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Actor Patrick Kilpatrick Discusses and Signs his New Book Dying for Living (tags)

Actor Patrick Kilpatrick Discusses and Signs his New Book Dying for Living: Sins & Confessions of a Hollywood Villain & Libertine Patriot

Text Book by Otto Wahl Indicts Hollywood for 100's of False Images of Mental Illness (tags)

Otto Wahl is a researcher who in the 1990's examined what Hollywood produced in 1 year about brain disorders. He found that 99% of all Hollywood releases in motion picture and Television falsely depicted brain disorders as always axe murderers or other forms of terror

Nashville Holds Remembrance Vigil in Response to Las Vegas 10 Gun Masacre (tags)

Gil Evans, Alison Krause as well as many other artists performed and spoke in Nashville in front of a large crowd of Country Music fans.

Incompetent fbi/Police in Las Vegas & USA (tags)

How many massacres do we need before fbi and police are held accountable!

Exposed: The Miserable Lives of the Last Exotic Animal Act on The Las Vegas Strip (tags)

The last exotic animal act exposed in Las Vegas

CBS, Ford, Las Vegas, Kawasaki, Randy Houser, Country Radio Sponsor Rodeo Brutality (tags)

It's time for CBS, Ford, Kawasaki, Randy Houser, Clear Channel, the city of Las Vegas etc. to end their profiteering from blood sports causing deaths and injurieds to human beings and animals.

FOIA Request Results for LVIMC (tags)

Sent a number of FOIA requests last year, including Las Vegas Indymedia. This is what I got.

A Q&A with environmental lawyer Simeon Herskovits (GBWN) (tags)

Environmental lawyer Simeon Herskovits discusses the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and their proposed water pipeline from the rural aquifers of Snake Valley to Las Vegas as being primarily for the interests of developers (Whittemore) on cheap land (purchased from Aerojet) much further north of the urban region. Indigenous tribes, ratepayers, ranchers and the ecosystem will all pay the price for Whittemore's wealth from the latest water heist.

SNWA Whistleblower Shows Ratepayers Bilked for Spring Valley Ranches (tags)

The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) has used rate hikes and government subsidies to purchase ranches at six times above market value to appear as landholders for water rights for their proposed pipeline. An employee of the SNWA turned whistleblower has come forward with evidence of bribery of local officials and yearly losses of money on the SNWA ranches. In related news Sen. Mike Roberson introduced SB 232 with bipartisan support to require greater transparency by the SNWA and would require the water authority to obtain approval from the PUC before increasing water rates.

Water Theft from Aquifers Benefit Developers at Expense of Ecosystems (tags)

Water theft from rural aquifers for the short term benefit of Las Vegas developers is a crime against the ecosystems and human communities that depend upon their water for survival. The theft of the aquifer water by SNWA is a sequel of the Owens Valley water grab by LADWP nearly a century ago. Any ELF actvists looking for training sites have over 200 miles of practice targets if this pipeline goes through. Maybe someone should send LADWP a message that water theft can be stopped by preventing transport. When the pipeline is ruptured in numerous places this water theft will become a more costly endeavor! The LADWP and SNWA needs to stop stealing water from aquifers and desert lakes!

BLM Support of SNWA Pipeline is "Pure Folly" (tags)

The decision last week by the BLM to support the SNWA pipeline shows their disregard for science and inability to protect species that are under their watch. The developers who plan projects like Coyote Springs 50 miles north of Las Vegas are dependent upon this pipeline, NOT Las Vegas. Just more hype so that some developers (Whittemore/Seeno/etc...) can profit at the expense of the desert spring ecosystems in Snake and Spring Valleys. There isn't enough water in these aquifers to support the suburban sprawl of Coyote Springs 100,000 homes, golf courses, etc...

Goshute Tribes Fight SNWA Pipeline to Vegas (tags)

The clock is ticking on the 60-day review period for the environmental assessment report on a controversial water pipeline along the Nevada-Utah border that the Goshute Confederated Tribes say would draw down their own water supplies and impede economic development as well as compromise sacred sites. The eight-foot-diameter pipeline would carry water 300 miles from eastern Nevada to Las Vegas, pumping about 84,000 acre-feet of water annually from Goshute and other tribal lands.

BLM’s new “alternative” on Vegas pipe (tags)

Ever heard of the Council on Environmental Quality? Chaired by former LA Deputy Mayor Nancy Sutley, it’s a White House office that according to its website ”coordinates Federal environmental efforts.” To judge by a recent update from the Bureau of Land Management, Sutley’s office may just hold the key for a compromise in a long-running battle over rural groundwater between Utah and Nevada. Using powers supposedly afforded by the Council, the Bureau is adding a new alternative to an environmental impact statement that may allow Vegas to pump and Utah to keep its water too. The only clear loser is the environment.

