Cover: KOME-ing Down
San Jose's most innovative rock station goes off the air in less than two weeks, with its most popular features and DJs moving north. Blame it on the corporatization of radio.
News: Bitter Pill
The French abortion pill, RU486, is being clandestinely distributed in the Bay Area--so clandestinely that most people don't even know about it.
Public Eye: Post-election lowdowns and highlights.
Unwelcome Tramp: The town of Niles celebrates Charlie Chaplin this Saturday, but in 1914 they were glad to see him go.
The Fine Art of Turning Inside Out
'Tis the season for Metro's guide to summer indulgences, with outdoor concerts, theater and our best picks for relaxing daytrips. There's also day-by-day calendar of summer events that you'll want to bookmark for the long and luxurious days ahead.
Wilde Kingdom: In a trio of new plays and films, Oscar Wilde exerts his influence on modern culture.
Beta Males: A new generation of comic-book artists salutes slackerdom.
Port Authority: Ocean Harbor offers South Bay shelter to lovers of authentic, top-end Chinese food.
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