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Middle school still without a police officer

By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff
Monday December 17, 2001

A year after a high-profile sexual assault against a 12-year-old student, Willard Middle School still does not have a police officer assigned to its campus. -more-



Out & About Calendar

Compiled by Guy Poole
Monday December 17, 2001


Monday, Dec. 17

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Willard lacks daily discipline

Tonia Johnson
Monday December 17, 2001


Art & Entertainment Calendar

Staff
Monday December 17, 2001


Panthers look like team of old in easy win

By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff
Monday December 17, 2001

Sharper scores 24 vs. Bethel -more-



A tale of two developments

By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff
Monday December 17, 2001


We need more trees, less metal

Donald Schweter
Monday December 17, 2001


Sports shorts

Staff
Monday December 17, 2001

’Jackets win Mel Goode Classic


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Neighbors worry about left over radiation from lab

By John Geluardi, Daily Planet Staff
Monday December 17, 2001

When Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announced the closure of its Tritium facility last September, many city officials and residents breathed a sigh of relief. But now a neighborhood organization is raising concerns about how the laboratory will dispose of left over radioactive and chemically toxic materials. -more-



Costa-Hawkins would set back rent control3

Robert Cabrera
Monday December 17, 2001

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JDL recording thanks supporters; calls case ’politically motivated’

The Associated Press
Monday December 17, 2001

LOS ANGELES – Two Jewish Defense League members accused of terrorist activity thanked their supporters Sunday and asserted they would be found innocent of the charges against them. -more-



Features

Local Briefs

Staff
Monday December 17, 2001

Traffic monitor hit by car


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Sacramento publisher booed during college graduation speech

The Associated Press
Monday December 17, 2001

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento publisher’s commencement speech was drowned out by hecklers after she began speaking about threats to civil liberties posed by the federal government’s investigation of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. -more-


Bay Briefs

Staff
Monday December 17, 2001

MTC sets aside $1.7 million for bus passes for poor students


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NYC firefighters complete cross-country bike ride

By Erica Werner, Associated Press Writer
Monday December 17, 2001

Five finish 2,757-mile route -more-


Santa Clarita to start innovative curbside diaper recycling program in spring 2002

The Associated Press`
Monday December 17, 2001

Advocates say program will reduce landfills -more-


New management services deliver help with e-mail onslaught

By Michael Liedtke, AP Business Writer
Monday December 17, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO – If your e-mail box is already besieged by unwanted salutations and solicitations, brace yourself – the onslaught is about to get worse. -more-


Swine are divine in elementary school recycling effort

By Michelle Locke Associated Press Writer
Monday December 17, 2001

Student body at Oak Grove have reduced landfill output by almost 90 percent using worms and pigs -more-


Burning Man organizers say they’re being taken by doubled federal fees

The Associated Press
Monday December 17, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO – Burning Man organizers do not understand why the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has doubled fees over the past three years for those wishing to attend the popular festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. -more-


Editorial

Flight delayed 3 hours after fake grenade rolls out of passenger’s bag

The Associated Press
Monday December 17, 2001

SAN DIEGO – An American Airlines flight about to take off for Chicago was delayed more than three hours on the runway Sunday after a fake grenade used to test security screening rolled out of a carry-on bag. -more-


Back Stories

Opinion

Editorials

Flight delayed 3 hours after fake grenade rolls out of passenger’s bag 12-17-2001

Officers, marines team up to play Santa for children, needy families 12-15-2001

BFD holiday safety tips 12-14-2001

Amtrak train strikes minivan near Bakersfield 12-13-2001

12-12-2001

San Francisco embarrassed again by elections fiascos 12-11-2001

News

Middle school still without a police officer By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 12-17-2001

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 12-17-2001

Willard lacks daily discipline Tonia Johnson 12-17-2001

Art & Entertainment Calendar Staff 12-17-2001

Panthers look like team of old in easy win By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-17-2001

A tale of two developments By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff 12-17-2001

We need more trees, less metal Donald Schweter 12-17-2001

Sports shorts Staff 12-17-2001

Neighbors worry about left over radiation from lab By John Geluardi, Daily Planet Staff 12-17-2001

Costa-Hawkins would set back rent control3 Robert Cabrera 12-17-2001

JDL recording thanks supporters; calls case ’politically motivated’ The Associated Press 12-17-2001

Local Briefs Staff 12-17-2001

Sacramento publisher booed during college graduation speech The Associated Press 12-17-2001

Bay Briefs Staff 12-17-2001

NYC firefighters complete cross-country bike ride By Erica Werner, Associated Press Writer 12-17-2001

Santa Clarita to start innovative curbside diaper recycling program in spring 2002 The Associated Press` 12-17-2001

New management services deliver help with e-mail onslaught By Michael Liedtke, AP Business Writer 12-17-2001

Swine are divine in elementary school recycling effort By Michelle Locke Associated Press Writer 12-17-2001

Burning Man organizers say they’re being taken by doubled federal fees The Associated Press 12-17-2001

Democratic club endorses Ramsey, Fox Ruby By David Scharfenberg, Berkeley Daily Planet staff 12-15-2001

