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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 News

    Vegas DeLuxe has learned exclusively that KGB in at Harrah’s and his popular Simon Restaurant & Lounge in Palms Place will be shuttered shortly. Carson ...

  • BusinessDiningFeatured

    Big food, crazy cocktails and undeniable warmth: A day in the life of a Strip institution.

  • Dining

    At Billy's, pork is put on a pedestal courtesy of a “competition-style” rub that uses many flavors stacked together.

  • As We See It

    The fallacy of the failed “family-friendly” era is as absurd as it is infuriating.

  • Breaking News

    Someone hacked into Burning Man's website and snapped up the first batch of tickets to the summer festival. Now organizers are trying to figure out ...

  • Chef Talk

    The Hell's Kitchen winner moved from Gordon Ramsay Steak to BurGR last year.

  • Reviews

    The food at Wynn resorts will always be fancy, and we wouldn’t want it any other way.

  • As We See It

    Like an old museum with a bad curator, the Riviera has its historic charm and bad updates.

  • Dining

    Desyree Alberganti is leaving the Downtown favorite she helped create.

  • BusinessFeaturedFood

    If you’ve eaten Mexican food in Las Vegas, you’ve probably had Los Arcos tortillas or chips, which are the foundation for tacos and nachos in ...

  • As We See It

    We've all heard it: "Everybody leaves Las Vegas"

  • Nightlife

    Does the space boast a bigger dancefloor now? Find that—and all the deets—here.

  • Weekly Q&A

    The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.

  • Breaking News

    In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" — an attempt to show the world he had many ...

  • As We See It

    “Kids today have so many cute questions. Why do the doggies have tails? Why does the moon follow us? What’s a rusty trombone?”

  • As We See It

    SMU's Arts Vibrancy Index aimed to determine the "hotbeds of America's arts and culture."

  • Film

    The movie’s first half is playful and sly, ending with a small but satisfying twist.

  • As We See It

    This is one party Nevada doesn’t want to see end.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, GBDC gets even more vibrant for the Color Run afterparty.