Name: Tom Mangan
Location: Bay Area, California, USA

Line of work: Newspaper copy editor, page designer
Hometown: Peoria, Illinois

College: Southern Illinois University, B.S. in Journalism, 1987.

Employers since then: Southern Illinoisan, Tampa Tribune, Peoria Journal Star, San Jose Mercury News (current).
Married: Melissa on Dec. 28, 1991
Household: No kids; one cat, Floyd.
Online since: 1990

Operating system: Mac OS 10.3
What I’m into: Books, rock & roll, movies, classic cars, spectator sports, Apple computers, the Web.
Politics: Middle of the road.

Goal in life: Staying above ground.