For the Week of|
July 27-August 2, 2000
Cover: Going It Alone?
Robert D. Putnam's new book, 'Bowling Alone,' argues that Americans are dumping community life to go solo.
News: Chemical Warfare
Contaminated Ecstasy wreaks havoc on unsuspecting ravers as demand for the drug rises and dealers' scruples decline.
Usual Suspects: A federal court reinstates Macias lawsuit against Sheriff's Department.
Breaking with Convention: The alternative media goes live and global for the Republican convention.
The Scoop: Political humorist Bob Harris offers live coverage of the GOP National Convention.
This Modern World: Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow takes on the Republicans.
Fresh Meat: Cole's Chop House serves up the flesh but goes light on the veggies.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Turning Back the Clock: 'Time Regained' offers a bold but confusing take on Proust's classic novel of memory.
Scraping Bottom: 'What Lies Beneath' aspires to Hitchcock but sinks like a stone.
The Wine Country Film Festival: Official website offers schedule and ticket information.
Hot Tunes: Petaluma Summer Music Festival gears up.
Hart of the Matter: Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart headlines the Marin Music Festival.
Randy Rhythms: Short reviews of new CDs by Lucy Pearl, Nina Gordon, and Lil' Kim.
SF Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more from the City by the Bay.
Doing the Numbers: Math stirs passion in a quirky young woman in 'An Invisible Sign of My Own.'
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