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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

    “Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs ...

  • Business

    They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can ...

  • Nightlife

    We all know that Oscar Goodman likes his gin martinis, but what about Carolyn?

  • News & Notes

    Plus, Jason Strauss hints at new Tao Group venues.

  • Film

    Having exhausted police and crime stories in LA, David Ayer tackles the unrelenting intensity of WW2 tank warfare.

  • Lifestyle Featured

    How to ... Find your spirit cheese! Break an apple with your bare hands! Make the perfect mixtape! Speak teen! Our guide to becoming a ...

  • Music

    The former Van Halen singer will celebrate his birthday by rocking with his friends Downtown.

  • Dining

    It was like Disneyland, only with a beautiful burnt ends burrito.

  • Nightlife

    Leave it to Las Vegas nightlife to devise a way to throw pool parties in the winter.

  • Recipes

    This pasta dish has a lighter touch but doesn't scale back the flavor.

  • Reviews

    The Chicago takeover continues with this fiery new Chinese restaurant.

  • Nightlife

    Jenna Marbles knows what your eyebrows mean.

  • DiningFeatured

    Don't know how to attack the buffet? Let us show you the way.

  • Dining

    There’s plenty of variety here, different styles of fried rice, bowls and sushi, along with salads and appetizers.

  • As We See It

    Millionaire Chess: What happens when the "ancient sport" moves its pieces onto the Strip?

  • As We See It

    From discounts on ceremonies to matching bands, lucrative promos are being offered to LGBTQ couples wishing to wed.

  • Nightlife

    You don't have to sacrifice craft for what tourists crave at the Monte Carlo watering hole.

  • Nightlife

    Some drinks stick with you—for their unexpected brilliance, their sheer decadence or their downright strangeness.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, an "Adult Halloween Bash" at the Sheri's Ranch brothel. Yes, brothel.

  • The Sunday

    Some pits are fueled by natural gas or propane. Others can burn wood but use common sense: avoid burning on windy days because of blowing ...