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.
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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.
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.