Category Archives: Reno

Reno Loses 300,000 Taxpayer Dollars on Parking Meters

Did you notice the story in the Sunday RGJ? I’ll link to it even though I do not have access, but you might. Apparently the city of Reno is out more than $300,000 through their investment in, get ready, parking … Continue reading

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Another Fire for Caughlin Ranch

Firefighters are fighting a brush fire near Caughlin Ranch. The fire apparently stated when after a police chase and the suspect drove off the road and abandoned the vehicle. At least four Truckee Meadows fire stations and some arial tankers … Continue reading

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Sen Raggio Dead at 85

Former Nevada State Senator Bill Raggio died yesterday while vacationing in Australia. He was 85. R.I.P. Sen Raggio.

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Reno Ranked Number 14th Worst Housing Market in Nation

Las Vegas was rated as the nation's worst housing market by the website, Housing Predictor.  The site published rankings of the 25 best markets, the 25 worst markets among others.  The worst 25 housing markets forecast annually by Housing Predictor … Continue reading

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Reno Foreclosure Filings

The number of foreclosure filings has dropped slightly compared to two years ago. Washoe County recorded 7,981 foreclosure-related filings in 2011. Jason Hidalgo of the RGJ attributes much of the decrease to AB 284 which requires the foreclosure documents to … Continue reading

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Great Basin Brewery Wins Bronze Medal

Reno’s and Sparks’ own Great Basin Brewery won a bronze medal at the Great American Beer Festival. The festival judging covered 83 different categories of beer. The third place awarded to Great Basin was for its Outlaw Oatmeal Stout. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Reno home sales the highest since April

The RGJ reported that Washoe home sales increased in Auugust. Home values for existing homes in Washoe County hit their highest level since April, with the area posting its strongest August sales numbers in six years. The median sales price … Continue reading

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