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City Turf Conversion Almost Complete

The city of Las Vegas is nearing completion of this year’s turf conversion program that will save millions of gallons of water each year. The total program involved 545,838 square feet of turf removal at 14 city parks and facilities, for which the city is scheduled to receive $486,500 in rebates from the Southern Nevada […]

‘Free Speech Zone’ Proposed

Earlier this month, at a Las Vegas City Council meeting, City Attorney Brad Jerbic introduced a new bill which was heard on July 20th by the Recommending Committee. The Recommending Committee may take the bill to the City Council for its consideration.  The bill is intended to address the results of litigation between the city […]

Does UNLV Need Another Good Quarterback

It was reported earlier this week that Oregon QB Jeremiah Masoli may have an interest in coming to UNLV to play out his final college season.   Masoli was dismissed from the Oregon team after having repeated issues with the law. Masoli just finished his undergraduate degree at Oregon, and as he already has his degree, […]

Remembering Kenny Guinn

Kenny Guinn, Nevada’s 27th Governor from 1999 to 2007 passed away earlier this week.  Guinn fell from his roof and died on July 22, 2010 after he was reportedly performing routine maintenance.  He was 73. Guinn was born in Garland, Arkansas, and lived his childhood in Exeter, California.  He earned a football scholarship from Fresno […]

UFL to Unveil New Uniforms

The United Football League will be unveiling new team uniforms for each of its five teams at an event at the Fashion Show Mall on Wednesday July 28, 2010 from 1pm to 2pm.  The event will take place in the Grand Hall, while being broadcast outside on the Las Vegas Strip via large video screens. […]

Candidate Review: Sharron Angle

Who is Sharron Angle and what does she stand for? The Las Vegas Informer takes a closer look. Sharron Angle is an educator who spent 25 years as a substitute teacher. In 1990, Sharron was elected to the Nye County School Board. In 1998, Sharron was elected to the Nevada State Assembly.  She served on […]

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Green Entrepreneur Finds Success in Little Known Home Based Business.

Local entrepreneur TJ Beatty has found the business opportunity he’s been searching for. A software engineer by trade and having worked for someone else his entire career, TJ was looking for the opportunity to be his own boss. “I was burned out by Corporate America,” he says. “It wasn’t providing me the freedom, opportunity, or […]

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Rocky

Meet Rocky.  He is a 2 month old Yorkshire Terrier born on May 14th, 2010.  He is the brand new addition to a couple sharing their first dog.  This puppy was adopted from a breeder in Lancaster, CA who has given him a good foundation for his future dog days.  Rocky is very smart and […]

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Fozzie

Meet Fozzie.  Fozzie is a 2 ½ year old Shih Tzu Poodle mix.  A very affectionate dog with a strong personality, Fozzie was named after the Muppet character because of the reddish brown fur he had as a puppy.   Fozzie is a clever dog that knows how to get what he wants.  Somehow he knows […]

Helping others helps yourself

A wise friend once told me “if your situation is bad, or not where you want it, give to others who are less fortunate.  You will feel better.”  That was 20 years ago.  When we think of our personal situations, as people, we often think of how our lives could be better, what we could […]

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