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Pieology Pizzeria among Downtown Summerlin openings; 24-hour café debuts at Westgate

Pieology Pizzeria opened Dec. 12 at Downtown Summerlin.

A pizzeria built on customizable options is among several recent openings at Downtown Summerlin. Also, a salon, café and chocolate maker open new locations and a pair of restaurants quietly close ...

The Notes: Philanthropy, Dec. 21-27

Findlay Toyota donated $10,000 to After-School All-Stars Las Vegas.

In the Notes: Findlay Toyota, After-School All-Stars, Dress for Success Southern Nevada, We R Community, Bank of America, Tronox, Champions of Nevada, Capriotti's, McDonald's, Mario Batali Foundation and more ...

Santa Fe Station GM: Be a go-getter, but be a ‘go-giver,’ as well

Carol Thompson, vice president and general manager of Santa Fe Station, is an Air Force veteran.

The vice president and general manager of Santa Fe Station talks about how her experience in the military translates in the hospitality industry, the most rewarding aspect of her job and the pride she takes in Station Casinos’ commitment to veterans.

What will it take to repair education in Southern Nevada?

We have schools that are falling apart. There are stories of children bringing hats and gloves to school for when the heat goes out.

Inventor’s fight for recognition ongoing but not all-consuming

Gilbert Hyatt, local inventor and father of the micro-processor, stands by some of the various modern electronic devices that use his patented technologies Thursday April, 3, 2014

Las Vegan Gilbert Hyatt has fought long and hard to be known as the father of the microprocessor and continues working on new technologies that are “really quite spectacular.”

Find small-town charm and holiday cheer in Boulder City

Santa's Electric Night Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Downtown Boulder City.

Looking for an escape that’s not too far away and won’t bust your budget? Boulder City is a mere 11 miles southeast of Henderson, but it might as well be another planet compared with the Strip. In fact, Boulder City’s motto is “a world away for a day.” As such, it’s a great destination for ...

A few months after opening, SLS has a new beginning

Terry Fancher, executive managing director at Stockbridge, speaks during a press conference at SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

The face of the resort's rebranding has been replaced ...

Gambling: The neglected addiction

Many insurance policies don’t cover the disorder, even though it has been reclassified under the same umbrella as alcoholism.

Chef Kim Canteenwalla: May have had too many tall double shot soy cappuccinos

Chef Kim Canteenwalla

With the close of 2014, here is the next in our series of Q&As with 14 prominent Nevada personalities, who were asked to answer 14 questions in 14 or fewer words: Chef Kim Canteenwalla.

The Data: Dec. 21-27

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When it comes to bad workers, should you fix them or fire them?

Mary Beth Hartleb owns Prism Global Management Group, which runs human resources operations for about 30 companies.

When an employee isn’t working out, the boss has three choices: Get rid of him, tolerate substandard performance, or work with him to improve. Experts share their strategies for helping turn around bad hires, as well as reasons why it might be time to cut ties.

Nonprofit group’s volunteers are like real-life Santa’s elves

Elmer Griggs assembles wheels and axles on toy cars at the Toys 4 Smiles workshop Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. The nonprofit organization started as a wood club in 2006 and will soon produce their 200,000th toy, said founder Rex Doty.

Rex Doty isn’t Santa Claus, and the volunteers who put in time for his nonprofit organization aren’t elves, but they may as well be to the children who benefit from the work they put in crafting toys from donated hardwood.

NV Energy gives smart-meter documents to state

NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire risk.

Union: Cosmopolitan workers remain employed through sale

Two housekeepers who declined to give their names, watch as the California School Employees Association, in town for a convention, join Culinary workers to picket the Cosmopolitan Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

The new ownership of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will undoubtedly institute changes to the resort. But the resort’s workforce, apparently, will remain intact. The Culinary Union ...

Test site’s inaugural drone flight ends with a thud

From left, Joe Burns, Scott Carrigan and Dan Johnson of Sensurion Aerospace prepare the Sensurion Aerospace Magpie commercial drone for a flight Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, near Boulder City.

Magpie has seen better days. The orange unmanned aircraft was set to fly over the state’s most powerful leaders and a slice of desert today in Boulder City to commemorate the beginning of a new drone testing program. But just 10 feet after leaving ...