For the Week of
April 7-May 3, 2005
Cover: Metro's Big 20:
Our 20th anniversary issue remembers how Metroagainst all oddsgot off the ground. Also: we look back at our coolest and strangest articles. (This issue is dedicated to the memory of Julia Smith.)
Thank You, Silicon Valley!: A founder looks back.
How We Barely Survived a Publishing Startup 20 Years Ago...: By Julia Smith.
A Letter to 1985, From the Year 2005: By Richard von Busack.
Growing Up in Public: A look back at some of Metro's most talked-about articles.
News: Straight Tow Hell:
A Santa Clara tow company is suing San Jose, saying its permit system is a sham. But even a constitutional issue of due process is a hard sell to a world that despises being towed.
The Fly: Dude, where's my web domain?
Silicon Alleys: Lessons in classical music.
Techsploits: Even if you don't believe in gods, sometimes you find yourself praying to one of them.
Rev: When Earth Attacks: You shouldn't abandon your car, unless there is no other option, and if you do, don't leave it in a traffic lane.
SJSU grad student Jana Marcus documents transsexual men's notions of masculinity in her show 'Transfigurations: The Making of a Man.'
Scam Artists: 'Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room' details the many creative ways we got shafted.
The Big E: Richard von Busack talks to director Alex Gibney about his documentary 'Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room.'
D for Despair: Robin Williams sinks to a new low in Duchovny/Leoni vanity project 'House of D.'
I Will Survive: Gomez goes live, splits with Virgin.
Magical Cusp: Pacific Rim Music Festival celebrates the birthday of musical wanderer Terry Riley.
Not From Here: Day One Symphony heads out on the road with Dredg.
Through The Looking Screen: John Markoff's new book examines the hippie-drugs-pixels connection behind the invention of the computer.
Eating on The Edge: Milpitas' South Legend Sichuan Restaurant is hot in more ways than one.
Live Feed: Pyramid Schemes.
5 Things to Love: Spring Crops.
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