The Children’s Cabinet Offers Parenting Education Workshops in Washoe County at No Cost to Families

RENO, NV – Parent education plays a critical part in helping families build and maintain healthy relationships with their children, promoting a better future for each child. The Children’s Cabinet is an excellent resource in Washoe County, offering parenting education workshops at no cost to families, in both English and Spanish. The Children’s Cabinet uses evidence-based … [Read more...]

USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Chapter Welcomes Steve Lopes as Keynote

“The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” is the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job.

CFO and COO will deliver USC athletics update at inaugural Scholarship Gala Reno, Nev – “The best thing is seeing young people develop and grow, and then see them years later being successful.” That’s the most rewarding aspect of Steve Lopes’ job. Lopes is the CFO and COO, USC athletics, and has been an integral member of the athletics department for 30 years. It’s part of … [Read more...]

The Solution to Education: Do What Works

The Solution to Education: Do What Works

The Nevada State Government needs to stop throwing good money after bad; and, it should begin now. As business people, we have just a few days to affect our Nevada State Legislators and what they do, and do not, vote for. What do you plan to do? Sit back and be complacent and then suffer the consequences, or do you plan to be part of the solution? It seems government is … [Read more...]

Green Schools Not Right for Nevada

As districts begin to build new schools, they should focus on kids, not environmental activists New school buildings are coming to Nevada, and if recent years are any indication, the push to build those schools to “green” standards will be as strong as the push that led lawmakers to authorize 10 additional years of bonding without voter approval to fund the construction of … [Read more...]

Attorney General’s Office Finds That the Washoe County Board of School Trustees Violated the Open Meeting Law

Carson City, NV – Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced this week that the Washoe County Board of School Trustees and its presiding chair violated the Open Meeting Law. The attorney general’s office investigated a complaint filed by a citizen, who had complained about her public comments being cut short prematurely. The Open Meeting Law requires that all meetings of … [Read more...]

The NCJFCJ and University of Nevada, Reno Speak Out About Sexual Assault and Victim Trauma

First-of-its kind symposium for the region Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) are hosting a symposium of community leaders to stand against sexual assault and build a healing community for victims. A Healing Community: The Effects of Sexual Assault and Trauma on the Victim will take place … [Read more...]

Chamber Network Breakfast to Cover ‘College and Workforce Ready Graduates! A Solution for Saving Time and Money’

Drs. Hawk of Nevada State High School to present for Henderson Chamber HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly networking breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Wildhorse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Road. During the breakfast, Drs. John and Wendi Hawk, founders and operators of Nevada State High School, will present “College … [Read more...]

Retired Chief Justice of Nevada Supreme Court Joins Naylor & Braster Law Firm

Retired Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court A. William Maupin has joined the law firm of Naylor & Braster.

Retired Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court A. William Maupin has joined the law firm of Naylor & Braster. Maupin will focus his legal practice with the firm on litigation, litigation consulting and alternative dispute resolution in Las Vegas and Reno. Maupin is one of the Nevada legal community’s most respected professionals, both as an attorney and Chief Justice … [Read more...]

NPRI: Gov. Sandoval’s Proposed Business License Tax is Complex, Destructive, Unnecessary

NPRI executive vice president Victor Joecks issued the following comments in response to release of details of new business license tax proposal.

CARSON CITY – Responding to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s release of details of his new business-license tax proposal, NPRI executive vice president Victor Joecks issued the following comments: As part of his push for the largest tax increase in Nevada history, Gov. Sandoval is unfortunately trying to subject all Nevada businesses to a destructive new gross receipts tax. His … [Read more...]

Retiring in the Lap of Taxpayer-Funded Luxury

How pensions in Nevada are often better than paychecks Know a public employee in Nevada who is looking for a pay raise? Tell him to retire. According to a new analysis made possible by the court-ordered release of Nevada’s Public Employee Retirement System payment records, once-public employees in the Silver State are making golden pensions — so generous that their … [Read more...]

Sean McCray joins The International School of Hospitality

TISOH has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager.

LAS VEGAS – The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager. In this position, McCray will review, revise and update curriculum content in collaboration with instructors and industry professionals to ensure students learn the skills needed launch or advance their careers in hospitality. “We’re so proud to have Sean on our … [Read more...]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually … [Read more...]

Sex Education in Clark County Schools: Let Your Voice Be Heard!

The sex education model currently used in the district focuses on abstinence, while giving older students information on contraception and safe sex.

Would you like your child or grandchild to be taught about vaginal intercourse, masturbation and homosexuality in kindergarten? How about a junior high student being instructed about orgasms and anal intercourse? If you think this couldn’t happen in Clark County schools, you’re mistaken. These very topics were discussed at closed-door meetings held by the Clark County School … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Education

Industry Focus: Education

  Faced with a wealth of challenges, Nevada’s education system has some hurdles to overcome. However, industry leaders recognize the challenges they face and are working to improve the state’s rankings. Recently, those leaders met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the needs of education. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business … [Read more...]

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada Ignites the Holiday Season with Suite Holidays Tours and Tastings Experiences

‘Tis the season to preview some of the Strip’s most lavish suites and iconic experiences at JA of Nevada's Suite Holidays Tours and Tastings Experiences.

LAS VEGAS – ‘Tis the season to preview some of the Strip’s most lavish suites and iconic experiences at Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada's  (JA) Fourth Annual Suite Holidays Tours and Tastings Experiences on Dec. 6 from 3 – 10 p.m. Guests are invited to the hot spot-hopping extravaganza as some of Las Vegas’ major resort casinos open their doors to ultra-exclusive … [Read more...]

Community Invited To Las Vegas Downtown Achieves Symposium: Learn More About This Model Program, Celebrate The First Year Successes and Engage in Creating The Path to Success for Nevada Students

Community members are invited to get an update on how Las Vegas Downtown Achieves (LVDA) is helping transform the lives of students in downtown schools during a symposium on Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Western High School, 4601 W Bonanza Rd. Click here to register. The event will include presentations by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Clark County School District … [Read more...]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...]

Veteran Educator Named Assistant Principal at Nevada Learning Academy at CCSD

Clark County School District’s Nevada Learning Academy at CCSD announced that veteran educator Tracy Viscosi has joined as the school’s assistant principal.

Las Vegas — Clark County School District’s Nevada Learning Academy at CCSD announced that veteran educator Tracy Viscosi has joined the staff as the school’s assistant principal. Formerly assistant principal at Rancho High School, Viscosi helped see the school through the federal school improvement grant. She supervised the English, Career and Technical Education, Medical, … [Read more...]