Loss of Another Friend


When I first saw her picture and before I heard her name, I thought I knew her. That's because she looks remarkably like a young woman named Jeanine I used to work with and even DJ'd for her at her wedding reception. A Nevada native, Jeanine Bonnet grew up in Yerington and lived in Oklahoma … Continue reading Loss of Another Friend

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Tahoe Goes Hand-in-Hand with United Nation’s Planning


Along with the Lake Tahoe Regional Plan Update, “Mobility 2035” was also approved by regional board in December 2012. Mobility 2035 is a coordinated transportation improvement plan that helps reduce the environmental impact of transportation, create walkable communities, and alternatives to driving at Lake Tahoe. It also allows the Region to achieve targets for reducing … Continue reading Tahoe Goes Hand-in-Hand with United Nation’s Planning

Anchor-babies to Get Legal Nevada Driver’s Licenses


Immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and granted a temporary reprieve by President Barack Obama this summer will be eligible for Nevada driver's licenses and state IDs, state officials told the Sun this week. And Governor Sandoval says he supports the policy and has no intention of changing it. “As long as all … Continue reading Anchor-babies to Get Legal Nevada Driver’s Licenses

Busting Nevada Employers over Unemployment


Businesses in Nevada will pay about $77 more per employee in state unemployment-insurance taxes next year in order to build up the state's jobless benefits trust fund, which was depleted during the Great Recession as a record number of workers lost their jobs. Nevada has been borrowing money since late 2009 and as of October … Continue reading Busting Nevada Employers over Unemployment

Obama’s Favorite Flip Flops


"I happen to be a proponent of a single-payer universal health care program”—Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama, June 2003. “I have not said that I was a single-payer supporter”—President Obama, August 2009. “Leadership means that the buck stops here. . . . I therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase America’s debt limit”—Sen. Barack … Continue reading Obama’s Favorite Flip Flops