Northern Nevada Business View Weekly Roundup

Updates on business news from Northern Nevada. The Northern Nevada Business Weekly Roundup is brought to you by the Northern Nevada Business View

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Unspalsh

A Lake Tahoe-based company is breaking down mental health barriers with an app that connects patients to therapists through video chat. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

 

 

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Google

A University of Nevada, Reno professor is working to understand why minority-owned businesses in Northern Nevada have less of a presence on Google Maps. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

 

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Getty Images

The median home price in California has topped 600-thousand dollars for the first time ever. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View breaks down the numbers.

Reno/Sparks And Latino Business Chambers Merge

Jul 11, 2018
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Reno and Sparks Chamber of Commerce

After past differences, the Reno/Sparks and Latino business chambers are merging. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

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Pet Evac Pak Facebook

A Reno company is selling evacuation survival kits for pets. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

 

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Getty Images/iStockphoto

Douglas County is increasing its building permit fee for the first time in a decade. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

 

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Caltrans

Environmental damage caused by an engineering company has delayed a multimillion-dollar project in the Emerald Bay area. It has also prompted an investigation by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, or TRPA. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

 

 

Fallon Bans Recreational Marijuana Sales

Jun 27, 2018
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Molly Moser/LVN

The city of Fallon has banned recreational marijuana sales. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

 

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Mike Lucido

The Reno Arts and Culture Commission is considering creating an artist-in-residence program within the city. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

 

 

A man inspects a rack of kayaks on a Lake Tahoe shore.
Hannah Jones

Now that most Lake Tahoe ski resorts, and other primary employers during the winter, have begun downsizing their staffs for summer activities, many of their employees must scramble for other financial support. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

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