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Tesla to donate $1 million for STEM education in Nevada

September 16, 2019

Tesla’s multi-year commitment to computer science education will support the direct training of more than 3,900 teachers by Nevada’s Regional Professional Development Program, as well as statewide computer science summits each year, administrator training, toolkit developments, and more.




Bay Area mortgage firm expands to open Reno office

September 17, 2019

Based in Sausalito, California, Bay Equity is a "family-owned and community-minded mortgage lender," according to the company's website. Mike Richardson serves as branch manager of the Reno office, where Brian Dansereau also works as a loan officer.




Junior League of Reno donates $30,000 to Girls on the Run

September 16, 2019

The $30,000 grant for scholarships gives more girls the ability to participate in the nonprofit, which focuses not only on physical activity but teaches skills in character development, teamwork and community service.










Joining forces: What does the Newmont-Barrick Gold mega merger mean for Nevada’s mining future?

August 26, 2019

Nevada Gold Mines Executive Managing Director Greg Walker, who started with Barrick in 2002, has seen his share of failed merger discussions over the years. Just this year, Barrick tendered an $18 billion stock offer to acquire Newmont outright. That plan, like many others, was scuttled — but with so many assets and ore bodies in proximity, it didn’t take a crystal ball to see that pooling those assets could increase value and extend mining capabilities.