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Metro Silicon Valley
08.20.08

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News

Making Morgan  Hill
After decades of fits and starts in the effort to revitalize the small South County city, Morgan Hill is on the rise again. And the city has much bigger plans for the future. Can it finally pull them off?

Dining Out in Morgan Hill

News

Obama's Strike Force
Palo Alto volunteers built an unorthodox campaign office, but its success capturing Silicon Valley votes and money has it playing a key role in battleground states

The Fly
Pay the Man | Multilevel Housing | Due South

Columns

Silicon Alleys
Earning Our Name

Sporting Events
The United States Synchronized Swim Team

Events
The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts brings food, arts and crafts to downtown Aug. 23-24.

Kids
The Bombastic Bouncers roll into town for the latest offering from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Aug. 20–24 at the HP Pavilion, San Jose.

Movies


Movie Review: 'Elegy'
Philip Roth's novel gets lost in the shuffle of film adaptation

Movie Review: 'Mirrors'
Horror-movie director Alexandre Aja stays one step ahead of his fans

Movie Review: 'The Rocker'
ete Best Syndrome strikes second-chance drummer Rainn Wilson

DVD Review
'Tyrone Power: Matinee Idol'

DVD Review
'Joy House'

DVD Review
'Long Dream'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

For the Glory
A new album and opening for Coldplay help Picture Atlantic set sail

Music Picks
The Misfits, Jo Dee Messina and Extreme

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS    MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Ripe Here, Ripe Now
The love apple is the New World's gift to everybody else

Live Feed
We Need More Hippies

5 Things to Love
Great Vacation Drinks

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Stage Prevew: 'Grey Gardens'
TheatreWorks stages the first post-Broadway production of oddball musical

Stage review: 'My Strange Nation'
Theatre Q puts the gay-themed music of Susan Werner into a revue format

Book Review
'This Land Is Their Land,' by Barbara Ehrenreich, reviewed by Molly Zapp

Book Review
'Postcards From the Russian Revolution and the Trenches,' reviewed by Michael S. Gant

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
August 20 - 26, 2008