For the Week of|
April 8-14, 1999
Cover: Spring Books
Lust Letters: Hot erotica by two local writers.
Wonder Girl: Graton seventh grader conquers publishing world.
Our Dumb Century: Peeling back The Onion.
Dark Carnival: A chilling critique of cyberfuturism.
Fresh Crop: A bounty of new books by local authors.
News: The Good Life?
State health report shows that county drug deaths and suicide rates are high.
Bombing the Baby with the Bathwater: A commentary by Veran Matic, editor-in-chief of Belgrade's banned Radio B92.
Workplace Envy: Weekend face-lifts are the latest power tool in the busy execs' arsenal.
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.
Battle of Britten: Santa Rosa Symphony stages Benjamin Britten's 1962 pacifist opus.
Helping Hand: Musicians Helping Musicians launches all-star benefit concert.
Fried Chicken and Coffee: Nashville Pussy aims to offend with beats, breasts and bad words--but it's all an act.
TV Nation Cont.: Filmmaker Michael Moore returns to the small screen.
Green Light: Film reviewer Michelle Goldberg is real gone over Go.
Arts, Etc.: Rafael Theater reopens.
Flatulent Farce: Laughs get lost at Sonoma County Rep's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Hot Plate: Catching up with Cafe Lolo's Michael Quigley.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Free at Last: Katherine Arnoldi's comic The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom is stunning work.
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