News

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UC shuts down study program in India this fall

By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff
Thursday June 06, 2002

The University of California announced this week that it is temporarily suspending its fall 2002 study abroad program in India in light of escalating tensions between India and Pakistan. -more-



News of the Weird

The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

Getaway blocked by bullets -more-



Let’s consider a minus 15 mph speed limit

Tom Brown Berkeley
Thursday June 06, 2002

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Arts & Entertainment Calendar

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Out and About

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St. Mary’s Moore drafted by Pirates

By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff
Thursday June 06, 2002

St. Mary’s High senior Chase Moore was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates during the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday. The Pirates selected Moore with the 1153rd overall pick, the first selection of the 39th round. -more-



Suicide bomber survivors tell story

By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff
Thursday June 06, 2002

The last three months have been a “nightmare” for 24 year-old Israeli Roy Gordon. -more-



UC professors deserve an “F”

Giora Stavi Berkeley
Thursday June 06, 2002

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Jacob Coakley Special to the Daily Planet
Thursday June 06, 2002

The playfulness of the venue, the beat from a live DJ and the exuberance of the cast make Impact Theater’s "Love is the Law" light up into a true party. And playwright Zay Amsbury is smart enough to know that no party is complete without a little drama. Raver-boy Kenzie, deadened to the rave “love drug” ecstasy because of overuse, is ready to leave the party - until he meets Sarah, and they hit it off. That night Sarah drops a bomb: she’s with the Drug Enforcement Agency. She’s not there to shut the drug-laden rave down – or is she? It all depends on Kenzie. -more-



Americans pull off shocker over Portugal

The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

YOKOHAMA, Japan – The U.S. team wasted no time rebounding from the bottom of the soccer world. -more-



City questions lockers it provides to homeless

By Kurtis Alexander Daily Planet Staff
Thursday June 06, 2002

News of a 75 percent price hike at Shattuck Avenue Self-Storage has prompted Berkeley leaders to question a 10-year-old, city-funded program that pays for storage lockers for the community’s homeless. -more-



Darling Flower Shop is structure of “demerit”

Hank Resnik Berkeley
Thursday June 06, 2002

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Cal’s White selected by Colorado

Daily Planet Wire Services
Thursday June 06, 2002

Cal senior second baseman Carson White was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 23rd round of the 2002 Major League Amateur Draft. -more-



Fire danger moderate in Northern California

By Devona Walker Daily Planet Staff
Thursday June 06, 2002

Warm weather and high winds caused the California Department of Forestry to declare fire season early this year. The wind has dried grass rapidly. The warm temperatures have also fueled the dangerous conditions, say California fire safety officials. -more-



Library offers plenty for youth this summer

Mike Dinoffria Special to the Daily Planet
Thursday June 06, 2002

Berkeley’s library system will be doing its part to fight off summer doldrums. -more-



Features

Semiconductor industry group projects recovery

The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

REDWOOD CITY – Worldwide semiconductor sales are expected to increase 3.1 percent in 2002 and jump 23.2 percent in 2003, according to a midyear forecast released Wednesday by an industry trade group. -more-


eBay has deployed weapon against fraud

By Brian Bergstein The Associated press
Thursday June 06, 2002

SAN JOSE – Internet auction leader eBay Inc. is trying to fight fraud on the site with a new software program that scans for suspicious listings and alerts company investigators, chief executive Meg Whitman said Wednesday. -more-


Researchers say global warming will leave state short of water

By Colleen Valles The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, say the state could see warmer temperatures and a smaller snowpack over the next half-century because of global warming, a change that could diminish water supplies in a state already familiar with drought. -more-


Priest accused of raping girl bound for trial

The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

HANFORD– A priest accused of raping a 16-year-old girl who worked as a clerk in his parish will stand trial, a judge has ruled. -more-


Moon to obscure sun in partial solar eclipse

By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

LOS ANGELES – A dazzling solar eclipse will be on display across a broad swath of the western United States, Mexico, Canada and Asia on Monday, with as much as 99 percent of the sun obscured by the moon. -more-


Opinion

Editorial

LA boy’s death ruled accidental

The Associated Press
Thursday June 06, 2002

LOS ANGELES – A 7-year-old boy whose body was found in a mansion pool days after he disappeared drowned accidentally, the coroner’s office said Wednesday. -more-


Back Stories

Opinion

Editorials

LA boy’s death ruled accidental 06-06-2002

Study: TV diversity still lags in quantity, quality 06-05-2002

Police search for boy who vanished 06-04-2002

Some schools consider going organic 06-03-2002

History 06-01-2002

History 06-01-2002

Two California men among those in climbing accident 05-31-2002

News

UC shuts down study program in India this fall By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 06-06-2002

News of the Weird The Associated Press 06-06-2002

Let’s consider a minus 15 mph speed limit Tom Brown Berkeley 06-06-2002

Arts & Entertainment Calendar Staff 06-06-2002

Out and About Staff 06-06-2002

St. Mary’s Moore drafted by Pirates By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 06-06-2002

Suicide bomber survivors tell story By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 06-06-2002

