News

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Israeli reservist pans military campaign

By K.L. Alexander, Special to the Daily Planet
Monday April 01, 2002

As the Middle East peace process reeled from a week of heavy fighting in the West Bank, about 250 Berkeley residents packed a Unitarian church yesterday to renew their hope for an end to the violence. -more-



The East Bay belongs to us

James K. Sayre
Monday April 01, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Out & About Calendar

Compiled by Guy Poole
Monday April 01, 2002


Monday, April 1

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Girls shine, boys stumble for St. Mary’s at Stanford meet

By Jared Green, Daily Planet Wire Services
Monday April 01, 2002

Last year, the St. Mary’s High boys were the strength of the track & field program, winning a North Coast Section title and finishing third at the state championship meet. But by the looks of it, the boys may take a back seat to their female counterparts this year. -more-



Strike ends, rebuilding network next task for radio news reporters

By Devona Walker, Daily Planet Staff
Monday April 01, 2002

Goliath has officially cried uncle. -more-



Arrogance to blame for speaker series departure

Baird Whaley
Monday April 01, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Bears salvage doubleheader

Daily Planet Wire Services
Monday April 01, 2002

STANFORD – Eighth-ranked Cal (35-11, 2-1 Pac-10) was shut out, 6-0, by No. 3 Stanford (28-5, 1-2 Pac-10) in the first game of a double header, but came back to defeat the cross-bay rivals, 7-6, in the rubber match of the weekend series, Saturday afternoon in front of a Stanford softball record crowd of 962 at the Smith Family Stadium. -more-



Coming attractions for Shattuck is a five-story theater/apartment complex

By Jia-Rui Chong, Daily Planet staff
Monday April 01, 2002

When the credits roll on the last day of June, Berkeley cinéastes will have to bid adieu to the Fine Arts Cinema on Shattuck Avenue — but only temporarily. -more-



Schools get connected

Planet Wire Report
Monday April 01, 2002

The Alameda County Office of Education announced this week that schools throughout the county now have direct access to the Internet, including access to resources from the University of California and the California State University systems. -more-



LWV distorted facts to prove a point

Rob Wrenn
Monday April 01, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Trojans sweep Cal

Daily Planet Wire Services
Monday April 01, 2002


Cal ruggers remain undefeated with win in British Columbia

Daily Planet Wire Services
Monday April 01, 2002

BRITISH COLUMBIA, Vancouver - In the second match of the two game home-and-away series versus British Columbia, Cal (14-0) traveled to Vancouver and came out on top 28-17 over the Thunderbirds. Senior Dave Guest scored a team-high 13 points in the win. -more-



HISTORY

Staff
Monday April 01, 2002

Happy April Fool’s Day! -more-



NEWS OF THE WEIRD

The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

Bankrobber needs tip about discretionary spending -more-



Features

NEWS OF THE WEIRD

Staff
Monday April 01, 2002

No barefoot reading, please -more-


Man convicted in dog-mauling case says he fears for his life

The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

SAN JOSE — The man recently convicted along with his wife in the dog-mauling death of their neighbor last year said he is not surprised by his conviction, but accused the prosecutors and judge of political maneuvering -more-


Windsor standoff ends with 2 dead

Staff
Monday April 01, 2002

WINDSOR — An elderly man shot and killed his teen-age grandson before taking his own life Sunday, according to a Sonoma County sheriff’s spokesman. -more-


Zinfandel grape might become state fruit

By Stefanie Frith, The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

SACRAMENTO – David Phillips grows grapes, Zinfandel grapes. And one of his wine labels seems to describe best the way people feel about a wine that may finally be getting some respect. -more-


Less abalone this season as concerns rise about maintaining fishery

By Margie Mason, Associated Press Writer
Monday April 01, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – Sport divers who revel in finding abalone clinging to reefs will be bagging less of the meaty mollusks this season thanks to poachers, over fishing and potential diseases. -more-


Fallen priest’s Healdsburg parish still reeling

By Kim Curtis, The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

Rape trial shocks community -more-


Report: Ex-LAPD deputy chief investigated for money laundering

The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

Son’s alleged cocaine ring under scrutiny -more-


Government trains cyberdefenders

By Matthew Fordahl, The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

MONTEREY — Long before Sept. 11 and last year’s virus-like attacks over the Internet, the U.S. government announced plans to train an elite corps of computer security experts to guard against cyberterrorism. -more-


