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For the Week of
January 19-25, 2005
Cover: Leaps of Faith:
Our annual health and fitness issue.
Fun in the Mud: Niche sport of cyclocross isn't so niche anymore.
For the Hell of It: Why kicking heroin is infinitely easier than quitting cigarettes.
Mojo Rising: Local personal trainers offer tips on staying motivated in the gym.
News: Day of Reckoning
Task force prepares for homeless head count.
The Byrne Report: American Heart.
Briefs: Is there any chance that the Democratic Party might find its backbone again?
Rev: Prius Plus: Whew, not some crazy electric hippie car, this one's practical! And it does all the thinking for you.
Mayhem in Miniature:
The true-crime dioramas of the Nutshell Studies scale murder down to dollhouse size.
Critic's Picks: A guide to the week's best arts, theater and music events.
A Different Lens: Global Lens takes the North Bay on a cinematic journey.
The Quality of Mercy: Al Pacino shows us the scorn of the scorned man in a magnificent 'Merchant of Venice.'
High Voltage: Jay Farrar makes his peace with the past.
Just Folk: An extended music family returns for QQWL.
Makin' Out: Bad Kissers pucker up to good pop.
Swallow That: In which our wayward reporter eats an entire record album. Well, OK--it's just a 7-inch.
Swirl 'n' Spit: Russian Hill Winery.
News of the Food: Feeling Crabby.
Barrel of Laughs: Colorful cast exults in hilarious weirdness of AT's new 'Wonder of the World.'