News

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Friends Church hosts anti-sanctions crusaders

By William InmanDaily Planet Staff
Saturday September 16, 2000

Denis Halliday and Scott Ritter both have seen and felt first-hand how 10 years of economic sanctions imposed on the Iraqi government by the United Nations has starved the people of the country instead of bringing down Saddam Hussein’s Ba’athist Regime as intended. -more-



Carving out life’s blessings

By Jennifer Dix Special to the Daily Planet
Saturday September 16, 2000

West Berkeley artisans create furniture, art -more-



Letters to the Editor

Saturday September 16, 2000

George W. Bush should be held accountable -more-



Panthers’ comeback falls just short

By Sean Gates Daily Planet Correspondent
Saturday September 16, 2000

A classic rivalry, a confrontation of two head coaches with thirty five years of experience between them, a battle between two teams that combined to win 18 games last season, and a near comeback amidst raucous cheers on a cool, crisp autumn night. -more-



Calendar of Events & Activities

Saturday September 16, 2000


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Many hurdles before hills fire station built

StaffBy Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff
Saturday September 16, 2000

By Josh Parr -more-



Bears upset Deacons, continue perfect season

Daily Planet Wire Services
Saturday September 16, 2000

Twelfth-ranked California remained undefeated with a 2-1 victory over 10th-ranked Wake Forest Friday at the Wake Forest/Nike Invitational at Spry Stadium. Cal is 6-0 for the first time since opening the 1988 season with the same record, while the Deamon Deacons dropped to 4-2. -more-



Regents OK pay raises, health coverage

Staff
Saturday September 16, 2000

By Michelle Locke -more-



Sports shorts

Saturday September 16, 2000

Women’s golf leads tourney after two rounds -more-



Thanks to Jerry, Raiders make TV

Bay City News Service
Saturday September 16, 2000

Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown today accepted 1,000 tickets to Raider's Sunday home game that guarantee the game's broadcast on Bay Area television. -more-



Father devastated by police killing

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SAN FRANCISCO — A Modesto auto mechanic said Friday he is devastated by the accidental shooting of his 11-year-old son by a veteran SWAT officer, and said he is innocent of the drug charge that led to the boy’s death and his own arrest during this week’s raid at their home. -more-



Features

FBI investigating former Stanford surgeons for fraud

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SAN FRANCISCO – A pair of surgeons affiliated with Stanford University are under investigation by the FBI to determine if they have committed fraud in Medicare billings or fudged accounts of surgical procedures for medical journals. -more-


FBI investigating former Stanford surgeons for fraud

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SAN FRANCISCO – A pair of surgeons affiliated with Stanford University are under investigation by the FBI to determine if they have committed fraud in Medicare billings or fudged accounts of surgical procedures for medical journals. -more-


Punk band battling record label over Internet

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

The Offspring want to post new single; Sony says no -more-


LAPD officer charged with shooting senior

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles police officer was charged Thursday for shooting and wounding an unarmed, elderly motorist in a disagreement over a traffic ticket. -more-


Judge releases murderer

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has ordered a convicted killer released on parole because he has not received a fair hearing from Gov. Gray Davis’ parole board. -more-


Accused scientist’s daughter fights for his rights

Staff
Saturday September 16, 2000

The Associated Press -more-


Fines raised for nursing homes found negligent

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SAN FRANCISCO – Nursing homes found to have harmed or neglected patients will face higher fines – up to $100,000 – under a bill signed Thursday by Gov. Gray Davis. -more-


Lawsuits target drug makers, psychiatrists

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

NEWARK, N.J. – Two lawsuits filed this week accuse the makers of the drug Ritalin and the American Psychiatric Association of encouraging overdiagnosis of behavioral disorders in children to boost sales of the drug. -more-


Bill requires HMOs to give referrals to AIDS patients

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SACRAMENTO – California HMOs will be required to let HIV-positive patients get standing referrals to doctors with expertise in treating AIDS under a bill signed by the governor this week. -more-


