Geography of Nevada

Illuminated Gateway Arches Welcome Visitors to Downtown Las Vegas

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 11:20am

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, the City of Las Vegas illuminated its new 80-foot-tall Gateway Arches, spanning Las Vegas Boulevard between St. Louis and Bob Stupak avenues at the base of The Strat.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, the City of Las Vegas illuminated its new 80-foot-tall Gateway Arches, spanning Las Vegas Boulevard between St. Louis and Bob Stupak avenues at the base of The Strat.
  • "We've created a new gateway into historic downtown Las Vegas that will draw many more visitors.
  • The illuminated arches form a towering gateway to the City's expanding Downtown mecca and feature a pink, retro-inspired Las Vegas emblem suspended above the boulevard.
  • The brightly lighted new Gateway Arches will distinguish where the City's official boundaries begin for visitors traveling north on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Community protection paramount at Sierra Nevada University

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 1:00am

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --In a year that has re-written recent history on every level, Sierra Nevada University has successfully navigated on-ground, in-person class offerings without an outbreak of COVID-19.

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  • INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --In a year that has re-written recent history on every level, Sierra Nevada University has successfully navigated on-ground, in-person class offerings without an outbreak of COVID-19.
  • Students living on campus were not allowed to leave, and off-campus students could not come to the university in person.
  • This concern preoccupies my mind at all times as a community and institutional member of the Incline Village and greater Basin community," stated Dr.
  • Rob Valli, President of Sierra Nevada University.

Las Vegas Sands Announces Community Investment in Local Diversity Organizations

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:29pm

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced a $400,000 investment in community organizations working to empower minority and ethnically diverse groups through Sands Cares, the company's community engagement and charitable giving program.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced a $400,000 investment in community organizations working to empower minority and ethnically diverse groups through Sands Cares, the company's community engagement and charitable giving program.
  • Organizations receiving funding in these areas include Nevada Partners, 100 Black Men Las Vegas, the Urban Chamber of Commerce Las Vegas, Hope for Prisoners, Mastering Mindsets Las Vegas, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. - Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Urban League.
  • As part of the Sands Cares diversity community engagement strategy, Sands is providing Nevada Partners with $250,000 in funding, one of the organization's largest corporate donations to date, to address education and youth development in the West Las Vegas Promise Neighborhood.
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Tix Corporation Reports Third Quarter and First Nine Months 2020 Results

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tix Corporation (the Company) (OTCQX: TIXC), a leading provider of discount ticketing services, today reported results for the third quarter and first nine months ended September 30, 2020.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tix Corporation (the Company) (OTCQX: TIXC), a leading provider of discount ticketing services, today reported results for the third quarter and first nine months ended September 30, 2020.
  • The Companys third quarter and first nine months of 2020 financial results were significantly impacted by the closure of entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip due to COVID-19.
  • Our third quarter 2020 net loss was $1,097,000, as compared to a $1,022,000 net loss in the third quarter 2019.
  • Our first nine months 2020 net loss was $3,342,000, as compared to a $985,000 net loss in the first nine months of 2019.

LGI Homes Continues Expansion in Las Vegas

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Hom e s, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH) today announced the opening of its newest community in the Las Vegas market, La Ma d re , presenting a lineup of never-before-seen floor plans in a prime Las Vegas location.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Hom e s, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH) today announced the opening of its newest community in the Las Vegas market, La Ma d re , presenting a lineup of never-before-seen floor plans in a prime Las Vegas location.
  • Located off I-15, LGI homebuyers at La Madre are conveniently positioned less than twenty minutes away from the excitement of the downtown Las Vegas strip, while still being able to enjoy the peacefulness of a serene, family-friendly neighborhood.
  • We are overjoyed to show customers that they can truly have it all, said Ron Christian, vice president of sales for LGI Homes.
  • With the construction of five single-family one- and two-story floor plans, La Madre by LGI Homes will have a place for everyone to call home.

