DOWNTOWN : Back to the Future Kevin Starr, Kevin Starr, a contributing editor to Opinion, is State Librarian of California and a member of the faculty at USC. The latest volume of his history of California is "Endangered Dreams, The Great Depression in California" (Oxford University Press)
THE STATE : Fed Must Make Wells Fargo a Good Corporate Citizen of L.A. Peter Dreier and E. Lynn Brown, Peter Dreier, professor of politics and director of the public-policy program at Occidental College, was a member of the advisory board of the Resolution Trust Corp. E. Lynn Brown is presiding bishop of the Ninth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
A City Lost--and Found Jim Heimann, Jim Heimann is author of "Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of the American Drive-In Restaurant" (Chronicle)
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Courting The Heavy Hitters MICHAEL J. GOODMAN and Michael J. Goodman's last article for the magazine was on animal smuggling. He is co-author of "Your Best Bet"(Ballantine), a guide to international gambling.
Check Conditions Before Riding in Convertible CHARLES A. JAFFE, Charles A. Jaffe is mutual funds columnist at the Boston Globe. He can be reached by electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Russ Wiles' column does not appear this week