[Metro This Week]

[Metroactive]
[whitespace]
[Classifieds]
[whitespace]
[Picks]
[whitespace]
[Movies]
[whitespace]
[Music]
[whitespace]
[Art]
[whitespace]
[Events]
[whitespace]
[Stage]
[whitespace]
[Dining]
[whitespace]
[Books]
[whitespace]
[Cyber]
[whitespace]
[Archive]
[whitespace]
[Features]
[whitespace]
[Staff Box]
[whitespace]
[Santa Cruz]
[whitespace]
[Sonoma]
[whitespace]
[San Francisco]
[whitespace]

[whitespace]

Metropolis:
News from Silicon Valley's neighborhoods

[whitespace]

Public Eye:
Archived political bites from Metro

[whitespace]

InterPersonals: Silicon Valley's matchmaker

[whitespace]
Save money with online coupons.

[whitespace]

Real Astrology

[whitespace]

Best of the Silicon Valley

[whitespace]

Bars, Clubs & Cafes

[whitespace]

Silicon Valley Almanack

newspaper cover For the Week of
November 5-11, 1998

Cover: Higher Power
In her search for sobriety and enlightenment, 40-year-old Claudia Kraft found New Age musician Gary Lamb and what turned out to be the dark side of Golden Gate Records. In the end, Claudia lost it all.


News: Strawberry Fields Forever
A 'new and improved' union has divided strawberry pickers in Watsonville, and some say the funding for it has come straight from agribusiness.

Gonzo Wins: Ron Gonzales takes San Jose in photo finish. Plus, a photo essay from Election Night '98.

Public Eye: The old elite is out on the street.

Metropolis News Extras

  • Palo Alto: Fake charity volunteer on the loose.
  • Willow Glen: The Glen gets away from the negative associations of "Billiards."
  • Alviso: Will there be changes to the Alviso Master Plan?
  • Santa Cruz: Once a wife-beating Satanist, always a wife-beating Satanist.

Ear and Loathing: Piercing remarks of a soap star in a mall.


[Movies]
[whitespace]
Mining the Seventies: Todd Haynes' Velvet Goldmine laments the lost promise of gender-blurring glitter rock.

DeVito Defeated: Retro women's picture Living Out Loud examines the agony of a cardiologist's ex.

Siege Mentality: Edward Zwick's action flick The Siege raises the specter of military fascism.

Unalarming: Stanley Tucci and David Arquette are too nice to be nasty in The Alarmist.

[Music]
[whitespace]
Upping the Ante: R.E.M. keeps on moving 'Up' with new album.

Bound for Glory: Singer/guitarist Deborah Coleman finds her voice as a blueswoman.

Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by DeeJay Punk-Roc, 808 State and various artists.

[Dining]
[whitespace]
Left Leaning: Menlo Park's Left Bank has all the right stuff, if you've got the time.

[Books]
[whitespace]
The Joy of Dissing: Dilbert creator Scott Adams stoops to redbaiting in Joy of Work; Richard Marcej puts down the daily comics.

[Stage]
[whitespace]
Past and Present 'Rain': Bisected Three Days of Rain at San Jose Rep looks at lives early and late.


[Staff Box]
[whitespace]
Please don't forget to write! Metro welcomes letters. Like any great work of art, they should be originals -- not copies of letters sent elsewhere. Include address and daytime phone (for verification purposes only). Letters may be edited for length and clarity or to correct factual inaccuracies known to us. Postal: Metro Letters, 550 S. First. St., San Jose, CA 95111. Fax: 408/298-0602.

JavaScript must be enabled to display this email address.

. Emailers, please include name, city of residence and phone number. Letters printed will list email address unless otherwise specified. Letters to the editor are not currently published in the online version of this paper.


Copyright © Metro Publishing Inc. Maintained by Boulevards New Media.


Foreclosures - Real Estate Investing
San Jose.com Real Estate