UC professors deserve an “F” Giora Stavi Berkeley 06-06-2002

Jacob Coakley Special to the Daily Planet 06-06-2002

Americans pull off shocker over Portugal The Associated Press 06-06-2002

City questions lockers it provides to homeless By Kurtis Alexander Daily Planet Staff 06-06-2002

Darling Flower Shop is structure of “demerit” Hank Resnik Berkeley 06-06-2002

Cal’s White selected by Colorado Daily Planet Wire Services 06-06-2002

Fire danger moderate in Northern California By Devona Walker Daily Planet Staff 06-06-2002

Library offers plenty for youth this summer Mike Dinoffria Special to the Daily Planet 06-06-2002

Semiconductor industry group projects recovery The Associated Press 06-06-2002

eBay has deployed weapon against fraud By Brian Bergstein The Associated press 06-06-2002

Researchers say global warming will leave state short of water By Colleen Valles The Associated Press 06-06-2002

Priest accused of raping girl bound for trial The Associated Press 06-06-2002

Moon to obscure sun in partial solar eclipse By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press 06-06-2002

UC Professors push for divestment from Israel By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 06-05-2002

20 mph is not slow enough for our safety, air quality Sedge Thomson 06-05-2002

Out & About Calendar Staff 06-05-2002

A’s top pick follows in his father’s footsteps The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Local 1 ousted from Berkeley schools By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 06-05-2002

Celebrate Affordable Housing Week Assemblywoman Dion Aroner Berkeley 06-05-2002

Hutchinson, Baker go early Staff Report 06-05-2002

November ballot being prepped with city bonds By Kurtis Alexander, Daily Planet Staff 06-05-2002

Asian teams win, lose and tie at World Cup The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Future of historic building debated By Matt Artz, Special to the Daily Planet 06-05-2002

Census ranks Rancho Santa Fe as nation’s wealthiest town By Seth Hettena, The Associated Press 06-05-2002

News of the Weird Staff 06-05-2002

Verdict delayed in Oakland car bombing case By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 06-05-2002

Teen recognized for dancing, choreography By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 06-05-2002

Concord woman selected as winner of Afghan scholarship to study law Staff 06-05-2002

Apple introduces eMac for computer users The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Former Andersen executive talks about financial reporting system By May Wong, The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Mountain View Intuit to buy property software company The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Cardinal to take out newspaper ads on abuse The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Air Force colonel suspended after bad-mouthing Bush By Kim Curtis, The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Woman convicted of killing three tenants may be let go from prison The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Regents pick nuclear weapons designer to head Livermore Staff 06-05-2002

Lawmakers begin budget negotiations By Alexa Haussler The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Trial starts for man accused of killing child By Ben Fox, The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Medical journal puts itself, competitors under microscope By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press 06-05-2002

Dozens return to scorched homes The Associated Press 06-05-2002

R.I. mayor acquitted of some charges Staff 06-05-2002

Comeback bid fails, bankruptcy looms for San Jose Symphony By Brian Bergstein, The Associated Press 06-05-2002

DA may drop charges against UC protesters By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 06-04-2002

News of the Weird The Associated Press 06-04-2002

Bay area must continue to explore options, build public policy for affordable housing Dion Aroner District 14 Assemblywoman 06-04-2002

Out & About Staff 06-04-2002

Next task for Lakers: 4 more wins By John Nadel AP Sports Writer 06-04-2002

South Berkeley shooting suspect at large By Chris Nichols Daily Planet Staff 06-04-2002

20 mph limit proposal is against the law Max Alfert Albany 06-04-2002

Ballet Superstar Baryshnikov Dazzles Berkeley By Robert Hall Special to the Daily Planet 06-04-2002

Giants 11, Padres 3 By Bernie Wilson AP Sports Writer 06-04-2002

Verdict due in Earth First! Daily Planet staff -Daily Planet staff 06-04-2002

Mariners held off Athletics: 4-1 By Anne M. Peterson AP Sports Writer 06-04-2002

UC puts India program on hold Staff 06-04-2002

Disablity rights group sues Walgreens stores By Kurtis Alexander Daily Planet Staff 06-04-2002

Thousands eligible are not getting electricity discount By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet staff 06-04-2002

University Avenue corner may be deemed international food district By Chris Nichols Daily Planet Staff 06-04-2002

Power traders sued in California on behalf of Washington state The Associated Press 06-04-2002

California cattle identified with bovine tuberculosis The Associated Press 06-04-2002

Copyright rulings stand despite Napster bancruptcy By David Kravets The Associated Press 06-04-2002

SBC, Yahoo in joint venture launch Internet service By David Koenig AP Business Writer 06-04-2002

Winona Ryder shoplifting, drug hearing interrupted by injury By Erica Werner The Associated Press 06-04-2002

Injured rock climber plucked from wall at Yosemite Park The Associated Press 06-04-2002

City seeks greener power By Neil G. Greene Special to the Daily Planet 06-03-2002

Mayor Dean should have voted for housing Paul Hogarth 06-03-2002

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens this year’s Cal Shakespeare Festival By Robert Hall, Special to the Daily Planet 06-03-2002