Botox awaits FDA approval

The Associated Press
Monday April 01, 2002

LOS ANGELES — Not since the early days of Viagra has a lifestyle drug garnered so much attention as Botox. -more-


Opinion

Editorial

England’s Queen mother Elizabeth dies

Staff
Monday April 01, 2002

LONDON — The Queen Mother Elizabeth, a symbol of courage and dignity during a tumultuous century of war, social upheaval and royal scandal, died in her sleep Saturday died at Royal Lodge, Windsor, outside London. She was 101 years old. -more-


Back Stories

Opinion

Editorials

England’s Queen mother Elizabeth dies 04-01-2002

News of the Weird 03-30-2002

Police probing alleged child abuse by priests 03-29-2002

Milton Berle dies after long illness 03-28-2002

News of the Weird 03-27-2002

Police continue investigating south Berkeley shooting 03-26-2002

News

Israeli reservist pans military campaign By K.L. Alexander, Special to the Daily Planet 04-01-2002

The East Bay belongs to us James K. Sayre 04-01-2002

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 04-01-2002

Girls shine, boys stumble for St. Mary’s at Stanford meet By Jared Green, Daily Planet Wire Services 04-01-2002

Strike ends, rebuilding network next task for radio news reporters By Devona Walker, Daily Planet Staff 04-01-2002

Arrogance to blame for speaker series departure Baird Whaley 04-01-2002

Bears salvage doubleheader Daily Planet Wire Services 04-01-2002

Coming attractions for Shattuck is a five-story theater/apartment complex By Jia-Rui Chong, Daily Planet staff 04-01-2002

Schools get connected Planet Wire Report 04-01-2002

LWV distorted facts to prove a point Rob Wrenn 04-01-2002

Trojans sweep Cal Daily Planet Wire Services 04-01-2002

Cal ruggers remain undefeated with win in British Columbia Daily Planet Wire Services 04-01-2002

HISTORY Staff 04-01-2002

NEWS OF THE WEIRD The Associated Press 04-01-2002

NEWS OF THE WEIRD Staff 04-01-2002

Man convicted in dog-mauling case says he fears for his life The Associated Press 04-01-2002

Windsor standoff ends with 2 dead Staff 04-01-2002

Zinfandel grape might become state fruit By Stefanie Frith, The Associated Press 04-01-2002

Less abalone this season as concerns rise about maintaining fishery By Margie Mason, Associated Press Writer 04-01-2002

Fallen priest’s Healdsburg parish still reeling By Kim Curtis, The Associated Press 04-01-2002

Report: Ex-LAPD deputy chief investigated for money laundering The Associated Press 04-01-2002

Government trains cyberdefenders By Matthew Fordahl, The Associated Press 04-01-2002

Botox awaits FDA approval The Associated Press 04-01-2002

East Bay honors Cesar Chavez By Jia-Rui Chong, Daily Planet staff 03-30-2002

Keeler Avenue in Cragmont tract was named for Berkeley poet, naturalist and artist By Susan Cerny, Special to the Daily Planet 03-30-2002

War, snake oil and circuses Philip Farruggio 03-30-2002

Spike Lee documentary tails convicted football hero Jim Brown By Christy LeMire, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 03-30-2002

’Jackets bash Pinole Valley By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 03-30-2002

Embattled lecture series leaves town By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 03-30-2002

Getting beyond fear of change to a thriving community Nancy Bickel 03-30-2002

Broadway returns a portion of money given to help buy theater tickets By Michael Kuchwara, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Golden Bears win series opener against Stanford SDaily Planet Wire Services 03-30-2002

Talks breaking down between workers, KSL By Devona Walker, Daily Planet staff 03-30-2002

‘Fight Club’ director is ‘pleased with himself’ for ‘Panic Room’ By Christy LeMire, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Grand jurd finds county morgue substandard By Jia-Rui Chong, Daily Planet staff 03-30-2002

New translation hopes to show ‘Kamasutra’ in new light By Jill Lawless, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Today in History Staff 03-30-2002