Gov. Davis vetoes 42 bills

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gray Davis has rejected bills that would have required surprise hospital inspections and mandated state agencies to list their reports on the Internet. -more-


Opinion

Editorial

Planners OK Cisco expansion

The Associated Press
Saturday September 16, 2000

SAN JOSE – City planners have recommended a controversial expansion by Cisco Systems Inc. into one of Silicon Valley’s last remaining agricultural areas. -more-


Back Stories

Opinion

Editorials

Planners OK Cisco expansion 09-16-2000

Larger fines for nursing home negligence 09-15-2000

UC president to convene conference on admissions 09-14-2000

County guards sue for more jail staff 09-13-2000

Man arrested for hacking into Livermore lab 09-12-2000

On-line advertising fortunes may be on the line 09-11-2000

News

Friends Church hosts anti-sanctions crusaders By William InmanDaily Planet Staff 09-16-2000

Carving out life’s blessings By Jennifer Dix Special to the Daily Planet 09-16-2000

Letters to the Editor 09-16-2000

Panthers’ comeback falls just short By Sean Gates Daily Planet Correspondent 09-16-2000

Calendar of Events & Activities 09-16-2000

Many hurdles before hills fire station built StaffBy Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-16-2000

Bears upset Deacons, continue perfect season Daily Planet Wire Services 09-16-2000

Regents OK pay raises, health coverage Staff 09-16-2000

Sports shorts 09-16-2000

Thanks to Jerry, Raiders make TV Bay City News Service 09-16-2000

Father devastated by police killing The Associated Press 09-16-2000

FBI investigating former Stanford surgeons for fraud The Associated Press 09-16-2000

FBI investigating former Stanford surgeons for fraud The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Punk band battling record label over Internet The Associated Press 09-16-2000

LAPD officer charged with shooting senior The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Judge releases murderer The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Accused scientist’s daughter fights for his rights Staff 09-16-2000

Fines raised for nursing homes found negligent The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Lawsuits target drug makers, psychiatrists The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Bill requires HMOs to give referrals to AIDS patients The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Gov. Davis vetoes 42 bills The Associated Press 09-16-2000

Council to decide historical merit of Shattuck Ave. cottage By William InmanDaily Planet Staff 09-15-2000

Calendar of Events & Activities 09-15-2000

Letters to the Editor 09-15-2000

‘Green Bird’ a colorful, psychological play by John Angell Grant Daily Planet theater critic 09-15-2000

09-15-2000

St. Mary’s JV takes it to the next level at Emery By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-15-2000

Regents OK building many are fighting By Judith ScherrDaily Planet Staff 09-15-2000

Bears looking to duplicate Illinois’ success By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-15-2000

Nader calls for grassroots efforts By Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-15-2000

Natural Law touts platform By Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-15-2000

Book shows internal jewish culture struggles By Nerissa Pacio Special to the Daily Planet 09-15-2000

UC will require students to get health insurance The Associated Press 09-15-2000

LA transit negotiations near strike deadline The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Past houses all about shingles and shakes The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Bay laurel brings home a bit of the Mediterranean The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Two solutions for fixing worn-out tubs The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Police kill 11-year-old boy during drug raid The Associated Press 09-15-2000

State strengthens fight for oak trees The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Candidate loses fight to be called a ‘peace activist’ The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Ex-judge charged with corruption The Associated Press 09-15-2000

Government defends actions in Lee case The Associated Press 09-15-2000

UC Theater closing imminent By William Inman Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2000

Calendar of Events & Activities 09-14-2000

Arab/Muslim stereotypes hurt By Nabil Al-Hadithy 09-14-2000

Bears may feature all-Hawaiian backfield against Illinois By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2000

Ex- chancellor in the hospital for brain tumor The Associated Press 09-14-2000

St. Mary’s runs record to 4-0 by mauling El Cerrito in straight sets By Sean Gates Daily Planet Correspondent 09-14-2000