No SNWA Pipeline! Let's Keep the SPRING in Spring Valley! (tags)

539 members of the Goshute tribe in western Utah are all that stand between the Southern Nevada Water Authority and a proposed multi-billion-dollar pipeline that would “pump billions of gallons of groundwater” from the Goshutes’ home in Spring Valley “to parched Las Vegas,” in a 92" wide pipe that would run for 300 miles.

Tribal Leaders gather in Las Vegas to oppose SNWA water pipeline (tags)

More than 25 Tribal Leaders, from four states, will gather in Las Vegas to issue a joint statement asking the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to deny the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s (SNWA) proposed groundwater pipeline project application.

Goshutes battle to save their sacred water from SNWA pipeline (tags)

Elders of the Goshute Nation and many scientists agree that removal of aquifer water from eastern Nevada with the SNWA proposed pipeline for Las Vegas suburban development will destroy the spring fed ecosystems that the goshute have depended upon for their cultural and physical survival. Preparations for spiritual and mental battle to protect sacred Goshute water are beginning.

Las Vegans speak out against expensive SNWA pipeline project (tags)

Anyone who wishes to comment to the Nevada State Engineer to protest the SNWA pipeline project and help protect endemic spring snails from extinction can do so today on this website link. The SNWA pipeline has been described as an economic stimulus plan for developers at the expense of ratepayers, rural people and spring fed ecosystems.

Response 2 SNWA; NO Water Theft 4 Developers! (Part 2) (tags)

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Response 2 SNWA; NO Water Theft 4 Developers! (tags)

This report is one of many public comments given throughout several locations in Nevada in opposition to the proposed SNWA 300 mile pipeline from the Snake and Spring Valley aquifer system to provide water for developers like Harvey Whittemore (Coyote Springs, U.S. 93 & NV 189), KB Homes and other developers interested in furthering the suburban sprawl outside of Las Vegas despite many homes remaining unoccupied and in foreclosure. The developers revealed their true motives as the only comments in favor of the SNWA pipeline were from homebuilders associations and other construction related industries.

Living without Borders Encuentro in Las Vegas, NV Feb 12th & 13th, 2011 (tags)

The Living Without Borders encuentro will be held on Sat, Feb 12 and Sun, Feb 13, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Living Without Borders / Viviendo Sin Fronteras is an encuentro sponsored by the United Coalition for Im/migrant Rights in Las Vegas, which will bring together activists and community members, for a weekend of discussion, action, and entertainment devoted to freedom of movement and migration, raising consciousness, and organizing in our communities. This year’s encuentro will be devoted to the theme of In Spirit as One: En Busqueda del Mundo Zurdo. Register at http://livingwithoutborders.org/

Nevada Supreme Court Rules Against SNWA Water Grab. (tags)

Recent articles discuss the ruling by Nevada Supreme Court Judge Robinson that prevents another potential water grab by the SNWA and their developer funders. Additional research reveals the intent of the SNWA pipeline from northern aquifers would benefit the developer of Coyote Springs, one Harvey Whittemore. The urban residents of Las Vegas would cover the bill of SNWA's misadventures in sheep ranching, pipeline lawsuits and other related issues for the benefit of some far out developer's scheme.

Clowns, Casinos and Men Full of Cash (tags)

Over the years, Vegas has shifted from big spenders to tourists in order to stay afloat. Casino owners over-borrowed and overbuilt, and the city now has the highest foreclosure rate of any major metro area in the country and the second highest unemployment rate at 13 percent.

Rainwater Harvesting; Alternatives to SNWA Pipeline Project (tags)

Another option for Las Vegas is to outfit roofs with rainwater harvesting systems, both for collecting water and to reduce runoff that creates flash floods. This would create jobs and result in permanant solutions to increasing water supplies, unlike the SNWA's proposed pipeline from the Snake Valley aquifer that would cost billions and most likely overdraft the aquifer in less than 10 years time. Though the pipeline's promise of indefinite future supplies (real or imagined) could make some developers like Harvey Whittemore happy in the short term!!

Las Vegas Veterans Memorial (tags)

Las Vegas is planning a veterans memorial for Huntridge Park

Living Without Borders encuentro * Nov 6-8, 2009 * Las Vegas, Nevada * Pass it on! (tags)

The 2nd annual Living Without Borders encuentro will be held from Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Workshops, presentations, film showings, tabling by community artists and organizations, and conversation. * Keynotes by RINKU SEN (author, The Accidental American) and HILDA GARCIA (from La Mujer Obrera autonomous women's community in El Paso, Texas). * A free show with Pan de Sal, Fe with Rebel Diaz, Paria B, EarthStone, and DUWOPRose The Vinylist. * Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for those who register in advance. All are welcome!

