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Archive for June 4, 2006

Timeless Sha Na Na releases new CD
"But it still sounds like Sha Na Na," said drummer John 'Jocko' Marcellino, who was among the musicians who founded the nostalgia group 38 years ago. "We specifically went after that - it sounds like ...
7:40 a.m.
John Katsilometes meets up with Sir George Martin for his take on the previews of 'Love'
(To reach the legendary Beatles producer, I cut through, slammed into, forearm-shivered and gracelessly whisked by any number of unsuspecting men, women and children. For that, I apologize.)
7:40 a.m.
Hounds howl farewell
Hartig knows each dog, often stopping to pet them through a fence or calling to them by name through closed doors on homes near Charleston Boulevard and Campbell Drive. In 21 years on the route, ...
7:39 a.m.
Latina legend Costello to take the stage again
How could one of the United States' "most important" Latina performers disappear decades after her heyday? And how could she not even be acknowledged by most Puerto Rican historians?
7:39 a.m.
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Sha Na Na, the group that has done as much as anyone to keep rock 'n' roll from the '50s and '60s alive, has released a new CD - filled with new, original songs.
7:35 a.m.
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(To reach the legendary Beatles producer, I cut through, slammed into, forearm-shivered and gracelessly whisked by any number of unsuspecting men, women and children. For that, I apologize.)
7:34 a.m.
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Hartig knows each dog, often stopping to pet them through a fence or calling to them by name through closed doors on homes near Charleston Boulevard and Campbell Drive. In 21 years on the route, ...
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Diosa Costello
7:34 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jun 04, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 04, 2006
7:34 a.m.
Jon Ralston on Gibbons' advantage being so great that he can afford to be invisible
State Sen. Bob Beers and Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt talk a good game - well, sometimes - but can anyone paint a scenario whereby they can persuade a significant bloc of GOP primary voters to ...
7:34 a.m.
Hal Rothman notes that even though the housing market has cooled, it's not necessarily inexpensive
What a difference two years makes. In 2004 the market was as hot as could be imagined. Last year condo towers were the talk of the day. Even those have now fallen by the wayside, ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Students need breakfast, too
Dole, a Kansas Republican, and McGovern, a South Dakota Democrat, are both former presidential candidates. Throughout their careers the two were political rivals, but they both supported hunger-relief efforts.
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: A conventional decision
According to a recent story in the Las Vegas Sun, Goodman told Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean that the city's ample convention space was already booked.
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Easy way to solve teacher shortage
However, I would like to note and to suggest to George Ann Rice, the School District's assistant superintendent for human resources, that instead of doubling the recruiting trips and other unnecessary expenditures, shouldn't they consider ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Spanish language is a big part of America
As of 1995, according to my atlas, there were approximately 736 cities and towns with Spanish names in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. Not included are the names ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Bush insults Truman with bad comparison
His latest gaffe is in suggesting that he and Harry Truman - the greatest president of the 20th century who made tougher decisions than anyone in U.S. history with the possible exception of Lincoln - ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Invading Iran would be a grave mistake
The Bush regime continues to state that all options will be on the table, including, God forbid, military action. With the war record of the Bush regime, I shudder at the prospect of him invading ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Shop till everybody drops
It is not as if there haven't been accidents at the Basic Management Inc. industrial site before. For instance, in 1991 a large area of Henderson was evacuated when Pioneer Chlor Alkali released between 40 ...
7:32 a.m.
Jeff Simpson gives credit to a few casinos that have gone the extra mile to improve
It has been almost two years since I've stopped in at Jerry's Nugget, the old-school, casino-only property on Las Vegas Boulevard, just north of the city line in North Las Vegas.
7:32 a.m.
Funds 'found' to fight fires
Last month, after state and federal officials said the danger of major range and forest fires will be high this summer, Gov. Kenny Guinn expressed concern that there might not be enough money in the ...
7:32 a.m.
Interior secretary is noncommittal on land issue
The Nevada Democrat said he voted to give Dirk Kempthorne the post after the White House pledged not to try to keep the revenue from the sale of federal lands in Nevada.
7:32 a.m.
Henderson developer seeks density increase
Focus Property Group has petitioned the city for a 38 percent increase in the housing density at its Inspirada development, raising the number of units from 11,500 to 14,500, said Henderson City Attorney Shauna Hughes.
7:31 a.m.
Politics of the cowboy and the suburbanite
Paul Adams lives in a cool and airy modern home with French touches on the Anthem Country Club golf course in Henderson, with a yard that features a deep blue pool and fine desert landscaping.
7:31 a.m.
Tom Collins
"Turn on your blinker and I'll let you in. Turn on your blinker or else I'll hit you right in the bumper!" Collins warned as the sides of the vehicles' nearly touched.
7:31 a.m.
Paul Adams
Some of the most explosive anti-war protests were tearing across the country when Adams was considering colleges. His contrarian streak, he said, led him to West Point, where he was on the intramural track team ...
7:31 a.m.
Cosmopolitan offers peek into Strip's future
While Las Vegas buzzes about other major high rises to open by 2010, the $2 billion hybrid Cosmopolitan is expected to open by New Year's Eve 2008, becoming the Strip's first mixed-use development.
7:31 a.m.
Investors more bullish on Las Vegas casinos than ever before
Thanks to more attractive financing schemes and the growing ranks of wealthier visitors - and the money they're leaving behind - the investment appetite for Las Vegas is hotter than ever.
7:31 a.m.
Brian Greenspun highly recommends that everyone see this important film
"An Inconvenient Truth" is a documentary film that opened in the big cities last week. It is centered on a slide presentation that Al Gore, the former vice president and presidential candidate, has been giving ...
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