At the height of the building boom in 2005, the Las Vegas Valley Water District added more than 24,000 new customers. In 2009, that number fell to 280 requests for new service.
Having read through the Nevada Vision Stakeholders Group proposals and all the related news reports and editorials, pro and con, it’s obvious the panel is almost laughably misnamed. Clearly, it should be called the Nevada Vision Takeholders Group.
Years: 2005 to 2009, Career highlights: The 6-foot-7-inch forward started 69 of 127 career games, averaging 7.6 points.
A story about Paragon Gaming in Sunday’s Business Section contained an error. The correct name of the stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, is BC Place.
Celebrity chef Kerry Simon is opening a burger bar in Harrah’s, based in part on the burger he cooked to win “Iron Chef.”
Hailed as the second coming of George Brett when the Royals selected him with the second overall pick of the 2005 draft, Alex Gordon will have to settle for becoming the next Amos Otis now that Kansas City has moved him from third base to the outfield.