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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 ...

  • Music

    The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

  • As We See It

    From lobster rolls to married-in-Vegas shops, this new mini-mall is ready to party.

  • Dining

    The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.

  • Music

    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

  • Nightlife

    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

  • Nightlife

    The SLS’ new cool-down spot, from swordfish salad to Steve Angello.

  • Reviews

    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

  • Dining

    The expo has been around for 30 years. John Arena’s been there for 29 of them.

  • As We See It

    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

  • Dining

    Chef Brian Malarkey brings his upbeat, social eatery to the Strip on March 27.

  • Dining

    From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.

  • Arts & EntertainmentThe Smith CenterLas Vegas Philharmonic

    “I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

  • A&E

    The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

  • As We See It

    "That’s gotta be going through his head ... how he went from going places and now it turned very quickly. He’s doing a lot of ...

  • As We See It

    Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

  • As We See It

    Also, recent visitation numbers show gaming is down. Better luck next year?