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Silicon Valley Almanack

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July 30-Aug. 5, 1998

News: Cop Out
Insiders talk about why acting chief Walt Adkins is the wrong man to be appointed San Jose's top gun.


Features: Soulless Asylum
How California's mentally ill population has ended up in a prison system ill-equipped to deal with them. Saratoga resident Andrew Barnett decided he'd rather be dead.

Hosiery Job: Pantyhose 'tattoos' for the puncture-conscious and uncommitted.

Public Eye: Sheriff candidate lives in two places at once.


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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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Over the Top: Sketch stretches heavy metal to the breaking point at the Usual--review by Sarah Quelland.

New Music From Old Lyrics: Billy Bragg and friends channel Woody Guthrie's spirit on Mermaid Avenue.

At the Heart of the Soul: Jazz pianist Gene Harris takes his fans to church.

Lovano's Lure: The tenor sax giant explores new sonic landscapes.

Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by Eighty Mile Beach, Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Revenants and the Kirby Grips.

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'Whatever' It Takes: Director Susan Skoog and star Liz Weil know that growing up is extra hard to do for girls.

Bowing to Math: The numbers don't add up in Pi.

Don's Early Lite: Inept Mafia! comedy mocks a tired genre.

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Much Ado About Wit and Worry: Love hurts in Shakespeare Santa Cruz's Much Ado About Nothing.

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Expert Advice: Follow the waiter's directions at Tam Restaurant for a delicious Thai-Viet culinary tour.


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