Las Vegas is a town built on comps, but a recent memo from the Board of Regents came across as a blatant gimme. Addressed to all the presidents of all the universities, colleges and community colleges and written by board Chairman Kevin Page and Vice Chairman Rick Trachok, the memo came across as heavy-handed and greedy.
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I’m starting to hate my home phone. The unwanted solicitations to clean my carpets and lower my energy bill. Bah.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck didn’t surprise me when he opposed state Sen. Tick Segerblom’s idea that a pharmaceutical company should turn over the names of doctors suspected of overprescribing the painkillers it manufactured.
With video and audio recordings showing Dr. Vinay Bararia selling drugs to undercover agents in the Centennial Hills Hospital parking lot and outside a bar across the street, a jury seems likely to find him guilty.
Las Vegas bankruptcy lawyer Randolph Goldberg didn’t wait until Wednesday’s deadline to start his 24-month prison sentences for tax evasion: He has settled into his new home, the Taft Correctional Institution in Taft, Calif. Goldberg, 49, is already...
But whether there’s a motive or not, we’re all potential victims of any mass murderer who decides to use a vehicle to kill strangers.
Here’s a telephone number that could save your life, and it’s not 911.
Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager was correct. Sheriff Doug Gillespie can dip into an estimated $136 million reserve to come up with $30 million needed to save 250 police officers’ jobs. Legally, he can do it. But Gillespie is right, too.
Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager, the swing vote on whether to raise the sales tax from 8.1 percent to 8.25 percent, said she has about six questions that Sheriff Doug Gillespie needs to answer before he can win her support.
Relinquishing power isn’t easy, especially for Clark County commissioners. But after 10 years of resistance, the current board has come around and agreed to delegate most of the power of governing University Medical Center of Southern Nevada to an appointed hospital board.
It was much like spending the weekend playing “Where’s Waldo?” except the game was “Where’s the Monkey?”
Often I say learn from my mistakes. Today, I’m saying learn from my readers’ questions — because I did.
A cookie’s credibility has consequences.
Lubertha Johnson Estates, one of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority’s properties for low-income seniors, has problems. Over a year old, there are roof leaks and construction defect issues.
The Las Vegas Housing Authority first formed in 1947 actually no longer exists. It’s been merged into the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority.
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.
Can’t get enough of the Whitey Bulger trial story? The Mob Museum wants to help you so you don’t miss the gory and profane and yes, sometimes funny details. Twice a week about noon (Tuesdays and Thursdays), journalists actually covering the trial...
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.