The Great Escape
To feed their families, the men of west central Mexico travel hundreds of miles to Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley think-tank pumps electricity from the sea
Silicon Valley News Notes
Room of Secrets
Children's Musical Theatre San Jose brings 'Peter Pan' to the Montgomery Theater, running through Dec. 14. Pictured are (left to right) Adrienne Eller, Zach Hasbany, Lauren Meyer, Lexie Lanoie and Sam Lerner.
Movies: Ebert on Scorsese
A great critic chats up a great director in a new book
The new Ireland has some old martial problems
Movies: 'Let the Right One In'
A quirky vampire tale outdoes 'Twilight'
Movies: 'Nothing Like the Holidays'
A Puerto Rican Christmas is played for laughs
DVD Review: 'Quo Vadis'
The original biblical/Roman epic returns
DVD Review: 'Billy the Kid'
A sensitive documentary about an overly sensitive teenager
DVD Review: 'Mizoguchi's Fallen Women'
A new collection shows how the director treated prostitution in Japanese society
DVD Review: 'Polar Express 3-D'
The animated holiday movie gets an extra dimension in new DVD release
Billie Holiday Season
Jazzercize the holidays with our critic's picks
A new pit master keeps Uncle Frank's BBQ smokin'
The Wine Column
Green on Red
Art Review: 'Home Front'
History San Jose recalls the domestic side of World War II
Stage Review: 'Long Story Short'
TheatreWorks scores a hit with relationship musical
Book Review: Charles Rohlfs
A magnificent new book explores the craved creations of an Arts and Crafts pioneer
Letters to the Editor
December 10 - 16, 2008