Joe Joe Rawlings: a new literary hero for kids By Alexandra R. Moses, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Oakland police cracks down on car sideshows Staff 03-30-2002

Lindh treated the same as U.S. soldiers, government says By Larry Margasak, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Palestinian refugee charged with assaulting an INS agent By Chelsea J. Carter The Associated Press 03-30-2002

LA police receiving allegations of long-ago clergy abuse The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Earthquake rattles Baja California The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Jack rabbits attack walkers in Sonoma County, man bitten The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Audit shows school bus safety program’s costs $67 million each year By Don Thompson, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Bush administration moves to repudiate biologists’ Alaska report By John Heilprin, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

FBI to turn over findings in 1975 disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa to local prosecutors The Associated Press 03-30-2002

NY corrections dept. ends sale of inmate art By Rik Stevens, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Skeletal remains found at Kentucky construction site The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Historians decry Liberty Bell home’s location By Joann Loviglio, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Artificial heart patient says his motivation is to someday go home By Dylan T. Lovan, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Domestic steel producers raise prices By Dan Nephin, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Documentary outlines Columbine killers’ warning signs By Jon Sarche, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Navy: former Nebraska priest court martialed for lewd conduct By Kevin O’Hanlon, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Oprah declines Bush’s invitation to Afghanistan The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Home Matters: Plan now to counter chaos The Associated Press 03-30-2002

on the house Questions & Answers by James and Morris Carey James and Morris Carey 03-30-2002

Making room for guests By Carol McGarvey, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Show off style in the kitchen By Carol McGarvey, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Sierra fir logs sent to South Africa to be recycled into California furniture The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Allergan awaits FDA approval to market Botox for cosmetic use By Simon Avery, The Associated Press 03-30-2002

Superintendent may give students say in BHS cuts By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 03-29-2002

Ferries: Get on Board Jerri Holan 03-29-2002

Going solo ... By Matt Artz, Special to the Daily Planet 03-29-2002

Arts and Entertainament Calendar Staff 03-29-2002

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 03-29-2002

Out & About Calendar Compiled by Guy Poole 03-29-2002

’Jackets come out flat, still get a win By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 03-29-2002

Youth Radio wins a Peabody Award By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 03-29-2002

Violence begets violence Gray Brechin 03-29-2002

Images of a fight for freedom By Peter Crimmins, Special to the Daily Planet 03-29-2002

Error-prone ’Jackets spiked by Richmond By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 03-29-2002

Disaster Council prepares priorities to present city By Jia-Rui Chong, Daily Planet staff 03-29-2002

Eviro-Friendly ferry would be nice Martin Ilian 03-29-2002

PBS’ ‘Media Matters’ gives the inside story on journalism By Lynn Elber, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Sports shorts Staff 03-29-2002

Today in History Staff 03-29-2002

Merced mother: there was no way to predict slaughter The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Oscar-winning filmmaker Billy Wilder dies at 95 By Anthony Breznican, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Victims of possible double homicide-suicide grew up together By Jessica Brice, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Late storms punch Sierra snowpack to near-normal By Don Thompson, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

As weather warms, California leads climb in gas prices By Michelle Morgante, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Click and Clack Talk Cars Staff 03-29-2002

Floor-to-ceiling excitement by James and Morris Carey 03-29-2002

by James and Morris Carey Tip of the week: Removing hard-water stains 03-29-2002

Planning vegetable families’ seating arrangements By Lee Reich, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Startups Moxi Digital, digeo to merge By May Wong, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Walter Hewlett sues HP Director claims it improperly won Compaq votes By Brian Bergstein, The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Endwave to cut 30 percent of work force, or 100 positions The Associated Press 03-29-2002

Bookseller’s legacy lives at Moe’s By Claudine LoMonaco Special to the Daily Planet 03-28-2002

’Jackets pound Richmond into submission By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 03-28-2002

Library Gardens is designed safe John H. DeClercq for Library Gardens, L.P. 03-28-2002

Finding a youthful take on life as ‘Oklahoma’s’ Aunt Eller By Michael Kuchwara The Associated Press 03-28-2002

Compiled by Guy Poole 03-28-2002

Study shows six period move at BHS won’t hurt too much By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 03-28-2002

