Monthly Archives: November 2018

Mental health: Reducing stigma is the key to healthy aging

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 29, 2018
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The Baby Boomer generation has redefined what it means to grow older – working longer and living more active lifestyles than their parents ever imagined...

Alzheimer’s Disease: When should you see a doctor?

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 29, 2018
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One in 10 people over 65 are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease — a number that is expected to rise exponentially over the next few decades, especially here in Nevada. Recent statistics show that the “gray tsunami” is making waves in the Silver State, with an estimated 64,000 residents living with the disease by 2025 – a 48.8 percent increase from the 45,000 residents affected today...

Marijuana tax collections top $7 million in September

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 28, 2018
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Tax proceeds from legal marijuana sales in Nevada topped $7 million in September, falling just short of the single-month record set in August, officials announced today. The industry brought in ...

Marijuana tax collections top $7 million in September

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 28, 2018
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Tax proceeds from legal marijuana sales in Nevada topped $7 million in September, falling just short of the single-month record set in August, officials announced today. The industry brought in ...

Terrible Herbst founder Jerry Herbst dies at 80

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2018
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Jerry Herbst, philanthropist and founder of the convenience store chain that bears his name, has died at age 80. Herbst, who in 1959 founded Terrible Herbst Inc., a business empire with more than 160 convenience stores, car washes and oil-change locations throughout Southern Nevada, died peacefully today at his home, the company said in a statement. This summer, Terrible’s Road House, a ...

Film industry is an untapped boon for Las Vegas’ economy

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 26, 2018
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Las Vegas is an ideal environment to shoot commercials, television shows, movies and more.

Ice cream man brings a piece of Thailand to Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 26, 2018
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Ted Sumi's search for the perfect ice cream took him to Thailand. After more than a year of tinkering with the recipe, he opened Rolled Ice Cream in Las Vegas.

The List: SBA 7(a) lenders, Nov. 26, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 26, 2018
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Find out about SBA 7(a) lenders. This week, we rank them by 2018 loan volume (October 2017-September 2018).

The Notes: Philanthropy, Nov. 26, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 26, 2018
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In the Notes: The Meadows School, HELP of Southern Nevada, Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Windsong Trust, Communities In Schools of Southern Nevada, Bank of America Charitable Foundation and more ...

New Las Vegas driving experience puts participants in police chase

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 25, 2018
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Blue and red lights flashed in the rearview mirror of a convertible at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Then suddenly, the red Ford Mustang spun out and came to a stop, tires smoking and the smell of burning rubber wafting through the air. The demonstration of the ...