For the Week of|
October 22-28, 1998
Cover: Stars & Bars
A Governor for the People: Metro endorses Gray Davis.
The Guvs and God: Two Catholic boys are vying for California's top post, but they don't score equal points with the church.
Right and Fong: Public perception has run amok--but don't be fooled. Barbara Boxer is no flaming liberal, and Matt Fong is no moderate Republican.
The Fine Print: A voter's guide to the state's plethora of propositions.
Voters Cheat Sheet: The Independent's voting recommendations in a handy ballot box guide.
News: Power Play
The Scoop: Money, health and gargling gerbils.
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.
Spins: A heavy metal reunion, a Gershwin tribute and a soul sensation.
For Whom the Music Twangs: Son Volt, Whiskeytown and Golden Smog pursue new takes on classic Americana
Comedic Climax: Smut-fighting superhero rises to occasion in new film Orgazmo.
My So-Called Habit: Permanent Midnight is the slight story of a narcissistic heroin addict.
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Get to the root of all things wine.