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State of the Valley

The e-mail sat in my in-box, an angry bullet fired by a frustrated white man. Minutes before, he’d heard San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Ruben Navarette refer to white Americans as “lazy.”

Minority report

August 21st, 2008

The e-mail sat in my in-box, an angry bullet fired by a frustrated white man. Minutes before, he’d heard San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Ruben Navarette refer to white Americans as “lazy.”

  • As We See It

    Whether Robert Kennedy would have made a good president is unknowable. All that is certain is that during his campaign he convinced millions of Americans ...

  • As We See It

    The green crowd is at it again, this time pushing for wind farms throughout much of the West and Great Plains. TV commercials are appearing ...

  • As We See It

    It’s ridiculous, just plain ridiculous to assume that Gov. Jim Gibbons used any political influence to receive a special designation that lowered his annual property ...

  • As We See It

    We’re reeling from a series of jolts: $4.50-a-gallon gasoline, neighborhoods shaken by empty homes, rapidly rising food prices, growing unemployment and a war in its ...

  • Foreclosures

    The young couple stands in their Summerlin driveway, an impromptu yard sale illustrating their plight. They need cash. Their house, once the symbol of a ...

  • As We See It

    Sales are down. Tips are off. Work is disappearing. The national unemployment rate climbed to 5.5 percent from 5 percent in May, the largest jump ...

  • As We See It

    There’s always the Duke with his sing-song voice, the miles of attitude that stretched from mesa to mesa and that athletic swagger. Surrounded by marauding ...

  • The Sunday

    The Riviera has closed, but it will not be forgotten. Parts of it will remain on display elsewhere, and for now the building is still ...

  • A&E

    We are so fully aware of Celine Dion’s family and life story because she has grown so naturally into our own Las Vegas community. She ...

  • A&E

    The immediate message from the show’s producers is that it will resurface in Las Vegas and the move is because the show is seeking a ...

  • As We See It

    Standing outside Euphoria Wellness in the southwest valley, Joe LaMarca beamed as he recounted all the work it took to hang a banner above his ...

  • Stage

    There are 1,500 people at Super Summer Theatre on this August night, but referring to this gathering as a “crowd” is not right. It’s a ...

  • As We See It

    President Obama’s trip to Las Vegas to speak at Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit may have been a chance for Obama to connect with supporters. ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    The longtime managing partner of XS and Tryst has moved on to the Alon hotel and casino, planned to open in 2018.

  • Conventions

    In the past few months, signs at the Las Vegas Convention Center have sounded an ominous warning: “The Las Vegas Convention Center collects location information ...

  • Education

    As a woman who’s been involved in government and corporate America for decades, I’ve been speaking and writing about the role of women ...

  • A&E

    The most recent champion of “America’s Got Talent,” the 27-year-old Mat Franco celebrated his grand opening Friday night at the Linq Hotel. The room was ...

  • Dining

    Get ready for an end-of-summer beer bash August 28-30 at Mandalay Bay Beach.

  • Music

    Concerts, films, albums, books! Your guide to the cultural onslaught from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

  • Incidental Tourist

    If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.

  • Music

    Fetty Wap, David Gilmour, Joanna Newsom and more—plus who’ll be the next artist to sneak an album onto the Web?

  • Dining News

    New owners Jeffrey Fine and Sam Marvin are planning new concept for the Downtown space.

  • Print

    From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.

  • Dining News

    Also, Off The Strip does brunch every day and CraftHaus Brewery throws a Glitter Bomb Party to celebrate its anniversary.

  • Dining

    In her usual tradition, Alberganti began handing out samples the moment we walked through the door.

  • A&E

    Garrett's philanthropic organization, the Maximum Hope Foundation, hosts a celebrity poker tournament on September 19 at MGM Grand.

  • Dining

    If all goes well, the chef says, he’ll end up with multiple restaurants that serve sandwiches. This is a world where fine-dining folks can make ...