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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 ...

  • Film

    No movie could live up to the amount of controversy that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s dopey comedy has been subject to recently.

  • Dining

    We have some surprises—only five of our 14 choices are on the Strip this year.

  • Dining

    With all of that decorating and shopping, who has time to make dinner? Make a reservation instead.

  • Nightlife

    From big-name beatmeisters (Zedd! Calvin Harris!) to celeb-studded soirees (Iggy! Miguel!), where to get your party on this New Year's Eve.

  • Dining News

    Shake Shack opens on the Strip on December 29, and there's more. Much more.

  • Christmas

    A longtime volunteer firefighter has come up with a new use for his family-owned goat herding business – eating old Christmas trees.

  • Dining

    The Christmas Eve tradition is available two nights at the celeb chef's eponymous Cromwell restaurant.

  • Incidental Tourist

    Years from now, we might look back at 2014 as the year momentum on the Strip began to build again.

  • Dining

    Check out these standout dinner options for the big night.

  • As We See It

    Will 2015 be the year of Hendo? Can Cosmo keep its cool? And how will we decide where to get our weed?

  • Nightlife

    The gold-foil bottles. The satisfying pop of the cork. The gush of bubbles spilling into a flute (or plastic cup).

  • As We See It

    The Lopez is no ordinary sneaker. It involves innovative materials, a teen designer and a hopeful ripple-effect for education.

  • Music

    Las Vegas producer/DJ duo collaborate with Diplo on 'Unapologetic Bitch'

  • FeaturedNewsPolitics

    Bees attacking an airplane out of McCarran? Yep, that happened, too.

  • Dining

    Jim Begley focuses on five most memorable bites, from bar snacks to escargot pie.

  • Nightlife

    You can still keep it on the cheap for the Big Night.

  • A&E

    From Electric Daisy Carnival to Kinky Boots, the last 365 days in Vegas A&E.

  • As We See It

    Keep your eyes peeled for 1,000 brown-paper boxes meant to "spread a little cheer and #LocalLove around town."