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Public Eye:
Archived political bites from Metro.

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InterPersonals: Silicon Valley's matchmaker

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Silicon Valley Almanack

newspaper cover For the Week of
June 11-17, 1998

Cover: Retro-Rat Pack
For its annual Bars and Clubs issue, Metro celebrates the innocence and hedonism of the rat pack--those irrepressible party animals of the early 1960s--Frank, Dino, Sammy and assorted pals. Where would these strangers in the night go in Silicon Valley today? We're glad you asked.

Silicon Valley bars and clubs list.

How to speak Rat Packenese.
They drank, but they didn't drive.
The day after the party.

Portraits of the Pack:
Dean Martin
Sammy Davis Jr.
Joey Bishop
Peter Lawford
JFK
Jackie Kennedy
Angie Dickinson
Marilyn Monroe
Joe DiMaggio
Shirley MacLaine
Kevin Bacon
Frank Sinatra


News: The Ruling Class
Metro tracks the relationship between voter turnout and income level and finds out that money not only walks and talks--it also votes.

Public Eye: The rise and fall of San Jose Live!

World Classes: Geonexus schools Americans in the ways of the world.


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The Fine Art of Turning Inside Out
'Tis the season for Metro's guide to summer indulgences, with outdoor concerts, theater and our best picks for relaxing daytrips. There's also day-by-day calendar of summer events that you'll want to bookmark for the long and luxurious days ahead.

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What's in a Band Name: The upgrade is minimal on Garbage's Version 2.0.

Night and the Music: Why jazz drummer Tony Reedus has everyone talking.

Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by the Moody Blues, Critical Mass and Izzy Stradlin.

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Beatty and Switch: All things to all factions, Warren Beatty's Bulworth is the Billy Jack of the '90s, a populist fantasy that charts a Venn diagram of discontent from left to right.

No Heart of Gold: The Opposite of Sex smolders in sorrow.

Sweet William: Mixed bouquet--A wedding and a suicide.

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Lulu's Back in Town: Former San Jose diva Eilana Lappalainen plays operatic femme fatale.

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Ahead in the Clouds: Lindsey's at the Summit serves up flavor pizazz and a long-overdue excuse to escape the commute at the crest of Highway 17.


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