The Las Vegas mobster next door (Guilty plea by Mafia boss living in suburbs creates local buzz), NewToLasVegas.com, December 23, 2016.
Lying police union makes a lying pitch for money in Las Vegas (International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, d/b/a National Police and Troopers Association, falsely depicts itself as a charity aiding fallen officers), NewToLasVegas.com, December 15, 2016.
The Largest U.S. Charities For 2016 (United Way Worldwide leads list of 100 nonprofits that took in $45 billion in donations), Forbes.com, December 14, 2016.
How To Evaluate A Charity (Look at financial efficiencies, then ask lots of questions), Forbes.com, December 14, 2016.
In Las Vegas sirens are constant background sound (High violent crime rate might be one reason for frequent emergency vehicle activity), NewToLasVegas.com, December 8, 2016.
‘None of These Candidates’ is official option on Las Vegas ballot (Nevada is only state that allows voters this formal means of protest), NewToLasVegas.com, October 30, 2016
Cash gifts to veterans charity trolling Las Vegas do little good (Maybe 9% of money donations to Foundation for American Veterans was spent on charity), NewToLasVegas.com, October 25, 2016.
Las Vegas is apt place for Trump election-rigging talk (Republicans favoring Lincoln hurriedly turned Nevada into a state eight days before the 1864 election), NewToLasVegas.com, October 21, 2016.
Nine richest persons in Las Vegas collectively worth $50 billion (Three-fifths of that wealth belongs to Sheldon Adelson), NewToLasVegas.com, October 4, 2016.
Sketchy police nonprofit pitches in Las Vegas (National Police and Troopers Association, part of the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, falsely depicts itself as a charity), NewToLasVegas.com, September 27, 2016.
Las Vegas heat nears end of its yearly run (Upwards of eight months of good weather is about to appear), NewToLasVegas.com, September 5, 2016.
One sketchy veterans charity Las Vegas will avoid (National Vietnam Veterans Foundation d/b/a American Veterans Support Foundation shuts down), NewToLasVegas.com, September 2, 2016.
Popular Fremont Street in Las Vegas named for a war criminal (John C. Frémont was a military officer, politician, businessman–and murderer), NewToLasVegas.com, August 18, 2016.
The other signs around the ‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign say a lot more (Warnings about crime and overreaching photographers highlight area’s culture), NewToLasVegas.com, August 8, 2016.
Is everyone a scamster in Las Vegas? (Paranoia over $20 bills might be evidence of a larger issue), NewToLasVegas.com, August 4, 2016.
Las Vegas ‘What Happens Here’ slogan is a recent PR invention (Famous expression about Sin City dates back just 13 years), NewToLasVegas.com, July 4, 2016.
Leaving Seattle, amid pondering (Where will all the dramatic change lead?), NewToSeattle.com, July 4, 2016.
Two calls in 24 hours from the same iffy charity prowling Seattle (Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation spent on charity just 6% of money raised), NewToSeattle.com, May 17, 2016.
Suspense in Seattle grows as tunneling moves under Viaduct (Elevated roadway to shut for two weeks just in case something happens), NewToSeattle.com, April 26, 2016.
New Yorker story about Seattle sinking into the sea wins a Pulitzer Prize (Kathryn Schulz earthquake article triggered much local debate), NewToSeattle.com, April 18, 2016.
The Best Places To Retire In 2016 (This year’s picks are located in 19 states), with SLIDE SHOW and MAP, Forbes.com, April 4, 2016.
Elusive King County Police Union remains on the prowl (Public Safety Employees Union 519, which uses that name in fundraising, is again nominated for list of America’s Stupidest Charities), NewToSeattle.com, April 4, 2016.
Great Places To Follow Your Passions In Retirement (Forbes picks 25 places with top offerings in one or more of seven categories: the arts, fine dining, lifelong learning, volunteering, outdoor activities on water, outdoor activities on land, and golf), with SLIDE SHOW, Forbes.com, March 9, 2016.
In Seattle, Joel Collins is one stupid charity computer (American Veterans Support Foundation, trade name of National Vietnam Veterans Foundation, again calls a known critic asking for money), NewToSeattle.com, February 28, 2016.
An iffy charity makes a short phone call in Seattle (Injured American Veterans Foundation, part of Healing Heroes Network, hangs up after one sentence), NewToSeattle.com, February 10, 2016.
Disaster-prone Seattle produces a searchable map of disaster (Website shows widespread possibility of earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis), NewToSeattle.com, January 19, 2016.
In Seattle, a looooooooog chat with Amazon (Back-and-forth messages about Kindle app lasts 94 minutes, involves 18 techs and fixes nothing), NewToSeattle.com, January 5, 2016.