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Delen Goldberg

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Delen is a California native with degrees from UC Berkeley and Syracuse University. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has covered crime, courts, the environment and politics for newspapers in New York and Nevada. She joined the Sun in 2010 as a political reporter and now covers business and entertainment, while also serving as the digital editor for the Sun's business-to-business publication, Vegas Inc.

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A welcome chill comes to downtown's First Friday
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013
Downtown Las Vegas was transformed into a winter wonderland as penguins and icebergs took over this month’s First Friday celebration. With August notoriously one of the smallest months for turnout, organizers of the downtown art festival chose to rearrange the vendor-heavy event into a block-long Arctic-themed art installation, complete with glaciers, whales and a soundscape. The gallery stretched down Casino Center Boulevard, from California Avenue to Colorado Avenue.
Heading to Hakkasan? Here's what you should know
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The MGM Grand’s newest nightclub opens tonight after more than a year of planning and construction. The 80,000-square-foot, $100-million Hakkasan will be the world’s largest club. Planning a visit? Here’s what you should know.
Where to shoot guns in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
It has been a busy year in Las Vegas for gun aficionados. At least half a dozen shooting ranges opened in Southern Nevada in recent months, with owners trying to capitalize on the valley’s booming gun industry. Gun ranges are a favorite destination for many tourists who are unable to shoot high-powered weapons in their own countries.
Six restaurants Las Vegas vegans should try
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
Thanksgiving turkey. Steaks on the cover of the Las Vegas Weekly. Christmas hams. Can a vegetarian get no reprieve? ‘Tis the season of eating, which for most people means heaping plates of meat and butter-drenched sides. But some of us — about 5 percent nationally — prefer to see cows lounging in fields or adorning manger scenes, not stuck to the business end of a fork.
Coming soon to Henderson: First-of-their-kind water slides
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
A water park is coming to Henderson and bringing with it several first-of-its-kind slides. In all, the $23 million Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas near the Galleria Mall in Henderson will include 30 attractions.
How to choose the right holiday gift for clients, employees and colleagues
Monday, Oct. 29, 2012
The holiday season is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start thinking of the perfect way to thank clients, employees and colleagues for a year of hard work. But what to give? Choosing gifts in a corporate setting can be difficult, especially when budgets are tight. That doesn’t mean presents should be overlooked. In most cases, the simple act of giving is more important than the gift itself.
SuperZoo convention debuts new items for dogs and cats: Meowstard, rubber lips and treadmills
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012
Las Vegas is known for its conventions for computer geeks, fashion designers, porn stars and cowboys. This week, the Mandalay Bay Convention Center is going to the dogs. And cats. And horses, lizards and parrots.
The pests most likely to bug you in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012
Las Vegas is internationally known as the home of gamblers, showgirls and every variety of Elvis one can imagine. But it’s also home to some serious pests (and no, we’re not talking about the smut peddlers on the Strip). Scorpions, spiders, ants and mice all thrive here, thanks to Las Vegas’ hot summers, dry winters and rainy springs.


Die, Jiminy! Crickets are taking over my house
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

At first they were cute. Every day or two, a cricket would hop past my toes as I chopped vegetables at my kitchen sink or watched TV on the couch. “Aww, look honey! A cricket!” I’d coo to my husband.


The Tropicana hotel-casino has a new president and COO
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
The Tropicana Las Vegas has a new president and chief operating officer. Daniel M. Wade took over operations of the casino resort this week.

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Harry Reid returns gay activist's West Point ring following repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010
It took awhile, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid kept his promise. The ban on gays serving openly in the military has been lifted. And that means Lt. Dan Choi, an Iraq war veteran and leading activist for military gay rights, gets his West Point ring back.
Harry Reid returns West Point ring to military gay rights activist
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010
It took a long time, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid kept his promise. The ban on gays serving openly in the military has been lifted.
Field for Las Vegas mayor grows to four
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010
The field of candidates for Las Vegas mayor has grown more crowded with two recent entries.
Census Bureau: Nevada was fastest growing state in the nation
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010
It's official: Nevada will get a 4th Congressional District in 2013. U.S. Census Bureau figures released today show that Nevada's population grew 35.1 percent from 2000 to 2010, making it the fastest growing state in the country.
Liberal group challenges Joe Heck to forgo congressional health care
Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
Americans United For Change, a liberal advocacy group, erected a billboard near the Las Vegas Strip challenging incoming Republican Rep. Joe Heck to forgo his government-issued, Congressional health insurance.
Medicare doctors won't face pay cuts for at least a year
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010
Members of the House this afternoon approved a measure to hold reimbursement rates steady for doctors who treat Medicare patients.
Senate approves Medicare patch for doctors
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010
The U.S. Senate made strides today to ensure that Medicare patients won't be turned away by their doctors -- at least not in 2011.
'Tequila Party' proposal gains international attention
Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
The idea of a "Tequila Party," which until recently was only quietly debated among Latino leaders, is now making a splash.
Third-party candidate takes his third stab at Senate
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
Edward Hamilton, a third-party candidate who has run twice unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate, announced this week he will challenge Republican Sen. John Ensign in 2012.