Time Is Our House by LOUISE McNEILL From "Hill Daughter: New and Selected Poems" (University of Pittsburgh P ress: $24.95; 144 pp.). Poet Laureate of West Virginia, McNeill, 80, has been writing poems rooted in the land since she was 16. 1991 by Louise McNeill.
Don't Go Out on a Limb Over Tree Disputes CORA JORDAN, Cora Jordan is an attorney and the author of "Neighbor Law: Trees, Fences, Boundaries and Noise," published by Nolo Press, Berkeley, from which this article is adapted with permission. "Neighbor Law" is available in bookstores or by calling (800) 640-6656 in California or (800) 992-6656 elsewhere in the United States. and
BOOK MARK : When Political Illiterates Try to Humanize a Monolith Eduard A. Shevardnadze, Eduard A. Shevardnadze was first secretary of the Communist Party of Georgia and Soviet foreign minister from 1985-90. Perestroika aimed to reform a monolith from the inside, but the reformers never fully thought through the consequences, contends the author. An excerpt
Water Watch Researched by: KATHIE BOZANICH / Los Angeles Times
One Day in the Life of San Diego's Youth Recently, San Diego County and the county Office of Education issued a report on the status of children. The following summarizes the problems facing today's youth. In one day in San Diego County:
PLATFORM : Slain Cop Had Established Sense of Mutual Respect ANDRE STARKS, ANDRE STARKS, 16, a ninth-grade student at Spring Valley Summit school, lives at Meadowbrook Apartments, the complex where San Diego Police Officer Ronald W. Davis was killed Tuesday. Andre got to know Davis when several officers "adopted" the complex, to help reduce crime. Andre commented on how Davis helped him and other children in the complex: