For the Week of|
December 23-29, 1999
Cover: New Year's Blast
Our guide to the Bay Area's best seasonal celebrations.
News: Classroom Commercialism
Corporate ads are making greater inroads into public schools.
Y2K Planner: Dear diary, I miss my microwave popcorn. . .and other thoughts on the apocalypse.
An Ode to Oreos: America's No. 1 cookie is sweet business.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Fire & Ice: A wayward angel makes a descent into that fiery place.
High Tech Tightwads: Silicon Valley boomers are making profits hand over fist, but the dollars are not trickling down to the people who need it most.
Stuffer Stalking: Quick, cheap--but oh-so-thoughtful--last-minute stocking stuffers.
Holy Sh*t: Holy gifts for the truly devout.
Heart Song: Christmas king Christopher Radko weighs in on tolerance, the Devil, and 'It's a Wonderful Life.'
Fumble Fingers: Oliver Stone drops the ball on NFL exposé flick 'Any Given Sunday.'
Mistaken Identity: Matt Damon turns creepy in 'The Talented Mr. Ripley.'
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.
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