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 ...

  • NewsAggregateBusiness

    Las Vegas drew a record number of visitors last year, 42.9 million people, even more than tourism officials had predicted. The numbers were part of ...

  • A&E

    In the past three seasons, the top-seeded teams have reached the big game, a streak that will run to four if the New England Patriots ...

  • Dining

    With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world's biggest food media moguls just keeps getting ...

  • A&E

    Despite some strengths, the SLS-staged show suffers in structure, execution and—especially in the case of Lovitz—content.

  • Intersection

    Another piece of Vegas history now sleeps with the fishes.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • Industry Weekly

    The R&B legend begins a special engagement at the Flamingo on January 17.

  • Dining

    The Vegas beer scene is just getting better.

  • A&E

    A few years ago, smart TVs were the hot ticket. This year there were virtual reality headsets everywhere.

  • Industry Weekly

    "I started off as a busboy at Rao’s New York at the age of 12—never thinking I was going to stay in the family business—and ...

  • A&E

    The Patriots, Cowboys, Chiefs and Falcons have history on their side.

  • Dining

    Nevada represents the 33rd state to gain distribution of the acclaimed Boulder, Colorado brews.

  • A&E

    Also, the Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival returns and A Room of One's Own opens at Left of Center.

  • Dining

    Chef Hemant Kishore is dishing up unique Indian flavors and more.

  • Industry Weekly

    The all-ages dance event company is growing quickly and celebrating its third anniversary with a big show at the Joint.

  • Industry Weekly

    January 14 marks a new beginning for the legacy of Andre Rochat.

  • Industry Weekly

    From Kendrick Lamar to DJ Snake and Richie Hawtin, there's something for everyone.

  • Music

    The singer-songwriter performs at Caesars' Colosseum January 13 and 14.

  • Industry Weekly

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