Cover: Connection City
Welcome to the job machine, where elected officials and their staffs find dream jobs after their terms are up, often created by friends in high places and funded by public dollars.
News: Balking on the Sun
The Mercury News denies that its strong editorial stance in favor of the Sun Microsystems takeover of the Agnews property was influenced by the huge stock holdings of a Knight-Ridder board member.
Public Eye: The board of supervisors gets religion.
Liquid Gold: Will the globalization of the Sonoma wine industry cost the county its soul?
Hymn and Hers: Hillhouse and Gandolfi deliver Ives, Cowell and Harrison songs.
Taking Off: Local blues guitarist Chris Cain arrives on an Unscheduled Flight.
Beat Street: X-Ecutioners bring turntables to the masses.
Window Seats: Peering in at Wolfgang Puck's new outpost of postmodern cuisine.
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