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Hispanic supermarket chain broadening to Henderson

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018|2 a.m.

La Bonita, a popular Hispanic grocery store chain with 6 valley locations, will open its first store in Henderson next summer.

The new shop, simply north of Green Valley Parkway and Sundown Roadway, will be 50,000 square feet and employ about 150 people, said Armando Martinez, La Bonita’s general supervisor.

“Each time we opened a brand-new store, people were asking when we were going to open in Henderson,” Martinez stated. “We finally took a look at the demographics and we liked what we saw out there.”

The U.S. Census Bureau approximates that in 2010 Hispanics made up more than 15 percent of the population in Henderson and about a 3rd in the valley in general.

The only other Hispanic supermarket in Henderson is Cueva’s Meat Market, 530 S. Stone Highway.

La Bonita has been in business for 27 years in the Las Vegas area and employs more than 700 people in the valley.

Henderson authorities were not immediately offered for remark.

Previous Harrah’s exec is sorry for not broadening to Macau

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In this 2011 photo, Phil Satre, NV Energy chairman and former chairman of Harrah’s Home entertainment, accepts an award, after being inducted into the Nevada Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Mirage.

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018|2 a.m.

. One remorse Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the business into the Macau gaming market.

Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as chairman of the board of Harrah’s Entertainment in 2005. The company later on changed its name to Caesars Home entertainment.

“Harrah’s missed out on Macau, and I will accept some of the obligation for that,” Satre said. “I was at the tail end of my profession, and we didn’t pursue it strongly.”

Satre, a former standout Stanford University football gamer, is now chairman Nordstrom and IGT boards. He belongs to the American Video gaming Association’s Gaming Hall of Popularity and UNLV’s Company Hall of Fame.

Other video gaming companies, consisting of Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands, pursued holdings in Macau, which has actually been the world’s No. 1 video gaming market for more than a decade, overtaking Las Vegas in 2007.

“It turned out to be an exceptional market and, of course, the largest worldwide and an extremely crucial source of revenues for the business that get involved there,” Satre stated.

Satre said Harrah’s decided to pass on Macau due to the fact that it “had some serious concerns about the regulatory environment and the total environment that existed from some early business that I had actually taken there.”

Some of Satre’s misgivings revolved around Macau gaming magnate Stanley Ho, who had a 40-year Chinese government-granted monopoly on Macau video gaming till the federal government ended it in 2001, leading the way for the Las Vegas companies.

Ho had substantial ties to Chinese organized crime, which he let “run and thrive” inside his casinos, inning accordance with a report from New Jersey gaming regulators.

Ho has denied any ties to organized crime. He has actually never been apprehended on a gang-related crime, inning accordance with reports.

Satre, nonetheless, said he did not want to endanger the business’s U.S. holdings by getting involved in Macau.

“At the time, we had licenses not just in Nevada, but we had licenses throughout the United States– more than anyone else in the industry,” Satre stated. “We had expanded our residential or commercial properties into more than 26 locations and to be truthful with you, I was fretted we would jeopardize those licenses because they would see us as having taken a reputational or regulative threat that we didn’t have to take.”

In 2010, New Jersey regulators required MGM to divest its holdings in Atlantic City since of a company relationship with Ho’s child, Pansy Ho.

“It did not shock me at all,” he stated. “Atlantic City was the most difficult regulatory environment in operation.”

Quick forward, and Caesars Home entertainment is now pursuing chances in Asia, including Japan, according to released reports.

Satre stated he supports Caesars move into Japan, which authorized legislation in December 2016 opening the door to U.S.-style gambling establishment resorts. “I think we will see that as another crucial market,” he said.

Broadening overseas drilling threatens

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018|2 a.m.

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4 days into the brand-new year, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unveiled a strategy to open more than 90 percent of federal overseas waters to new oil and gas advancement, affecting practically every mile of coastline along the continental United States and Alaska.

The single largest expansion ever proposed, this Draft Proposed Program requires auctioning off ocean territories of the National Outer Continental Rack in pieces, with 47 lease sales proposed from 2019 to 2024. This is more than quadruple the variety of lease sales used in the existing program, finalized under the Obama administration and designed to stay in impact until 2022.

To hear drilling supporters inform it, the Trump administration’s quote to discard the existing strategy in favor of this abrupt and significant offshore drilling growth is a “accountable” relocation tailored towards “energy supremacy.” Yet chosen authorities, entrepreneur, fishing market agents, recreationalists, ecological advocates and seaside homeowners are joining in opposition to this proposition, which is extensively interpreted as negligent and short-sighted.

