2021

2021

 New leaders of Las Vegas fallen-cop charity vow more transparency and efficiency (Injured Police Officers Fund says annual public filing doesn’t tell full story), NewToLasVegas.com, November 16, 2021.
 Las Vegas Review-Journal circulation plummets 19% in one year (Six-year drop is 71%), NewToLasVegas.com, November 8, 2021.
 It Didn’t Stay Here: Texas regulators allege ‘illegal gambling scheme’ in Las Vegas (AP Hedge and Christopher Dino Paganelli accused of selling unregistered securities in Houston based on betting strategies),NewToLasVegas.com, November 4, 2021.
 Mission of yet another unregistered ‘faux charity’ trolling in Las Vegas: women cops (Americans for Female Officers is latest to flout new Nevada law), NewToLasVegas.com, October 29, 2021.
Ignoring new law, unregistered ‘faux charities’ keep soliciting in Las Vegas (
Back Blue Lives PAC is the latest to call with terrible financial efficiencies),NewToLasVegas.com, October 21, 2021.
Will new law slow ‘faux charity’ pitches in Las Vegas and Nevada?
(Bill widens registration requirement for solicitation requests),NewToLasVegas.com, October 12, 2021.
Forbes 400 roster in Las Vegas falls to two
(And despite desert living they use a lot of water, too), NewToLasVegas.com, October 5, 2021.
Las Vegas COVID-19 per-capita death rate still double that of U.S.
(Local media ignores the poor comparison), NewToLasVegas.com, September 29, 2021.
Faux cancer charity pitches Las Vegas with variation on a theme
(Ovarian Cancer Awareness Initiative and its parent, United Women’s Health Alliance PAC, spent nothing collected on stated mission) ,NewToLasVegas.com, September 27, 2021.
From Las Vegas: World history is fatal flaw in Trump’s voting fraud claim
(Out-of-power parties don’t have the resources, and incumbents rarely complain), NewToLasVegas.com, September 21, 2021.
The 25 Best Places To Enjoy Your Retirement
(Focus is on leisure pursuits, from the arts, learning and fine dining to hiking, skiing, sailing and golf), Forbes.com, September 17, 2021.WITH SIDEBAR ON METHODOLOGY AND DATA SOURCES.
At the Las Vegas sentencing of the killer whose victim I found
(Jarrid Johnson gets 18 years in case that raises some tough truths), NewToLasVegas.com, September 10, 2021.
COVID-19 pandemic still hits Las Vegas worse than U.S.–just like 1918 Spanish flu
(Per-capita death rate is 13% worse than the national rate),NewToLasVegas.com, September 6, 2021.
Faux charity trolling Las Vegas for relief causes spent $0 on stated mission
(American Coalition for Crisis Relief PAC raised millions from small donors),NewToLasVegas.com, August 16, 2021.
 A warning to would-be Las Vegas visitors(
COVID-19 death rate is four times the national average), NewToLasVegas.com, August 5, 2021.
Las Vegas could do a lot more to fight the pandemic
(Clark County Commission imposes a half-hearted mask mandate),NewToLasVegas.com, July 22, 2021.
In Las Vegas COVID-19 looks like issue in 2022 race for governor
(But Nevadans have only themselves to blame for bad pandemic data), NewToLasVegas.com, June 28, 2021.
Once again, Nevada aims for history with execution of Las Vegas murderer
(In 1924 the state conducted the world’s first execution in a gas chamber), NewToLasVegas.com, June 20, 2021.
Policy issues remain as Las Vegas killer I found to plead guilty but mentally ill
(Why was Jarrid Johnson even on the street to murder homeless Ralph Franzello?), NewToLasVegas.com, June 10, 2021.
In Las Vegas, faux charities calls me twice in same day
(Breast Cancer and Women’s Health Initiative, part of United Women’s Health Alliance PAC, spent nothing on stated mission),NewToLasVegas.com, June 6, 2021.
In Las Vegas, many folks openly reject COVID-19 vaccinations
(Strange logic abounds at Dog Fancier’s Park),NewToLasVegas.com, May 30, 2021.
Las Vegas is not out of the pandemic woods
(John J. Lee, only Republican candidate for governor, catches COVID-19 and admits he didn’t vaccinate), NewToLasVegas.com, May 19, 2021.
The Best Places To Retire In 2021
(These are the top 25 cities for retirees), Forbes.com, May 14, 2021.
It Didn’t Stay Here: Feds say some proceeds of big L.A. Ponzi were spent in Las Vegas
(Little-known actor Zach Avery (real name Zachary Horwitz) faces charges over alleged $690 million fraud), NewToLasVegas.com, May 6, 2021.
Autism faux charity PAC that trolled in Las Vegas spent zero on races in 2020
(American Alliance for Disabled Children spent 93% of donations on fundraising), NewToLasVegas.com, April 22, 2021.
Las Vegas hospital accused of big Medicare overbilling was co-founded by mobster linked to casino skim
(Moe Dalitz was an original partner in Sunrise Hospital), NewToLasVegas.com, April 5, 2021.
Pandemic has killed more Las Vegas folks per capita than rest of U.S.
(Death rate is 7% worse than the country’s), NewToLasVegas.com, March 15, 2021.
With the Adelsons selling Las Vegas properties, what about the Review-Journal?
(Newspaper might face an uncertain future), NewToLasVegas.com, March 12, 2021.
It Didn’t Stay Here: guilty in Tacoma for spending in Las Vegas
(Public housing executive Cova Campbell stole $7 million of public funds), NewToLasVegas.com, February 15, 2021.
In Las Vegas, like elsewhere, owning the newspaper helps ensure a nice obituary
(Las Vegas Review-Journal’s extensive coverage of Sheldon Adelson’s death left out some stuff), NewToLasVegas.com, January 21, 2021.
Gagging Parler, based in a Las Vegas suburb, maybe not the best idea
(The better solution is more speech, not less), NewToLasVegas.com, January 11, 2021.