Marilyn Manson's unholy journey from creation to Kennedy.
News: Breathe Uneasy
A local environmental organization says that for years our government agencies have been breaking their own clean air laws--and it's time for the EPA to do its job.
Rights & Thongs: A thong nearly brought down a president and now Salinas High School girl students say a school dress code--prohibiting their skimpy undergarments--is taking away their rights.
Metropolis News Extras
: Sheriff's office issues burglary safety tips. Cupertino
: Drugs dropped in drinks bring call for awareness. Los Gatos
: City will appeal ruling allowing stadium at West Valley College. Saratoga
Kung Fu Fighting: Who needs Charlie's Angels? Local filmmakers producing 'Knights of the City' have a message.
Public Eye: Measure A opponent late for party--because of traffic. Tech exec goes public. Eastside election confusion.
Notes From the Underbelly: Ohlone Over the Guadalupe.
Work: Even for the young, retirement is not as much fun as it's cracked up to be.
Beat Privilege: Fatboy Slim creates the kind of memorably funky dance music that people actually want to groove to in the privacy of their own home.
Royal Night: Prince made even his oldest material sound fresh at last week's show.
Gifts of the Season: The San Jose Chamber Orchestra used works by Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky and Reese to serenade the cold season.
Aural Fixation: Keanu Reeves is as awkward onstage with his band, Dogstar, as he is onscreen.
Marquis Mark: Director Philip Kaufman dips his quills into the Marquis de Sade.
'Life' Stories: 'Boys Life 3' offers a collection of different looks at gay life.
Sea Change: Shanghai is the scene for doomed romance in 'Suzhou River.'
Age of Teasin': TheatreWorks triumphs with a witty retooling of an 18th-century classic, 'Triumph of Love.'
Pageant Power: El Teatro Campesino imbues 'La Virgen del Tepeyac' with emotional and historical force.
Cuba Goodie: Time stands still and the food melts in your mouth at Habana Cuba in San Jose.
A La Carte: Let the Holiday Countdown Begin!
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