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December 10, 2018

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Karen Jaikowski is the artist and owner of Vegas Girl!
Designer celebrates the city's powerful women with iconic brand
Dec. 10, 2018
Karen Jaikowski says she fell in love with Las Vegas immediately when she visited the city for her 21st birthday, even telling her father on the trip that she would one day live here. This year, after 21 years in the community, Jaikowski launched her business, Vegas Girl!
The Notes: Philanthropy, Dec. 10, 2018
Dec. 10, 2018
In the Notes: Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Grand Canyon Development Partners, Zappos For Good, Environmental Protection Agency, Shade Tree Shelter for Homeless Women and Children, Aristocrat and more ...
The List: Commercial real estate developers, Dec. 10, 2018
Dec. 10, 2018
Find out about commercial real estate developers. This week, we rank them by total square feet developed as of Nov. 1
Raising Cane’s opening first east valley restaurant
Dec. 6, 2018
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is opening its 13th Las Vegas-area restaurant and the first in the east valley. The restaurant is seeking 120 crew members for multiple positions at the new location at ...
Las Vegas house prices remain flat in November
Dec. 6, 2018
The median sales price for an existing single-family home in the Las Vegas area in November was $295,000, according to a report from ...
Michael Brown, left, president of Barrick U.S.A, awards a scholarship to Mubarek Hussen, of Desert Oasis High School, during the 62nd annual Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum at the Las Vegas Convention Center Thursday Nov. 29, 2018. The Clark County School District and Barrick Gold Corporation partnered with the Las Vegas Sun to put on the forum.
Michael Brown retiring as president of Barrick U.S.A.
Dec. 6, 2018
Barrick Gold Corp. today announced management changes in the company’s North America region. Michael Brown, president of Barrick U.S.A., will be retiring Dec. 31. Brown has been with ...
This file photo shows a La Bonita Market in the Las Vegas valley.
Hispanic supermarket chain expanding to Henderson
Dec. 5, 2018
La Bonita, a popular Hispanic supermarket chain with six valley locations, will open its first store in Henderson next summer. The new store, just north of Green Valley Parkway and ...
The Wynn Macau is seen Aug. 17, 2011.
Trump-Xi thaw helps lift Wynn Resorts’ fortunes
Dec. 4, 2018
Some of the hardest-hit stocks of the past two months — Amazon, Apple and Advanced Micro Devices — were rebounding Monday, as investors reacted to news that the United States and ...
Hunter & Leaf founders Jacob Silverstein (left) and Zachary LoBello (right) pose in front of a display case of their products at Planet 13 dispensary on December 3, 2018
Las Vegas cousins overcome humble beginnings to create popular new weed product
Dec. 4, 2018
The cousins from New Jersey shared a studio apartment in downtown Las Vegas as they worked to make their mark in the marijuana industry. There was no ...
Jerry Herbst, founder of the Terrible Herbst convenience store chain, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at age 80. Herbst was also an avid race fan and philanthropist.
Services to be held this week for Terrible Herbst founder
Dec. 3, 2018
Funeral services are scheduled this week for the founder and chairman of Terrible Herbst, Inc. Jerry Herbst died Nov. 27 at his He was 80. Herbst in 1959 founded ...
The Notes: Dec. 3, 2018
Dec. 3, 2018
In the Notes: Bearden Family Paseo, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Red Plate, Lone Mountain Aviation, All In Aviation, Caesars Entertainment Corp. and more ...
The List: SBA third-party lenders, Dec. 3, 2018
Dec. 3, 2018
Find out about SBA third-party lenders. This week, we rank them by 2018 loan volume (October 2017-September 2018).
Jeff Tomastik, president of Derby Spirits/Ambros Banana Whiskey, poses by a bottling machine in the company's production facility in Henderson.
Whiskey maker focuses on people, then process, then product
Dec. 3, 2018
After 2 1/2 years of preparation, Ambros Banana Whiskey launched recently and is now featured in restaurants, nightclubs, bars and lounges on and off the Strip. “The most recent accomplishment for us is being carried in all Lee’s Discount Liquor and Liquor World locations in the greater Las Vegas area,” said Jeff Tomastik, president of Derby Spirits.
Alzheimer's Disease: When should you see a doctor?
Nov. 29, 2018
One in 10 people over 65 are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease — a number that is expected to rise exponentially over the next few decades, especially here in Nevada. Recent statistics show that the “gray tsunami” is making waves in the Silver State, with an estimated 64,000 residents living with the disease by 2025 – a 48.8 percent increase from the 45,000 residents affected today...
Mental health: Reducing stigma is the key to healthy aging
Nov. 29, 2018
The Baby Boomer generation has redefined what it means to grow older – working longer and living more active lifestyles than their parents ever imagined...