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New iPhone SEs displayed at a product launch event in Cupertino, Calif., March 21, 2015.
Apple reports iPhone sales down; 1st revenue drop since 2003
April 26, 2016
Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company ...
Miracle Mile Shops.
Nacho Daddy, Hot N Juicy Crawfish coming to Miracle Mile Shops
April 26, 2016
The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is adding two popular restaurants over the next six months. Nacho Daddy is set to open its fourth Las Vegas Valley store ...
Entrepreneur Ted Vallas, 95, at the McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif., April 14, 2016. Vallas has waited for years for federal approval of his startup carrier, California Pacific Airlines, to serve the booming population north of San Diego with routes to cities including Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, Las Vegas and Phoenix.
Startup airline that could feed Las Vegas idles on California runway
April 26, 2016
In the late morning on a weekday, the terminal at McClellan-Palomar Airport calls to mind a ghost town. The building is vacant, the flight board blank. Six rocking chairs in the waiting area sit motionless. The only sign of life is the whirring of a small plug-in fan operating in the men’s restroom. But if Ted Vallas gets his way, the cozy airfield ...
The Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway.
Boyd Gaming buying Cannery casinos in valley for $230 million
April 25, 2016
Boyd Gaming Corp., fresh off its announcement last week that it would acquire the Aliante casino, said it has reached an agreement to buy the Las Vegas assets of ...
A new vision for the area around Cashman Center
April 25, 2016
What could be a more appropriate venue for new soccer fields than alongside a stadium that hosts a professional team?
La Bonita pitchman Victor Flores holds a sign for “El Arbol” (The Tree) during a game of lotería at Texas Station.
Mexican version of bingo attracts new faces to local casinos
April 25, 2016
Las Vegans Alex and Marco Ponce have fond memories of lotería, a game their Mexican-born parents taught them and that the brothers grew up playing in Huntington Beach, Calif. Texas Station and Boulder Station began offering nightly lotería this month. If the response is high enough, it could become a staple ...
The Data: April 24-30
April 25, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at
Ginger Melien and Jennifer Barnet of XCYCLE at Boca Park will be ready to officially open in several weeks.
Boutique studio puts its spin on fitness
April 25, 2016
Ginger Melien and Jen Barnet recently opened their boutique fitness studio, which focuses on cycling, with the aim of promoting a “nonjudgmental but intense atmosphere” that invites people of all fitness levels to get active.
Companies must find a way to keep top talent
April 25, 2016
Many employers need to recognize the fundamental shift in the labor market. The unemployment rate is falling. Wages are increasing as the war for talent heats up.
The List: Available commercial space, April 24, 2016
April 25, 2016
Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank them by available square feet as of April 18.
Peter Guzman is president of the Latin Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas.
For Hispanic business community, there’s strength in numbers
April 25, 2016
Peter Guzman, the president of the Latin Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, talks about the roadblocks Hispanic businesspeople face, and how to overcome them, as well as his priorities with the chamber and the Hispanic community’s growing influence in local and national politics.
The Notes: April 24-30
April 25, 2016
In the Notes: David Peterson, Jim Holt, Mark Andrews, Allison Raskansky, Darren Strahl, Gina Mann, Pavy Mueller, Dr. Kathleen Gates, Angela Berg and more ...
In-office laser treatment, Dr. Lynn Kowalski says, “is an entirely new direction for our practice.” (bill hughes/special to vegas inc)
Medical technology ‘just scratching the surface’
April 25, 2016
The author and and gynecologic oncologist at Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care talks about a new procedure offered to women, her inspiration for writing “Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy” and a pediatrician in Michigan she admires.
An instructor works with students at Dean Petersen Elementary School as part of the Communities In Schools program, a nonprofit resource for students.
Nonprofit’s CEO: All children deserve hope for their future
April 24, 2016
Communities in Schools of Nevada's mission is to keep children focused on their studies by removing non-academic obstacles, allowing them to stay in school and achieve in life. We talk to the CEO to find out more about the nonprofit's work of coordinating community resources ...
Longtime Las Vegas businesswoman, philanthropist Jean Tobman dies at 90
April 23, 2016
Jean Tobman, widow of entrepreneur and civic leader Herb Tobman, remained involved in the family business and passionate about philanthropic causes into her twilight years, according to her daughter. She was surrounded by family members when she died Saturday morning …