It was the rush before the coming storm. Outside the Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday morning, wooden crates filled with goods were being hauled off white trucks and into partially completed pavilions.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority picked the first rainy day in months Monday for the groundbreaking of its $1.4 billion convention center expansion and renovation project. But dignitaries brought plenty of sunshine to their remarks about the project and the sky was further illuminated at the end of the event with fireworks.
Rehab Beach Club at the Hard Rock Hotel will hold hiring events Jan. 15 and 16 and Feb. 5 and 6.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday said he would like for Nevada to follow in the footsteps of Colorado, where the U.S. attorney does not plan to change his approach to prosecuting crimes involving recreational marijuana.
Las Vegas real estate investor Constantino Noval bought Red Rock Business Center last month for $17 million, property records show.
A Colorado developer has purchased Atlantic City’s former Revel casino hotel, and plans to reopen it this summer.
Mandalay Bay had closed a few floors starting in late November amid a guest slowdown caused by the combination of the holiday season and fallout from the Oct. 1 mass shooting at a nearby music festival. A lone gunman shot at concertgoers from a suite on the Strip hotel’s 32nd floor.
Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters.