WOODLAND, Calif. — California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.
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Interbike 2014 lined up more than 1,000 exhibitors, many of them being new Las Vegas businesses.
ATLANTIC CITY — Struggling U.S. gaming markets must broaden their appeal or prepare to for the same fate as this troubled seaside community, New Jersey’s top gaming regular said Tuesday.
NEW YORK — Exporting more U.S. crude around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the U.S. economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — One of Utah’s largest resorts will open its slopes this upcoming ski season after agreeing to pay a $17.5 million bond that a judge srequired to keep the slopes open.
Many wealthy executives say they see no reason to pay workers more, train workforce or hire full-time employees even as they struggle to find qualified employees.
An eight-unit apartment complex is being renovated along the East Fremont downtown corridor, and Zappos CEO/Downtown Project guru Tony Hsieh is not behind the rehab job.
NEW YORK — Chip supplier Fairchild Semiconductor is eliminating about 1,350 jobs in the U.S. and Asia — about 15 percent of its total workforce — to reduce costs.
Nevada’s jobs market mostly held steady in July. The state’s jobless rate stayed at 7.7 percent in the month, though unemployment in Las Vegas ticked up to 8.2 percent, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported.
A new report shows employment in Nevada rose 3.3 percent in May compared to last year, which has driven consumers to spend more freely since they’re more confident that they’ll be continuously employed, said Randy Boesch, executive vice president of The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank.
A big real estate auction could soon test the local development industry’s recovery.
SolarCity has opened a new 18,000- square-foot facility in Henderson.
With all the stadium, arena and ballpark proposals floating around Las Vegas, it’s a challenge to keep track of them all. Here’s the rundown for those keeping score:
The average roundtrip ticket within the U.S. is up nearly $14 from last year, outpacing inflation.
It’s like 2006 all over again — with a few twists.
Nevada casinos recorded their largest single-month gaming revenue increase this year during June. For the second straight month, Strip casinos recorded a double-digit revenue jump.
Since Workforce Connections’ One-Stop Career Center opened at 6330 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 190, in June 2013, more than 1,000 people have been hired, thanks to the collaboration of government, educational and more than two dozen nonprofit partners.
Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term.
The health club industry slimmed down in the recession. But with unemployment falling and the housing market rising, the sector is bulking up again.
Nevada’s unemployment rate edged down in June on improved job growth. The state’s jobless rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 7.7 percent in the month, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported.
Nevada couldn’t escape its foreclosure quagmire in the first half of 2014.
Former NFL defensive tackle Ronnie Cameron last year did the improbable: He turned down a contract to play in the National Football League, spurning an offer from the Detroit Lions.
International Game Technology’s $6.4 billion buyout at the hands of lottery giant GTECH was all about timing.