| May 20, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Suddenly, the curtain of privacy dropped away, and there was billionaire Sheldon Adelson, one of the planet's most reclusive business magnates, taking a decidedly public stand on an issue he calls close to his heart: Internet gaming.
He calls it...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Count Harry Reid among those backing Las Vegas’ bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Just don’t do it too loudly or, he fears, he'll chase it off.
“The one way to get rid of it is for me to say I favor it,” the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
If Washington was reeling on Tuesday, the vertigo may have stemmed from something rare: blunt honesty from the mouth of an elected official.
It occurred as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, head of the Democratic Governors Assn., detailed for...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:12 PM
An annual environmental summit at Lake Tahoe on Tuesday gave Gov. Jerry Brown an opportunity for a victory lap on the new plan for a California water bond, which was approved by the Legislature last week.
"It's pretty extraordinary," he said while...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A fabulous Fourthis planned in Las Vegas as showroom headliners compete with fireworks for your attention.
The Strip will add two new of fireworks displays as the Linq and Mandalay Bay add to the cacophony coming from Caesars Palace.
There are scads...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:37 PM
They say the house always wins, but the state of Nevada is letting Tesla walk away with the store.
Back in June, the electric car company and its partner Panasonic broke ground outside Reno for a multibillion-dollar “gigafactory.” As the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Bills designed to lure Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors' $5-billion battery factory to Nevada are making their way through the state legislature in Carson City.
The bills are part of a package promoted by Gov. Brian Sandoval to bring a key part of Elon...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:01 PM
The state of Nevada, of all places, should understand the gambler's adage about how if you can't pick out the sucker at your card table, it's you.
Despite that, the state Legislature has approved a massive giveaway to Elon Musk's Tesla Motors to build a...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tesla Motors may put the skids on Nevada's fledgling film program.
At least that's the fear among film industry supporters who are unhappy about a plan to finance a generous tax package for Tesla, partly at the expense of funds for film and TV...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Sorry, Sacramento: Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for its proposed $5 billion battery plant.
The state's governor, Brian Sandoval, will announce the deal Thursday afternoon at a news conference in Nevada's capital, Carson City, according to a...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The Tesla electric car battery plant will be worth $100 billion to the state of Nevada, according to the men who crafted the deal.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk on Thursday announced that the Palo Alto-based...