The Southern Nevada Health District has confirmed case of the measles in a Las Vegas visitor who frequented Luxor and Mandalay Bay early this month. (Las Vegas Review-Journal) The Southern Nevada Health District on Thursday informed the public of a confirmed case of the measles in a visitor to Las Vegas who frequented Luxor and Mandalay Bay early this month. Because measles can be highly contagious, the Health District is advising people who may have been exposed to review their immunization status and contact their health care providers if they are not fully immunized against measles or have not already had the disease. The visitor was at the following locations, according to the health district: Slice of Las Vegas 3390 S. Las Vegas Blvd. (located inside the Shoppes at Mandalay Place) Aug. 2, 2019, 6:45 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 2019, 6:45 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Aug. 6, 2019, 6:45 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Luxor Hotel and casino registration area Aug. 1, 2019, 8 a.m. – 1 … [Read more...] about Las Vegas visitor with measles may have exposed others on Strip
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(Richard Brian Las Vegas Review-Journal) @vegasphotograph A man is facing charges of attempted murder after running over another man last month on Las Vegas Boulevard, leaving the victim brain dead, according to Las Vegas police. Anthony Jackson, 43, was arrested Friday, two weeks after police said Jackson ran over the man twice after seeing the victim walking with Jackson’s girlfriend outside the Tahiti Village Resort at 7230 S Las Vegas Blvd., according to an arrest report from the Metropolitan Police Department. Police were called to the Manor Suites and Tahiti Village parking lot around 5:50 a.m. on July 21 after a woman called to report she saw a man drive over another man in his GMC sport vehicle, police said. Investigators reviewed security footage from the parking lot and saw the victim walking with a female with hair dyed pink. The woman backed up as the victim continued walking forward, when he was hit by the GMC, the report said. Jackson then backed over the victim … [Read more...] about Las Vegas man faces attempted murder charge in vehicle attack
In Elon Musk’s mind-brain, the future is autonomous cars (Teslas) getting sucked into the earth and then fired through tunnels at speed in a clean, orderly new system for navigating cities. The reality has... not quite been that good. Now in Las Vegas, Musk’s tunneling venture The Boring Company is trying for a bold transportation for CES in 2021, but even that is showing its limitations—as it competes against Vegas’ monorail. According to a TechCrunch report, TBC’s Las Vegas project may significantly damage support columns for the existing monorail. And it will still require human drivers. In the past, The Boring Company has promised some type of efficient travel through narrow tunnels with “electric autonomous vehicles with alignment wheels.” Plus, back in May, the company released a video that showed they had done away with the whole alignment wheels thing, so the company’s transportation mode is now just a Tesla in a tunnel, because, … [Read more...] about Elon Musk’s Las Vegas Tunnel Kind Of Sucks?
"Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign designer Betty Willis poses with a photo of her sign at the West Charleston Library in 2002. (Las Vegas News Bureau)Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman along with Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown made a proclamation Thursday May 14, 2009, declaring " Summer in Paradise" a full month ahead of schedule for the rest of the country. The proclamation took place at the "Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas" sign to commenorate the 5oth anniversary of the landmark. A retrospective fashion show was held hosted by Holly Madison. The festivities continued on the strip at the Fashion Show Mall where 281 bikini clad ladies paraded across the strip to set a new Guinness World Record. JOHN GURZINSKI/LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNALBikini-clad women stop traffic with a little aid from the Las Vegas police as they form the world's largest bikini parade across Las Vegas Boulevard marching from the Wynn Las Vegas hotel-casino to the Fashion Show mall on Thursday, May 14, 2009, in … [Read more...] about 60 things to know about the ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa makes sushi during Master Series: Beyond the Blade with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa at Nobu at Caesar Palace in Las Vegas during Vegas Uncork'd Friday, May 10, 2019. Looking on, from left, are Kohei Menemura, Yujiro Oyama, Kazuhiro Shima Aya Antonio and Ruth Kim, all of Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhotoMixologist Barrie Webster works to create a High Pollen Countess cocktail during a Vegas Uncork'd event with Absinthe on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_ImagesA tray of Cauliflower Bavarois appetizers at the Vegas Uncork'd event with Absinthe on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_ImagesThe Green Fairy looks to Wanda Widdles as she readies to create her own cocktail for guests during a Vegas Uncork'd event with Absinthe on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_ImagesThe Green Fairy assists … [Read more...] about At Uncork’d Las Vegas, celebrity chefs meet their fans