A Call to Duty: The King Trial : IRENE FERTIK MARY ANNE PEREZ, Irene Fertik, 49, is the staff photographer for the University
of Southern California and free-lances for City Times and other publications. She was called for the jury pool in the federal trial of the four officers accused of violating Rodney G. King's civil rights. She made it through several call-ins before being told that her panel, Panel 65, would not be chosen for duty. Fertik was interviewed by Mary Anne Perez.
Gallery : Not Quite : Prime Time Times Staff Photographer Tammy Lechner has spent four years
following the fans, fortunes and foibles of the single-A California League, whose 10 teams stretch from Palm Springs to San Jose. This is the second of two photo essays.
PLATFORM : Education for All ANIKO ANN KLEIN, ANIKO ANN KLEIN, a member of the Special Education Commission,
an advisory council to the Los Angeles School District, comments on the LEARN proposal . She told The Times:
CALIFORNIA PORTFOLIO : The Promised Land Is Not in Our Neighboring States JOEL KOTKIN and DAVID FRIEDMAN, Joel Kotkin, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior
fellow at the Center for the New West and an international fellow at the Pepperdine University School of Business and Management. David Friedman, an attorney, is a visiting fellow in the MIT Japan program