In the Red
Once the money flowed freely, but economic struggles and shrinking distribution are becoming a huge buzz kill for this region's acclaimed wine country
Chasing the Quarry
The state battles global warming in cement plants like Cupertino's Hanson Permanente
Silicon Valley News Notes
The Perfect Fit
The world's most entertaining bad team
'The Tale of Despereaux'
Handyman/ex-soap opera actor Rob Hillis of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' will do some fix-it demonstrations at this weekend's South Bay Home and Garden Show. The Show runs Jan. 9–11 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Movie Review: 'Revolutionary Road'
A suburban trap dooms the artistic dreams of a passionate couple
Movie Review: 'The Wrestler'
Mickey Rourke grapples with his demons in a ring drama
DVD Review: 'Europa'
Criterion reissues Lars von Trier's 1991 film about an young American on the loose in post-war Germany
DVD Review: 'Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.0'
The desperate search for Earth continues as the sci-fi series homes in on its stretch run
DVD Review: 'Visits: Hungry Ghost Anthology'
Four short films with eerie plots and supernatural overtones show what young Malaysian horror directors are up to
The members of Tower of Power are still going strong after 40 years.
Mezcal offers a different and distinctive take on Mexican
The Wine Column
Future in Syrah
Dance Preview: Margaret Wingrove Dance Company
San Jose choreographer Wingrove turns a novel about growing up in Shanghai
Stage Preview: Tobias Wolff
Word for Word company dramatizes the tale of Tobias Wolff
Book Review: 'Now the Drum of War'
Robert Roper explores the Civil War experiences of poet Walt Whitman and his brothers; the author appears Jan. 13 at Kepler's in Menlo Park
Letters to the Editor
January 7 - 13, 2009