Cover: Poker Face
Local Muwekma Indians are keeping their cards close to their chests about possible casino plans if they gain federal recognition as a tribe. Oh, and by the way, where are they getting the millions for their lobbying effort?
News: Shaken Down
A sitter accused of murder waits in jail, while experts debate the new science of 'shaken baby syndrome.'
Royal Rhythms: Cuban singer Celia Cruz still rules as the 'Queen of Salsa.'
Conductor Becoming: Marin Alsop keeps her ears open for new American classics at the Cabrillo Music Festival.
Aural Fixation: The breaks keep falling Papa Roach's way with TV slots and MTV nominations.
Inside Out: Kevin Bacon's 'Hollow Man' is all surface, no substance.
Lost Cause: Even Brenda Blethyn can't rescue wispy 'Saving Grace.'
Past Imperfect: 'Time Regained' offers bold but confusing interpretation of Proust's novel.
Playing at Playing: In Shakespeare Santa Cruz's 'Kean,' busy postmodernism wins out over wit.
Slice of Sicily: Palo Alto's dining hotspot, Palermo, serves up a sea of Mediterranean treats with a California twist.
A La Carte: California winegrowers tote their pride and joy to Santa Cruz Mountains.
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