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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 3:41pm
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free...


Jan 22, 2014 11:30am
You probably haven’t noticed, but there’s something wrong with the weather.You haven’t...
<p>From Channel 3.</p>

SNARK WEEK, Jan. 23, 2014

Jan 22, 2014 10:10am
SIGN OF THE TIMESThis is one of those ideas that makes you think, “Why didn’t someone...
<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 10:09am
In this penultimate issue of the grittiest and only true alt-weekly in Las Vegas, I find...

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A dancer collets her tips at The Horse, the site of the former Crazy Horse Too, on Industrial Road in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The strip club is set to hold a grand opening party Saturday with a new owner after years of being closed. (Jessica Ebelhar/Las Vegas Review-Journal)


Dec 19, 2013 8:25am
TOO SEXY FOR THE MEETINGThe Clark County School District Board of Trustees last week tabled dangerous talk about instituting comprehensive sex ed programs. It’s weird that the only state in the union...
<p>A bus traveling from Newtown to Monroe, Conn., stops in front of 26 angels along the roadside on Jan. 3, 2013 to represent those who died in the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting.</p>

A year later, and what have we done?

Dec 19, 2013 8:24am
“At a time when more than 30,000 Americans are killed by guns each year, it is shameful that the United States Senate can’t pass gun safety legislation that would protect our most vulnerable citizens...
<p>Visitors browse stores at the Downtown Container Park during its opening Nov. 25. The operators said a new bag-checking policy was because the city of Las Vegas wanted to keep liquor out. The city of Las Vegas said, &amp;#8220;Um, no. We never said that.&amp;#8221;</p>


Updated: Jan 08, 2014 12:09pm
EDITOR'S NOTE: After CityLife went to press, we received the following note from the Downtown Project spokeperson: "I wanted to let you know that we have discontinued random bag searches at Downtown...

Downtown Development: Part Two

Dec 12, 2013 9:11am
“The history of the world is but the biography of great men,” wrote the 19th Century theorist Thomas Carlyle. Twenty years later, British philosopher and anthropologist Herbert Spencer countered that...
<p>JASON BEAN</p><p>Las Vegas promoters of the National Finals Rodeo are working to extend the events&amp;#8217; contract, which is set to expire at the end of next year. The 10-day rodeo generated $60.1 million in nongaming revenue in 2012.</p>


Dec 12, 2013 9:06am
UNVALIDATED RESTAURANTThe MTO Cafe, which recently opened in the City of Las Vegas parking garage, has a little bit of a parking problem. While there is plenty of parking inside the parking garage on...
<p>In this 1998 photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and U.S. President Bill Clinton peer through the bars of prison cell No. 5, the cramped, gray cell where Mandela was jailed for 18 years in his struggle against apartheid, on Robben Island, South Africa. Mandela died Dec. 5 at age 95.</p>


Updated: Dec 10, 2013 9:28pm
Forgiveness.It is such a simple word, such a difficult concept to employ in real life. I had the occasion to consider forgiveness several times last week. One came with news that Nelson Mandela, the...
<p>Dale Erquiaga, left, Nevada superintendent of public instruction, and Board President Elaine Wynn as seen during the state Board of Education meeting at Department of Education in Las Vegas in September.</p>


Updated: Dec 12, 2013 11:49am
We all have standards. Higher standards are good, too, sometimes.Of course, what is a high standard for you may not be for me, and vice versa. We noted with interest the promotion of an essay on the...
<p>Dana Gentry</p>

High road to redemption

Updated: Dec 12, 2013 4:21pm
“What a long, strange trip it’s been.” –“Truckin’”, The Grateful DeadCredibility. Few things matter more to a journalist. It’s one of the earliest lessons and comes with continued education at every...
<p>Mall customers stroll through the Boulevard Mall on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. The shopping center that opened in March 1968, was recently purchased by local buyers, Sansone Companies/Boulevard Ventures, LLC. (David Becker/Las Vegas Review-Journal)</p>


Dec 05, 2013 6:43am
INVESTING IN THE OBSOLETESome people enjoy collecting items from America’s past, and the Sanson Cos. seems to be that type of company. The local real estate firm announced Monday the $54.5 million...
<p>Now outgoing UNLV President Neal Smatresk gives his annual state of the state address at the university in Las Vegas Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013. Goodbye!</p>


Nov 29, 2013 2:52pm
OUT WITH OLD, IN WITH NEWMinutes, yes minutes, after two school officials skated by with no sanctions for breaking state law, two Clark County School District Board members had ethics complaints...