Out & About Calendar – Compiled by Guy Poole 12-15-2001

Julia Morgan’s Berkeley City Club serves as an inspiration By Susan Cerny 12-15-2001

CUE files claim against LBNL Lee Purbaugh 12-15-2001

Precious gifts, books capture spirit of great art By Joan Brunskill, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Arts & Entertainment Calendar Staff 12-15-2001

Pleasant Valley hands Lady ’Jackets third loss of season By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 12-15-2001

ZAB votes to close down Gypsy parlor By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff 12-15-2001

Draft General Plan balanced – gives pedestrians a chance Rob Wrenn 12-15-2001

Psychics could see stiff regulations in their future By John Geluardi, Daily Planet staff 12-15-2001

America’s Iraq policy a sham Bill Mitch 12-15-2001

Obituary Staff 12-15-2001

Boycotting unAmerican city Bill Kinney 12-15-2001

Hyde School honors academic excellence Staff 12-15-2001

A season to share Staff 12-15-2001

Mysterious form of breast cancer crops up in three Castro Valley women The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Police Blotter – Hank Sims 12-15-2001

Victims’ loved ones apalled by bin Laden tapes The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Bay Area Briefs Staff 12-15-2001

On the House by James and Morris Carey 12-15-2001

Questions and Answers on the House By Morris and James Carey 12-15-2001

Tip of the Week By Morris and James Carey 12-15-2001

Renaissance man restores log cabins with old-fashioned tools By Sarah Cooke, Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald 12-15-2001

Trial of circus trainer is big moment for animal activists By Brian Bergstein The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Tribal leaders upset over Norton reshuffling of Indian trust By Angela Turner, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Feds, academicians assessing Biosphere 2 climate By Arthur H. Rothstein, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Cuba to get first commercial U.S. food since 1963 By Alan Sayre, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

N.C. death row inmate found to be retarded, given life terms By Emery Dalesio, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Students at historically black college object to TV ad limiting hairstyles The Associated Press 12-15-2001

California unemployment tops 1 million mark By Simon Avery, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Deal could leave Barry Diller leading Universal By Gary Gentile, The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Lame-duck cable provider cuts 400 of its 1,300 jobs The Associated Press 12-15-2001

Click and Clack Talk Cars Tom & Ray Magliozzi 12-15-2001

LeConte safety hazard concerns mount By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 12-14-2001

Psychic abilities? Dan Dugan 12-14-2001

Some like it hot Sari Friedman 12-14-2001

Arts & Entertainment Calendar Staff 12-14-2001

Berkeley girls on a hot streak, beat Encinal 10-0 By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 12-14-2001

Pacifica wars’ end in sight By Judith Scherr, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Skeptics will write psychic test Daniel Sabsay, 12-14-2001

A’s lose 2-time MVP Giambi to Yankees By Ben Walker, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Advocates support parking study hold By John Geluardi, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Try transit first, the balanced approach Wendy Alfsen 12-14-2001

Cal’s Coughlin named USOC female athlete of the month Daily Planet Wire Services 12-14-2001

Ecocity plan unworkable Michael Katz and Becky O’Malley 12-14-2001

Clarification Staff 12-14-2001

Hemp foods already comply – no THC Richard Rose 12-14-2001

Lakireddy judge pulls out of case By Hank Sims, Daily Planet staff 12-14-2001

Scientists unsure of ecosystem’s carbon dioxide absorption rate By Andrew Bridges, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Bay Area Briefs Staff 12-14-2001

NASA to end three-year Deep Space 1 mission By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Jeremy Giambi cited for marijuana possession By Lisa Snedeker, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Appeals court upholds Setencich conviction The Associated Press 12-14-2001

State will pay guards’ legal expenses in prison rape lawsuit By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Orange County has least smokers By Erin McClam, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Former business partner of Mickey Thompson arrested By Christina Almeida, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Actress Winona Ryder arrested for alleged shoplifting charge By Anthony Breznican, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Fictional friends are familiar to many generations By Samantha Critchell, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Christmas critters have their parties in merry stories collection By Zoe Ann Shafer, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Mistletoe is both good and bad By Lee Rich, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders concentrated in West By Janis L. Magin, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Feds warn California must curb Colorado water use By Ken Ritter, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Some water allowed to flow into grain fields The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Mother of Nevada teen slain by BIA officer says son unarmed The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Ag Department cuts first timber checks under new formula By Katherine Pfleger, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Nevada balances economy, environment in cat litter fight By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

A new tool in the fight against spam By Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Copyright violation charges to be dropped against Russian computer programmer By Brian Bergstein, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Anger, some disgust, as Americans watch bin Laden smile By David Crary, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Space shuttle Endevour reports problems with a key navigation device By Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Two concourses closed in Boston after FAA finds security screeners with no training By Leslie MIller, The Associated Press 12-14-2001

Flagged intersections to help pedestrians By Judith Scherr Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Guy Poole 12-13-2001

Staff 12-13-2001

Staff 12-13-2001

Oregon’s Tedford named new Cal head coach By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-13-2001

