Juan Jose Rodriguez
Crime News

Man Sentenced in Graffiti Attack

April 28, 2017 Bob Conrad

Juan Jose Rodriguez, 27, of Sparks, was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison for beating TMCC Professor Hank Sosnoski last year. Sosnowski was defending his girlfriend during an incident downtown last September. Ivy […]

Acting City Manager, left, Bill Thomas, and Mayor Hillary Schieve, listen to a presentation on the city's downtown action plan.

Downtown Action Plan, “A Game Changer”

April 19, 2017 Bob Conrad

The city’s downtown action plan, presented today to the Reno City Council, proposes huge changes to Reno’s urban core. Based on citizen feedback, the plan proposes to expand housing options and to transform the area […]


Fluoride Legislation Dies in Committee

April 16, 2017 Bob Conrad

A bill that would have mandated fluoride in Reno’s water supply died in committee on Friday. The bill was sponsored by assembly members Amber Joiner (D-Reno) and Michael Sprinkle (D-Sparks). While experts generally agree that […]