Why are so many people trying to get away from it all? Because they can.
New Economy Nomads: Travel to bohemian lands is affordable.
Call of the Wild: Never mind the rain--sunshine and wildflowers are ahead. Now's the time to plan great escapes.
Close-by Campouts: Getting-away-from-it-all on less than a tank of gas.
Be Reserved: Popular Parks Can Be Booked Online.
Exterior Decorating: Gadgets for the quintessential car camper abound and some are worth the price.
Mission Accomplished: Three missions, one afternoon, a heavenly feeling.
Ready to Run: Training for a marathon is 90% perspiration, 10% lunacy.
News: Silipawn Valley
How does one know dotcom death is imminent? When they take the couches and computers, usually while employees are still working.
Metropolis News Extras
- Campbell: Child Citizenship Act lets thousands of adopted children become U.S. citizens overnight.
- Los Gatos: With shrinking numbers of women joining their order, Sisters of the Holy Names are looking for ways to keep up the good work.
- Saratoga: Railroad against plan to create trail along tracks.
Highway-Free Heaven: Local lecturer finds a saner alternative to Highway 17.
Public Eye: Ronzo vs. Zoegun: test balloon or new tune? Merc warns reporters of layoffs. Joe jolting at City Hall.
Notes From the Underbelly: Salamanca Soiree A la Scotch.
Work: Seven ways of looking at Doctor Who.
'Hope' Diamond: Idlewild's 'Hope is Important' comes as close to perfection as a rock band can.
Change of Routine: A guest conductor added an unexpected charge to the San Jose Symphony.
Playing Her Heart: Jazz pianist Jessica Williams seeks unity with her music.
Aural Fixation: South Bay music community grieves together after losing one of its own.
Juggling Act: Director and star Chi Muoi Lo tries to do too much in 'Catfish in Black Bean Sauce.'
Red Menace: Russian criminals, zonked on tabloid TV, attack in '15 Minutes.'
Honey Bare: Karen Finley brings her latest work--and lots of honey coating--to San Jose.
Tell-All Motel: Everyday lives are anything but in City Lights' 'Suburban Motel Part 2.'
Roll Over Beethoven: Art finally enters the 21st century at '010101.'
Tray Sweet: Blake's, in downtown San Jose's San Pedro Square, still rules among the meat & potatoes crowd.
A La Carte: First-class dining abroad.
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