Proponents of tightening restrictions on short-term residential rentals in Las Vegas were given a narrow victory Wednesday after the City Council approved limiting new permits to owner-occupied homes, likely significantly reducing the number of legal home-sharing units in the future.
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.
Despite opposition to the selection process, 22-year public defense attorney Darin Imlay was confirmed Tuesday to be Clark County’s new public defender.
The Clark County Commission created another vacancy in the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday when they appointed an assemblyman to the state Senate.
Dedication of a Las Vegas-based painter’s mural, illustrating the local historical forces that shaped Moapa Valley, is set for Dec. 12 at the Moapa Valley Community Center.
A Seattle-based church that boasts easy ordinations online is accusing the Clark County Clerk’s Office of religious discrimination for preventing its ministers from presiding over more than five legal marriage ceremonies per year.
The seven-acre, $5.1 million Washington Las Vegas Wash Park is scheduled to break ground Dec. 12, city officials say.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin and the Latino Network of Southern Nevada will host a networking workshop next week to teach community members how to volunteer and get involved with local nonprofit agencies.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin said Wednesday that he will not seek a third and final term on the dais, citing physical health reasons.
The closures through Jan. 15 are an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus after Gov. Steve Sisolak recently extended a “statewide pause.”