Cyma Saeed

Stories by Cyma Saeed

Off the Beaten Path: Unique Southwestern Road Trips

May 8, 2014

With the end of the school year looming, it’s time to start planning some summer fun! As a Las Vegan, you may be ready to venture away from The Strip, and you’ve probably already checked out the Hoover Dam and even the Grand Canyon. So, where can you go for an interesting trip, without having […]

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Buying a Car from a Private Seller in Vegas: Avoiding Lemons and Staying Safe

Apr 10, 2014

When you’re buying a car from a private seller in Las Vegas, there are lots of things to think about, from finding the right car to getting a good deal. Another important aspect when dealing with a car seller you don’t know is protecting yourself — from a personal safety standpoint, as well as financially. […]

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Buying a Used Car from a Private Seller in Vegas: Why Buy Used?

Apr 3, 2014

Every year, 13 to 15 million used cars in the U.S.—one of every three sold—has a private seller, says Chris Basso, spokesman for Virginia-based CARFAX. For used car buyers who invest patience and time, the lack of overhead the seller must pay might lead to a better deal for you. One in three used car […]

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Vegas Police Change Fender-Bender Policy

Mar 6, 2014

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed a change in how it handles minor accidents, KSNV reported Feb. 24. Starting March 3, police officers will not respond to minor property-only accidents. Drivers involved in non-injury accidents will have to exchange information and file an accident report within 10 days as required by the Nevada Department […]

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Stay Alert to Help Prevent Car Thefts, Robberies

Feb 6, 2014

Driving is an activity many Las Vegans engage in several times a day. We all know that it’s important to drive carefully and follow the rules of the road — but getting into an accident isn’t the only risk you need to be aware of. You should also think about precautions you can take against […]

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Henderson Police: Protect Your Identity During Holiday Travels

Dec 13, 2013

The Las Vegas area is a travel destination for many, but during the holidays, many residents plan trips away to visit out-of-town family. Whether you’re leaving town for several days or showing out-of-town visitors around Vegas-area tourist attractions, remember that some good safety measures and carefully chosen travel items can help prevent ID theft during your […]

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Keep Dust Out, Heat In by Weatherizing Your Home

Nov 20, 2013

When the wind blows through the Las Vegas valley, dust particles can lodge in the mechanisms that you depend on to keep your home comfortable, healthy, and productive—and new residents can learn that “desert climate” does not always mean “hot weather”. Temperatures in Vegas can drop to the 30s during the winter. Sometimes it’s only after moving […]

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Study Reflects What Car Owners Pay in Clark County… and Why

Nov 8, 2013

A recent survey shows Nevada drivers are spending $200 less than the national average on car fuel, and $700 more than the national average on car fees. The survey, “Car-Ownership Costs By State,” looks at four categories: Repairs (year 2012), Taxes/fees (Kelley Blue Book), Gasoline (year 2012), and Insurance (years 2006-2010). According to Kevin Malone, Public […]

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What To Do After a Car Accident in Nevada

Oct 30, 2013

According to the 2010 Nevada Traffic Crashes Report from the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDoT), a total of 51,664 automobile collisions took place in Nevada in 2010. Knowing what to do ahead of time can help you get through the unfortunate experience of a car accident. First and foremost, it’s important to know what the […]

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Former Lt. Gov. Hammargren Opens Home for Nevada Day, Halloween

Oct 23, 2013

Over a period of 20 years, former Nevada Lt. Gov. Lonnie Hammargren and his wife, Sandy, have opened their home to the public for Nevada Day—the day that commemorates the state’s admission into the Union on October 31, 1864. At 4318 Ridgecrest Drive, Las Vegas, Hammargren’s three contiguous houses feature a collection of unusual items that attracts […]

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