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Deon Derrico speaks about the birth of his quintuplets during a news conference, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, following their births two weeks earlier in Phoenix.
Newborn Derrico quintuplets arrive in Las Vegas
Friday, September 20, 2013
A private jet served as stork today — delivering a Las Vegas family and their newborn quintuplets home. Evonne Derrico, Las Vegas, gave birth to the quintuplets Sept. 6 at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., where she had temporarily relocated while awaiting the babies’ arrival. Her husband, Deon Derrico, made frequent trips back and forth. Today, the quints — two boys and three girls — begin their stay at Summerlin Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.
Palo Verde High football players (from left) Sean Dennis, Josh Hamilton and Parker Rost before the 2013 season.
Parker Rost, pass-happy Palo Verde haunt Legacy in 47-32 victory
high school football: Panthers erase early 10-0 deficit to the Longhorns behind Rost and Jake Ortale
Friday, September 13, 2013
Parker Rost carved up the Legacy defense like a Halloween pumpkin. No subsequent glow emanated from the team in burnt orange, however, to get them back in the game. Rost was too destructive in throwing for four touchdowns and running for two more to lead Palo Verde to a season-opening 47-32 victory.
A feast of teppanyaki treasures awaits at JW Marriott’s Shizen.
Delicious deals abound at quiet Summerlin resort JW Marriott
Eat the Casino:
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
After 14 years, this resort and it's restaurant collection are holding up well.
A rendering of the Shops at Summerlin, which are set to open in fall 2014. The Shops at Summerlin will feature more than 125 stores and restaurants in an open-air shopping environment with pedestrian thoroughfares and storefronts.
Sales of land, homes in Summerlin continue to surge
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Summerlin land and home sales keep surging as Las Vegas’ home construction business rebounds from the recession.
Volunteer Elizabeth Engle puts the finishing touches on floats for the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
Still looking for Fourth of July festivities? Check out these offerings
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Up for something patriotic this Independence Day? How about some festive physical activity or fireworks? Here’s a look at what’s happening throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Members of the Tapping Teachers Dance Company, from left, Ann Larson, Linda Cozine, David Larson, Dorothy Tanaka, Mary Rector and Jean Henninger perform during the Las Vegas Senior Idol talent showcase at the Charleston Heights Arts Center on Oct. 9.
10 activities senior citizens can do this summer in Las Vegas
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Temperatures are in the triple digits, teenagers are rambunctiously celebrating their summer vacation and tourists are slowly seeping into your favorite Las Vegas haunts. Tired of wearing out a seat at the bingo hall this summer? Here are 10 activities for seniors in Las Vegas.
Greg Flamer, left, with his partner Fletcher Whitwell play with their daughter Hudson Whitwell, 2, outside their home in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Gay adoptive parents live as a 'normal family' but yearn for the right to marry
Thursday, May 23, 2013
They live in a spacious Summerlin home that boasts four bedrooms, a three-car garage, an outdoor pool and a sizable patch of grass in the backyard. The environment screams family atmosphere, and it is. Greg Flamer and Fletcher Whitwell, a gay couple, consider themselves and their adopted daughter a family like anyone else in the gated neighborhood. But the road to becoming a family was a difficult one because of Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage, which added extra steps throughout the adoption process, they said.
Baseball fans fill the stands at Cashman Field during the opening game for the Las Vegas 51s against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Some Pacific Coast League stadiums will be tough for proposed Summerlin project to match
las vegas 51s:
Monday, May 20, 2013
Building the "finest Triple-A facility in the country" might be easier said than done for the new ownership of the Las Vegas 51s minor league baseball franchise. Some of those other stadiums are pretty impressive — even the cookie-cutter ones of similar design.
Don Logan, left, executive vice president of the Las Vegas 51s, and investor Steve Mack leave a news conference at Cashman Field after a deal was finalized to buy the Las Vegas 51s on Monday, May 13, 2013. Summerlin Las Vegas Baseball Club LLC, a joint venture of the Howard Hughes Corp. and Play Ball Owners Group — including investors Mack, Bart Wear and Chris Kaempfer — purchased the 51s and plans to move the franchise to a new stadium in Summerlin.
New Las Vegas 51s owners plan to build 'finest Triple-A facility in the country'
Owners looking for public money for Summerlin village that would include shopping and dining
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
This stadium proposal could be different. That’s the message Don Logan, the Las Vegas 51s executive vice president and the longtime face of the Triple-A franchise, delivered Monday when talking about the 51s moving from Cashman Field to a new facility in Summerlin.
Baseball fans fill the stands at Cashman Field during the opening game for the Las Vegas 51s against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Group buys Las Vegas 51s with plans to move team to Summerlin
las vegas 51s:
Monday, May 13, 2013
The sale of the Las Vegas 51s to the Howard Hughes Corp. from the Stevens Baseball Group has been finalized, Howard Hughes officials announced Monday.
A carpenter works on a new home at a residential construction site in the west side of the Las Vegas Valley in Las Vegas, April 5, 2013.  Las Vegas Strip casinos are shown in the background.
Summerlin's surge in land sales signals a healthier Las Vegas housing market
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Summerlin land sales almost quadrupled last quarter from a year before, a sign of homebuilders’ increased appetite in Las Vegas.
Workers assemble pieces of water slides for the new Wet 'n' Wild water park Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.
Slides up, lifeguards training for opening of Wet ‘n’ Wild
Thursday, May 9, 2013
All the slides are up and running at the forthcoming Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas. As the park’s Memorial Day opening approaches, landscapers have been carving out the finishing touches on the grounds of the Summerlin park.
Summerlin master planned community president for Howard Hughes Corporation Kevin Orrock speaks during an interview Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
Q&A: Kevin Orrock, Summerlin president, on upscale community's future growth
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Developer Kevin Orrock has a job that many Las Vegans think is already done — building Summerlin. But he has plenty of work ahead.
City puts lien on Summerlin house for cost of hoarding cleanup
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A Las Vegas man who filled his home with tons of garbage, dozens of animals and other hoarded objects won’t be able to sell his house without first paying off a six-figure cleanup bill to the city.
A resident walks down the hall at Sweet Home Belmont, an assisted living facility for seniors in Henderson on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
Neighbors, regulators look beyond tragedy to see good within group homes
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Until Dec. 30 when a double-homicide occurred at the Washington Senior Guest Home, neighbors said the one-story house with a white fence was quiet; the only activity was nurses arriving each day. The fact that the slayings took place at a group home that caters to up to eight elderly residents who need living assistance meant little to the neighbors.

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