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Headlines
NAB Show Rescheduled; Will Return to Las Vegas in October 2021
Unpausing Las Vegas: What might our valley look like after the shutdown lifts? – Las Vegas Sun@bryanhorwath @LasVegasSun
Goodman says she offered using Las Vegas as ‘control group’ for coronavirus – Nevada Independent
The People of Las Vegas
A Traveler’s Guide to the Best Bets in Las Vegas – Elaine Glusac/New York Times @elaineglusac

David Schwartz
dgschwartz.com
unlv.edu/people/david-schwartz
@DrDave702
Twitter Memberships

Twitter
@KMAEventCenter

References

Current Local Time

Event Time Announcer for Las Vegas

Time difference between Las Vegas and other locations

Distance calculator to/from Las Vegas

If it’s 4pm in Las Vegas, what time is it around the world? = Si se trata de 16:00 en Las Vegas, ¿qué hora es en todo el mundo?  #roofdog

2019
Not Just Gambling: Las Vegas Is Becoming a Virtual Reality Hub – Variety
The hellish future of Las Vegas in the climate crisis: ‘A place where we never go outside’
After 30 years, Rio in Las Vegas is losing its status and shine
Viva Las Vegas, here’s the fastest growing cities in each state and Sin City is among them
Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk’s Boring Company for tunnel project

Pig Farm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrRprZ8C93g
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/gyzbgq/pigs-are-eating-las-vegas-casino-leftovers-and-its-saving-the-damn-planet
Las Vegas is known to be the city of excess, but after the party, someone has to clean up. And, in Vegas, that means figuring out how to deal with an overwhelming abundance of food waste. MGM Resorts International, which owns most of the Vegas strip, has been trying to rebrand itself as sustainable. Their efforts seem to be working: in 2018, the U.S. EPA recognized their food recovery efforts by awarding them with a Food Recovery Challenge Award. But can Vegas ever truly be sustainable? VICE News went to Sin City to find out.
https://twitter.com/LasVegasLocally/status/1163238280600543234

RVs

johnniewalkerrv.com

Homeless
Help the homeless or criminalize them? Las Vegas debates a public sleeping ban – MSN

Master Plan
Master-Plan

Amazon.com
Base Camp Las Vegas

Rock Vegas

Vegas Traffic
https://www.fox5vegas.com/traffic
https://www.ktnv.com/traffic
https://www.8newsnow.com/traffic
https://www.rtcsnv.com/traffic-cams/watch-live
https://www.lvmpd.com/en-us/Pages/CurrentTraffic.aspx
https://nvroads.com/icx/pages/cameras.aspx

Vegas-Los Angeles Traffic
Alternative routes from Las Vegas to LA to avoid backups on I-15 – Review Journal @mickakers

Area 15
area15.com

Liberace
mentalfloss.com/article/79531/13-fabulous-facts-about-liberace

Rail Explorers
railexplorers.net/tours/las-vegas
Ecotourism
Facebook
Instagram
@RailExplorersUS

Parking
vegas.com/transportation/free-parking-las-vegas/
Parking Fees – Las Vegas Advisor

Police
Citizens’ Police Academy

Museums
vegasmuseums.org
Museum Season (May 1 – August 31)

Book Festival 
http://www.lasvegasbookfestival.com
@vegasbookfest

CCSD
https://newsroom.ccsd.net
https://twitter.com/ClarkCountySch
https://newsroom.ccsd.net/statement-from-newly-appointed-ccsd-superintendent-jesus-f-jara-ed-d
https://www.ktnv.com/news/study-average-class-sizes-in-nevada-are-largest-in-the-us

Culinary Union
culinaryunion226.org
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Culinary226
Strike Vote 2018: #OurFutureIsNow
@Culinary226

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/las-vegas-casino-workers-vote-authorize-strike-n876651

Laborers Union

local872.com – feel the power
http://www.twitter.com/872Laborers

Animals
What stores allow dogs on leashes? Ace Hardware, Bass Pro Shop, Dicks Sporting Goods, Petco, Petsmart

Calendars and Events
lasvegassun.com/events
lasvegasweekly.com/events
reviewjournal.com/events

Volunteer
volunteercentersn.org

Yarn
Sin City Knit Shop – Debbie

Weddings
https://www.littlechapel.com

Where to stay
Las Vegas is home to 17 of the 20 largest hotels in the USA. The 4,996-room MGM Grand is the largest, followed by Luxor, The Venetian, Aria, and Excalibur.

Delano
El CortezFacebook
Las Vegas Hotel
Downtown Grand@DowntownGrandLV@MobBarLV
Golden Nugget
Goldengatecasino.com

older neighborhoods: Paradise Palms, Scotch 80s, McNeil

Clark County Amphitheater
500 S. Grand Central Parkway
http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/depts/parks/Pages/amphitheater.aspx
https://www.facebook.com/clarkcountyamphitheater

Resort Fees
https://www.lasvegasjaunt.com/las-vegas-resort-fees-2018-guide
http://blog.thewaylo.com/resort-fees-las-vegas
http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-resort-fees-increase-20161206-story.html
I’m not paying your resort fee, stop harassing me about it – Reddit

Research
Brookings Mountain West

Fences
tibertifence.com

History

YouTube
Clark County
Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys

Sahara Blvd
https://www.rtcsnv.com/getconnected/sahara-express
Nigerian Food, 953 East Sahara, #E22

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