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 ...

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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 ...

  • A&E

    Music, food and fun will take over the Fremont Street Experience this weekend, from 11 a.m. to midnight February 25 and 26.

  • Industry Weekly

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

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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 ...

  • Intersection

    Among the additions to the area: More buildings and facilities, more retail and housing—and more doctors.

  • Industry Weekly

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

  • Music

    The California goth-punk veterans are an efficient hard-rock machine, as they proved over the course of 70 minutes.

  • Dining

    For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.

  • 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.

  • A&E

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

  • Dining

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

  • Music

    The three-night total: 77 songs, without a repeat. That’s how you take over a venue.

  • Reviews

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

  • Industry Weekly

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

  • A&E

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

  • Industry Weekly

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

  • Dining News

    Get ready for a Wagyu feast at Andiron, a top wines reception at Aureole and local brews with barbecue in Henderson.

  • A&E

    Fifty-six percent of you Aries feel more in love with life than you have in a long time.

  • Film

    Charlie Day's Mr. Campbell is far from the only character in this movie who deserves a pop in the mouth.

  • Music

    He changed costumes often, but it would have been a fun set even with my eyes closed.