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March 31, 2015

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One of several pools about Vantage Lofts, an upscale apartment complex in Henderson that was mothballed during the recession and now almost fully leased on Wednesday, March, 25, 2015.
Luxury Henderson apartment complex, abandoned during recession, ready for sale
March 31, 2015
When Paula Lane toured Vantage Lofts a few years ago, the stylish, mothballed Henderson condo complex was a scary sight. Windows were boarded up, birds were flying inside, upscale appliances had vanished, and air conditioners were caked in dirt. Today, Vantage is fully built and almost fully leased, and having turned things around, the landlord is ...
Christopher LaPorte is founder and owner of Insert Coin(s), the first business to work with Party Smart, a cooperative effort between businesses and the Rape Crisis Center that seeks to educate nightlife workers on the prevention of sexual assault.
Bars, nightclubs could play key role in preventing sexual assault
March 29, 2015
Last year, about one-third of victims assisted by the Rape Crisis Center reported that their assault or contact with their attacker took place at a bar, nightclub or house party. Such statistics prompted the Rape Crisis Center to try to partner with the bar and nightclub industry to educate employees — the people who might see a situation developing and could head it off ...
The Notes: March 29-April 4
March 29, 2015
In the Notes: Raster, Umpqua Oats, Lush, City National Bank, Canon, Maverick Helicopters, Hash House A Go Go and more ...
The Data: March 29-April 4
March 29, 2015
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
People on the Move: March 29-April 4
March 29, 2015
In the Notes: Christina Hixson, Robert Mendenhall, Kevin Orrock, Ken Kerby, Chris White, Stephen Bryan, Seth VanBeveren, Rob Thomas, Kevin LaPeer, Doug Lynaugh, Gus Leigh, Barry Courtney, Liam McCall, Dan and Judy Del Rossi, Cody Wingert, Antonia Genov, Melanie Shafer and more ...
Michael Boychuck’s Color salon at Caesars Palace was named one of Elle magazine’s top 100 salons in the country.
Celebrity colorist proud to be on Elle magazine’s top 100 list
March 29, 2015
Color offers a variety of services such as hair coloring, highlights and hair extensions, as well as manicures, pedicures, makeup application and tanning services.
Matt Moore, left and Ben Sabouri developed MTO Cafe with the vision to serve fresh comfort food quickly.
Restaurateur Ben Sabouri: ‘The customer is why you go to work’
March 29, 2015
Ben Sabouri is co-founder and partner at Shift Hospitality, which develops and manages restaurant and nightlife venues. He has worked for some of the top hospitality and entertainment companies in the country, and along with business partner Matt Moore, opened downtown’s MTO Café (which stands for Made To Order) in 2013, then added a location at Downtown Summerlin ...
Businesses on board with education reforms
March 29, 2015
I have lived in Las Vegas for 43 years, and I have never seen so much support for an issue from so many disparate groups. Two former Democratic governors — Richard Bryan and Bob Miller — and two Republican governors — Robert List and Brian Sandoval — support an education reform plan ...
Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, speaks with the Las Vegas Sun Editorial board, Wednesday June 26, 2013.
Skancke will resign as leader of Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
March 28, 2015
He has been with the organization since November 2012, when he was hired as the president and CEO of the regional development authority ...
Nevada jobless rate steady after first increase in years
March 27, 2015
Nevada's unemployment rate stayed the same in February, after the first monthly increase was reported in years. The state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that ...
Vantage Lofts in Henderson has a strict policy on cleaning up after a tenant's pet — each animal is even DNA-tested to identify feces left behind.
Poo patrol: Do your duty — or else
March 27, 2015
As the business manager at Vantage Lofts, an upscale apartment complex in Henderson, Jeffery Arterberry signs renters, manages finances and oversees maintenance. He also puts residents with pets on alert: the posh, pricey property has poop police. Vantage is one of a few Las Vegas Valley residential properties using ...
A man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Jan. 12, 2015.
Gaming regulators scold Caesars, calling company’s bankruptcy an embarrassment
March 26, 2015
Caesars executives had to appear before the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday for approval of some routine matters, and commissioners used it as an opportunity to ...
Lawmakers review bill to make expiring taxes permanent
March 26, 2015
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a major portion of Gov. Brian Sandoval's plan to raise and extend more than $1.1 billion in taxes ...
A man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Jan. 12, 2015.
Nevada casino regulators scold Caesars for bankruptcy
March 26, 2015
Nevada gambling regulators called the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s debt-heavy subsidiary an embarrassment and lamented the company's inability to ...
MGM Grand on the Las Vegas Strip as seen on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Culinary, Bartenders unions reach tentative deal with MGM Grand
March 26, 2015
The Culinary and Bartenders Unions have reached a tentative agreement with the MGM Grand for a four-year contract renewal. The new contract will cover approximately 4,000 members of ...

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