America’s Top Charities 2019(Annual list of nation’s 100 largest has a declining United Way Worldwide still on top), with narrative sidebar on methodology and suggestions, Forbes.com, December 11, 2019.
Another PAC posing as a charity plagues Las Vegas(Breast Cancer Health Council PAC, a d/b/a used by Zachary Bass’s Community Health Council PAC, spends nil fighting cancer), NewToLasVegas.com, December 6, 2019.
The Best Places To Retire Abroad in 2020 (New list highlights 65 places in 25 countries), with advice, Forbes.com, November 27, 2019.
Seriously iffy veterans outfit trolls in Las Vegas (American Coalition for Injured Veterans raises raises lots of money–just not for soldiers), NewToLasVegas.com, November 25, 2019.
Thoughts on Las Vegas and ‘View of the World from 9th Avenue’ (Sin City graced Saul Steinberg’s magazine cover masterpiece in 1976), NewToLasVegas.com, November 18, 2019.
It Didn’t Stay Here: NY Indictment for Las Vegas meeting (Four hoping for marijuana license allegedly plotted to cover up funding source of contributions to Laxalt, Duncan), NewToLasVegas.com, October 10, 2019.
In Las Vegas, Forbes 400 roster declines again (Casino brothers Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta cut from storied annual list), NewToLasVegas.com, October 2, 2019.
In Las Vegas, no honor among co-monopolists (After decades enjoying antitrust immunity, Las Vegas Sun sues partner Las Vegas Review-Journal on antitrust grounds), NewToLasVegas.com, September 27, 2019.
Battling Las Vegas newspaper scorpions sink 11% in one year (Circulation of Las Vegas Review-Journal and Las Vegas Sun, who are suing one another, continues steep fall), NewToLasVegas.com, September 23, 2019. UPDATED, September 29, 2019.
It Didn’t Stay Here: Las Vegas aloha to union money allegedly stolen in Hawaii (Honolulu’s Brian Ahakuelo and Marilyn Ahakuelo face charges they lived large on worker dues), NewToLasVegas.com, September 17, 2019.
Las Vegas Sun versus Las Vegas Review-Journal: Two scorpions battle in a sinking bottle (Long-running lawsuit between the two erupts in dueling editorials), NewToLasVegas.com, September 5, 2019.
Great Places To Follow Your Passions In Retirement In 2019 (Forbes list highlights spots for arts, fine dining, lifelong learning, volunteering, outdoor activities on water, outdoor activities on land and golf), Forbes.com, August 27, 2019.
Now it’s Las Vegas grasshoppers getting ridiculous media attention (Intersection of Sin City and the Bible might be the reason),NewToLasVegas.com, August 19, 2019.
Poorly rated child illness charity is back trolling in Las Vegas (Childhood Leukemia Foundation is nominated for list of America’s Stupidest Charities), NewToLasVegas.com, July 31, 2019.
Las Vegas hearse in HOV lane with dead body gets insane media pickup (Scores of outlets around the country carry story, but why?), NewToLasVegas.com, July 3, 2019.
It Didn’t Stay Here: New Haven embezzlement, then Las Vegas spending (Thomas Malone is serving two years for fleecing a company he co-founded), NewToLasVegas.com, July 2, 2019.
Las Vegas-area drivers are far worse than the national average (New annual Allstate Insurance report has dreary statistics on Sin City motorists), NewToLasVegas.com, June 26, 2019.
Far from Las Vegas, U.S. once had a gay president, and vice president, too (The relationship of James Buchanan and William R. King prompted rumors back in the day), NewToLasVegas.com, June 18, 2019.
Far from Las Vegas, UFO-mania began with bogus Roswell Incident (If it’s so well documented, why are there six different alleged crash sites?), NewToLasVegas.com, June 3, 2019.
Police-themed cause trolling Las Vegas spent zip on stated missions(Almost all funds raised by Law Enforcement for a Safer America PAC went for fundraising and overhead), NewToLasVegas.com, May 31, 2019.
It Didn’t Stay Here: New York trial for Las Vegas sports payoff (Defendant shipped $11,000 cash bribe from the Cosmopolitan Hotel in a shoe box), NewToLasVegas.com, May 2, 2019. UPDATED, May 9, 2019, and October 3, 2019.
8 ‘What’s it like living in Las Vegas?’ (Families lead normal lives, with kids who play soccer matches and parents who watch them), NewToLasVegas.com, April 25, 2019.
The Best Places To Retire In 2019 (Forbes.com annual list of 25 places based largely on value), Forbes.com, April 23, 2019.
Poorly rated child illness charity solicits illegally in Las Vegas? (Childhood Leukemia Foundation sought donation by phone despite lack of Nevada charitable registration), NewToLasVegas.com, April 15, 2019.
Also for Joe Biden, It Didn’t Stay Here in Las Vegas (He is accused of inappropriate touching at 2014 political rally),NewToLasVegas.com, March 31, 2019.
Green Book–the real thing, not the movie–shows racist history of Las Vegas (Over three decades, just five places were deemed hospitable to black travelers), NewToLasVegas.com, February 25, 2019.
Iffy cancer charity trolls anew in Las Vegas (United Breast Cancer Foundation still spends most cash donations on fundraising and telemarketing appeals), NewToLasVegas.com, February 7, 2019.
Accused knife killer of homeless man I found had just left jail facing a sword charge (Jarrid Johnson was released without bail less than 48 hours before Ralph Franzello was stabbed to death), NewToLasVegas.com, January 23, 2019.