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Vegas-based Capriotti’s plans nationwide expansion

When a family-owned Wilmington, Delaware sandwich shop named Capriotti’s opened for business in a previously boarded-up store in 1976, it took 12 years before a second location was added. The company, which now has 102 locations, is launching a targeted, nationwide expansion that is expected to increase the number of shops fivefold.

GIVING BACK

William S. Boyd School of Law student Beatriz Aguirre was recently awarded the Waldo De Castroverde Immigration Scholarship. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Waldo De Castroverde, a former criminal defense and immigration attorney in Las Vegas, is given to a first- or second-year Boyd student, as recommended by the faculty.

Opportunity and concern: I-11 and Boulder City

Change is coming to Boulder City. Since growing out of the desert as a company town for Hoover Dam workers beginning in 1931, the city has developed a rather distinct and separate culture that aligns with its physical proximity, nestled into the mountains retaining Lake Mead, only 26 miles and a world away from Las Vegas and its suburb cities to the north and east.