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September 2012

Found 2 blog entries for September 2012.

by Patty Annis

Yes, Las Vegas certainly has a reputation of being pretty wild!  And with the ever popular marketing slogan of “What happens in Vegas - Stays in Vegas” it certainly gives someone much to think about….. What really does go on in this town?  I have lived here since October of 1984 and through these 28 years I’ve witnessed many things that shouldn’t have ever happened here let alone stayed here! 

 Recently one of my own personal experiences was being right smack dab in the middle of a bank robbery.  That’s right - it’s the wild wild West out here in good ‘ole Las Vegas complete with our very own bank robbers.  Interestingly enough they don’t wear bandanas over their faces or even brandish any pistols.

 It was around 3:00pm on a beautiful

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by Jeff Tonnesen

It is the monsoon season here in the Las Vegas Valley and with that comes thunderstorms.  Just look outside and you can see rolling thunderheads throughout the valley dumping their rain in big curtains of water.  

With the heavier rain comes flash flooding.  Flash floods are incredibly dangerous to drivers.  If running water is seen crossing the path of your vehicle do NOT attempt to cross it.  90% of all flash flood deaths occur from vehicles trying to cross rushing water during a flash flood, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Search and Rescue.   

During monsoon season it's important to know which areas in Las Vegas are most vulnerable to flash flooding. Many areas in which flooding is a danger have been

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