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[REGIONAL NEWS] Power blackouts likely again for hundreds of thousands of Californians this week

Posted by   /  October 22, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

A gas station was vacant in Santa Rosa, California, after power was shut down as part of a statewide blackout on Oct. 10, 2019./Josh Edelson / AFP – Getty Images file Still reeling from criticism for shutting off power to up to 2 million people this month to prevent fires, PG&E says it could have […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS Nevada builds itself to a number 1 position

Posted by   /  October 19, 2019  /  Economy, Regional News  /  No Comments

Construction of Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas By Steve Wolford | 3News Las Vegas With an estimated $23 billion worth of construction jobs underway in the valley right now, including the Raiders Stadium, Convention Center expansion, and Resorts World, Southern Nevada’s construction industry is helping to drive Nevada’s employment numbers to the top spot in the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Moderate Democrats back 4 bills aimed at making housing more affordable

Posted by   /  October 18, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

A “For Rent” sign is seen on a building Hollywood, California, May 11, 2016. Angelinos are feeling the increasing burden of rising rents and threats of eviction as forecast indicate rent prices will continue to rise through 2018./Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images By Abby Vesoulis | TIME Millions of Americans find themselves in […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado Supreme Court to weigh in on how judges decide when people on probation can use medical marijuana

Posted by   /  October 17, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Courts/Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

The case involves an El Paso County judge who demanded the defendant bring a doctor to court The Colorado Supreme Court chambers at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center in Denver, Colorado November 14, 2013. /Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post By Saja Hindi | The Denver Post Colorado courts are still trying to figure out […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

Posted by   /  October 17, 2019  /  Regional News, Science  /  No Comments

FILE – This Jan. 28, 2013 file photo Seismologist, Dr. Lucy Jones, describes how an early warning system would provide advance warning of an earthquake, at a news conference at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif./ AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File By Madeline Holcombe and Sarah Moon | CNN California will launch the nation’s first […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Legal cannabis in New Mexico closer to reality

Posted by   /  October 17, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Regional News  /  No Comments

A work group of 22 policy leaders from across the state completed their recommendation to the Governor about what a recreational marijuana program would look like By Justin Matthews  |KOAT Making marijuana legal for anyone 21 and older in New Mexico is now in the hands of our elected officials, after a governor-appointed work group finished […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Video shows Utah trooper saving unconscious driver from oncoming train

Posted by   /  October 17, 2019  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Trooper Correa climbs toward a car on the railroad tracks as a train approaches./CBS By Carter Evans | CBS NEWS A Utah Highway Patrol trooper is being hailed as a hero after dashcam video shows the moment he rescued a driver from an oncoming train with just seconds to spare. Trooper Ruben Correa was on […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Fernley will be ‘epicenter’ of future development in Northern Nevada

Posted by   /  October 16, 2019  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Screengrab: Video footage of the Tesla Gigafactory 1 near Reno taken on Aug. 24, 2019./Jason Bean, RGJ By Ray Hagar | Nevada Newsmakers  Developer Lance Gilman helped change the economic fortunes of the Truckee Meadows in the 21st century with the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Complex (TRI) in Storey County, just east of Reno-Sparks. Technology titans such […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Sierra Nevada’s “Dream Chaser” closer to reality with production of spacecraft starting in earnest

Posted by   /  October 16, 2019  /  Regional News, Transportation  /  No Comments

LOUISVILLE CO – OCTOBER 15: Fatih Ozmen, Owner and CEO of Sierra Nevada Corp.,holds a press conference to show off primary structure of the Dream Chaser on October 15, 2019 in Louisville, Colorado. /Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post Company, NASA have sights set on 2021 for first mission to space station By Judith Kohler […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Raiders, California tribe sign stadium partnership

Posted by   /  October 15, 2019  /  Regional News, Sports  /  No Comments

Raiders announce new sponsorship with San Manuel Casino  By Richard N. Velotta | Las Vegas Review-Journal A second casino company has become a founding corporate sponsor of Allegiant Stadium, but it is one many Southern Nevadans may not know. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians on Monday announced a partnership with the Raiders, whose […]

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