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newspaper cover For the Week of
August 31-September 6, 2000

Cover Story: Bum Rap
Blamed for traffic accidents, brain tumors and the decline of public decency in general, the cellular telephone has acquired an image problem. To all those cell-loathing critics, it's time to get used to phone fanatics gabbing in their cars, in grocery store lines, at the gym or on the street.


News: Liar Liar
With Reaganesque flair, Phillipine actor-turned-president works to make friends in all the right places as his country sits in disarray.

Metropolis News Extras

  • Los Gatos: Former Ferrari dealer charged with bank, bankruptcy fraud.
  • Saratoga: Checks are stolen from the city's residential mailboxes.
  • Cupertino: Students start new term among construction projects.

Lost and Inbound: Lose something at the airport? It may just end up in the deep South.

Public Eye: Liz talks about PMS on Senate floor. SJ City Council missing in action. Gonzo's wife pals around with his foes.


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Work: A trashy email address is not an option.

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Resplendent Tapestry: The Tapestry in Talent festival weaves a rich fabric of local arts and culture.

Mixed Thrills: The funk hails from the '70s, but the connections define the future on DJ Gilles Peterson's new album.

Vibe Jibe: For vibraphonist Stefon Harris, good vibes are all about listening closely to the music.

Metal 2000: Ozzy Osbourne's OzzFest ruled the day at Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Aural Fixation: Young bands from near and far gather for South First Music Experience.

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Ramblin' Jack: Santa Cruzan Aiyana Elliott tracks the ramblin' life of her folksinging father in a new documentary.

Beyond Kink: What begins as pure sex in the afternoon soon becomes 'An Affair of Love.'

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Comeback Kid: Alongside Chef Mark Tabak, Stratta reinvents itself to bring life to a dusty downtown spot.

A La Carte: The harvest is no time to sit.


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