More than 300,000 Americans have sent remarks opposing broadened offshore drilling, explaining that it jeopardizes neighborhood health and wellness and locks us into nonrenewable fuel source reliance for decades. Anybody who remembers the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico understands that by the time a rig surge has claimed lives and a toxic plume has oiled a shoreline, it’s too late to reverse course. On the other hand, this aggressive new leasing plan is continuing in tandem with a push to roll back safety guidelines enacted in the consequences of Deepwater Horizon, specifically to avoid a repeat circumstance.

While drilling supporters prefer to highlight theoretical benefits like low oil rates and task development, it needs to be clear by now that overseas drilling is not a financial advantage. Every coastal neighborhood in America can reap financial gain from healthy ocean communities, fishing, leisure and tourist. Filthy, contaminating oil rigs just threaten these financial chauffeurs provided by nature.

Federal fossil fuel advancement eventually racks up more public expenses than benefits, putting taxpayers on the hook for decommissioning oil well and oil spill clean-ups. Transitioning away from nonrenewable fuel sources is a smarter financial option in the long run. Even today, the Department of Energy’s own analysis reveals there are more task opportunities and new employment capacity in the clean energy sector than in the nonrenewable fuel source industry.

New overseas energy advancement likewise presents unpleasant implications for national security. For one, it can hamstring military readiness by installing drilling rigs in tactically crucial locations. The Pentagon and NASA have actually long revealed reservations about overseas Atlantic energy development, which would interfere with existing marine operations and other defense programs.

In a broader sense, extracting and burning offshore oil reserves would just intensify environment modification, which is significantly understood to be a nationwide security matter. As the world warms, intensified dry spell, wildfires, sea level increase, and unpredictable growing seasons will all bring destabilizing results.

Tidy and renewable resource sources, on the other hand, are more climate-friendly and resistant, since prices and supply aren’t connected to the unpredictable worldwide oil market.

Rather than pursue this irresponsible path towards climate disturbance, the United States need to be dealing with other countries to decrease the world’s dependence on fossil fuels and develop the renewable resource innovations of the future. This strategy not only wastes important time however likewise leads us toward perilous consequences. The Department of Interior itself estimated a 75 percent opportunity of a major oil spill occurring from simply one lease sale in the Chukchi Sea of the Alaskan Arctic, where the nearby Coast Guard base is 1,000 miles away.

In addition to catastrophic oil disasters like Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon, small yet harmful spills occur on a daily basis. In the Gulf of Mexico, more than 10,000 spills have actually been taped this years, its waters blighted by 27,000 abandoned, dripping wells. Nor is government geared up to respond: Federal government Accountability Workplace reports show that Interior and its Bureau of Security and Environment Enforcement have failed in their mandates to cultivate a culture of safety and compliance in overseas oil and gas advancement.

Interior’s reckless brand-new offshore leasing proposition threatens our marine and seaside environments, economies, national security and environment, all for the benefit of an unsustainable market. The quote to expand offshore drilling while rolling back vital offshore drilling security policies is not only extraordinarily harmful, it’s antithetical to the whole objective of the federal firm– which is to manage responsibly our public ocean waters on behalf of the American people.

Marissa Knodel is an associate legislative counsel with the Policy & & Legislation group at Earthjustice in Washington. She wrote this for InsideSources.com.

Business printer Digital Lizard broadening in Las Vegas

Digital Lizard, a division of Creel Printing, is doubling its printing ability and including a 40,000-square-foot building at its Las Vegas center as part of a multimillion-dollar expansion task.

The brand-new structure will transform the business’s Las Vegas operations into a state-of-the-art satisfaction center that customers can access online 24 Hr a day, seven days a week, Digital Lizard stated Tuesday in a press release.

New services include stock management and “smart” mailing. The company is likewise bringing foil stamping abilities internal to provide customers unique finishing to brochures, booklets, handbooks, direct-mail advertising and other customer projects.

Digital Lizard is purchasing 3 new digital presses, one for its Las Vegas center and two for its plant in Hayden, Idaho. Both centers run around the clock, 7 days a week.

The $2 million to $3 million in upgrades are set up to be finished by the end of August.

“Digital Lizard’s new capability and fulfillment services are planned to improve customers’ promotional and marketing activities, while giving them brand-new cost-efficiencies and capability,” said Costs Wieners, president of Digital Lizard.

With 14 digital presses, Digital Lizard ranks among the top five industrial digital providers nationwide, the company said.

Digital Lizard’s Las Vegas plant is at 2650 Westwood Drive.