NV; New Cave Species at Risk from SNWA Pipeline (tags)

Two new cave species were discovered near Great Basin Natn'l Park's Lehman Caves, part of the same cave aquifer system that SNWA plans to pump billions of gallons away from with their proposed pipeline. The species found were a shrimp called an ostracod and a cave millipede. Both depend on groundwater in caves that would be taken to Whittemore's suburban sprawl developments outside of Vegas city limits.

SNWA's 300 Mile Pipeline to Las Vegas Faces Growing Opposition (tags)

At a recent SNWA board meeting, the SNWA's proposed 300 mile pipeline from Snake Valley aquifer to Las Vegas has met with a few bumps in the road, mainly strong public opposition and increasing hesitancy on the part of SNWA board members to jump into this plan without a safety net. Though the SNWA board voted to continue seeking an EIS for the pipeline, the reality of future costs and risks of an overdrawn aquifer made several board members question their previous zealotry in following Gen. Manager Pat Mulroy down her pipeline's path for much longer.

Unfinished Fontaineleau Las Vegas (tags)

A formal comparison of the original Fontainebleau to the Las Vegas knock off and recount of funding issues

Alleged Las Vegas Mobster Rizzolo's pal, Orange County Sheriff sentenced to 5-1/2-years (tags)

This Public official who mooned his constituents was Convicted Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona depicted here mooning his constituents before his conviction.

Love vs. Drones at Creech Air Force Base (tags)

NevadaDesertExperience.org is hosting a 10-day vigil at Creech AFB while also hosting the annual Sacred Peace Walk during these interfaith holidays.

Gambling with Extinction; Snails, Dace, Chub & Trout Threatened by SNWA Pipeline to Vegas (tags)

Petition for endangered species status and a lawsuit by conservation groups to protect spring snails could delay or even stop the destructive aquifer draining pipeline to Las Vegas proposed by SNWA.

Help Las Vegas Conserve Water! No Aquifer Drawdown! (tags)

We need your help to protect the Snake and Spring Valley aquifers from being drawn down by Las Vegas water demands. One way people can help is to encourage a diversity of water conservation measures that Las Vegas and Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) could try as alternatives to pumping and draining distant aquifers yet intact. People are given the chance to send SNWA their ideas for abstracts for an upcoming Water Innovations Conference later in '09, abstracts due by 1/30/09. Even if you cannot go there, send them your ideas for water conservation anyway!!

Snake & Spring Valley Aquifer Water Conservation (NV) (tags)

There are several reasons to avoid the proposed pipeline project diverting water from the Snake and Spring Valley aquifers to the Las Vegas region as planned by Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). This report will provide background information as to the physical and geological characteristics of the two aquifers mentioned above, including ecological components most likely affected by potential overdraft from the SNWA pipeline.

MGM, Dubai Fall Behind on $3.5 Billion Loan for Las Vegas Plan (tags)

July 29 (Bloomberg) -- MGM Mirage and Dubai World are late in raising as much as $3.5 billion for their $11.2 billion CityCenter project in Las Vegas because banks saddled with debt to casinos and hotels are wary of making new loans.

Ex Sheriff Carona’s crony Freddie Glusman arrested (tags)

Fred Glusman owns The Ritz in Newport Beach and Pieros in Las Vegas. Its rumored that Rick Rizzolo and some of his mobster friends frequent the restaurant and may have hidden interests in the enterprise.

Workers walk off MGM Mirage Dubai World CityCenter Site in Protest (tags)

Union leaders: We'll picket until contractor meets demands for increased safety

Workers walk off MGM Mirage Dubai World CityCenter Site in Protest (tags)

Union leaders: We'll picket until contractor meets demands for increased safety

Quake brings home a victory, 30-27 (tags)

The California Quake makes history! Bringing home another victory the Quake is now 4-0, first ever in their 8 year existence!

Quake gets second shutout, blanking the Menace 64-0 (tags)

California Quake wins again against the New Mexico Menace. Quake is not 3-0 hoping to be undefeated after they battle against the Las Vegas Showgirlz this Saturday, May 3 in Las Vegas, NV.

MGM MIRAGE STOP THE UNION - BUSTING (tags)

MGM MIRAGE NAMED AS LAS VEGAS UNION-BUSTER OF THE YEAR

911:Willie Nelson says WTC "Imploded"! (tags)

Nelson is not the first high-profile public figure to question 9/11. In March 2006, actor Charlie Sheen voiced his doubts and was followed last year by his father Martin Sheen.

Pro-'surge' group is almost all Jewish (tags)

War for Israel.

Federal judge rejects Las Vegas ban on feeding homeless in parks (tags)

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Jones issued an injunction prohibiting enforcement of a City Council ordinance passed in July that prohibits "providing food or meals to the indigent for free or for a nominal fee" in a city park and defines indigent as a person whom a reasonable ordinary person would believe to be entitled to public assistance

Vegas outlaws feeding the homeless (tags)

Las Vegas has made it illegal to feed homeless people in city parks after residents complained about the large numbers gathering in the public facilities.

