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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 ...

  • Dining

    Believe it: Las Vegas has come into its own as a legit pie zone. Witness the savory slices that put us on the map. ...

  • Dining

    Is it too much to ask to have one great big list of all the notable slices and pies all around the Las Vegas Valley? ...

  • As We See It

    MGM's Gold Strike casino in Tunica, Miss., recently opened a nonsmoking area.

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlife

    The new SBE club opens at the freshly minted resort this weekend.

  • A&E

    It all started with a list of notes on the Director’s desk ...

  • Dining

    Before Ping Pang Pong, the Gold Coast's Monterey Room was serving pot stickers and egg foo young alongside chicken fried steak and BLTs.

  • Joe Downtown

    Does manufacturing project Factorli's demise signify a lack of planning on Downtown Project's part?

  • FeaturedArts & EntertainmentCulture

    Sam Nazarian has created just what he thinks Las Vegas deserves with SLS: A shiny new playground (that locals might be able to afford!).

  • Dining News

    The Honey Salt team doubles down in the Summerlin area with its new Tivoli Village tavern.

  • Dining

    Let your voice (and taste buds) be heard!

  • FeaturedDining

    From varieties at Settebello to Naked City Pizza, pies that prove Vegas pizza rocks.

  • Booze Blog

    Mandalay Bay is taking brews to a higher level in September.

  • Dining

    Make the trek to North Las Vegas for a slab from Old School Pizzeria.

  • As We See It

    For some, it might be the biggest, coolest single event ever to happen in Las Vegas.

  • AP

    Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"?

  • CultureArts & EntertainmentMusic

    Did the Fab Four see anything besides the Sahara and the Las Vegas Convention Center?

  • Breaking News

    A couple accused of leaving their severely injured 2-year-old daughter at a hospital have been arrested after a five-year manhunt.

  • Music

    Outdoor concert should be the first of many at the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

  • Music

    Let's face it—the legend will never die in Las Vegas.