University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Photo: Library University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public research university located in Paradise, Nevada. The 332-acre (134 hectares) campus is located approximately 1.6-mile (2.6 kilometers) east of the Las Vegas Strip and 4.5 miles (7.25 kilometers) from downtown. Key Links unlv.edu Map rebelraiser.unlv.edu livestream March 31, 2020 https://rebfest.com Continuing Education continuingeducation.unlv.edu Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …

Las Vegas’ Fremont Street

Photo A walk down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is a stroll through the ephemeral, the immediate now with buskers at established performing circles demand attention and offer varying qualities of music and photo opportunities. Contrasted to the rest of the southwest and rural Nevada, Fremont Street is loud. The canopy lights up at …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: We have contact Joshua Tree National Park Key Links Joshua Tree National Park @JoshuaTreeNPS Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Google Maps Recommended Listening Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Layne desertoracle.com Desert Oracle Radio Visitor Numbers Joshua Tree National Park had a record 2.8 million visitors in 2018. During Thanksgiving weekend …

Las Vegas News

Poster Paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of current happenings, sports, weather, and other news ranging from dead tree newspapers and weekly to blogs, and podcasts, and TV news. Here we look at the implicit and explicit purveyors of news. Other pages on Planeta.com explore the places and people of interest. …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

USA 2020 Election

USA Flag Preview of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features Timeline Early nominating contests: February 3 Iowa February 11 New Hampshire February 22 Nevada February 29 South Carolina November 3 Federal Election Wikipedia 2020 United States presidential election Planeta.com USA 2020 Election Links USA USA Politics USA Links Washington, …

El Paso Links

El Paso Flag Links related to El Paso, Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: August 3 Victims Relief Fund https://pdnfoundation.org/give-to-a-fund/yellen-family-fund 2019 Beto O’Rourke will lead a counter-march at the same time as Trump’s El Paso rally. Watch live. – Texas Tribune As Trump arrives for rally, El Pasoans say history shows he was wrong about …

Small Business Saturday

Logo Small Business Saturday Hashtag: #SmallBusinessSaturday Key Links How to participate Neighborhood Champions Facebook History Source – American Express cares deeply about thriving communities and believes small businesses are at the core of every successful neighborhood. That’s why — in the midst of the recession in 2010 — we created Small Business Saturday® on the …