For the Week of|
October 15-21, 1998
Cover: Chasing Amy
Fiery South Bay Labor leader Amy Dean won't rest until economic justice materializes in Silicon Valley. And she's not tired yet.
News: Drive-In Reign
The Campbell City Council plans to plunk a giant R&D park on the site of the old Winchester Drive-In, but a group of citizens has a field of dreams.
Metropolis News Extras
Public Eye: Law lady Laurie Smith's poker face.
- Cupertino: A gang may be behind burglaries in the West Valley.
- Willow Glen: River Glen Elementary teaches in Spanish despite Prop. 227.
- Alviso: Alviso's English-only master plan.
- South San Jose: Redevelopment Agency throws cash at Candescent Technologies.
Men at Work: Silicon Valley network of dads-at-home grows.
For Whom the Music Twangs: Son Volt, Whiskeytown and Golden Smog pursue new takes on classic Americana.
Korn Again: Korn and Ice Cube go through the motions at Family Values concert in Oakland.
Are We Not Geeks?: Devo and Beck enlivened the not-so-funky crowd at Silicon Planet.
Feast of Beats: Dr. Loco brings rhythm & blues to the barrio.
Audiofile: Review of the latest CD by Baby Fox.
Night of the Baby: Oprah Winfrey and Jonathan Demme's adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved is faithful to a fault.
My So-Called Habit: Permanent Midnight is the slight story of a narcissistic heroin addict.
Midnight Munch: Marina Wolf believes that the all night diner is a trusted friend. How to survive and thrive among pigs in blankets and Texas toast.
No Play Is an 'Island': A hard case learns to ease up in SJ Stage Company's King of City Island.
Critical Affairs: Boomers vie with Xers in Monogamist.
Rewired Western: Robert Coover's Ghost Town rides the frontier of our cowboy memories.