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Hospitality Families Unite

The newly formed Caesars Entertainment, Inc. was announced last month, combining two hospitality giants, Eldorado Resorts, Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC), to create the largest casino and entertainment company in the U.S. Combined the company offers more than 55 destinations worldwide, operating casinos in 16 states including California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Iowa, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Maryland.

“We are pleased to have completed this transformative merger, thus making us the premier leader in gaming and hospitality. We look forward to executing on the numerous opportunities ahead to create value for all stakeholders,” said Tom Reeg, CEO of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. “Additionally, we are pleased to welcome all of our Team Members to the combined company, and we look forward to implementing all of the strategic initiatives that will position the company for continued growth.”

The Caesars Entertainment Corporation began with Bill Harrah in Reno, Nevada in 1937 and Donald Carano opened Eldorado Reno in 1973. Together, the company continues to offer its guests fine restaurants, entertainment, meeting and conventions facilities as well as shopping. For local gaming enthusiasts, that umbrella now includes Harrah’s Lake Tahoe and Reno, Harveys Lake Tahoe and Reno’s Silver Legacy, Circus Circus and Eldorado resort and casinos.

Additionally, the award-winning Caesars Rewards is the first and largest loyalty program in the industry with over 60 million members and further offers more ways to play and earn reward credits and experiences. For more information, visit

MUSICAL NOTES. San Francisco Opera is offering ongoing virtual community programs for your engagement pleasure. Each Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Opera Aficionado is presented via Zoom. This exciting suite of programs is designed for those

who are passionate about opera, providing an opportunity to learn more and embrace an inside view of the world of opera. This Interactive Lectures Series gives opera-enthusiasts around the globe a front-row seat to scholarly talks by bringing its attendees together along with special guests and experts. The month of August features Social Themes in Opera, Past and Present. Due to the interactive format, attendance is limited. The cost is $20 for each Interactive Lecture. Also featured this month on Sundays at 1 p.m., Politics and Social Justice in the Operas of John Adams August 9 with pre-opera speaker Laura Prichard; Politics and Social Justice in Beethoven’s Fidelio August 16 with speaker Robert Hartwell; Black Voices in Contemporary Opera August 23 with Opera Librarian Michael Bragg; and a special Panel Event: Women in Opera August 30 with host Aria Umezawa (Stage Director and former Adler Fellow), Lori Harrison (Master of Properties, SF Opera), Nkeiru Okoye (Composer), Nicole Paiement (Artistic Director and Conductor, Opera Parallele), and Christina Scheppelmann (General Director, Seattle Opera). To purchase tickets and for complete details, visit

RESTAURANT BITES. New to the al fresco waterfront dining scene is Eve’s Waterfront restaurant which has recently opened its popular waterside deck on the weekends from 11 a.m. to sunset. Customers can enjoy brunch and bottomless mimosas until

4 p.m. along with other delightful al la carte offerings, a $25 four-course prix-fixe menu, handcrafted cocktails, select wines and beers all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Signature brunch items include the Ultimate Seafood Steamer Pot, Shrimp Ceviche, Crème Brulee French Toast, and Fried Chicken Benedict. Additionally, the restaurant just announced its Friday hours. Beginning at 4 p.m. guests can enjoy a new tapas style Sunset Menu featuring such items as Mini Beef Wellingtons, Crab Cakes, and handmade Samosas which are also featured through the weekend. Dock friendly, those diners arriving by boat, jet ski or kayak are also welcomed at Eve’s new publicly accessible dock.

Eve’s Waterfront is located at 15 Embarcadero West, at Oak and the Embarcadero, in Oakland. In addition to the dock accessibility there is plenty of free parking and reservations are accepted. Call 510-817-4477 or visit

Have a safe weekend!


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