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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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<p>Little pomegranate tree on 8th Street.</p>


Updated: Oct 16, 2013 6:07pm
It is a weird and exciting time to live and work downtown, is it not, my friend the pomegranate tree? I would say “little” again, but you are fine sturdy fellow, if a little on the short side,...
<p>People stop at an overlook at Valley of Fire State Park about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. &amp;#8220;We&amp;#8217;ve just been flooded with visitors,&amp;#8221; Chris Johnson, a park ranger, said.</p>

SNARK WEEK, OCT. 17, 2013

Updated: Oct 16, 2013 5:41pm
PUTTING THE FUN IN “FUTBOL!”What the Reids want, the Reids get, in this case soccer field priority for Key Reid (son of Harry) and his nonprofit Southern Nevada Soccer Association. That has some...

North Las Vegas pushed to the wall

Updated: Oct 16, 2013 6:09pm
Back in 2006, when times were rosier and any inkling of a catastrophic economic downturn was just peeking through on the horizon, I did an article about the economic growth plans of the city of North...

Editorial Cartoon

Oct 10, 2013 7:16am
The 9 p.m. downtown curfew is designed to “protect our most innocent from the potential of violence, and other bad things.”­— Metro Police Captain Shawn Andersen to the city’s Recommending Committee...
<p style="text-align:right;">CHASE STEVENS</p>

To Clark County Law Enforcement

Updated: Oct 16, 2013 9:28am
Our friends at Metropolitan Police Department and many of their fine colleagues in uniform throughout Southern Nevada don’t make it easy for us.Along with maintaining an astonishingly high rate of...
Reid gives shout out to CL's mothership

Snark Week, Oct. 10

Updated: Oct 09, 2013 4:51pm
THEY LOVE COPS. TO A POINT.Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak says its a little unfair to to imply his consistent vote against a sales tax increase for Metro Police and other valley agencies...
<p>The sun begins to set against the Capitol dome as the budget battle continues on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Washington.</p>


Oct 03, 2013 7:23am
Shut ‘er down!So they pulled the trigger. For the first time in 17 years, the Congress of the United States, an institution blighted by partisanship and self-loathing, has decided to shut down the...
<p>State Sen. Michael Roberson, R-Henderson, center, speaks during a meeting of the Legislative Commission at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas on Thursday, Mar. 29, 2012. (Jessica Ebelhar/Las Vegas Review-Journal)</p>

Columnist Hugh Jackson: While Kihuen and legislative Dems dithered, Republican Michael Roberson co-opted their big issue

Updated: Mar 27, 2013 5:42pm
Nevada’s Legislature had 40 days to either enact or reject the business tax that teachers have qualified to put on the ballot in 2014. That deadline came and went last week, and underscoring why...
<p>George Knapp</p>

Columnist George Knapp: complaints by Boulder City police chief shake up sleepy town’s power elite

Updated: Mar 21, 2013 11:59am
For seven years, Boulder City police chief Thomas Finn has done a pretty good job of maintaining the peace in his green, clean, and mostly quiet community. But kiss the peace goodbye. Finn has just...

Pinocchio: “My nose! What’s happened?”

Sep 05, 2012 5:14pm
The Blue Fairy: “Perhaps you haven’t been telling the truth.” Pinocchio: “Oh, but I have, every single word!” Good thing the Blue Fairy wasn’t auditing Paul Ryan’s speech at the Republican convention...