Historically the Las Vegas Housing Authority squatted among the worst of local government agencies. Since 1987, it has been the subject of hundreds of articles.
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Some time back, my father wanted to give a car to a charity that advertised it helped veterans. I checked it out and it wasn’t legit. But it enraged me to know that people take advantage of patriotism to con those who served in the military. How sleazy.
I dare not show my face at the Red Velvet Cafe after outing Chef Aneesha Tolani’s claim that her cookies were a minuscule 27 calories, instead of the 157 calories an independent analysis showed.
You’re standing at the sink of a public restroom, and a woman emerges from a stall and leaves without washing her hands.
Without a doubt, the chocolate chip cookies at the Red Velvet Cafe are top notch.
This Fourth of July made me think about risk-takers, the positives and negatives about being one.
More Cops is a misnomer.
They say — whoever “they” are — there are no dumb questions. “They” are wrong.
My first political corruption trial was a lesson in crooks, kickbacks and double-dealing in Las Vegas.
The one-day defense put on Tuesday on behalf of Dr. Dipak Desai and nurse anesthetist Ronald Lakeman was a snoozer.
I’ve lost track of the number of times that storing high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain has been declared dead, only to climb up from the grave like Hollywood villain Freddy Krueger.
Former Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley said she would decide in 2013 whether she would run for another office. “I won’t need all of 2013 to make my decision,” she said. It looks “pretty much” like she won’t.
Executive Director Barbara Buckley beamed like a proud mother as she showed me around the new Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada building, obviously proud of this baby.
The Assembly, controlled by Democrats, those stalwart advocates for improving education, passed on the opportunity to add 100 new teachers from the Teach for America program to work in at-risk schools in Clark County over the next two years.
First, the letter with the city of Las Vegas logo is not a fraudulent solicitation. Oh, it’s a solicitation, but it’s endorsed by the city.
Barbara Vucanovich was the first politician I followed into a restroom to nab an interview. During my years as the R-J’s political reporter, I fumed when male reporters would go in to grab a few words from male politicians.
Journalists love to brag about making a difference.
The legacy of the 2013 Legislature is one of empty promises and wasted hours with few real accomplishments, except for some that made small speciality groups happy.
In some ways, the question of quashing a subpoena seems like a dinky issue to be before the Nevada Supreme Court.
Sometimes the things I hear are jaw-dropping.
Among many things that make no sense to me: Why was lobbyist Harvey Whittemore charged criminally instead of civilly?
Millionaire slumlord, perennial political candidate and disbarred attorney Michael Schaefer now has another descriptive phrase to front his name — celebrity stalker.
Memories are funny things. They’re not always true.
U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro overrode the government’s plea deal with Las Vegas bankruptcy attorney Randolph Goldberg and gave him the maximum possible under federal guidelines — two years in prison instead of the agreed upon 18 months. She gave him the maximum fine of $40,000. He paid restitution of $720,719.