Pro-Israeli mania endangers us all Jeff Winkler Fairfield 03-28-2002

Seven local firefighters to be honored in state memorial By Jia-Rui Chong Daily Planet staff 03-28-2002

Today in History Staff 03-28-2002

Actor Dudley Moore dies at 66 By Jeff WilsonThe Associated Press 03-28-2002

Ask the Rent Board By Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board Staff 03-28-2002

Jewish community splits in its opinions on Intifada, Israel By Matthew Artz Special to the Daily Planet 03-28-2002

Friends of Merced killer say he showed signs of depression By Kim Baca The Associated Press 03-28-2002

CA teachers launch network to share info on science education By Michelle Morgante The Associated Press 03-28-2002

Police unsure if suicide pact led to Santa Cruz beach deaths By Jessica Brice The Associated Press 03-28-2002

State bars 15 lawn herbicides, citing vegetable damage The Associated Press 03-28-2002

California pit bull owner waives formal extradition in Nevada By Lisa Snedeker The Associated Press 03-28-2002

Four arrested in immigration scam By Erica Werner The Associated Press 03-28-2002

Book by Web site owner skewers dead dot-coms By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 03-28-2002

Developing the video game developers of the future By William Schiffman The Associated Press 03-28-2002

Seminary wants to demolish buildings that neighbors see as landmarks By Jia-Rui Chong Daily Planet staff 03-27-2002

’Jackets suffer narrow defeat at hands of SI By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 03-27-2002

Drama department needs to stay, so does Mr. Wiener 03-27-2002

Staff 03-27-2002

Compiled by Guy Poole 03-27-2002

City’s crime rate jumps dramatically By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 03-27-2002

Storno leads Panthers past rival Piedmont By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 03-27-2002

Face facts about parking garage Charlie Smith Berkeley 03-27-2002

Sexual battery suspect in Dublin jail By Jia-Rui Chong Daily Planet staff 03-27-2002

RE: Ferry to Gillman being considered Martin Ilian Albany 03-27-2002

Activists spar on Mideast issue By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 03-27-2002

Today in History Staff 03-27-2002

UC professor to call off Asian boycott of nuclear labs By Michelle Locke The Associated Press 03-27-2002

Retired sheriff’s deputy kills four children, himself SBy Kim Baca The Associated Press 03-27-2002

Court says nonunion members must pay for unionizing activities By David Krafvets The Associated Press 03-27-2002

Punk rocker Jello Biafra sues former Dead Kennedys bandmates The Associated Press 03-27-2002

PG&E could get reorganization plan by mid-June By Karen Gaudette The Associated Press 03-27-2002

Investment manager charged with massive Ponzi scheme By Danny Pollock The Associated Press 03-27-2002

State job statistics underestimated losses The Associated Press 03-27-2002

A ‘Magic’ day for Davis By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 03-26-2002

Female wrestlers finish big to end their high school careers By Nathan Fox Special to the Daily Planet 03-26-2002

Palestinians want to annihilate other religions Gabe Kurtz student, UC Berkeley 03-26-2002

Black actors’ reign at Oscars may not boost minority roles By Anthony Breznican The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Compiled by Guy Poole 03-26-2002

Solano eatery mysteriously closes By Jia-Rui Chong Daily Planet staff 03-26-2002

Diamondbacks plow over A’s 7-1 The Associated Press 03-26-2002

What is the definition of insanity? Tom Mitsoff 03-26-2002

TV Ratings for the Oscars hit low mark By David Bauder The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Berkeley schools celebrate National Nutrition Month By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 03-26-2002

Raiders’ Russell pleads innocent to sexual assault By Justin Pritchard The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Today in history Staff 03-26-2002

News of the Weird Staff 03-26-2002

Body found in lake at Golden Gate Park The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Crime up 5.8 percent in most populous areas The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Cardinal Mahony defends handling of child abuse, offers apology By Robert Jablon The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Gasoline prices jump a record 14 cents over two weeks The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Existing homes sales hit record in February By Simon Avery The Associated Press 03-26-2002

Columns

Entertainment workers to seek duties on films made in Canada The Associated Press 03-30-2002

PG&E wins approval to repay some creditors The Associated Press 03-30-2002