April 06–After two decades of providing programs and services for the LGBTQ community of Las Vegas, the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada finally has a home all its own.
“Having this sort of presence in the community, I think, will make our business known to more people who haven’t been able to access services through the center before,” said Mel Goodwin, program director at the center, which served more than 30,000 Las Vegas residents in 2012.
“Seeing what kind of a difference caring people like Candice and my co-worker Joshua can make in someone’s life changed my career path, my life outlook, my understanding of community,” Goodwin said, referring to Executive Director Candice Nichols and HIV Prevention Director Joshua Montgomery.

LAS VEGAS _ For years, he’s been the Wizard of the Strip, an Oz-like character whose wealth and power have never been in doubt but who has stayed behind a curtain, away from public exposure.
Sheldon Adelson, 79, who rose from impoverished roots in Boston to become one of the planet’s richest men and chief executive of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. international gaming empire, has long kept his counsel exclusively to lawyers and other insiders, a trusted few.
At issue was whether Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen successfully worked behind the scenes to help Adelson and his casino get a foothold in Macau, a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China _ and now the world’s biggest gambling market _ where Las Vegas Sands Corp. runs half a dozen casinos.

LAS VEGAS, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CacheIO, the high performance storage leader for intense media applications, today announced that it has qualified the Micron M500 960GB solid state drive (SSD) from Micron Technology, Inc. in its all flash array designed for media workflow applications.
CacheIO will demonstrate the all flash array utilizing the Micron M500 960GB SSDs in a 4K film production environment at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) tradeshow in Las Vegas, April 6 – 11.
The demonstration will be held in conjunction with 4K film application leaders including MTI Film (booth SL15510) and Digital Vision (Renaissance Hotel, the Chairman’s room).

April 05–CARSON CITY –Although there was an error in Justice Court, the Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of Michael Patterson, convicted of killing a man in 2007 in an argument over a dog in Las Vegas.
Patterson complained that his rights were violated when he was not permitted to substitute his hired attorney for a court-appointed lawyer on the night before a preliminary hearing in Justice Court.
The court ruled that Patterson did not demonstrate how the error would have resulted in a different result at trial.

Leading Integrated Resort Developer Drives Innovation in "Green" Convention and Meetings Industry LAS VEGAS, NV — (Marketwired) — 04/05/13 — Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), the world’s premier developer and operator of integrated resort destinations, continues to set the industry standard in developing sustainable business practices with a significant expansion of its custom Sands ECO360 Meetings program.
New offerings include “Green Meeting Concierges” to guide the entire sustainable meeting planning process, “Sands ECO360 Event Impact Statement” — a report to track a meeting’s sustainability performance, and the option to add community engagement events to the meeting experience.
The Sands ECO360 Meetings program was created specifically to help Las Vegas Sands’ meeting and convention customers fully leverage the company’s award-winning investment in sustainable building and business practices.

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