California Supreme Court Squashes Bid To Split State Into Three

California will be staying in one piece, at least for now, after the state's supreme court ruled that a proposal to divide California into three cannot be placed on the ballot in November. Tim Draper, a wealthy venture capitalist, has spent years arguing that the Golden State would be better off as several smaller states. He says California is too large to be governed effectively and that splitting up would result in " better decision making and real solutions closer to home. " This year, he...

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Jack looks back at the best arts events and performances of 2009.

Jack reviews "A Classic Christmas Celebration," "Holiday Ice Spectacular," and the Bruka Theater production, "The Webber Family Christmas."

Jack previews Karen Burns' "A Classic Christmas Celebration," and the A.V.A. Ballet Theater production of "The Nutcracker."

Jack previews the upcoming Reno Philharmonic Orchestra's "Spirit of the Season," and the Bruka Theater production of "The Weber Family Christmas."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-26-09

Nov 26, 2009

Jack reviews the "Holiday Ice Spectacular" at the Eldorado Hotel in Reno.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-19-09

Nov 19, 2009

Holding center stage this week are my review of Greg London's "Iconman" at Harrah's Reno, my mini review of the Nevada Repertory Company's presentation of "Romeo and Juliet" now playing at Reno's Redfield Studio Theatre, and my preview of Pilobolus, which can be experienced Friday night at 8 in the Grand Theatre at Reno's Grand Sierra Resort.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-12-09

Nov 12, 2009

Jack reviews the University of Nevada, Reno's Fall Dance Festival,and previews the upcoming Reno Philharmonic concerts and the Nevada Repertory Company's presentation of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-5-09

Nov 5, 2009

Jack reviews the "Holiday Ice Spectacular," and preveiws the "Princess Classics, Disney on Ice" and "CATS."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-29-09

Oct 29, 2009

Jack reviews the Halloween shows, "McBeth," and "Ghosts"

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-22-09

Oct 22, 2009

Jack previews two upcoming Reno Philharmonic Orchestra concerts and reviews a recent Reno Chamber Orchestra concert.

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