The Road to Freedom
It wasn't a huge story when Sgt. Jason Hendrix died in Iraq, but his mother's fight for the right to decide where her son should be buried triggered a national controversy.
Silicon Valley News Notes
Fly has learned that Michael Mulcahy is seriously entertaining a bid to become mayor of San Jose.
New Year's Rush Job
Failed to plan ahead? Forgot to ice the bubbly? Metro's last-minute New Year's Eve Guide is a balm to procrastinators.
Spies and Shibumi.
A group of elders, the NYSE, are very worried about GM, who will fall out of power shortly. There are several upstart wizards who are hip and savvy who can take over the position of power.
A rejectionist critic rewrites the history of cinema in 2005.
Haiku de Todd
The year in music, presented in haiku form.
Curating The Grotesque
For Oakland's Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, all the world's a stage.
The Thrill Is Gone
While it still offers solid dining, Spago Palo Alto's days on the culinary cutting edge are over.
5 Things to Love
Stett's Top 10 Dishes of 2005: Part 1.