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Welcome to the official city of Las Vegas podcast where we'll go behind the scenes to find out what makes your city government work, and how we are building community to make life better.

Welcome to the official city of Las Vegas podcast where we'll go behind the scenes to find out what makes your city government work, and how we are building community to make life better.
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Welcome to the official city of Las Vegas podcast where we'll go behind the scenes to find out what makes your city government work, and how we are building community to make life better.

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English


Episodes

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode08 - City Marshals & City Trees

1/8/2019
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This short-form series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 8, we wonder what is a city marshal? How are they different than Las Vegas Metropolitan Police? We also met with the city urban forester to answer your tree questions. How long do trees live downtown? What are some recommended trees for your Las Vegas landscape? Listen and find out. Starring...

Duration:00:08:52

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode18 - Food

12/13/2018
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Welcome to episode 18 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk about everyone’s favorite topic - Food. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with former Las Vegas Weekly food editor and current Greenspun Media Group Editor-at-Large Brock Radke and Le Thai chef Dan Coughlin to hear their thoughts on the growing food scene in Las Vegas. Watch Shane eat all the donuts https://youtu.be/WXHPispgx_s Read our food blogs: Pastries...

Duration:00:26:45

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode07 - Traffic Lights & Find My Ward

11/14/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This short-form series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 7, we wonder about traffic lights. Who do you call if they go out? What if their timing is all wrong? We also let people know how to find out what Ward they live in. Who is your city councilperson? Listen and find out. See if YOU live in city limits http://lasvegasnevada.gov/citylimits...

Duration:00:10:37

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode17 - Public Safety

10/29/2018
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Welcome to episode 17 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk about crime and the perception of crime in the Las Vegas area. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with Captain Sasha Larkin, head of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s northwest command, and Dr. William Sousa, Criminal Justice Associate Professor at UNLV and Director of the Center for Crime and Justice Policy. In our Out & About segment, Shane and Jen...

Duration:00:35:52

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode06 - Mayor’s Fund & Downtown Living

10/10/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 6, we wonder what exactly is the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE? Why do we need donations? What about tax-payer dollars? We also discuss downtown living. Why live downtown? What’s it good for? Listen and find out. Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE Information: https://mayorsfundlv.org Starring Shane...

Duration:00:09:22

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode16 - Education

9/24/2018
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Welcome to episode 16 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk about the state of education and the city’s role and efforts. The Clark County School District is the fifth largest school district in the nation with over 322,000 students and 360 schools. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with Clark County School District Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara and city of Las Vegas Director of Youth Development and Social Innovation,...

Duration:00:18:42

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode05 - Education & Safe School Routes

8/28/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 5, we wonder what the city has to do with education. Do we fund the school district? Do we offer preschool education? We also discuss safe school routes. Wait, what is a safe school route? Listen and find out. Find your safe school route: https://cityoflasvegas.link/saferoute Education Information:...

Duration:00:07:31

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode04 - Find an Inmate & Splash Pads

8/13/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 4, we wonder how to find an inmate in city jail. What are visiting hours? Who is in a city jail versus a county jail? We also talk about cooling off with some sweet splash pad action. Why splash pads instead of pools? Listen and find out. Find your nearest splash pad...

Duration:00:09:13

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode03 - Helping the Homeless & Summer Heat Safety

7/30/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 3, we talk about what you can do to help the homeless as the temperatures climb to record-breaking heights. We also talk about keeping your pets safe in the summer heat. When is the sidewalk too hot to walk your dog? Listen and find out. Starring Shane Savanapridi and Jennifer Davies. Produced and...

Duration:00:07:28

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode02 - Short Term Rentals & Marijuana Money

7/10/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 2 we talk about short term rentals (also known colloquially as AirBnB’s). Are they even legal in Las Vegas? What is allowed at a short term rental? Can I get a permit? We tackle these questions and more. We also talk about tax revenue generated by the sale of recreational marijuana. The voters of Nevada...

Duration:00:11:41

VegasTMI - What The?- Episode01 - City vs County

6/30/2018
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Welcome to our new series - What The? We answer over 96,000 questions every year on social media. That’s a lot. This series will tackle some of our most frequently asked questions. In Episode 1 we talk about the difference between the city of Las Vegas and the surrounding areas of unincorporated Clark County. Do you know the difference? Which Las Vegas strip properties are in the actual city limits? Listen and find out. See a map of the city limits:...

