Cover: Diamond Girls
After a 43-year hiatus, professional women's baseball returns to San Jose, with a team record that would make any city proud.
News: Guarding the Jailhouse
The Santa Clara County jail guards' union has endured more than its share of internal strife, with a quarter-million of its budget spent on lawsuits ordered by its leader, Richard Abbate.
Back to the Garden: The naked truth about shedding clothes, breaking rules and chatting with Susie Bright.
Remembering Luther: Just as he achieved the homegrown success he craved, bluesman Luther Allison was gone.
Flash in the Deadpan: David Byrne's finely honed sense of irony survives undimmed on Feelings album.
Casting a 'Spell': With Book of Spells, the Boneshakers shakes free of Was (Not Was).
Beat Street: Lollapalooza returns to its original vision.
Worm's Turn: Mexico's other great agave derivative--smoky, powerful mezcal--takes its rightful place as a premium sipping liquor. Christina Waters samples rustic handmade mezcals from remote Oaxacan villages.
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