Initial council meeting filled with squabbles By Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2000

Cal gets verbal commitment from Oregon wide receiver By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2000

Entrepreneurs taking their shots By William Inman Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2000

Almost $10 million awarded in grants to UC Berkeley Bay City News 09-14-2000

State offers home discount for teaching in troubled schools The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Metals, petroleum found near burning landfill The Associated Press 09-14-2000

San Jose couple who fled to Caribbean land in court The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Napster files final brief in its appeal Bay City News 09-14-2000

Groups wants low-sulfur diesel fuel plan dead The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Weekend sewage spill goes undetected The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Board wrestles with planned forestry rules The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Schools’ academic index scores due out The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Yosemite suspect convicted of one death The Associated Press 09-14-2000

California takes aim at online escrow companies The Associated Press 09-14-2000

California looks for health coverage solutions The Associated Press 09-14-2000

Wen Ho Lee set free after pleading guilty The Associated Press 09-14-2000

‘Scary Story’ tops group’s list of banned books Staff 09-14-2000

AC Transit pact still in limbo By Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2000

Calendar of Events & Activities 09-13-2000

09-13-2000

Scathing letter publicly faults top cops By Judith Scherr Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2000

Reddy case could get new defendants By Justin Pritchard Special to the Daily Planet 09-13-2000

Cuban library, UC Berkeley sign up for joint project By Joe Eskenazi Daily Planet Correspondent 09-13-2000

Residents object to planned SFO runway construction Bay City News 09-13-2000

State temporarily banning coastal gillnet fishing The Associated Press 09-13-2000

Groups say auto insurance industry violating measure The Associated Press 09-13-2000

Yosemite suspect may escape death The Associated Press 09-13-2000

Immersion program gets A+ By William Inman Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2000

Five to compete for District 5 race Judith Scherr 09-12-2000

‘The Illusion’ is odd, rambling story by John Angell Grant Daily Planet Theater Critic 09-12-2000

Letters to the Editor Pacific News Service 09-12-2000

Out & About 09-12-2000

Marina area employees to receive living wages By Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-12-2000

ADA trainings on council agenda Daily Planet Staff If all goes as planned, the Berkeley Marina restaurants and hotel will be pa By Josh Parr 09-12-2000

Prescription drug coverage debated The Associated Press 09-12-2000

POLICE BRIEFS Staff 09-12-2000

EPA blasts lax communication on Superfund fire The Associated Press 09-12-2000

Approval expected for transforming terminal The Associated Press 09-12-2000

Decision may cause wave of drug appeals Judges say they know ruling will dramatically change trial policy The Associated Press 09-12-2000

Bay Area residents react to Lee plea bargain Bay City News 09-12-2000

LAPD ‘fosters hostility,’ according to report The Associated Press 09-12-2000

Biggest state scholarship program created The Associated Press 09-12-2000

Man seems to have bled to death after wounding leg Staff 09-12-2000

Business booms for Vivarium By William Inman Daily Planet Staff 09-11-2000

Calendar of Events & Activities 09-11-2000

Letters to the Editor 09-11-2000

Bears build big lead, hold on to beat Utah By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-11-2000

Marines won’t practice in town By Josh Parr Daily Planet Staff 09-11-2000

Washington upsets No. 4 Miami; Stanford loses to SJSU again 09-11-2000

Growing local papers doing Bay Area battle The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Vaccine shortfalls limit city clinics Bay City News 09-11-2000

Reaction sends chemical cloud into air above homes The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Marin paper may be bought by bigger group The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Panel OKs new runways to go into Bay The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Environmental group offers $11 million to preserve land The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Fake tickets sold for arts festival Bay City News 09-11-2000

Possessions make Silicon Valley divorces messy The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Attorneys use technology to make their arguments The Associated Press 09-11-2000

New issues arise with Indian gambling The Associated Press 09-11-2000

Pact may short-change patients The Associated Press 09-11-2000