For the Week of|
July 29-August 4, 1999
Cover: Kids & Guns
How the NRA and gun manufacturers are targeting your kid.
Understanding Gun Violence: Join Together Online, a project of the Boston University of Public Health, provides community resources for those trying to make sense out school shootings.
Up to the Task?: See how your kids' school did in the state Standardized Testing and Reporting program.
Field of Dreams: Acre offers a blossoming menu.
Visionary Engineer: Iron Horse winemaker on a vision quest.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.
Pigs in Space: High-flying author Randy Blume brings Kermit & Co. down to Earth.
Feeling 'Blue': City slickers learn lesson in 'Desert Blue.'
Back to School: 'Detention' offers a dark look at education.
Steel Breeze: Carlos Santana returns with an incendiary new CD.
Hicksville, USA: New Gram Parsons tribute tops alt-country hayride.
Limping Along: Limp Bizkit prospers by keeping it simple--too simple.
SF Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more from the City by the Bay.
'Buffalo' Girls: Frothy fun at Actors' Theatre opener 'Moon over Buffalo.'
Funny Lady: Paula Poundstone keeps the offbeat humor coming.
Radio, Radio: The KPFA/Pacifica legacy is the subject of a new book.
Please don't forget to write! The Sonoma County Independent welcomes letters commenting on our coverage or other topics of local interest. Please keep all letters at 300 words or less (we reserve the right to edit them for length and style) and sign them (unsigned letters will not be published). A local phone number must be included for verification. Postal: Sonoma County Independent Letters, 540 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Fax: 707/527-1288. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Emailers, please include name, city of residence and phone number. Letters printed will list email address unless otherwise specified. Letters to the editor are not currently published in the online version of this paper.