Michael Naft is the third new face on the commission to be introduced this week, following Monday’s swearing in of recently elected commissioners Tick Segerblom and Justin Jones.
Shea joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in November 2018 to cover City Hall and Clark County. He previously spent six years at the Desert Dispatch and Daily Press newspapers located in the High Desert of Southern California, where he covered politics at city, county and state levels. Shea has won three California Newspaper Publishers Association awards for his work. In 2018 he was a California Journalism Awards finalist for investigative reporting. He is an unapologetic Chicago sports fan, excluding only the White Sox.
Black History Month may be marked in February, but a two-month span of Las Vegas-hosted events to observe the celebration begins this week.
Michael Naft, a top aide for U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, has been appointed to fill Gov. Steve Sisolak’s seat on the Clark County Commission, the governor announced Tuesday.
A six-month pilot program is aimed at creating a smart lighting network and reducing energy use in downtown Las Vegas.
Clark County officials appear open to assisting individuals facing deportation obtain legal aid through UNLV’s Immigration Clinic, however the commission on Monday opted to seek alternative plans to a grant-matching opportunity through a criminal justice reform nonprofit.
David Marlon, an addiction recovery advocate, will officially announce his candidacy Tuesday for the Las Vegas City Council Ward 1 seat.
Clark County Commissioners on Tuesday are expected to broach another contentious marijuana-related matter: Expungements of misdemeanor convictions.
Much of his transition has centered on the slew of staff hires to join him in Carson City, overshadowing talk of his appointee to the commission, a powerful legislative force in Nevada.
If there was only one emblem of a Sin City marriage ceremony, it must be an appearance by “the King.”
The Clark County Department of Air Quality issued a smoke advisory for Monday and Tuesday because of fireworks, urging those sensitive to air-quality conditions to consult their physicians and limit exposure to pollutants.
The delayed redevelopment effort is a familiar refrain for historic property, site of the first racially integrated hotel-casino in Las Vegas.
The lawsuit had cast blame on Coffin and Seroka for alleged bias that “infected” the Council’s fair hearing process.
As Las Vegas officials enact stricter policies and set up ways to better report and track illegal home-sharing, there is a growing sense from City Hall that those efforts aren’t being taken seriously.
Six months ago, petitioners requested that an emergency access gate be constructed at the intersection of Shetland Road and Alta Drive, effectively creating a cul-de-sac and closing Shetland.