Introducing Caliza, Blue Heron's Second Boundary-Pushing Residential Community at Lake Las Vegas

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 8:00pm

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Blue Heron , a design-led development firm that accentuates aspirational living through personalized home experiences, announced the launch of its second collection of homes at Lake Las Vegas Caliza.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Blue Heron , a design-led development firm that accentuates aspirational living through personalized home experiences, announced the launch of its second collection of homes at Lake Las Vegas Caliza.
  • Located on Lake Las Vegas' desirable North Shore, Caliza is perched on an elevated bluff that cascades down toward the water.
  • The result is a collection of timeless homes that set the perfect stage for enjoying the extraordinary lifestyle of Lake Las Vegas."
  • Caliza is the second Lake Las Vegas community from Blue Heron.

2021 Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept. K-9 Calendar "Unleashed"

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:15pm

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With the challenging year of 2020 winding down, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation is already helping you prepare for the "dog days" of the new year by publishing the paw-some 2021 LVMPD K-9 Calendar .

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With the challenging year of 2020 winding down, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation is already helping you prepare for the "dog days" of the new year by publishing the paw-some 2021 LVMPD K-9 Calendar .
  • The twelve-month calendar features beautifully photographed images of our unique city's favorite furry four-legged heroes as they enjoy some of the most iconic "Only in Vegas" moments.
  • Proceeds from the 2021 LVMPD K-9 Calendar will benefit the LVMPD Foundation to help support hundreds of programs and initiatives that help keep our community safer, including the LVMPD K-9 Section active and retired officer dogs.
  • Established in 1999 to advance collaboration between our police officers and the communities they serve, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation is dedicated to public safety initiatives that prevent crime, save lives, and make Southern Nevada a safer place to live, work, and visit.

Federal Heath Named Winner of Sixth Annual Watchfire LED Sign Awards

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

DANVILLE, Ill., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal Heath Sign Company, the Euless, TX-based leader in the visual communications industry, was named the Grand Prize winner of the 2020 Watchfire LED Sign Awards for its renovation of the Fremont Street Experience canopy in Las Vegas, Nev. Click to Tweet .

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  • DANVILLE, Ill., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal Heath Sign Company, the Euless, TX-based leader in the visual communications industry, was named the Grand Prize winner of the 2020 Watchfire LED Sign Awards for its renovation of the Fremont Street Experience canopy in Las Vegas, Nev. Click to Tweet .
  • Our affiliation with the Fremont Street Experience renovation is a real testimony to the reputation that Federal Heath has established through our many years of serving the Las Vegas community, said Sid Rasnick, President and CEO of Federal Heath.
  • Watchfire Signs established the awards program in 2014 to recognize Watchfire dealer partners who best showcase the capabilities of outdoor digital advertising.
  • Federal Heath has more than twenty offices nationwide, including six state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities.

New Circa Resort & Casino Launches In Downtown With Visionary Las Vegas Amenities

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Circa Resort & Casino ,downtown Las Vegas' first resort-casino built from the ground up in four decades, is now open.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Circa Resort & Casino ,downtown Las Vegas' first resort-casino built from the ground up in four decades, is now open.
  • A Circa Sports satellite location is positioned next to the entrance of Garage Mahal, offering one of the most accessible bettinglocationsin Las Vegas.
  • Circa Resort & Casino delivers an all-new integrated resort concept to the heart of downtown Las Vegas.
  • Las Vegas' first adults-only casino, Circaintroduces a newlegacy that turns up the good times to eleven and burns bright with the original spirit of Vegas.

KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Tarim, Its Latest New-Home Community in Las Vegas

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Tarim, a new, gated, single-family home community located in a desirable and commuter-friendly West Las Vegas neighborhood just off Interstate 215 at West Flamingo Road.

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  • KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Tarim, a new, gated, single-family home community located in a desirable and commuter-friendly West Las Vegas neighborhood just off Interstate 215 at West Flamingo Road.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201029005156/en/
    KB Home announces the grand opening of Tarim, its latest new-home community in Las Vegas.
  • The community also offers the KB Home Office, a dedicated room that homebuyers can personalize for the way they work.
  • Tarims convenient location provides easy access to Interstate 215 for a quick commute to the Las Vegas Strip and area employers, said Brian Kunec, President and Regional General Manager of KB Homes Las Vegas and Seattle divisions.