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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Opening a restaurant off the Strip is a new frontier for Andy Masi, CEO of The Light Group, a Las Vegas-based restaurant company known for its upscale Strip hotel restaurants like FIX and Yellowtail in Bellagio, Red Square and Diablo’s Cantina in Mandalay Bay, and STACK at The Mirage.
WASHINGTON — Job openings rose in May to the highest level in almost seven years, a sign the U.S labor market will help boost economic growth in the second half of this year.
Fewer fries, more ties.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., said Friday there’s still a chance Congress will pass immigration reform this year although “it’s on life support.”
Southern Nevada’s tourism economy continues to fire on all cylinders as May’s visitor volume climbed 3.2 percent from last year to 3.6 million people.
With local and national numbers on economic output heading south, Southern Nevada’s burgeoning jobs market could struggle to keep up its gains. And if growth doesn’t pick up in coming quarters, that could leave the region stranded below peak employment.
Nevada’s jobless rate continued to trend downward in May. Unemployment statewide fell to 7.9 percent in the month, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday morning.
CARSON CITY — Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Nevada fell 23 percent in May compared with the same month last year.
Southern Nevada’s economy will continue to strengthen through 2014 as tourism, gaming, construction and the housing industries plod toward pre-recession levels.
The San Francisco ridesharing technology company that’s trying to get a foothold in the Southern Nevada transportation market says memoranda circulated by Las Vegas taxi companies are inaccurate in their depiction of how the company fails to stand behind its drivers on legal matters.
Nevada remained a high-foreclosure market despite a May surge in defaults in other states, a Monday report said.
OXON HILL, Md. — It was an easy sale for Jon Peterson to convince tenants of National Harbor that a $925 million hotel, casino and entertainment complex would be good for the 6-year-old multiuse development.
The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
Las Vegas residents Hunter Molzen and Alex Hanson were tired of trying to find jeans to fit their athletic builds. So last spring the pair, along with two other Sin City residents and one Dallas founder, set out to solve the problem themselves.
Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.
Henderson still envisions the Water Street area as a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week community for residents, workers and tourists. But its plan to get there needed some tweaking, according to city planners.
Higher consumer spending spurred a strong spike in local taxable sales in March, a state agency said Thursday. The state Taxation Department reported that spending in Clark County surged year over year in March by 12.1 percent, to $3.34 billion.
Eva Longoria’s female-focused steakhouse has closed less than two years after opening in a swanky shopping center on the Strip.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid warned Tuesday if House Republicans don’t vote on comprehensive immigration reform by Aug. 1, President Barack Obama will take administrative action on the matter.
Nashville, Tenn.-based Asurion LLC to locate 800-job call center at Montecito Point office complex near U.S. Highway 95 and the Las Vegas Beltway.
A tall blue box tucked in the rear of The D casino in downtown Las Vegas could soon shake up the gambling industry. That’s the hope of Derek Stevens and Jordan Kelley, who met Wednesday as they prepared to launch the first Bitcoin ATM in a casino.
April employment growth pushes Nevada jobless rate down to 8 percent; Las Vegas at 7.4 percent