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InterPersonals: Silicon Valley's matchmaker

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For the Week of
October 19-25, 2005

Cover Story: Secret Gardens:
Critics say prime SV open space became the Santa Clara Gardens development project through backroom deals and hush money.

News: The Great Golden State Gas Swindle:
Think you're paying more for gasoline because of natural disasters? That's just what the scamming oil industry wants you to believe—but it's not true.

The Fly: Hear that giant sucking noise? That's the sound of Knight-Ridder devouring independent media from the Silicon Valley.

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Silicon Alleys: Pac-Man Fever Revisited.

Techsploits: Strike Blogs Put Workers on the Web.

Rev: Grease Girl: Spreading like an alternative-fuels wildfire, straight vegetable oil (SVO) finally caught me in its flames, and I'm loving it.

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Homage to Catalonia: A new show at San Jose State's Thompson Gallery highlights the varied traditions of Catalonia.

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Alison in Blunderland: Atom Egoyan's 'Where the Truth Lies' explains the splitting of Martin and Lewis for the very credulous.

Global Focus: The features at the U.N. Association Film Festival tackle tough global topics.

Limitless: This year's San Jose Jewish Film Festival gathers movies from around the world.

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Pod Caste: The video iPod kills the radio star.

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Misfit Lit: Author Sarah Vowell views the world through the prism of history instead of the romanticized musical mixtape.

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Degree of Style: Big flavors and metropolitan swank are the stuff of Los Gatos' 180.

Live Feed: Grapes Gone Greek.

5 Things to Love: Great Food Websites.

Club Life: Loft Bar and Bistro in San Jose.

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Sisters Act: Louisa May Alcott's famous siblings burst into song at American Musical Theatre of San Jose.

HoJo Mojo: Northside Theatre Company sneaks up on 'Murder at the Howard Johnson's' from an odd angle.


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