Robin Leach (Aug. 29, 1941 to Aug. 17, 2018) was an entertainment reporter and writer from London. Beginning his career as a print journalist, first in England and then in the United States, he became best known for hosting the television series Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous from 1984 to 1995. The show focused on profiling well-known celebrities and their lavish homes, cars, and vacations. His signature phrase was “champagne wishes and caviar dreams.” He moved to Las Vegas in 1999, wrote for the Las Vegas Sun and the daily VegasDeluxe.com website from 2008 through June 2016, and then he was hired by Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Review-Journal. Leach died at the age of 76 from complications of a stroke he suffered in 2017. 0.00 avg. rating (0% score) - 0 votes … [Read more...] about City of Las Vegas proposes renaming Clark Avenue to Robin Leach Lane
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September 12, 2018 By Press Release Wire Leave a Comment – For a second year in a row, Nevada State Bank was voted “Best Bank” in the “Best of Reno” contest presented by the Reno Gazette-Journal. Focusing on the Reno/Sparks area, Nevada State Bank took first place over all banks and credit unions. Winners of this competition are both nominated and voted on by local residents, making this honor all the more meaningful to the bank and its colleagues. “We’re honored by the recognition again from our customers who recognize our high standards of service,” said Terry Shirey, president and CEO of Nevada State Bank. “We’re excited to win by a landslide, and we owe this honor to our customers and our colleagues who deliver on our commitment to our customers – going above and beyond by delivering a great experience at our branches every day.” More than 20,000 readers cast more than 190,000 votes in all – for their … [Read more...] about Nevada State Bank Wins Gold in “Best of Reno” for a Second Year in a Row
Philadelphia Eagles' Zach Ertz celebrates after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) In the end, a newly appointed committee charged with attracting major sporting events to Southern Nevada might need seed money most. The 19-member Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee gathered for the first time Friday to begin strategizing about the best ways to attract and finance bids for events like the Super Bowl, the NFL draft, and the NCAA’s Final Four and Frozen Four. Rossi Ralenkotter, CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, noted that the goal of putting more “heads in beds” with high-profile sports events may be more challenging than it looks, because schedulers will have to avoid bringing in large crowds when big conventions are already in town. He also noted that preparing a competitive bid takes financial resources, so part of the … [Read more...] about Las Vegas group focuses on Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Sports Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByKen Belson June 8, 2018 LAS VEGAS — To the usual assortment of tourists and hawkers on the Strip’s pulsing fantasy land of fountains, hotels, casinos, clubs and restaurants came thousands of hockey fans on Thursday night, heading to the T-Mobile Arena to see the hometown Golden Knights maybe, just maybe, improbably, win the Stanley Cup. They didn’t. The Washington Capitals won Game 5 to claim their first N.H.L. title after 43 seasons. Yet in many ways, the Golden Knights’ inaugural season will be remembered as much for how it began as for how it ended. On Oct. 1, just days before the start of the regular season, Stephen Paddock opened fire from his 32nd-floor hotel room here, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds who were attending a country music festival across the street. The mass … [Read more...] about How the Hockey Team in Las Vegas Won Despite Losing
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