Bob Thomason retired last spring after 25 seasons as the University of the Pacific’s basketball coach. He finished with a 437-321 record and has the most victories in school history.
Piano man Billy Joel returns to the MGM Grand Garden arena on June 7. Tickets are $84.50, $149.50 and $199.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ticketmaster outlets.
Relive all those Reagan-era Yuletide memories and more with the “ ’80s Xmas” bash featuring Dale Bozzio’s Missing Persons, Gene Loves Jezebel and Bow Wow Wow along with locals the Psyatics, Pet Tigers and Midnight Clover.
Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman was dominant this season, passing for 3,988 yards and 42 touchdowns in leading the Patriots to a 10-4 record. For his efforts, the Review-Journal selected Newman as the state’s Player of the Year to highlight the all-state team.
In the hands of Emma Thompson, “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Travers is a spoonful of something, all right, but it sure ain’t sugar.
Hollywood Park will host its final day of racing on Sunday. The “Track of the Lakes and Flowers” in Inglewood, Calif., opened on June 10, 1938 and has a rich history.
Two ballet troupes stage ‘Nutcracker’: If there’s never enough “Nutcracker” to satisfying your holiday ballet cravings, take heart — because two local troupes contribute their interpretations of the fanciful Tchaikovsky classic this weekend.
NV Energy CEO Michael Yackira will retire in June. He will be replaced by Paul Caudill, former president of MidAmerican Solar. Caudill joins the electrical utility immediately.