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newspaper cover For the Week of
August 26-September 1, 1999

Cover: Too Big Too Fast
Long before there was 'welfare to work,' there was San Jose's CET job-training program. In 1992, it was asked to expand across the nation. Now, it's fighting for its life.


News: Wheel Life
Skateboarders search for a place to spin their wheels.

Metropolis News Extras

  • Saratoga: Ray Rossi is selling all that's left of Saratoga Drug Store.
  • Campbell: Lights, Camera, Cuppa Joe.
  • Cupertino: Seven exotic birds stolen from local bird store.

Speed Racer: KTEH documentary 'Time Frenzy' explores the frantic pace of our daily lives.

Public Eye: AG to meet the VC. Porn star claims Internet domain. City official spotted at Cher concert.


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Stuff and Nonsense: Bob Pollard of Guided By Voices wins one for bespectacled fat guys singing about science and trees.

Please Recruit: The Recruits are stuck between a rock riff and a hard offer.

Kofy Break: Engaging Kofy Brown worked hard to win over the crowd at the Agenda.

Aural Fixation: Remoter clicks with provocative verse and infectiously moody melodies.

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Making It Real: From the Double Take Festival in North Carolina to Stanford, documentary filmmakers struggle to see their visions onscreen.

Siamese Sins: The low-budget blues of 'Twin Falls Idaho.'

Hollywood Peace: Albert Brooks' forced comedy 'The Muse' is a disappointment.

Dry but Sweet: Veteran director Eric Rohmer's 'Autumn Tale' springs to life.

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A Writer's Life: Metro arts editor Michael S. Gant pays tribute to music critic Nicky Baxter, 1956-1999.

[Dining]
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Torre, Torre, Torre: Local restaurateur puts an Italian accent on his new eatery, Cafe Torre.

A La Carte: Downtown San Jose enjoys the public offerings of E & O Trading Company.


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