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This Saturday, March 24, 2018, file photo, shows a sign at a Starbucks coffee shop.
Las Vegas tops list for number of Starbucks stores
April 23, 2019
Las Vegas is the place to be for people who love Starbucks coffee. That’s according to Apartment Guide, a national website that helps people search for rentals. The website ranked the top 10 U.S. cities with populations of at least 100,000 on the number of Starbucks stores per capita. Las Vegas beat out Burbank, Calif., and ...
This May 11, 2017, file photo shows a Kohl's department store in Doral, Fla.
Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
April 23, 2019
Kohl's wants you to skip the post office and bring your Amazon returns to its stores. The department store chain said Thursday it will accept Amazon returns at all its 1,150 stores starting in July, expanding its nearly two-year test of the service from 100 stores. Kohl's sees the partnership with Amazon as ...
Senator-elect Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., listens to a question during a news conference at the Nevada State Democratic Party headquarters in Las Vegas Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.
Rosen has open ear for marijuana industry's concerns, says she wants to see business grow
April 23, 2019
U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen has long positioned herself as a friend to marijuana businesses, pushing legislation such the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act in the past as a member of the House of Representatives. It’s a trend the Nevada Democrat is continuing in ...
A view of the Fremont9 apartments, 901 Fremont St., in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
Downtown Las Vegas hopes to attract new residents with lineup of developments
April 22, 2019
A report released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on April 9 showed that 55 percent of all surveyed visitors to the Downtown area in 2018 were millennials. Now, the ...
The Notes: April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019
In the Notes: Summerlin Hospital, Margaret Ann Schneweis, Code Ninjas, Jason Viechnicki, Brenda Frank, Valley Health System, Yogurtland, Urban Chamber of Commerce and more ...
Tim Deters is owner and president of TRU Development.
Developer's goal is to create community within a community
April 22, 2019
Tim Deters, owner and president of TRU Development, aims high. In 20 years, he has developed nearly 7,000 multifamily units in the Southwest and has launched his most ambitious project yet with Kaktuslife, which “we predict ... will changed apartment living in Clark County,” he says.
Mandalay Bay's solar panel array.
Sustainability on the Strip: Behind the glitz and glamorous excess, properties are serious about being green
April 21, 2019
The Las Vegas Strip is the brightest spot on Earth, famous for operating 24/7 and for its opulent displays that include fountains, massive buffets and more. But perhaps unbeknownst to some is ...
Adele’s cafe, favorite with Nevada lawmakers, remains closed after fire
April 21, 2019
Don’t expect a quick reopening of the Cafe at Adele’s after a fire severely damaged the landmark Carson City restaurant, a favorite of ...
In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.
Tesla wants to cut size of board from 11 directors to 7
April 20, 2019
Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the electric-car maker says will allow the board to act more nimbly and efficiently. Tesla says the four directors ...
Alyssa Justino helps Michael Brousseau as he shops at Exhale Nevada dispensary during a dispensary bus tour sponsored by the Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Association Friday, April 20, 2018.
Las Vegas dispensaries ready for marijuana's version of 'Black Friday'
April 19, 2019
With April 20 — 420 if you’re so inclined — just days away, Mike Pizzo surveyed the scene at Reef Dispensaries on Western Avenue. To a first-time customer, it might have seemed like a busy afternoon, with people coming and going, peppering staff with questions about ...
A slots player from Arizona won a progressive jackpot worth $13.1 million while playing the IGT Megabucks Triple Red Hot Sevens at Sunset Station on April 14, 2019.
Progressive jackpot worth more than $13 million hits at Henderson casino
April 16, 2019
A lucky Arizona resident is $13 million richer after hitting a slot machine jackpot over the weekend at Sunset Station in Henderson ...
Russell Goldsmith, CEO of City National Bank, Friday Oct. 19, 2012.
City National Bank to expand branding at T-Mobile, MGM Grand Garden Arena
April 16, 2019
T-Mobile Arena will feature a new City National Bank premium level at the venue and five new ATMs ...
People on the Move, April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019
In the Notes: Southern Hills Hospital, Nevada Board of Regents, Nevada State Industrial Park, Kelli Little, Sheryl Capil, Achieving the Dream, Raiders Foundation and more ...
"I like to obsess about solving our clients’ financial problems from their perspective," says James Rensvold, executive vice president and private banking director at Nevada State Bank.
Bank executive passionate about paying it forward
April 15, 2019
James Rensvold is executive vice president and private banking director at Nevada State Bank, which this year is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Four questions to consider before giving abroad
April 15, 2019
Whether you traveled to distant parts of the world and were inspired by the inventiveness of communities you visited, or read about an issue in an article, the desire to help can quickly move to the top of your priority list.