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Metro Silicon Valley
March 8-14, 2006

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News

'The Sopranos'
What the popular HBO series says about family, Italian-Americans, women and even Silicon Valley.

News

NSA Domestic Spying Scandal
A tech CEO and a little information science shed light on what the mainstream media won't say.

The Fly
The new San Jose City Hall's custodians watch their jobs go down the toilet.

Shamrock vs Gracie
Frank Shamrock squares off against Cesar Gracie Feb. 10.

St. Patrick's Day Events
The time to plan for St. Patrick's Day is now, while your head is still clear.

Columns

Silicon Alleys
'The Da Vinci Code' is one of the silliest books ever written.

Technology News
Octavia Butler could invent a new species, place them in a detailed alternate world and yet never forget that her characters need to eat and go to the bathroom.

Car Culture
Can a machine read your proof of insurance? Or detect if your documents are fraudulent?

Movies

'The Gold Bracelet'
A Sikh taxi driver in America fights prejudice in director Kavi Raz's Cinequest feature.

Cinequest 2006
The San Jose film festival winds up with big names.

'Joyeux Noël'
Romantic French film recalls peace in war.

'Sunnyvale'
James Ricardo's Cinequest feature continues to rack up awards.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Ray Manzarek
Former Door finds new life in the old songs.

Arctic Monkeys
Are concert tickets worth $100 on Craigslist?

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE LISTINGS    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Yume-Ya
Unique flavors and a special bond with customers make Sunnyvale discovery a top-notch option for Japanese cuisine.

Live Feed
Metro food writer Stett Holbrook eats like a local in Baja.

5 Things to Love
Sources for Grilled Tri-tip.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

'Electricidad'
San Jose's Teatro Visión gives Sophocles' 'Electra' a Chicano update.

Book Box
La Perdida, by Jessica Abel; Curry: A Tale of Cooks & Conquerors by Lizzie Collingham.




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January 25, 2006

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