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June 30, 2015

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  • The emergency room at University Medical Center is typically a busy place, with attending physicians such as Dr. David Obert, center, doing their best to diagnose, treat and dispatch dozens of patients per shift.

    Every day in the emergency room is new as UMC acts as valley’s medical ‘catchall’

    June 29, 2015

    UMC operates Southern Nevada’s only Level 1 trauma center and the state’s only burn center. As such, it’s often the landing place for people with life-threatening gunshot wounds, motorists involved in car wrecks, people who attempted suicide and others barely clinging to life ...

  • Dickey Spiroff, of Homestead, Fla., tries to overtake a competitor during the World Armwrestling League’s Las Vegas regional at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion.

    In arm wrestling, big muscles aren’t the only thing you need to win

    June 29, 2015

    With ESPN planning to air events starting at the end of July and bigger pots of prize money available to competitors, the sport of arm wrestling appears to be adding some muscle. The finals will take place July 4-5 at the Mirage, and each winner will take home $20,000. Second-place finishers will receive $10,000 each ...

  • A flash flood rages through the LINQ parking garage and surrounding areas in Las Vegas on Sept. 8, 2014.

    Piecemeal approach to flood control leaves parts of the valley vulnerable

    June 29, 2015

    During intense storms, there still are parts of town where floods submerge streets. Clark County Regional Flood Control District has spent $1.7 billion building a ...

  • Terry Downey, president and general manager of Aliante, has little time or patience for pessimism.

    Aliante Gaming leader: Innovation adds to casino’s success

    June 29, 2015

    Terry Downey had retired after a long and successful career with Station Casinos. But he was talked back into working and became president and general manager of Aliante Gaming, which runs Aliante Casino and Hotel in North Las Vegas ...

  • Construction continues on a medical project being financed by Meadows Bank on June 19, 2015 in Las Vegas. The project site is on Wigwam Avenue just east of Eastern Avenue.

    Commercial real estate is slowly making a comeback, but banks are being more cautious

    June 29, 2015

    Southern Nevada’s banks have drastically cut back on construction and development lending since the market tanked. They’ve boosted profits and overall lending, but when it comes to real estate development, bankers aren’t opening the vault nearly as often as they did during the go-go years last decade ...

  • Ask an Attorney: Can my HOA foreclose?

    June 28, 2015

    In Nevada, a homeowners association has the right to foreclose on a home regardless of whether you’re current on your mortgage, even if you dispute the amount you owe ...

  • Throwing a party? 10 steps to keep guests safe

    Throwing a party? 10 steps to keep guests safe

    June 28, 2015

    Whether you’re attending or hosting, keeping everyone safe and sound should be a top priority ...

  • Panattoni Development Company broke ground on Jones Corporate Park at the northwest corner of Sunset Road and Jones Boulevard in Las Vegas. The industrial business park is slated to include two buildings of equal size totaling about 416,000 square feet. The company also is working on Henderson Freeways Crossing at the northeast corner of West Lake Mead Parkway and Eastgate Road in Henderson, which will include six buildings totaling 452,710 square feet and corresponding parking lots.

    The Notes: Commercial real estate, June 28-July 4

    June 28, 2015

    In the Notes: Tom Wagener, Jennifer Lehr, Michael Campbell, Alexia Crowley, DC Building, Michael Newman, Matt Feustel, Jakke Farley ...

  • Taxi cab drivers gather Friday, May 29, 2015, in front of Caesars Palace to protest Uber, the ride-hailing service trying to break into the Las Vegas market. Laws signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval opened the door, but there remain details to be worked out before Uber drivers can pick up customers on the Strip.

    Ride-hailing services revving up again in Nevada

    June 28, 2015

    After a thwarted launch last year and four months of intense lobbying at the Nevada Legislature, Uber now can legally operate its ride-hailing service in Nevada, thanks to a pair of laws signed last month ...

  • Palo Verde ROTC cadet Karim Hussein practices rifle drills with other members at the high school on May 19, 2015. He saved his dad from drowning in a freak accident in March and was awarded the ROTC"s highest honor May 13, 2015.

    ‘The family hero’: Teen saves dad’s life

    June 28, 2015

    Sam Hussein had broken the bones in his leg in three places during the fall. He said he remembers seeing Karim swimming out toward him but can’t remember anything after that. With the help of the groom, Karim hauled his father back onto the rocks before paramedics took him to the hospital ...

  • Guest column: What you should know about CRE law

    June 28, 2015

    Compared with other states such as California, Nevada doesn’t have many laws regulating commercial real estate. But if you are involved in commercial real estate in Nevada, you need to know these laws and understand how they could affect your business ...

  • Guest column: Commercial real estate is rebounding

    June 28, 2015

    Companies no longer are struggling just to survive but again are invested in nurturing and growing the commercial real estate and development community in Southern Nevada. For the first time since the recession, NAIOP Southern Nevada, the Commercial Real Estate Association, has a growing membership base ...

  • Sola Salons are stand-alone suites where stylists, manicurists, estheticians, massage therapists and others can rent space without feeling like someone else’s employees.

    Salon’s business model: Empower professionals to work for themselves

    June 28, 2015

    As a new concept in salon ownership, it took some time and creative marketing to help salon professionals understand how Sola is different from a traditional salon. Elegantly furnished, individually-sized stand-alone salon suites allow them to be their own boss ...

  • The Data: June 28-July 4

    June 28, 2015

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at