What happened on August 08, 1999
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
Right to Vote Doesn't Mean Right to Cheat DICK ACKERMAN, Dick Ackerman represents the 72nd Assembly District, covering Anaheim Hills, Brea, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia and Yorba Linda
Ending an Intolerable Silence Among Vietnamese Americans NGUYEN QUI DUC, Nguyen Qui Duc is the program manager for the Vietnamese Broadcasting Network in New York. A former commentator for National Public Radio, he has been writing about Vietnamese arts and culture for more than 10 years
Surf City's Up THAO HUA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Meeting a Need LYNN O'DELL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Art Fare JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Wedding Bandit MEL GILDEN, Author Mel Gilden is working on projects for Disney and HarperCollins. He once attended a wedding where nobody could identify a lady wearing a big hat
Thriving Sharks SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Legacy Restored BETTIJANE LEVINE, Times Staff Writer
The Bubble Economy With the Internet, there is a seismic shift taking place in the way the nation does business. Meanwhile, stock prices seem to be floating free from reality. and Charles R. Morris, Charles R. Morris is the author of "Money, Greed and Risk: Why Financial Crises Happen."
Through an Accurate Prism Adonis Hoffman, Adonis Hoffman is director of the Corporate Policy Institute, a nonprofit research and education center focusing on the impact of law and public-policy on business
The Need for an Inclusive Mainstream Gregory Rodriguez, Gregory Rodriguez, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a research fellow at the Pepperdine Institute for Public Policy and a fellow at the New America Foundation
Wall-to-Wall Chic Bruce McCall, Bruce McCall is a regular contributor to the New Yorker
Europe Must Bear Its Share ROBERT E. HUNTER, Robert E. Hunter, a senior advisor at Rand Corp. in Washington, was U.S. ambassador to NATO from 1993-98
Get the HMOs Off the Gravy Train KIP SULLIVAN, Kip Sullivan is the research director for Minnesota COACT (Citizens Organized Acting Together), which works on health care reform and other issues
Lobbying as a Barometer of Democracy Sam Quinones, Sam Quinones, a freelance journalist who has written for the Baltimore Sun and the Houston Chronicle, was an Alicia Patterson fellow in 1998
The Remedy Is Mexican Jobs ANTONIO R. VILLARAIGOSA, Antonio R. Villaraigosa (D-Los Angeles) is state Assembly Speaker
Just How Much Is a Football Stadium Worth, Really? William Fulton, William Fulton, editor of California Planning and Development Report, is the author of "The Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles."
Delis Alejandro Kitty Felde, Kitty Felde, a public radio journalist, hosts the Friday "Talk of the City" program on KPCC
What the World's Watching Maria de Cristofaro, a researcher in The Times' Rome bureau.
What the World's Watching Times staff writer Sonni Efron, with contributions from Hisako Ueno and Chiaki Kitada in The Times' Tokyo bureau.
It's All Give and Take JENNIFER FISHER, Jennifer Fisher is a regular contributor to Calendar
What the World's Watching By Alex Renderos, a researcher in The Times' San Salvador bureau.
What the World's Watching By Christian Retzlaff, a researcher in The Times' Berlin bureau.
What the World's Watching Janet Stobart, a researcher in The Times' London bureau.
What the World's Watching Achrene Sicakyuz, a researcher in The Times' Paris bureau.
What the World's Watching By Vanessa Petit, a researcher in The Times' Buenos Aires bureau.
What the World's Watching Greg Brosnan, The Times' Mexico City Bureau news assistant.
What the World's Watching Patricia Daganskaia, a researcher in The Times' Moscow bureau.
What the World's Watching By Ela Kasprzycka, a researcher in The Times' Warsaw bureau.
Who Needs Fame and Fortune? JAN BRESLAUER, Jan Breslauer is a regular contributor to Calendar
A Bit Mercurial by Nature STEVE APPLEFORD, Steve Appleford is an occasional contributor to Calendar
Playing Across Cultures KEN SMITH, Ken Smith is a music writer based in New York
He's Made Up to Produce STEVE HOCHMAN, Steve Hochman is a regular contributor to Calendar
Learning Experienced LYNNE HEFFLEY, Lynne Heffley is a Times staff writer
In a Sense, It's High Comedy KRISTIN HOHENADEL, Kristin Hohenadel is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Power of the Pen PAUL LIEBERMAN, Paul Lieberman is a Times staff writer
Fighting Fate MICHAEL D'ANTONIO, Michael D'Antonio last wrote for the magazine on fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger
The Boom YearS DAVID WHARTON, David Wharton is a Times sports writer
L.a. Confidential EUGEN WEBER, Eugen Weber is the author, most recently, of "Apocalypses: Prophecies, Cults, and Millennial Beliefs through the Ages."
Miracle Worker KURT JENSEN, Kurt Jensen writes for several publications, including the Boston Globe, the American Scholar and the Philadelphia Inquirer
Stairway to Heaven PHYLLIS RICHARDSON, Phyllis Richardson is the author of "Portmanteau."
Bang a Gong JACOB EDGAR, Jacob Edgar, a columnist with Beat magazine, is an ethnomusicologist and director of artists and repertoire at Putumayo World Music
Musical America SERGIO MUNOZ, Sergio Munoz is an editorial writer for The Times
How To Introduce Your Kids To Quality Children's Literature JANIE JARVIS and RICHARD JARVIS, Janie and Richard Jarvis are the authors of "The Magic Bookshelf: A Parent's Guide to Showing Growing Minds the Path to the Best Children's Literature," from which this series is adapted. "The Magic Bookshelf" can be ordered by calling Books America at (800) 929-7889
Citizen Hurst CARLA KAPLAN, Carla Kaplan is a professor of English at USC. Her books include "The Erotics of Talk: Women's Writing and Feminist Paradigms" and the forthcoming " 'Feather-Bed Resistance': The Letters of Zora Neale Hurston."
Time Must Have a Stop JAROSLAW ANDERS, Jaroslaw Anders is a Polish writer and the translator with Michael March of Zbigniew Herbert's book of essays, "Barbarian in the Garden." He lives and works in Washington, D.C