This week I will focus on how domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an excessive heat warning for the area from 10 a.m. today, Aug. 6, until 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.
Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this, about 618 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year.
I have a small deviation from the regular informational series to address a local issue that has begun to cause a flurry of phone calls and thus demands rehashing. Homelessness. While it is not illegal to be homeless, many activities fall into the legal realm and that begs for some conversation.
Warning: It’s dangerously hot in Boulder City and at nearby Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The Nevada Department of Transportation reminds motorists that flash flood season occurs from July to September in Clark County and cautions them: “Don’t drown, turn around. Water always wins.”
Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that one uses to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another. This includes behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure or wound someone.