Business – This is Reno http://thisisreno.com Reno's Online News and Events Source Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:52:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 https://cdn.thisisreno.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/27115134/ThisisReno_Logo-150x150.png Business – This is Reno http://thisisreno.com 32 32 Reno Billboard Wars Heat Up http://thisisreno.com/2017/06/reno-billboard-wars-heat-up/ http://thisisreno.com/2017/06/reno-billboard-wars-heat-up/#respond Sat, 17 Jun 2017 00:08:22 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=106872 By Austin Wright | Images courtesy of Willie Puchert William Puchert’s backyard has become the front line of a First Amendment battle after construction started on an illegal billboard behind his house in February. “We [...]

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County Approves Medical Cannabis Dispensary for Spanish Springs http://thisisreno.com/2017/06/county-approves-medical-cannabis-dispensary-for-spanish-springs/ http://thisisreno.com/2017/06/county-approves-medical-cannabis-dispensary-for-spanish-springs/#respond Wed, 14 Jun 2017 02:42:06 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=106655 Numerous residents spoke out today against the relocation of a marijuana dispensary from Incline Village to Spanish Springs. But Washoe County commissioners approved the relocation, which paves the way for a new medical cannabis dispensary [...]

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Sparks Company Hodell-Natco Finds Talent in Employees with Disabilities http://thisisreno.com/2017/06/sparks-company-hodell-natco-finds-talent-employees-disabilities/ Sun, 04 Jun 2017 22:50:03 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=105075 More and more employers are opening their doors for people with disabilities and the Reno area is no exception. Three months ago, Hodell-Natco collaborated with United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada’s (UCPNV) employment program to recruit and [...]

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PHOTOS: Mix Bakeshop Expands at California Ave. Location http://thisisreno.com/2017/06/photos-mix-bakeshop-expands-california-ave-location/ Fri, 02 Jun 2017 04:13:55 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=105050 Mix Bakeshop has expanded and renovated its store at 1117 California Ave. in Reno. After eight years of being one of the area’s favorite cupcake and bakery shops, Mix Bakeshop has expanded into a larger [...]

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City Council Debates $100k Membership to EDAWN as Part of Annual Budget http://thisisreno.com/2017/05/city-council-debates-100k-membership-to-edawn-as-part-of-annual-budget/ Thu, 18 May 2017 01:13:12 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=104199 The Reno City Council today passed its 2017-18 budget of nearly $200 million. A chief point of contention was how much of that money should go to the city’s membership to the Economic Development Authority [...]

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VIDEO: Ozmen Center Initiative Inspires Women to Pursue Entrepreneurial Dreams http://thisisreno.com/2017/05/video-ozmen-center-initiative-inspires-women-pursue-entrepreneurial-dreams/ Fri, 12 May 2017 02:28:44 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=103798 By Kylie Rowe | @KyRoBiz Kylie Rowe is the Vice President of Corporate Relocation at Dickson Realty, an ambassador for Reno, Sparks and Lake Tahoe. Co-Author Liset Puentes | @LookitsLiset Liset Puentes is the Manager [...]

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Low-Income Residents Being Moved to Make Way for Arts District, Affordable Housing http://thisisreno.com/2017/05/residents-moved-near-sands-regency-make-way-arts-district-affordable-housing/ http://thisisreno.com/2017/05/residents-moved-near-sands-regency-make-way-arts-district-affordable-housing/#comments Wed, 10 May 2017 02:30:43 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=103513 A recently announced property makeover by Colorado’s Jacobs Entertainment has some residents looking for a new place to live. Those living at two boarding houses on Ralston Street said that they are being evicted by [...]

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City: Switch, Tesla Want Reno’s Effluent http://thisisreno.com/2017/05/city-switch-tesla-want-renos-effluent/ Mon, 08 May 2017 21:45:44 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=103365 The Tahoe Reno Industrial General Improvement District (TRIGID) is seeking to get reclaimed water from Reno and Sparks to serve the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center (TRIC). A proposal in front of the Reno City Council, [...]

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VIDEO: NV Energy: Electric Rates, Renewable Energy & Giving Back http://thisisreno.com/2017/05/video-nv-energy-electric-rates-renewable-energy-giving-back/ Wed, 03 May 2017 02:30:20 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=102968 By Kylie Rowe | @KyRoBiz Kylie Rowe is the Vice President of Corporate Relocation at Dickson Realty, an ambassador for Reno, Sparks and Lake Tahoe. Co-Author Cheree Boteler | @ChereeBoteler Cheree Boteler is the Senior [...]

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Marijuana Dispensaries Oppose Proposed Moratorium on Recreational Cannabis http://thisisreno.com/2017/04/marijuana-dispensaries-oppose-proposed-moratorium-recreational-cannabis/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:25:38 +0000 http://thisisreno.com/?p=102084 Local medical marijuana dispensaries testified today at City Hall against a proposed moratorium on recreational marijuana sales. The city was considering the moratorium to “allow staff to be able to consider policies and legal implications [...]

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