San Francisco: Castro Star, 1996. Newspaper. 16p. folded tabloid paper, photos, ads, features, poetry, very good on newsprint.
Final issue of the Castro District paper which only lasted until December 1997 when it merged with the Western Edition continuing the numbering of the latter and renaming the paper The San Francisco Observer. This paper was bought in 2003 and renamed Castro Star in 2004 beginning with Vol. 1, Issue 1 April 2004. Cover story with photo of Henry Toledano about the closing of his longtime bookshop Books, Etc. on Castro (great shop sorely missed) and below the fold the announcemnt of the changeover to San Francisco Observer.