Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman struck out Thursday with a third self-indulgent speech that sometimes sounded like she was reading the back of a cereal box and sometimes made little sense but contained plenty of jokes and plenty of shout-outs to people in the audience.
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Larry Brown wasn’t sure Friday whether he had four votes from his fellow Clark County commissioners to become the new general manager of the Las Vegas Valley Water District. By Monday, he knew he did not.
When John Entsminger met with six Clark County commissioners to ask for their support and name him to replace water czarina Pat Mulroy, the question he was asked most often was: “Are you tough enough?”
Cohorts of Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown may vote to give him another job Tuesday. But they probably won’t.
Bought my new paper calendar, opting for an artistic look at birds from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and am starting to pack it with important dates. Friends’ birthdays. Homeowners association board meetings. Standing hair appointments that are sacrosanct.
A daunting, even dismaying thought: All Clark County voters will be faced with selecting 54 countywide or statewide judgeships next year.
I’m wondering why the advice given to 40 million Target customers who may have had their credit and debit cards hacked doesn’t include what I did Thursday night: Call and cancel my card and order a new one.
It simply wasn’t believable when Tim Poster told the Nevada Gaming Control Board he didn’t know it was illegal to place sports bets via the Internet.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores decided to test her strengths and weaknesses before declaring herself a Democratic candidate in the 2014 lieutenant governor’s race. That’s smart on her part. Except she didn’t test the things that mattered to me.
The basics are well known to Las Vegans. Actress Carole Lombard died in a plane crash on Mount Potosi southwest of Las Vegas on Jan. 16, 1942, coming back from a trip selling war bonds just weeks after war broke out in the Pacific.
There are tips that are based on rumors and there are tips that are based on facts. Often, they are based on a sliver of partly true, partly false information. But sometimes a rumor needs to be set straight, even if it’s not true, or else it will live on in history.
Two or three times a year since 1998, Philip Pro has received a James Bondish call, usually on short notice. Would he like to go overseas, often to countries many of us cannot spell or pronounce? If he can, he does, usually for about a week.
Two Christian missionaries from Henderson moved to the Philippines in 2007 with the intention of making that country their permanent home. No agency sent them, they just went on their own and settled in Bohol Island.
Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki is a long-range and positive thinker.
Call me a grumbling Grinch, but the thought of UFC-style shopping on Thanksgiving Day is revolting.
It’s not cheap to get your name on a building, institute, center or program at UNLV (or any other university); nor should it be.
After my mother died last December, one of the toughest things my dad and I faced was what to do with her clothes. We decided to donate them to the Assistance League of Las Vegas to go into the Thrift Shop.
In an ironic reversal, former Chancellor Jim Rogers, who orchestrated the ouster of UNLV President Carol Harter in 2006, is now supporting her to become the interim UNLV president after Neal Smatresk trots back to Texas.
Warning: If you want to check out the Downtown Grand Las Vegas, plan on valet parking. At least for the next two weeks. There was no self-parking on my visit Thursday. So the round-and-round driving I did searching for its parking garage was for naught.
Nov. 22 was the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s death, but Nov. 21 was the 33rd anniversary of the fire at the MGM Grand, the fire that caused the death of 87 people.
First it was cookies at the Red Velvet Cafe, seriously underreporting its calorie count claiming they were 27 calories. More like 100-157 calories, two labs found. Now it’s protein cake bites over-reporting protein grams.
When children stick something in their ears or noses, it’s noticeable. When they swallow something, it’s not.
A group of Nevadans who don’t consider “moderate” a dirty word have opened the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities, named after the late governor, who worked effectively with both parties. His passion was education and tax policy, and his grasp of the state budget was unparalleled.
Twenty months after state officials with the State Parks Division ousted volunteer docents at the Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, the state is welcoming them back to settle a court case.
When I last saw my father, a week ago, we were in Manila. He was heading to Corregidor Island, and I was heading home to Las Vegas.