What happened on February 04, 2001
Day Break FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
State Power Crisis Could Give O.C. Static STEVEM B. FRATES, Steven B. Frates is a fellow at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College. He lives in Newport Beach
Academic Victories KRISTINA SAUERWEIN and DALONDO MOULTRIE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Shortage of Nurses Is a National Problem CHARLES PADILLA, Charles Padilla is chief operating officer / administrator of St. John's Regional Medical Center and St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital
Parade of Unity MIKE ANTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Read Our Lips: County Needs a Second Airport SHIRLEY CONGER, Shirley Conger is a board member of the Airport Working Group and writes from Corona del Mar
A Power Shortage of a Different Kind BARBARA PERKINS, Barbara Perkins, a resident of Sylmar, was founding president of the San Fernando Valley Section of the National Council of Negro Women. She is community relations director at Valley College
Teachers Are Blessed With Being Chosen to Serve GARY MURPHY, Gary Murphy of Simi Valley is principal of Chaminade College Preparatory high school in West Hills
Voting Problems Require a First-Rate Solution BRAD SHERMAN, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) represents portions of the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County
TOP 10 STORIES / Jan. 29 - Feb. 2 Terril Yue Jones and Charles Piller and Edmund Sanders and Sallie Hofmeister and Abigail Goldman and Marla Dickerson and Robin Fields, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Blaming Television and Movies Is Easy and Wrong KAREN STERNHEIMER, Karen Sternheimer teaches in the sociology department at USC and is research consultant to the Center for Media Literacy. She is working on a book about media and children
A Cultural Stalemate Eric Cohen, Eric Cohen, former managing editor of The Public Interest, is a resident fellow at the New America Foundation
Lee Bollinger KENNETH R. WEISS, Kenneth R. Weiss covers higher education for The Times
Sharon, the Dream Killer Yossi Melman, Yossi Melman is an Israeli author and journalist with the Daily Ha'aretz
Internal Strife Menaces Mexico's Agenda F. ANDY MESSING JR. and LEONARDO HERNANDEZ, Retired Army Special Forces Maj. F. Andy Messing Jr., executive director of the National Defense Council Foundation, has advised President Bush on defense and foreign affairs. Leonardo Hernandez, a Mexican citizen, is a visiting fellow to the foundation
Fighting a War Armed With Baby-Boomer Myths Mike Males, Mike Males, Justice Policy Institute senior researcher and UC Santa Cruz sociology instructor, is the author of "Kids and Guns: How Politicians, Experts, and the Press Fabricate Fear of Youth."
Pentecostal Roots Can Guide Ashcroft Well DONALD E. MILLER, Donald E. Miller is executive director of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at USC
Internet Pioneers, There's Gold in California's Old Economy Peter L. Bernstein and Peter J. Dougherty, Peter L. Bernstein is author of "The Power of Gold: History of an Obsession." Peter J. Dougherty is executive editor of Princeton University Press
Influx of Immigrants Leads to a Sharp Rise in Irish Racism Kevin Donegan, Kevin Donegan, who frequently writes about Ireland, has appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Boston Globe
Banning Breeds Won't Prevent Killer Dogs MATTHEW MARGOLIS, Matthew Margolis is the co-author of "GRRR! The Complete Guide to Understanding and Preventing Aggressive Behavior in Dogs" (Little Brown & Company, 2000). Email: email@example.com
FDA Fails to Give Olestra Fair Weight Henry Miller, Henry Miller, a physician, is a fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the author of "To America's Health: a Proposal to Reform the Food and Drug Administration
Up for Grabs RONALD STEEL, Ronald Steel is the author of "Temptations of a Superpower" and "In Love With Night: The American Romance With Robert Kennedy." He is professor of international relations at USC
Big Daddy CARI BEAUCHAMP, Cari Beauchamp is the author of "Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood."
Thinking Big THOMAS M. DISCH, Thomas M. Disch is the author of "The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World."
The Black Jacobins MALICK GHACHEM, Malick Ghachem is a doctoral candidate in history at Stanford University. He is writing a dissertation titled "The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Colonial Variations on a Metropolitan Theme."
Love Story LAWRENCE WESCHLER, Lawrence Weschler, a staff writer at The New Yorker, is the author of "Calamities of Exile" and "Boggs: A Comedy of Values." "Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology" was published in 1995
Eighty Percent Right PETER GREEN, Peter Green is the author of numerous books, including "Alexander to Actium." He is the Dougherty centennial professor of classics emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin and adjunct professor of classics, University of Iowa