Measure Up This year's regional ballot initiatives could have a long-lasting impact on the quality of life in Silicon Valley.
Giving Props Things are not always as they appear, and the ballot is no exception. Metro weighs in on the state propositions.
Get Out the Vote: Metro's quick voting guide.
News: Diesel Must Die
Santa Clara Valley's public transit buses have come under attack for their diesel spewing ways.
Metropolis News Extras
: Hillsborough's Tobin-Clark mansion is for sale. At 37,000 square feet, with six acres of landscaped land, it's a steal at $45 million. Los Gatos
: Council to increase number of Sheriff's traffic officers. Saratoga
: Willow Glen Shopping Center open for business. Willow Glen
Receiving End: Hard hit by competition from the cellular industry, pay phones aren't ready to hang it up yet.
Public Eye: Assembly wannabe brings opponent's mom to tears. Vasco asks for cash to help self-esteem. Silicon Valley's Al Checchi?
Notes From the Underbelly: Life at Coyote Inn.
Work: Schizoid man's famous diary holds true today.
Kitty, Kitty: Kitty Craft's new album proves that women have a place in electronica.
How It Really Goes: De La Soul and Wyclef Jean put the posers of hip-hop to shame.
Aural Fixation: MGD Blind Date winners catch a special performance by Beck at the Warfield.
The Horror, The Horror: In the 1940s, producer Val Lewton gave low-budget horror films a dose of sophistication and subtlety--the results are onscreen at the Stanford Theater this month.
Halo Again: Angels rush in where fools fear to tread in the big-screen treatment of 'Charlie's Angels.'
In the Rough: Matt Damon's club gets touched by an angel in 'The Legend of Bagger Vance.'
Union Forever: 'Live Nude Girls Unite!' looks at the power of group action in the sex-work industry.
Husbanding Cleopatra: Local director Jon Reiss blows up with 'Cleopatra's Second Husband.'
Let It Pour: The downpour outside matched the 'Singin' in the Rain' inside at American Musical Theater production.
Rhyme of Their Loves: Modern love gets worked over in witty lyrics in 'I Love You' at San Pedro Square.
Gassed About 'Gas': Lincoln High School takes do the desert in Peter S. Conrad's play 'Gas.'
'Life' Before Homer: Richard von Busack celebrates the 11th season premiere of 'The Simpsons' with a--d'oh!--previously unpublished 1986 interview with Matt Groening .
Campbell Capers: West valley eatery makes sporting good food.
A La Carte: It's time to get into the mood of the season.
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