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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 ...

  • Dining

    Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef ...

  • Music

    From brooding country to sunny psychedelia, dancey R&B to matte-black punk, local artists that will make you sit up and listen.

  • Dining

    We didn’t know deep-fried scallops were a thing, but we're glad they are.

  • As We See It

    Catherine Borg's Scouted aims to present a more dimensional view of Las Vegas.

  • Dining

    Uncommonly big flavors help Tom's Urban stand out in the crowd.

  • Nightlife

    The crew hosts a disco-themed Funk Winter party this weekend. Get the deets here!

  • Reviews

    There’s something special about the food you grew up with.

  • As We See It

    Art and arugula and maybe a little Bloomberg money.

  • As We See It

    There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

  • News & Notes

    The upcoming Caesars club released its roster today. Plus, underground sound party After celebrates its first anniversary early next month.

  • As We See It

    You know you’ve been dying for some homemade, organic sex butter, don’t be shy ...

  • Stage

    Troy Heard, theater rebel: The man generates material at a ferocious rate, and seems fearless when it comes to experimenting with old and new. Right ...

  • As We See It

    “I guess, because I was winning, they let a lot of it slide, and there haven’t been complaints so far, as far as I know.”

  • Stage

    From Super Summer Theatre to Las Vegas Little Theatre, and everything in between.

  • Nightlife

    The beat-slinger takes the booth at Marquee this weekend.

  • As We See It

    Is Mariah on top, or did Elvis or Celine churn out more No. 1 hits?

  • As We See It

    Just to be sure, sleep with one eye open

  • As We See It

    Soccer moms in Summerlin? Too easy. Henderson residents watching the DIY Network and eating at Panera? Zip Code Lookup is kinda creepy ...