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Real estate experts Drew Scott, left, and Jonathan Scott, center, stars of the HGTV show "Property Brothers" and solar enthusiasts, help install Sunrun solar panels Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, on their "smart home" in Las Vegas.
Gaming, tech and solar team up to promote policy changes
May 14, 2015
In response to a bevy of controversial energy issues emerging in the state, a coalition of gaming, tech and energy companies will align to promote more consumer choice in what’s shaping up to be ...
Protesters chant during a rally in front of NV Energy on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it.
Harry Reid: Raise the cap to allow more rooftop solar
May 14, 2015
The cap limiting how many homeowners in Nevada can provide solar power to the energy grid is “way too low,” said U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, the Democratic minority leader. Reid’s comments are the first from ...
Riviera operators get initial approval to run Westgate
May 13, 2015
The operators of the shuttered Riviera are moving across the street. The state Gaming Control Board today granted its initial blessing for executives from Paragon Gaming ...
Larry Siegel, lead developer of the Grand Bazaar Shops, walks through the new retail project on the Strip, Wed., May 6, 2015.
Developer Larry Siegel talks Grand Bazaar Shops, ‘dwell time’ and retail on the Strip
May 13, 2015
The developers of the new retail plaza in front of Bally's on the Strip are betting that, with a not-so-ordinary property, they’ll grab shoppers and tenants in ...
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PUC legal brief opposes Switch’s plan to leave NV Energy
May 13, 2015
n an opinion expected to be widely disputed by both consumer groups and advocates of competitive energy marketplaces, the Nevada Public Utilities Commission's legal staff has ruled that a major digital technology company must pay $27 million to cut its ties with NV Energy and ...
The Riviera liquidation sale, which begins at 9 a.m. Thursday at the resort, will include gaming tables and other items from the casino.
Want a piece of history? Riviera liquidation sale begins Thursday
May 12, 2015
Offerings include gaming tables, Serta pillow-top beds, flat-screen televisions, sofas, tables, bathroom fixtures, bar and restaurant furnishings ...
An exterior view of Caesars Palace.
Caesars Palace could face up to $20 million in federal fines
May 12, 2015
Caesars Palace could face paying between $12 million and $20 million worth of fines stemming from a federal investigation into how the casino prevents or ...
Specialist Ronnie Howard works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom's push in both mobile and advertising fields.
Verizon barges into online video, buying AOL for $4.4B
May 12, 2015
Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom's push in both mobile and advertising fields. The acquisition gives Verizon an entry into increasingly competitive online and mobile video. The New York company is ...
Protestors, including Ronald Brittan, right, line up along the street during a rally in front of NV Energy Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it.
Power struggle: Can advocates for solar energy, consumer issues prevail in Nevada?
May 12, 2015
A cohort of gaming, tech and renewable energy groups has a long list of requests for the Legislature, from nurturing the rooftop solar industry to increasing incentives for ...
A view of the Monte Carlo, June 6, 2013. Construction can be seen as the property works to redesign the entrance to the resort.
MGM Resorts might rename, revamp its ‘underutilized asset’ Monte Carlo
May 12, 2015
The opportunity arose with the planned opening of the Park, a new shopping and entertainment area that MGM Resorts is building between Monte Carlo and New York-New York. “I would say we look at that property with a more positive lens than just about any property we own right now,” CEO Jim Murren said ...
A view of an office building at 3690 Howard Hughes Parkway Monday, May 11, 2015. The law firm of Gordon Silver is a tenant of the building occupying the top three floors.
Amid resignations, law firm Gordon Silver figuring out what’s next
May 11, 2015
The resignations have shrunk the roster of local attorneys at the firm, known for its big bankruptcy practice, and sparked rumors that it’s on the brink of closing ...
Restaurateur Sami Ladeki recently opened Table 89 at 7160 N. Durango Drive. The restaurant focuses on fast service and using local and organic ingredients.
What makes a successful restaurateur in Las Vegas? Ask the owner of Table 89
May 11, 2015
Sami Ladeki, owner and founder of Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza + Grill, is a self-described student of food and how it affects the body. He frequently travels the country and world to keep abreast of trends to keep his restaurants’ offerings fresh and relevant. Ladeki is ...
James McKoy (sitting) discusses job openings for clients with Demont Daniel (left), branch manager at PrideStaff, and owner Robert Daniel.
Temps heating up job market
May 11, 2015
In Las Vegas, the number of temporary jobs posted by staffing agencies increased about 5 percent from February 2013 to November 2014 and is rising again, according to CareerBuilder ...
Darren Sher, owner of Omnitone Records, on April, 23 2015.
Music recording studios must keep pace with changes in music industry
May 11, 2015
Back in the day, recording an album used to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Today, you can get an A-plus quality recording with Grammy-nominated talent attached and it will sound as if it had the platinum Warner Bros. sound, for a quarter of that price ...
The Notes: May 10-16
May 10, 2015
In the Notes: Wynn Resorts, Zappos.com, Itsy Bitsy: Ramen and Whisky, Rick’s Rollin Smoke BBQ and Tavern, Smoke’s Poutinerie and Rita’s Italian Ice ...

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