details of their (free) event Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7-9 pm at the Clark County Library: Uncensored Voices: Celebrating Literary Freedom. What do “Of Mice and Men”, the American Heritage Dictionary, and the graphic novel “Watchmen” have…