Vegas Beat Magazine

July/August 2018

Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

Every year, during the week in which May 15 falls, the law enforcement community gathers in Washington, D.C., to honor our brothers and sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting and serving their communities. Read More »

Ice Cream Party

On May 7, LVPPA joined County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick and educators to host a special ice cream party for the students at Helen Herr Elementary School. The PPA helped serve approximately 700 ice cream sundaes to students, who were celebrating the power of reading. Read More »

The Vegas Golden Knights’ Impact on Our Community

As you know, sadly, our Vegas Golden Knights lost to the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final. I usually write about what we have done in the political arena, but I wanted to switch gears and talk about how much the Knights have done for the people of our city. Read More »

Living Our Own History

The El Rancho Vegas Hotel was built in 1941, before the famed Bugsy Siegel Flamingo Hotel, and it was the first hotel and casino on what we know today as the Las Vegas Strip. The El Rancho Vegas cost less than $500,000 to build and was located across the street from what is now the SLS Hotel. Read More »