For the Week of
Sept. 25-Oct. 1
Cover: Your Name in Lights
Local bigwigs have a current obsession for naming names when it comes to public buildings. Unfortunately, the name is usually their own.
News: Mounting Pressure
San Jose's cops on horseback can rise above most crowd control situations, but the equine unit makes a tall and sometimes skittish target.
Get Your Sniff On: Like the porn star who switches to mainstream roles, a process is under way to upgrade the scandalous image of the locally produced Booty Crack magazine.
Public Eye: Cupertino mayor tells all.
Polis Report: Kaiser Cement continues to burn tires.
Editor's License: What's the price of a name?
Ratting on Mickey: From one end of the political spectrum to the other, ancient enemies all agree that the Walt Disney Company must be boycotted.
Low Bikes, High Art: A new show at MACLA spotlights the serious style of lowrider bicycles.
The Pain From Spain: Carlos Saura's new film focuses on the passion and suffering of Flamenco.
Family Fury: Intimate Relations mixes cold sarcasm with heated emotions.
Brain Dead: Kicked in the Head shows that indie filmmaking doesn't always mean taking chances.
Around the Cornershop: Being the critics' darling isn't necessarily a healthy thing for a dance band--just ask Cornershop.
The Road Less Traveled: Stockton's Pavement stand and deliver at the Fillmore.
Passing the Sticks: Led Zeppelin's style lives on in the hands of drummer Jason Bonham, son of John.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by Buckwheat Zydeco and Neosoreskin.
Beat Street: Portland's Lookers revel in lo-fi heaven.
Moon Shines: Warm service and lovingly prepared food make La Luna a rising culinary star.
Bargain Bites: The new Ravioli's turns fast food into gourmet fare.
For What It's Worth: The Buffalo Springfield once challenged the Byrds and the Beatles--but something happened there.
The Foothills Are Alive With Music: What goes up must come down in Sunnyvale's production of The Sound of Music.
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