For the Week of|
June 1-7, 2000
Cover: Virtually Obsessed
Strange things are happening in the world of online fantasy games. People live there. And fall in love there. And die there.
News: Keepin' It Wheel
Seven years after the first AIDS ride, bicyclists keep pedaling although a disturbing degree of public apathy is creeping in.
Metropolis News Extras
- Los Gatos: Guardian's 'no-contest' plea clears way for local lawsuits.
- Cupertino: Falling tree injures two men at local park.
- Sunnyvale: Suspects jack truck, make off with hi-tech loot.
Wheels of Fortune: Coming of age in film school means making your own movie on the cheap. San Jose native and aspiring filmmaker Kirk Diaz is determined to 'Keep Driving.'
Public Eye: A's say, 'No way, San Jose.' Car clash of the titans at Sunnyvale City Hall. Water tax windfall or shortfall?
Work: Her name is Rio.
Jazz in the City: The San Jose Jazz Festival announces the lineup for its summer blowout.
Aural Fixation: Mr. Roper played fast and brutal at Sunnyvale's Quarter Note last week.
007 in Love: The new DVD versions of 'On Her Majesty's Service' and 'The World Is Not Enough' prove that James Bond is at his best when his desires exceed his double-entendres.
Tough as Niles: Silent-film cowboy hero Broncho Billy Anderson put Niles on the map.
House of Games: Director Mike Hodges of 'Get Carter' returns with a gambling metaphor in 'Croupier.'
Sisters Act: The Delany Sisters tell a century's worth of tales in 'Having our Say.'
Green Party: A space visitor turns a town around in City Lights' 'Resident Alien.'
Out of the Cookie Cutter: SJSU grads are ready to go 'Out of State.'
Arabian Nights: San Jose's Yas shines with the simple wonders of Persian cuisine and culture.
A La Carte: Local cuisinartists come out swinging against genetically engineered foods.