For the Week of|
June 3-9, 1999
Cover: Subdivided We Stand
Metro goes in search of the valley's earliest subdivision and finds that the much-maligned suburban experiment of the 1950s and '60s has not failed here. Quite the contrary.
News: Wheel Annoying
Those shopping carts are not personal caravans, laundry carts or toys! Retailers revolt with a slew of shopping cart protection devices.
Metropolis News Extras
Public Eye: Bail agents bond over promotion controversy.
- Willow Glen: Local 'Vampire-Slayer' fans dismayed at network decision to cancel finale.
- Saratoga: Highway 85's noise becomes a topic again at transit meetings.
- Los Gatos: Rinconada Pharmacy receives notice to vacate the premises.
A Journalist in Full: Tom Wolfe forgets his contempt for 'mangy collection of humanity' for an evening.
Jumpin' Jack Smash: On its second album, 'Retro Lounge,' San Jose's Smash mouth beats the jinx and gets better.
Aural Fixation: Sebastian Bach returns with solo CD.
The 'Son' Also Rises: Cuban music flourishes in Wim Wenders' new film,'Buena Vista Social Club.'
Irish Springs: A man tracks his family's roots in 'This Is My Father.'
Push Stop, Please: 'The Thirteenth Floor' sinks to cyber lows.
In the Kitchen: Rosa Maria Escalante evokes an entire community in 'Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen.'
Poetic Flowering: Latino lit takes center stage at Floricanto Festival.
Migration Manga: Rare rediscovered Japanese comic chronicles an immigrant saga.
Eating At Her: Reviewer Christina Waters identifies a forkful of atrocities that annoy her when she's out for a fine dining experience.