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<p>State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, middle, is taking the brunt of criticism for a brief filed in a court case challenging Nevada&amp;#8217;s voter-imposed gay marriage ban.</p>

The will of Nevada’s people taking a beating

Jan 29, 2014 3:01pm
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object. –Thomas JeffersonGiven the sad news that CityLife is nearing...

TO WATER-BASED LIFE FORMS IN LAS VEGASAND THE OTHER PLACES ON “EARTH”

Jan 22, 2014 11:01am
You probably haven’t noticed, but there’s something wrong with the weather.You haven’t noticed for a couple of reasons. One reason is that in Las Vegas, water does not normally fall from the sky....
<p>From Channel 3.</p>

SNARK WEEK, Jan. 23, 2014

Jan 22, 2014 10:01am
SIGN OF THE TIMESThis is one of those ideas that makes you think, “Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?” The Nevada Taxicab Authority has started posting banners at the airport showing estimated...
<p>Are CEOs who have amassed their wealth through internet-based businesses necessarily best qualified as a social visionary. CityLife was one of the few publications willing to ask the question.</p>

The loss of a truth-telling voice

Jan 22, 2014 10:01am
In this penultimate issue of the grittiest and only true alt-weekly in Las Vegas, I find it fitting to go out not with a humble whimper, but swinging wildly with the same kind of zeal for telling the...
<p>JOHN LOCHER</p><p>Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives a state of the city speech at Las Vegas City Hall on Jan. 9.</p>

TO THE LAS VEGAS PEOPLE AND OTHERS WHO ATTENDED THE STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

Jan 16, 2014 10:01am
And those that didn’t attend but might have some passing interest in what the Boss had to say:So once a year those who care about the city - and by those who care, we mean public relations executives...
<p>North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee has gotten himself in a public back-and-forth with the city&amp;#8217;s two previous mayors, Shari Buck and Michael Montandon, a good ole political finger-pointing.</p>

SNARK WEEK

Jan 16, 2014 10:01am
NORTH TOWN THROW DOWNWhile we are sure readers know North Las Vegas is on the brink of a financial disaster, the current mayor and former mayors have taken to the print pages of the local newspapers...

Rebuild public trust

Jan 15, 2014 11:01am
As city council members in Southern Nevada wring their hands over the prospect of finally fulfilling the voter mandate to make medical marijuana available to patients, and Sheriff Doug Gillespie...
<p>Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, presenting a proclamation to Opportunity Village Executive Director Ed Guthrie last month, will deliver the &amp;#8220;2014 State of the City&amp;#8221; address today, Thursday, at 5 p.m. at City Hall.</p>

TO MAYOR GOODMANAND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL

Jan 09, 2014 2:01am
First, we over here at CityLife want to thank Mayor Goodman and the members of the City Council for their service to our community. It is far from easy to balance the competing interests driving...
<p>An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the arctic circle Tuesday Aug, 16, 2005.</p>

EVERY WEEK IS SNARK WEEK

Jan 01, 2014 9:01pm
Hot air fuels global warmingThe Review-Journal, a sister publication of CityLife, opines that global warming isn’t real because it’s cold outside and winter sea ice is up from last year - when it hit...
<p>Lisa Willardson is sworn in before testifying at the disciplinary hearing of Family Court Judge Steven Jones on Dec. 4.</p>

Tragedy follows scandal, and not for the first time

Jan 01, 2014 9:01pm
The news broke Friday morning that former Clark County prosecutor Lisa Willardson was dead. It was as shockingly unexpected as it was predictable. Another attorney in a high-profile scandal found...

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