This year’s race for Sparks Ward 1 is particularly special. For the first time in the city’s history, there are two Millennials running for the same spot on the Sparks City Council.
By Natalie Van Hoozer Senator Tim Kaine has been speaking both English and Spanish while campaigning as the Democratic vice-presidential candidate. When he recently stopped in Reno for a rally, attendees were surprised that he did not use those bilingual skills. Kaine did discuss several issues important to the northern Nevada community, including immigration and… [Read More]
Nationally, Blacks, Hispanics and American Indians combined suffer from higher rates of STDs than Whites as noted in the graphs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2014. Data for 2015 is not yet available.
By Alexa Ard “Somewhere in a neighborhood near you they don’t love your flesh, you’ve got to love it.” RENO, Nev. – Artist and scholar L. Martina Young commanded the patio at Pignic Pub & Patio on June 19 with these words during her dance based on Toni Morrison’s book “Beloved”. Her performance opened the… [Read More]
By Michael Olinger On a cold and rainy May morning, John Clemens, 51, arrives at the state day labor office on Galletti Way in Sparks. It is 6 a.m. It could be hours before he gets a job for the day, if he gets one at all. “I had a great summer, but had a bad… [Read More]
Reported and Produced by Jose Olivares, Natalie Van Hoozer, Monica Gomez and Stephanie Serrano Research and data visualization by Greta Ochsner and Cynthia Sandoval A Day in the Life of a Galletti Day Laborer Cesar on the Job Related article: Working and Waiting at the Sparks Day Labor Office
His name will appear on the Nevada primary ballot on June 14, 2016 as HAMILTON, Eddie “Trumblican”. As suggested, Hamilton is a self-identified super fan of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and hopes to be his “go-to guy” in the Senate if elected to the open seat.
When it comes to education, Democratic Congressional candidate Susie Lee would tell you she’s devoted much of her life to improving the lives of Nevada’s children. Among her accolades is her role as president for the Communities In Schools of Nevada board.
While his parents were not musicians or music collectors, Torres developed a love for music from what he heard on the radio, though his passion has not always paid the bills.
As the march towards November continues, Shepherd is hopeful that his personal, hands-on approach is enough to set him apart from the rest of the political pack and make this former student, entrepreneur, teacher and activist a future congressman.