As a headstrong newcomer facing off against George Shirakawa, Richard Hobbs has shaken up the District 2 supes race
Silicon Valley News Notes
Much Ado About Zoso
Fall for Men: Traditions, Trends and Trials
Quakes Felt Across The Pond
Chef Alice Medrich taught visitors some tricks about cooking with fruits at last year's Pear & Wine Festival. The event takes place again, with bountiful culinary offerings, this Sunday (Oct. 19) at Santana Row, 10am–6pm. This year's guests include Giada De Laurentiis and the growers from G Bar B Ranch in Kelseyville.
'Finding Nemo' favorites Marlin and Dory glide through the latest Disney on Ice presentation, '100 Years of Magic,' showcasing scores of Disney characters. The show runs Oct. 15–18 at the Oakland Oracle Arena, and then plays Oct. 22–26 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com.
The Arab Film Festival brings eight features to San Jose for the weekend
Movie Review: 'What Just Happened?'
Barry Levinson and Robert De Niro take a darkly comic look at Hollywood
The Pacific Rim Film Festival offers free screenings in Santa Cruz
Movie Review: 'Vertigo'
Stanford Theatre celebrates Hitchcock's epic on the big screen Oct. 16
'An Autumn Afternoon'
'An American in Paris'
Campbell native Joe Sib returns with his all-star band 22 Jacks
The Matrix Has Them
3Oh!3 take the red pill
Chef Robert Simpson does it again with Palo Alto's new Jamaican outpost
Lost in the Supermarket
5 Things to Love
Silicon Valley Steakhouses
San Jose Rep explores the physics of belief in 'Splitting Infinity'
'The Turn of the Screw' at San Jose Stage Company
August Wilson's 'Radio Golf' at TheatreWorks
Tabard updates a Greek tragedy with 'Antigone (in the Oval Office)
Meredith Monk and Ann Hamilton collaborate on a premiere for Stanford Lively Arts
'The Eaves of Heaven' by Andrew Pham, reviewed by Michael S. Gant
'A Romance on Three Legs,' by Katie Hafner, reviewed by Michael S. Gant
This weekend's best classical concerts
Letters to the Editor
October 15 - 21, 2008