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Reno has repainted its image and now it’s challenging Silicon Valley with its attractive business structure.

“There was only one place to go, and that was up,” said Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve.

In 2011, unemployment peaked at nearly 14% when Governor Brian Sandoval signed a law aiming to diversify the state’s economy. He recognized that gambling wasn’t enough to support the state’s economy and a sustainable workforce.

Reno has scored some big wins, starting with a new, highly automated factory run by Ardagh Group SA. The factory produces 3.5 million cans of tomato paste and other food products in just one day. In 2014, Tesla chose Reno out of six other locations to build its greatly anticipated Gigafactory. The Gigafactory is the largest in

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Outside Magazine listed Reno as one of its “25 of America’s Best Towns Ever”.

The popular publication is focused on the outdoors and included Seattle, Kansas City, Bend, Austin, Boise, Kona and Fort Collins in the list. Reno was listed as the “best low-key hideout” in America.

Outside Magazine quoted: “Reno is home to the world’s tallest climbing wall (164 feet at BaseCamp, located at the Whitney Peak Hotel), year-round desert mountain biking, a half-mile long downtown whitewater-kayaking park and the 55-degree chutes at Mount Rose Ski Resort, just 25 minutes uphill from the slot machines.”

Here are some of our favorite things about living in Reno.

Water, Water, Water!

Not only is Reno incredibly close to Lake Tahoe (only a 20-minute

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The seasons are flipping from a chilly spring into a sun-drenched summer and area-wide events!

Check out the roundup of memorable summer events below.

The Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West. Kicking off on Wednesday, June 14 with a concert from Dustin Lynch, this event is celebrating its 151st anniversary. Hoot and holler for 10 days and nights with the best of the nation’s cowboys. Held at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Center, the best rodeo competition in the country will attract over 750 professional athletes this year.

Richard Marx Live for One Night Only. On June 24 at 8pm, catch Richard Marx live at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. An American adult contemporary singer and songwriter, Marx has sold over 30 million records. Some of his big hits

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Conditions were ideal for the 13th Reno Tahoe Odyssey, a 178-mile annual relay races that winds through Reno and Tahoe.

Image courtesy of Visit Reno Tahoe

One newly-formed, elite team set a course record this year. Dubbing themselves Fueled by Isagenix, the team completed the loop in 17 hours, 7 minutes and 52 seconds. This put them at an unbelievable pace of 5:46 per mile, reaching the finish line at Idlewild Park at 9 a.m. Saturday morning after the 4 p.m. start on Friday afternoon.

Fueled beat the previous record of 17:13:51, previously held by Nutz. The Fueled team is made up of runners from both Reno and Bend, Oregon. Team captain Jeff Limpert was excited to put together a team to compete with two already established elites: the Runny

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