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oingo boingo former members
Oct 6, 2022

Oingo Boingo: Ranking the Albums

Almost 30 years after Oingo Boingo broke up, its legacy is a study in contradictions. It was a cult band whose lead singer, Danny...
Aug 10, 2022

J&P Cosentino Family Farm’s Pop-up Stays a Favorite

Jason Cosentino is in the thick of summer fruit season. During the pandemic, 91-year-old patriarch Phil Cosentino—whose father bought the San Jose land that J&P...
Jul 10, 2022

Legendary ’80s Hitmakers ABC Play Music in the Park

In the early ’80s, the thriving Sheffield, England music scene was making dark music for dark times. Inspired in equal measure by industrial decay...
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale
Jun 22, 2022

Flat Landers

Woody Guthrie’s song “Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)” is not about the town in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. But you’d...
Nov 10, 2021

A Growing Legacy

If you’ve never considered how essential J&P Cosentino Family Farm is to the very identity of the South Bay, you’re not alone. In fact,...
Apr 28, 2021

Elevating Horror

Fifty years ago this October, Tommie Smith and John Carlos climbed atop the Olympic medal podium in Mexico City and threw up a fist against racial inequality. As they each removed their shoes and raised a clenched, black-gloved hand in the air, the pair of San Jose State sprinters bowed their heads, symbolically refusing to acknowledge their country's national anthem as it played over the stadium's loudspeakers.
Jan 27, 2021

Distance Learning

Hal Higdon, a contributing editor to Runner's World magazine and one of the country's foremost running gurus thanks to his book Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide, was surprised by those developments last year, at least as far as they pertained to the custom training plans he offers on his app Run With Hal, which are focused specifically on helping runners train for their goal distances.
Sep 23, 2020

Myth Universe

Stroker's win was praised as both deserved and historic, considering the awards had gone 73 years without even nominating an artist in a wheelchair. But at the same time, the Tonys came under massive criticism for an ironic twist in the ceremony: it wasn't wheelchair accessible. Instead of making her way to the stage to the applause of the theater world like her fellow winners, Stroker had to emerge from backstage to claim her award.

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