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newspaper cover For the Week of
July 3-9

Cover: Now You See It...
...and soon you won't. Crucial pieces of the valley's history may face the wrecking block to make way for new buildings. Metro surveys what's been lost and what's been saved, and which buildings are on the endangered structure list. (Historical photos courtesy of Bill Wulf.)


News: Hog Heaven
Hollister makes peace with its past at the 50th anniversary of history's most notorious biker rally.

Hard-Hatted Women: A handful of women learn construction skills and attitude.

Public Eye: Clever supe finds loopholes to get big bucks from his friends.

Polis Report: Skip the java, just have a shot of caffinated water.


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The Stars Never Die: The passing of Jimmy Stewart and Robert Mitchum only reinforces the persistence of movies like Vertigo and Night of the Hunter.

Leary in the Sky: Timothy Leary, the Johnny Appleseed of acid, stages a posthumous comeback with a new documentary, CD and book.

Bug Hunt: Men in Black is a trim, speedy special-effects treat with an edge.

Martial Martians: The angry planet gets angrier as Stanford Theater flaunts invasion flicks for Fourth.

Poignant Ponette: French film focuses at a child's level.

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Prime Primus: While the summer multigroup tours enforce musical differences, Primus shatters categories.

Flying Panty Attack: When Tom Jones sings, ladies fling.

Smokin' Grooves: Maxwell does Nine Inch Nails.

Jazz Line: A new CD traces the history of instrumental jazz.

Fruit Loops: Fiona Apple cuts to the core in concert at the Edge in Palo Alto.

Young Man Blues: Despite his years, Mighty Joe Young proves he's still a blues contender on Mighty Man.

Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by Don McLean, 10,000 Maniacs, Soda Pop and Shantel.

Beat Street: Tom Jones and Maxwell get in the mix.

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Upper Crust: Orlo's seduces the taste buds with high-end gourmet fare in the historic Hayes Mansion.

Bargain Bites: Palermo Pizza caters to gourmands with a yen for pies piled high to the sky.

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Recovered Satanic Fatigue Disorder: Many modern woes are the product of therapeutic suggestion and media prompting, argues Elaine Showalter.

Batman as Gumshoe: Once upon a time, superheroes used wits, not warrior ways, to stop crime.

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The Barber of Capitola: The new Bay Shore Lyric Opera Company debuts with a joyous but uneven Rossini.


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