T.C. Boyle's 'Drop City' is not so loosely based on two legendary Sonoma County communes. Gretchen Giles separates fact from fiction.
News: Get Off the Bus
Budget woes lead to public transportation cuts.
Soul Men: Born of the men's movement, still drumming up spirited discussions, the Redwood Men's Center prepares for its annual all-male retreat.
Critic's Picks: A guide to the week's best arts, theater and music events.
Flying Down to Neo: 'The Matrix Reloaded' repeats the obvious.
Calling Mr. Fork: Tough guy Harlan Coben takes on Eddie Murphy and 'Daddy Day Care.'
Blues Notes: John Hammond is 'Ready for Love'.
Too Much Robbins: 'Villa Incognito' out-Robbins Tom Robbins.
Standard of Excellence: Dazzled by cheese at the Farmhouse Inn.