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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

  • Intersection

    The effort to replace the Las Vegas Club and surrounding spaces will keep neon legends like Vegas Vickie.

  • Intersection

    The $600 package includes a Taco Bell garter, sauce packet bouquet and, yes, 12 tacos.

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    Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Pair chilaquiles with an icy Dos Equis or blood orange margarita.

  • A&E

    The busy Chicago-born comedian returns to the Aces of Comedy series at the Mirage this week.

  • Industry Weekly

    Jennifer Lopez is back on the Strip for her resident show at Axis this month.

  • Industry Weekly

    “Are you overcome with my talent, or just astonished that I’m here?” Chef joked after arriving onstage in typical grand fashion.

  • Fine Art

    Vanessa and Elena Skye’s gallery, nestled within the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has distinguished itself from its neighbors with its local roots.

  • Dining

    Chef de cuisine James Richards pulled out all the stops for students and teachers visiting from his alma mater.

  • Reviews

    Chabuya’s seafood-forward menu rewards adventurous and risk-averse diners.

  • A&E

    The comic actor re-channels David Brent for Life on the Road.

  • Dining

    The man behind Soyo, Oyshi and other southwest favorites is bringing Korean-Chinese food to the neighborhood.

  • Industry Weekly

    Also, R. Kelly performs at the Joint, Southside visits Light and Twenty One Pilots play at Mandalay Bay.

  • Industry Weekly

    The new bar and lounge feels like a hybrid of Mad Men and The Jetsons.

  • Music

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer plays the Pearl at the Palms on February 17.

  • A&E

    Also, see Arthur Brown and AFI at the Hard Rock and learn about local history through photography at the Westside School.

  • Industry Weekly

    "You have to believe in something more than product or money. There’s got to be a deeper meaning."

  • A&E

    The Strip is just the beginning of fantastic local photo ops.

  • Intersection

    The local historian discusses his exhaustively researched account of the queer experience in Las Vegas and elsewhere in the state.