What happened on March 12, 2000
A Message From The Grave FRED DICKEY, Fred Dickey last wrote for the magazine about Indian gaming in California
An Acquired Taste JESSICA STRAND, Jessica Strand last wrote about pork loin for the magazine
Hemorrhaging Dodger Blue JAMES BATES, Times staff writer James Bates' last article for the magazine was a profile of Roy Disney
Feet First HILLARY JOHNSON, Hillary Johnson last wrote for the magazine about hair color.until a couple of years ago, and I hated it
It's Just a Date ROBERT RABINOWITZ, Robert Rabinowitz is a TV writer in Los Angeles
Who Was Henry A. Wallace ? ARTHUR SCHLESINGER JR., Arthur Schlesinger Jr. is the author of many books, including three volumes of "The Age of Roosevelt." He served as special assistant to President John F. Kennedy and is working on his memoirs
Wild Thing PETER GREEN, Peter Green is the author of "Alexander to Actium" and "The Laughter of Aphrodite." He is the former fiction critic of the London Daily Telegraph
Fantasy Island WENDY GIMBEL, Wendy Gimbel is the author of "Havana Dreams."
Eyes Wide Shut FRED GOODMAN, Fred Goodman is the author of "The Mansion on the Hill: Dylan, Young, Geffen, Springsteen, and the Head-on Collision of Rock and Commerce."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
Days of Old By Indraneel Sur, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With County GOP United, Let's Focus on White House HUGH HEWITT, Hugh Hewitt is a professor at Chapman University Law School in Orange and a co-host of KCET's "Life & Times." He can be reached at email@example.com
Reinventing Piru MARGARET TALEV, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nurturing Moms ANN SHIELDS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Groundbreaking Idea: Build Schools, Fast MAUREEN FOSTER, Maureen Foster, a resident of Sherman Oaks, is a Los Angeles Unified School District substitute teacher and the parent of a student attending Sepulveda Middle School
A Play on Words KRISTINA SAUERWEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
'One-Plus-One' Equals Disaster ROBERT LINNELL and and ERICK C. LAURIDSEN, Robert Linnell is a Los Angeles Fire Department paramedic captain assigned to the Hollywood-West L.A. EMS District as a paramedic field supervisor. He is president of the Los Angeles Paramedic Assn. Erick C. Lauridsen is a Los Angeles Fire Department captain and a paramedic field supervisor for the eastern half of the San Fernando Valley. He is vice president of the Los Angeles Paramedics Assn
Building the Roads to Ruin KATE FAULKNER and and LILLIAN GOLDSTEIN, Ventura residents Kate Faulkner and Lillian Goldstein and founding members of Transportation Vision 2020
A Fairer Way of Nuisance Abatement HARRIET K. BILFORD, Harriet K. Bilford and her husband, David R. Bilford, are partners in a Van Nuys law firm
Dresses Well and of Independent Means--Obviously a Killer Wendy Steiner, Wendy Steiner, Fisher professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, is the author of "The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism." Her new book, "The Trouble With Beauty," will be out next year
Living in the Past Michael Kazin, Michael Kazin teaches American history at Georgetown University. His most recent book (with Maurice Isserman) is "America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s."
Living in the Past Kevin Phillips, Kevin Phillips, a political analyst and historian, wrote "The Emerging Republican Majority" in 1969. His most recent book is "The Cousins' Wars: Religion, Politics and the Triumph of Anglo-America."
Treating Enemies As Suitors Amy Wilentz, Amy Wilentz, who lived in Jerusalem for four years, has written about the Middle East for the New Yorker. She is working on a book about Jerusalem
We Will Have to Pay the Piper--but How? JOEL FOX, Joel Fox is a Los Angeles consultant and president emeritus of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn
Pursuing Justice While Not Killing Indonesia's Democracy Susan Lynne Tillou, Susan Lynne Tillou, former research associate and coordinator of Asia studies programming at the Council on Foreign Relations, works with the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor
All Is Not Lost in California for State Republicans Tony Quinn, Tony Quinn, co-editor of the California Target Book, which analyzes state legislative and congressional elections, has written extensively on election trends and political demographics
The Police Aren't the Only at Fault Luis J. Rodriguez, Luis J. Rodriguez is the author of "Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A." and, most recently, "It Doesn't Have to Be This Way: A Barrio Story," an illustrated bilingual book for kids thinking of joining gangs
Pope Strikes a Blow to Forces of Demonization RICHARD LANDES, Richard Landes is director of the Center for Millennial Studies at Boston University. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoweri Museveni Ann M. Simmons, Ann M. Simmons is The Times' Nairobi bureau chief