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Developers of luxury community Ascaya unveiled plans Tuesday, April 7, 2015, for a $25 million, 22,000-square-foot clubhouse. Construction is expected to begin by year’s end.
Mountainside Ascaya community getting over-the-top clubhouse
April 7, 2015
Developers of Ascaya, the long-delayed mountain-mansion project in Henderson, are promising to build one of the most luxurious communities in Southern Nevada. To help lure people in, they’re planning ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Advisory firm: Don’t vote for Elaine Wynn, other Wynn Resorts nominees
April 6, 2015
An advisory firm has recommended shareholders show their dissatisfaction with the state of affairs at Wynn Resorts in an upcoming election of board members ...
Exotic jewelry shop opens on the Strip, shopping center planned for summer
April 6, 2015
A restaurant franchise expands its Las Vegas presence with a second location, while a new jewelry store may have just the thing for those interested in exotic fashion. Plus: A shopping plaza makes moves to ...
The Data: April 5-11
April 5, 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]
Distracted at work? Put the phone away
Distracted at work? Put the phone away
April 5, 2015
Cell photo interruptions at work, even small ones, can cause you to lose your train of thought or increase your chances of making mistakes. In a recent study conducted at Michigan State University ...
Jackie Edlund, owns barre3, a studio that offers group fitness classes that combine yoga, Pilates and ballet barre work.
Barre studio lifts on all levels
April 5, 2015
A boutique fitness studio in Henderson, barre3 offers group fitness classes combining yoga, Pilates and ballet barre ...
Demonstrators protest against ride-hailing company Uber in Carson City on Monday, March 30, 2015.
Uber controversy highlights complaints about cabs
April 5, 2015
John Katsilometes talks with a limo driver who loves the ride-sharing app ...
Former Las Vegas Mayor Jan Jones Blackhurst speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013. She was honored with the chamber's Free Enterprise Award. Jones Blackhurst is executive vice president of communications & government relations for Caesars Entertainment.
Former Las Vegas mayor discusses the future of gaming
April 5, 2015
Jan Jones Blackhurst, former mayor of Las Vegas, discusses gambling over the Internet, the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment and the importance of corporate giving, among other topics ...
When it comes to health care, Nevada needs more of just about everything
April 5, 2015
The president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association talks about what people can do to affect nursing home care, what would improve health care in Nevada and why it’s important to treat people in the service industry and armed forces with respect.
Nevada’s tax system is failing. Here’s why
April 5, 2015
General fund revenue tends to fall behind growth in population and incomes. That’s a structural problem. Taxes are out of sync with spending, even if you have no new spending ...
The Notes: April 5-11
April 5, 2015
In the Notes: MGM Resorts International, Cosmopolitan, Zappos.com, Mayo Clinic, Cream, Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Maverick Helicopters, Desert Radiologists, Southwest Medical Associates and more ...
People on the Move: April 5-11
April 5, 2015
In the Notes: Ron Batula, Fafie Moore, Barbara Smith Campbell, Don Hamrick, Christopher Burns, Patty Duffey, Francis Carneiro, David Craig, Loni GRay, Nik Rytterstrom and more ...
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announces his retirement in a YouTube video to his supporters on Friday, March 27, 2015.
Reid striving to add ban on online gaming to his political legacy
April 3, 2015
With the clock ticking on his remaining time in the Senate, Harry Reid is adding to momentum to ban online gaming. Along with supporters such as Sheldon Adelson, Reid ...
Bill would give businesses tax credit for education donation
April 2, 2015
Nevada Democrats are proposing a bill giving businesses tax credits for donating to early childhood education programs ...
Smith’s recalls some carrot cake containing unlabeled walnuts
April 2, 2015
Smith’s Food and Drug Stores is recalling some of its in-store bakery carrot cake in Nevada and six other states because it contains walnuts that may not be listed on the label. People who are allergic to walnuts could ...

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