Californians Seeking More Affordable Homes Could Be Turning Arizona, Nevada Blue In 2020, Report FindsPeople moving from pricey California metros such as the Bay Area has likely led to an uptick of registered Democrats in Arizona and Nevada, which could help deliver the states to Joe Biden in the upcoming November election.
Burning Man 2020 Goes All-In On Virtual Reality With 'Multiverse'Burning Man organizers have responded to the coronavirus pandemic, like many other institutions, by going online-only but this year's festivities will incorporate a wide range of technologies from simple Zoom conferences to advanced VR-simulated worlds.
Elon Musk Says Russian Instigated Ransomware Attack At Tesla Battery Factory In NevadaAccording to Elon Musk, a Russian man's ransomware scheme took aim at Tesla’s 1.9 million-square-foot factory in Sparks, Nevada, which makes batteries for Tesla vehicles and energy storage units.
Western States Face Reckoning Over Water but Avoid Cuts for Now Amid prolonged drought and climate change in a region that's only getting thirstier, when that reckoning will arrive — and how much time remains to prepare for it — is still a guess.
At Least 123 Visitors To Nevada Test Positive For COVID-19 In Recent Weeks; 46% From CaliforniaAt least 123 visitors to Nevada tested positive for the coronavirus while visiting the state in recent weeks or shortly after returning home, according to state health data.
Reopening: Lake Tahoe, Reno Casinos Preparing To Reopen With Social Distancing In Early June Casinos from Lake Tahoe to Laughlin started announcing plans Wednesday to lure back customers beginning June 4, with one downtown Las Vegas hotel owner buying more than 1,000 one-way airline tickets to boost interest around the country.
Dozens Of Aftershocks Continue To Rattle Western NevadaDozens of aftershocks ranging in magnitude of 4.6 to 2.5 continued to rattle an area near the California-Nevada border Saturday following Nevada's largest earthquake since 1954.
Coronavirus: California, Western States Seek $1 Trillion Federal Lifeline For 1st Responders, Health Care, Public EducationCalifornia is joining with other western states to request a collective $1 trillion lifeline from the federal government to fund essential first responders, health care needs and educational systems as states grapple with historic budget deficits because of the coronavirus pandemic.
DNA Links Convicted Nevada Sex Abuser To 1981 Rape, Murder Of 16-Year-Old Girl In OaklandA 57-year-old man who had been serving a lengthy sentence in Nevada for a sexual assault conviction was arraigned on Friday on special circumstances murder charges for the 1981 rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in West Oakland.
Coronavirus Update: Burning Man Canceled For 1st Time In 34 Years In Wake Of Coronavirus OutbreakOrganizers for the famed Burning Man celebration called off the annual Summer counter-culture gathering in the Nevada desert this year over concerns about the current coronavirus outbreak.
Crashes, Slippery Conditions As Snow Snarls Traffic On I-80 In SierraAnother round of snow snarled traffic with more than a dozen crashes on slippery roads in Reno and triggered chain controls on I-80 in the Sierra.
Burning Man Organizers Sue U.S. Gov't Agency Over Land-Use FeesBurning Man organizers sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to recover millions of dollars they say the government has overcharged them in fees over the past seven years at the counter-culture celebration in the Nevada desert.
Suspect In Deadly Bay Area Rampage Sentenced For Nevada Deputy ShootingA 43-year-old suspect in three killings in the Bay Area last April has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for the attempted murder of a Nevada sheriff's deputy he shot before he was arrested near Lake Tahoe.
Gun Enthusiasts Find Nevada Loopholes In California Ammunition LawAfter two mass shootings in 24 hours left 29 people dead this past August there's been a rush to tighten gun laws nationwide. There's also been a rush to buy guns and ammunition before more restrictions are imposed.
Nevada Dam Modified to Let Threatened Trout Migrate from Pyramid Lake Toward TahoeFederal officials are making fish-friendly modifications to a northern Nevada dam that has blocked native spawning grounds for a threatened trout species that once migrated 120 miles from a high-desert lake to the alpine waters of Lake Tahoe.