What happened on March 25, 2001
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
Experiments in Human Nature DAN BENNETT, Dan Bennett is a freelance writer based in San Diego
Now, Here Is a Battle KENNETH TURAN, Kenneth Turan is The Times' film critic
Hey, They Can't Have It All TOM O'NEIL, Tom O'Neil is the author of Variety's "Movie Awards" (Perigee Books), a just-published roundup of the Oscars, Golden Globes and 11 others. He's also the host of http://www.goldderby.com, where top pundits predict who'll win the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes
Wake Us When It's Over WILLIAM KECK, Will Keck is a regular contributor to Calendar
The Novel Approach to Scripts SEAN MITCHELL, Sean Mitchell is a regular contributor to Calendar
Never Just the Writer GARY ROSS, Gary Ross received Academy Award nominations for his original screenplays of "Big" (1988), which he co-wrote, and "Dave" (1993). He wrote and directed "Pleasantville" (1998)
Paint Them Ready for Anything ROBERT W. WELKOS, Robert W. Welkos is a Times staff writer
(Digital) Empire-Building GREGG KILDAY, Gregg Kilday is an occasional contributor to Calendar
On Another Scale Altogether JOSEF WOODARD, Josef Woodard is a frequent contributor to Calendar
Think Their Job Sounds Easy? MICHAEL MALLORY, Michael Mallory is an occasional contributor to Calendar
Week in Review EDWARD WRIGHT, Edward Wright is a former assistant foreign editor at The Times. Travel Advisory appears on the fourth Sunday of every month
Love and War SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Awe of Old Mazatlan ELIZABETH GOLD, Elizabeth Gold, a former journalist, is an international health communications specialist living in Charlottesville, Va
San Diego, Center Stage LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Larry Gordon is an assistant Metro editor for The Times
The 'Glades Beyond the Gators MARYALICE YAKUTCHIK, Maryalice Yakutchik is a freelance writer who lives in the Baltimore area
Suddenly Essential MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, Michael A. Hiltzik last wrote for the magazine about computer pioneer Lynn Conway's crossing of the gender gap
Enter The Dragon LORENZA MUNOZ, Lorenza Munoz last wrote for the magazine on artist Robert Graham
Lip Service SEAN MITCHELL, Sean Mitchell's last story for the magazine was a profile of musician Dave Alvin
Awaiting His Crossover Moment JANET REITMAN, Janet Reitman's last story for the magazine was on rock climbers at Yosemite
Spider-man On Top GEOFF BOUCHER, Geoff Boucher's last story for the magazine was a profile of Ice Cube
Soul Sisters RUTH ROSEN, Ruth Rosen teaches history at UC Davis and is an editorial writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the author of "The World Split Open: How The Modern Women's Movement Changed America."
Bringing the Dead Back to Life RICHARD RAYNER, Richard Rayner is the author, most recently, of "The Cloud Sketcher: A Novel."
Books For Kids All reviews are provided to Book Review by Publishers Weekly, where they first appeared. 2001, Publishers Weekly
L.a. Confidential EUGEN WEBER, Eugen Weber is a contributing writer to Book Review and the author, most recently, of "Apocalypses."
Something From Nothing MARGARET WERTHEIM, Margaret Wertheim is the author of "The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet."
To Silence the Song of a Phoenix DIANA PRESTON, Diana Preston is the author of "The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of 1900."
. . . Then Again, There's Plenty for a Mayor to Do RAPHAEL J. SONENSHEIN, Raphael J. Sonenshein, a political scientist at Cal State Fullerton, served as a consultant to the Pasadena Charter Reform Task Force on School District Governance
Hang Ten on This Market's Next Wave DAVID GARDNER, David Gardner is co-founder and chairman of the Motley Fool Inc., a multimedia personal finance company. Web site: www.fool.com
Thank You, Mr. President, May I Have Another Robert L. Borosage, Robert L. Borosage is a founder of the Campaign for America's Future and co-editor of the forthcoming book "The Next Agenda."
Stay Tuned--The Enemy Has Become an Ally Elaine Showalter, Elaine Showalter is a professor of English at Princeton University and the author of "Inventing Herself: Claiming a Feminist Intellectual Heritage."
Now, a Preview of Coming Attractions BRUCE KLUGER, Bruce Kluger is the home entertainment critic for Us Weekly magazine
The Energy Trap Gregg Easterbrook, Gregg Easterbrook is a senior editor for the New Republic and BeliefNet.com and a visiting fellow in economics at the Brookings Institution
Two Powers Passing in the Night Joel Kotkin, Joel Kotkin, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow with the Davenport Institute for Public Policy at Pepperdine University and at the Milken Institute. He is the author of "The New Geography: How the Digital Revolution is Reshaping the American Landscape."
Alberto Gonzales GREGORY RODRIGUEZ, Gregory Rodriguez, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation
Financial Crisis Brewing Walter Russell Mead, Walter Russell Mead is a contributing editor to Opinion and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition."