For the Week of|
March 11-17, 1999
Cover: The Secret Strife of Plants
Conservationists worry that the herbal remedies boom is pushing popular medicinal plants to the brink of extinction.
News: Women Speak Out
New sexual harassment claims at county law-enforcement offices.
Up to the Task?: See how your kids' school did in the state Standardized Testing and Reporting program.
Climbing Up on Capitol Hill: Check up on the your Congressional Representatives and U.S. Senators--where they stand, how they voted.
Rock Out: Local musicians leave in search of fame and fortune.
Sax Appeal: Young jazz lion Joshua Redman comes to LBC.
Spins: Hot trax--drop another quarter in the digital jukebox.
Gender Is The Night: Hedwig and the Angry Inch creates a musical comedy out of rock elements; the Rushmore soundtrack evokes the innocence of the '60s.
Talking Pictures: Employment specialist Heather Shea on Office Space, the new Dilbert-meets-Kafka office-worker comedy.
Not up to Snuff: Nicolas Cage action thriller 8MM--who killed the plot?
A Film Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick combined grandeur of vision with grandeur of pessimism. An obituary by Richard von Busack.
The Cinequest That Was: Richard von Busack wraps up this year's digital film festival.
Mussel Beach: She shells seashells ... you know the rest.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Dynamic Duo: Provocative theater from Santa Rosa Players, Actors' Theatre.
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