Duration:00:10:18

VegasTMI - Episode15 - Courtyard Homeless Resource Center

6/9/2018
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Welcome to episode 15 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk about our developing Courtyard Homeless Resource Center. The Courtyard, located at 1401 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is a starting point where homeless individuals can go to access resources all in one place within the Corridor of Hope. The initial phase of the Courtyard opened last year and now the city is moving forward to expand the property. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David...

Duration:00:26:53

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode14 - Las Vegas Lights FC

3/12/2018
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Welcome to episode 14 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode, we talk about our new professional soccer team the United Soccer League Las Vegas Lights FC. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with Lights FC owner and CEO Brett Lashbrook. Shane and Natasha visit the Lights FC during practice and talk to players JuanCarlos García, Matt Thomas and Adolfo Guzman. Watch the time-lapse of Cashman Field turning into a soccer field...

Duration:00:29:50

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode13 - 2017 Year in Review

12/20/2017
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Welcome to the lucky episode 13 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk about the year that was 2017 - our first full year of podcasting. So many huge events inside and outside of our podcasts. Shane Savanapridi, Jennifer Davies and Natasha Shahani sit down in the studio to talk about what happened, what was learned and where to go from here. Find us on social media @cityoflasvegas and #VegasTMI to give us feed back and high-fives. Find Shane, Jen &...

Duration:00:19:09

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode12 - ShortTermRentals

12/4/2017
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Welcome to episode 12 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk about Short Term Rentals and what the city is doing to help business owners and residents. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with city of Las Vegas Deputy Planning Director Mary McElhone, Code Enforcement Supervisor Vicki Ozuna and a local Short Term Rental owner to get their take on the new Short Term Rental ordinances and initiatives. Find us on social media...

Duration:00:19:31

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode11 - CityManager

8/24/2017
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Welcome to episode 11 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we talk with new City Manager Scott Adams. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with city of Las Vegas City Manager Scott Adams to get his vision for the future of the city. Find us on social media @cityoflasvegas and #VegasTMI to give us feed back and high-fives. Find David, Shane & Jen on Twitter: @TDavidRigg1958 @Savanapridi @jendavies26 Scott Adams-@adam12dude This...

Duration:00:17:17

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode10 - Art & Culture

6/12/2017
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Welcome to episode 10 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we discuss Las Vegas Art & Culture. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with city of Las Vegas Director of Cultural Affairs, Ally Haynes-Hamblen, and Arts Commissioner Brian Paco Alvarez. Shane Savanapridi takes a downtown art tour with Visual Arts Specialists Laura Aguiar Machado & Rebecca Holden. View pictures from the Downtown Aerial Gallery on First Street...

Duration:00:35:50

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode09 - History

4/10/2017
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Welcome to episode 9 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we discuss Las Vegas history. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with Senator Richard Bryan a living piece of Nevada history and member of the Centennial Commission. Shane Savanapridi & Jennifer Davies visit the world-famous Mob Museum to speak with Senior Director of Content Geoff Schumacher. Find us on social media @cityoflasvegas and #VegasTMI to give us feed back and...

Duration:00:45:25

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode08 - Sanctuary City

2/28/2017
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Welcome to episode 8 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we discuss whether Las Vegas is a Sanctuary City and what that means in light of the policies of the Trump administration. City of Las Vegas Communications Director David Riggleman sits down with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Captain Sasha Larkin and Director of Public Information Carla Alston as well as Clark County School Board Trustee Carolyn Edwards. Shane Savanapridi & Natasha Shahani...

Duration:00:38:30

VegasTMI - Podcast - Episode07 - Legislature

2/10/2017
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Welcome to episode 7 of VegasTMI- the official city of Las Vegas podcast. In this episode we discuss legislative matters with city of Las Vegas Government Affairs Manager Brian McAnallen and Government Affairs Officer Kelly Crompton and the effects of the Trump administration agenda. Find us on social media @cityoflasvegas and #VegasTMI to give us feed back and high-fives. Find David, Shane, Jen & Natasha on Twitter: @TDavidRigg1958 @Savanapridi @jendavies26 @hitheresunshine This podcast...

Duration:00:29:16