Work. Live. Play. Blog

Welcome to the Work. Live. Play. Blog. Here, locals offer insights about our friendly community and why they love living in Reno, Nevada.

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The Children’s Cabinet: Providing Resources for Families Living in Reno-Sparks

December 2nd, 2019|

Since 1985, the Children’s Cabinet has worked tirelessly to keep children safe and families together. This year alone, they’ve provided 423 families with no-cost counseling services, assisted 16,022 youth through school and street outreach, and offered help and education to 6,500 parents. All told, the Children’s Cabinet has helped 12,000 families living in Reno-Sparks.   What’s the key [...]

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Job-Hunting Tips for the Best Tech Jobs in Northern Nevada

November 16th, 2019|

Franco Nepomuceno is no stranger to job hunting in Reno-Sparks. In 2016, he sent out more than 40 applications and sat through over ten interviews before landing his dream job as an Electrical Engineer at Scientific Games. While going through this process, the local economy was not yet booming the way it is today. As a result, [...]

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The Reno Music Scene: Fiddler2’s Fresh Take on Scottish Music

November 5th, 2019|

Vanessa Porter and Holly Sternberg of Fiddlers2 in the Isle of Skye, Scotland The Reno music scene is one characterized by a wide diversity of musical genres and a strong community of professional musicians. From jazz to rock, Classical to Scottish music, options abound when it comes to catching highly talented acts. For Celtic music, [...]

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Reno Nonprofits Showcase: Patti Pietsch Weiske and Dress for Success

October 28th, 2019|

Did you know that more than 15 million single moms live in the US today? Or, that 45 percent have problems making ends meet? Fortunately, being a single mother doesn’t have to equate to lifelong economic disadvantage. That said, women living below the poverty level, including single mothers, often lack the clothing, skills, and professional resources to [...]

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Leading Through Excellence at the Washoe County School District

October 15th, 2019|

The Washoe County School District (WCSD) covers 6,342 square miles, stretching from the California border east to Gerlach and the Oregon border south to Incline Village. It encompasses many small communities and the greater Reno-Sparks area. As the 59th largest school district in the United States, the WCSD continues to set the highest standards for education.  Listed [...]

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Reno’s Thriving Travel Hub: The Reno-Tahoe International Airport

September 24th, 2019|

A thriving travel hub, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport provides service with connections across the United States and the globe. Whether you reach the “Biggest Little City” through one of its 22 non-stop flights or endless other cities via a flight with a connection, one thing’s for sure. It’s never been easier to get to and from the [...]