New principal brings hope to blemished Willard By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Gladstone makes his mark with new hiring By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-13-2001

Compromise cell phone antennae ordinance OK’d By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Shipp’s sharp shooting carries Bears past FSU By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 12-13-2001

Southside Plan draft released to commission, public By Hank Sims Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

City will give out Conscientious Objector information By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Planning Commission, public get first glimpse of draft Southside plan By Hank Sims Daily Planet staff 12-13-2001

Police department employee dies from aneurysm Planet staff 12-13-2001

Apartments put to the ’quake test By Michelle Locke The Associated Press 12-13-2001

‘American Taliban’ still source of angst By Justin Pritchard The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Supreme Court blocks sex predator’s release By Kim Curtis The Associated Press 12-13-2001

PG&E asks for permission to settle claims under $100,000 The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Array of electric, low-emission vehicles showed off By Steve Lawrence The Associated Press 12-13-2001

California making environmental justice tenet of air policy By Leon Drouin Keith The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Candidate looks to vouchers to improve system By Brian Bergstein The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Anti-Arab hate crimes drop from 9-11 level By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Authorities crack down on Middle Eastern students By Ben Fox The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Davis orders increase on terrorism preparedness By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Authorities arrest militant JDL members in alleged bomb plot By Linda Deutsch The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Medical-marijuana less popular than predicted The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Regulators OK selling gas co. space on pipelines By Karen Gaudette The Associated Press 12-13-2001

State regulators order Pacific Bell to speed up phone line repair jobs The Associated Press 12-13-2001

1,700 jobs cut by chip equipment maker in SJ The Associated Press 12-13-2001

SONICblue sues TiVo, alleging patent infringement on digital video recording By May Wong The Associated Press 12-13-2001

Nurses call for higher staffing levels By Judith Scherr Daily Planet staffBy Judith Scherr Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Guy Poole 12-12-2001

Senior forward one of Keys to ’Jackets’ success By Tim Haran Daily Planet Correspondent 12-12-2001

The tritium lab is dead – long live the....? Leuren Moret Berkeley 12-12-2001

Staff 12-12-2001

Police officer demoted after claims of sexual harassment By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Middle class needs housing too Michael O’Leary, Chair Berkeley Design Advoca 12-12-2001

Supervisors used false data to justify building Dublin juvenile hall By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Listen to hemp industry Adam Wiggins Director, Neoteric Pasadena 12-12-2001

Six projects vie for housing fund money By Hank Sims Daily Planet staff 12-12-2001

Hemp can’t make you high – ban is irrational Robert Sharpe, M.P.A. Program Officer The Lindesmith Center-Drug Policy Foundation Washington, DC 12-12-2001

Two hometown college men make good Staff 12-12-2001

City Council delays issue on conscientious objector info Daily Planet staff and wire reports 12-12-2001

California has most Death Row inmates By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Noncredentialed teachers to reach 21 percent by 2009 By Steve Lawrence The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Bay Area Briefs Staff 12-12-2001

SF Bar Association announces scholarship for Afghan women The Associated Press 12-12-2001

State Supreme Court to make decision in sex predator case By Kim Curtis The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Lawmakers, officials eye new counter- terrorism laws By Don Thompson The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Redevelopment uproots tree farms under power lines By Eugene Tong The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Dying shopping malls reborn as old-fashioned downtowns By Jim Wasserman The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Compaq CEO ponders a future without HP The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Google search engine widens its net around the Internet The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Excite@Home can continue high-speed Internet service By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Anna Nicole Smith’s right to inheritance debated By Robert Jablon The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Some wild horses still sold to be slaughtered By Robert Gehrke The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Critics says Rocky Flats cleanup will leave the soil contaminated By H. Josef Herbert The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Drug tunnel found in Arizona; access for half-ton of cocaine By Arthur H. Rothstein The Associated Press 12-12-2001

Acting to end U.S. involvement in war By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Guy Poole 12-11-2001

Council may challenge huge northside project Jim Sharp Berkeley 12-11-2001

Staff 12-11-2001

Council to sift through cell tower regulations By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Middle East blame game Anat Resnick Oakland 12-11-2001

A season to share Staff 12-11-2001

Draft plan, substation and psychics on City Council agenda By John Geluardi Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Transforming BHS into many small schools Carol S. Lashof Berkeley 12-11-2001

Need justice and fair play – not police state Ronnen Levinson Berkeley 12-11-2001

‘Micro’ quake hits city early on Monday Daily Planet staff 12-11-2001

Video games lack diversity The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Fairfax man fighting with Taliban recovering at U.S. base By David Martin The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Americans open wallets to aid besieged Afghan people By Arlene Levinson The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Packard Foundation stays out of Compaq- HP battle over deal By Brian Bergstein The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Calpine troubled by fears of Enron-style collapse By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 12-11-2001

San Jose tech co. outlook gloomy The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Anti-abortion Web site raises First Amendment concerns By David Kravets The Associated Press 12-11-2001

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to U.N. By Kim Gamel The Associated Press 12-11-2001