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 ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists announced that it is pushing ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    SLS Las Vegas announced Tuesday it had agreed to be purchased by Alex Meruelo and Meruelo Group, the owners of the Grand Sierra Resort Hotel ...

  • A&E

    The Red Barn sign — from one of Las Vegas' first gay bars — will be the first Neon Museum piece to visit the Fashion ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The final show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Sunday. Las Vegan Jon Weiss spent 25 years working for the circus and ...

  • Music

    The rousing classic rock concert returns this weekend, when Fogerty celebrates his 72nd birthday.

  • A&E

    Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, killed himself Wednesday by ...

  • A&E

    Performing in a Las Vegas Strip showroom with his name over the door was never a goal for Mat Franco. For that matter, neither was ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    It’s not an unreasonable thing, given how much sports franchises cost in terms of infrastructure and staffing, to ask why we’re going all-in on one ...

  • AllSportsAggregate

    Papale, who gained fame when his improbable journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the ...

  • Reviews

    The Polish dumplings might be ubiquitous in my hometown of Chicago, but fresh ones are rare finds in the desert.

  • A&E

    The country trio is set for eight shows in October at the Venetian Theatre.

  • Industry Weekly

    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.

  • Music

    “Someday I’d like to have something living in Vegas. Some sort of residency would be optimal.”

  • Intersection

    This year, the goal is to admit eight new students, and the original five are working to help.

  • Intersection

    The Vegas alt-rock quartet—along with producer Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol)—recently concluded six weeks of work.

  • A&E

    Plus, grass-fed beef, farm-range eggs and honey made by bees on the premises.

  • Intersection

    He’s preparing to talk to several urban-friendly chains, including Sprouts, 365 by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.

  • Dining

    In a city of infinite toppings and flavor combinations, I find myself craving simple and classic.

  • Industry Weekly

    Get ready for eight momentous parties over two weekends.