Tovin Lapan

Tovin Lapan is a freelance journalist based in San Francisco and Las Vegas. He covers immigration, health care, politics, agriculture and food.

Why Some Las Vegas Casinos Are Gambling on Solar

MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts are placing their bets on investments in renewable energy and purchasing their electricity on the open market. More industries in Nevada may follow.

The Growing Movement for a U.S.-Mexico Border Bike Lane

As the crossing at San Ysidro-Tijuana undergoes a major expansion, advocates are pushing for more cycling infrastructure throughout the border zone.

Why So Many Jails Are Embracing Aquaponics

Working with the technology provides job skills for inmates, but there’s more to it than that.