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Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman

The Strip Diary, Epilogue: We'll Meet at the End of the Tour

Paul Bradley Carr | Posted 07.07.2011 | Travel
Paul Bradley Carr

There's probably no other city on earth in which a man wanting to stay an entire month would constitute headline news. How has 33 days in Las Vegas changed my opinion of the city?

Las Vegas Officials Set Up Donation Stations To Collect Money For Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In a city hit hard by the national recession, Las Vegas officials have developed a new strategy to address the high rate of homelessness. The Las Veg...

Obama is Right: Don't Blow College Money in Vegas

Tom Matzzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matzzie

The media who have breathlessly reported these statements need to get a grip. The controversy here is how Mayor Goodman could pretend to be in touch with the family values of millions of Americans.

Las Vegas Mayor Snubs Obama: Oscar Goodman Refuses Invitation To Meet With President | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - Mayor Oscar Goodman has refused an invitation to meet with President Obama when he arrives in town on Thursday. Mayor Goodman c...

The President, the Governor, the Mayor And Ugly Betty

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

President Obama feels unwelcomed in my state, our Governor has no idea how to solve our education problem and ABC just canceled their best show. What's a citizen to do?

What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas (And Goes Green?)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Blazing neon lights 24/7, world's most grandiose fountains and lots of air-conditioning doesn't sound very green, but Las Vegas has been an unlikely pioneer in the green energy movement.

LA's New Jobs Chief

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Petro

What characteristics make a city more or less business friendly? Is it simply low tax rates and minimal regulation? The Los Angeles County Business Federation would say yes.