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 ...

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    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 ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced Tuesday that it will launch a paid valet and self-parking initiative at eight of its nine Las Vegas properties beginning in ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    It’s appropriate that the Palms, which hosted the reality TV show “The Real World” and was a hangout for young celebrities and rock stars, has ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The decline of free parking in Las Vegas — one of the Strip’s few hallowed traditions — continues. In the last two days, two major ...

  • NewsAllSports

    The Vegas Golden Knights will play their first game in the National Hockey League next season without the full moniker of the city in which ...

  • CultureFeatured

    Most tourists don’t even know the Industrial Road area exists, and even if they do know about it, they probably don’t want to take it. ...

  • AllSportsAggregate

    The Las Vegas Bowl will be celebrating its 25th birthday this year on Dec. 17. Unfortunately for the bowl’s Executive Director John Saccenti, the selection ...

  • NewsAllSports

    The San Diego State Aztecs will take on the Houston Cougars on Dec. 17 at Sam Boyd Stadium in the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, the ...

  • Fine Art

    The 78-year-old Oscar winner will unveil his collection of original acrylics and limited-edition serigraphs at Jeff Mitchum Galleries at the Bellagio today and at the ...

  • A&E

    From the annual KLUC Toy Drive to the sparkling lights of the Magical Forest, these are a few of our favorite things.

  • NewsAggregateHome Aggregate

    MGM Resorts International unveiled its newest entertainment venue today, the 5,200-seat Park Theater, which is attached to the Monte Carlo and sits across from T-Mobile ...

  • Music

    George Strait, Tim McGraw, Jennifer Nettles and many more hit town in December.

  • Industry Weekly

    The short rib grilled cheese is a winter hit.

  • Industry Weekly

    DJ Baby Yu begins a new monthly residency at the Foundation Room in January.

  • Dining

    Put down those bags and get yourself some ceviche.

  • A&E

    Plus, a benefit show at 11th Street Records and We Are Pancakes plays Triple B.

  • Industry Weekly

    The EDM duo is gearing up to drop new music in 2017.

  • Industry Weekly

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  • A&E

    Like the heat death of the universe, Norm Macdonald’s comedy has only grown cooler over the years.

  • Intersection

    Checking in with the Happiest (ex-)Mayor on Earth about the Golden Knights, the Raiders, and even the NBA and MLB coming to Las Vegas.