Las Vegas makes it illegal to feed homeless people!!!! (tags)

FBI informers' hotel orgy led U.S. prosecutor to shelve cases (tags)

Trust the government. They NEVER do anything wrong!!!!!

Wow!!! A special type of arrest and on the spot plea bargin for gov employees (tags)

Wow!!!! A special type of arrest and on the spot plea bargin that allows government employees guilty of crimes to get a slap on the wrist with out being arrested or charged with a crime

ICE Raids in Las Vegas (tags)

More that a 100 people arrested durning the May 25th raid.

Hundreds Attend Funeral Service for Local Soldier Raymond L. Henry, Killed in Iraq (tags)

A group of nine high school friends and an Anaheim family say farewell to a soldier killed on patrol in Iraq.

Chemtrails Are Over Las Vegas (tags)

http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050819/headline1.html http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050826/headline3.html

September 24th 2nd Las Vegas Press Release (tags)

The Las Vegas community is being challenged over free assembly rights. Find out how 15 minutes of your time can help us put the city authorities in their place and why you should be keeping your eye on what happens in Las Vegas on September 24th. We would also like to see as many people as possible come down from LA for this event. Education, Housing, Healthcare, Jobs, Sovereignty, and Peace NOW!

Neo Cons to Meet in Vegas, Call to Action (tags)

Neo-Cons claim meeting is to foster democracy and freedom, yet they only invited one side. This is a good opportunity to show the right what democracy looks like.

Down with Jason Halprin, fascist pig! (tags)

Jason Halprin runs a fake Indymedia site in Las Vegas, which violates every principle Indymedia stands for. He ruthlessly suppresses dissent and criticism. He has banned me from meetings, censored my posts, and persecuted and discriminated against me because of my revolutionary views

Nevada's Toxic Mining Corporations Leave Mess (LVIMC) (tags)

Nevada for too long left a wasteland by mining corporations engaging in mineral theft from Newe Sogobia. The devastation from mine tailings contaminates the water for decades or more.

ACT Paid Canvasser Positions Available-Las Vegas (tags)

We pay $10/hr to get trained (3-hr paid training) and do work supporting Democratic candidates and making sure people go to the polls to vote.

Idiot Ronstadt gets served (tags)

Washed up songstress Linda Ronstadt expelled for making political remarks. There's a time and a place honey. YOU GOT SERVED.

Typical Leftists Behavior--Movie Goer Assaulted at Fahrenheit 9/11 Showing (tags)

MoveOn.org SS assaults moviegoer for expressing his opinion, which wasn't even Pro-Bush but neutral. And they have the nerve to call the right "fascists."

Stalkers, harassers & nut cases II (tags)

Ted L. Gunderson ex FBI Senior Special Agent in Charge LA was forced into early retirement for performing satanic ceremonies in his FBI offices 1979. He has publicly stated he is the only ex-FBI agent to be kicked out of the FBI retired agent’s alumni, this is why.

Arrest Warrant Issued For Michael Jackson (tags)

Just in time to distract from the Protests in London the Presstitutes now have their excuse to not cover the London Protests. Interesting Timing.

Las Vegas Protests (tags)

Las Vegas had over 400 protestors show up at the Federal Building and marched down the Las Vegas Strip and the Freemont Street Experience. Tomorrow (3/21/2003) a demonstration at the "New York New York" hotel on the Strip

CELEBRATE NEW YEAR AT THE NUCLEAR TEST SITE (tags)

NevadaDesertExperience.org has been organizing interfaith retreats and events at the US nuclear test site for 20 years now. Taking direct action for peace is the best way to ring in the new year!

New Year's Eve @ the Nevada Test Site (tags)

Join the prayer-action to STOP the works of war at the US nuclear test site! This annual vigil for peace and justice is helpful in the Western Shoshone resistance to the violence of nuclearism

Vegas Peace Demo (tags)

Las Vegas is usually known as a hotbed of apathy. However, a small but lively group of protesters challenged that image yesterday with a spirited anti-war demonstration on the Las Vegas Strip. The demonstrators held signs and chanted slogans in front of the MGM Grand, where Bush, Sr. was raising funds, before marching up and down the Strip.

Neo-Nazi Poses with Las Vegas Police (tags)

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Emergency Alert!! 2/14 US-UK conduct 'subcritical' nuclear experiment at Navada! (tags)

Government scientists from the United States and Britain successfully exploded a small amount of nuclear material underground in a joint subcritical experiment, an official with the National Nuclear Security Administration said Friday.

Hacking Las Vegas (tags)

Black Hat Briefings ran for two days beginning on Wednesday at Caesar's Palace, and the largest hacker conference in the US, Def Con, began on Thursday evening.

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