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 ...

  • NewsAllSports

    Most felt Golovkin won the slugfest, or at very least it was an extremely close fight, but ringside judge Adalaide Byrd scored the fight ...

  • Intersection

    “It’s sad to see everyone leaving because this plaza is getting old. You don’t leave your grandparents because they’re getting old.”

  • Arts & EntertainmentNewsAll

    King was a finalist on the show, parlaying the exposure to a lengthy pro wrestling for the Las Vegas resident ...

  • Industry Weekly

    “No one stays the same,” she sings on her latest single, the title track off her upcoming album Younger Now.

  • Reviews

    Don’t skip the Octopus Salteado, tender seafood drenched in a tongue-tingling romesco-lime sauce.

  • NewsAggregateHome Aggregate

    Missouri prisons have been ordered to eliminate smoking after an asthmatic inmate serving a life sentence for two murders won a court judgment...

  • Industry Weekly

    Los Angeles hosted the Emmy Awards but Las Vegas made one unforgettable appearance.

  • Intersection

    Chef Natalie Young's "Chinese and chicken joint" is closing its doors, but its kitchen is staying busy.

  • MusicFeatured

    There’s something special about karaoke bars, and even more so about the folks who frequent them.

  • NewsAggregateHome Aggregate

    Six people, including a 3-year-old girl, were transported to the hospital after a car smashed into a Honolulu restaurant...

  • Industry Weekly

    The Wynn retreat offers one of the most spectacular seafood experiences you’ll ever have.

  • Music

    Wonderful Wonderful also has the confidence to be far more inventive than anything the band has released before.

  • Dining

    The casero is the most popular ceviche—shrimp marinated in lime with avocado, onion, cucumber, cilantro and plenty of spicy bits of serrano pepper.

  • Intersection

    The governor’s task force predicted tourists would account for 63 percent of Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales, but where did it expect those millions to toke ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Brittany Rose, Ekoh, Sabriel and Dark Black bring additional Vegas vibes.

  • Industry Weekly

    Frozen beer, flaky potato pancakes and much more await at Palazzo.

  • Breaking News

    Matthew Stafford's pass to Golden Tate was ruled to be just short of the goal line in the final seconds, overturning the call on the ...

  • A&E

    Mount Charleston, a pumpking patch, Floyd Lamb Park and more.

  • Dining

    The Mexican Sloppy Jose is a zesty gut-buster, a spicy mélange of chorizo and ground beef contrasted by cool and creamy avocado.