Cal crew claims fourth straight title Daily Planet Wire Services 06-03-2002

Market molds entrepreneurs By Matthew Artz, Special to the Daily Planet 06-03-2002

Ferry service is a safety issue Charles Smith 06-03-2002

Early music exhibition sets the tone of the Renaissance By Miko Sloper, Special to the Daily Planet 06-03-2002

Warren takes third in both her events at state finals Staff Report 06-03-2002

The state of the arts By Neil G. Greene, Special to the Daily Planet 06-03-2002

Council should take stand on UC suspensions Khalil Bendib 06-03-2002

England can’t hold on, Spain breaks hex The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Pomo mother and daughter visit UC By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 06-03-2002

Bay Briefs Staff 06-03-2002

San Francisco hotel fire leaves at least 100 people stranded The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Fire scorches 700 acres in Los Padres National Forest The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Flash animators find audience for Net ’webisodes’ By Paul Glader, The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Surfer improving after surgery for shark wounds The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Turnout for AIDS Ride suffers By Olga R. Rodriguez, The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Ravenswood school district in hot water The Associated Press 06-03-2002

State officials try to create new educational roadmap By Jessica Brice, The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Disabled climbing team reaches top of Mt. Shasta By Jim Wasserman, The Associated Press 06-03-2002

Therapeutic cloning trials show promise in cows By Paul Elias, The Associated Press 06-03-2002

New bill seeks to raise state smoking age to 21 By Andrew Bridges, The Associated Press 06-03-2002

A Legislative Mourning By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 06-01-2002

The Berkeley Hills were once dotted with dairies By Susan Cerny 06-01-2002

Why is it easier to locate a communist than a terrorist? George Kauffman. 06-01-2002

Out & About Calendar Staff 06-01-2002

Focus on the feminine in "Women in the Garden” By Jennifer Dix, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

California’s best youth tennis players face off this weekend at BTC By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 06-01-2002

EarthFirst! may drop unresolved chargesv By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 06-01-2002

old postcards provide views of the past By Susan Cerny, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Monotheists are okay Steve Geller 06-01-2002

California Theater reopens after renovations; Fine Arts Cinema closes its doors By Peter Crimmins, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Arts Calendar Staff 06-01-2002

Out & About Calendar Staff 06-01-2002

More than just basketball By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 06-01-2002

Japanese filmmakers are schooled in Berkeley politics By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 06-01-2002

Senior housing desperately needed, falling through the cracks of the system commonplace Nancy Anderson 06-01-2002

Scrumbly and Sweet Pam: Cockettes Forever Peter Crimmins, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Senegal provides stunning start to first Asian World Cup By Phil Brown, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

25 bicycles stolen from police group By Matt Liebowitz, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

We are entitled to be ‘under God’ Harold Reimann 06-01-2002

Disney movie introduces Elvis to a new generation By Woody Baird, The Associated Pres 06-01-2002

St. Mary’s to hire new boys’ coach By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 06-01-2002

City to aid artists in struggle with landlord By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 06-01-2002

Commentary: Partying controls Staff 06-01-2002

Waters talk features seasonal fruit, other savory topics By Ian M. Stewart, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

San Jose State basketball player suffers accidental death in Mono County The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Answers sought after Haste Street stabbing Mike Dinoffria, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Agnostics want recognition Sonja Fitz 06-01-2002

Despite Entwistle’s death, The Who returns to stage By Larry McShane, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Brazil vs. Germany – finally By Ronald Blum The Associated Press By Ronald Blum, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Students gain political clout with 3 commission appointments By Neil G. Greene, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Activist Joy Moore bows out of Board of Education raceActivist Joy Moore bows out of Board of Education race By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 06-01-2002

Take a look at lights Charles Siegel 06-01-2002

Freed UC students: ‘We were for peace’ The Associated Press 06-01-2002

News of the Weird Staff 06-01-2002

Look out for cheap shots Aftim Saba MD 06-01-2002

Out of 30 years of teaching, he’s always been on the ball BY Pauline Bondonno, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Most bus riders to pay more this fall Mike Dinoffria, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Hollywood film and television production exodus continues By GARY GENTILE, AP Business Writer 06-01-2002

Live Oak Park will get a quake-resistant facelift By Matt Liebowitz, Special to the Daily Planet 06-01-2002

Four slightly injured when LA-bound train hits truck The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Judge rules to stop credit card ‘warning’ law By Jessica Brice, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Mars Rocks? Staff 06-01-2002

Apple Computer executives’ stock selling just before financial falls By May Wong, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Nothing PC about new video game ‘State of Emergency’ By William Schiffmann, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Nature’s Way issues recall after lead is found in capsules Staff 06-01-2002

Former Davis aide admits discussing contribution snafu The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Home Matters



Making your aging parents’ home safer
The Associated Press The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Simon firm drew above average fee from nonprofit The Associated Press 06-01-2002

The ‘unfitted’ bathroom: make it functional The Associated Press 06-01-2002

European Union ratifies global warming treaty The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Nasturtiums are pleasant nose twisters By Lee Reich, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

India says border with Pakistan is stable for now The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Tip of the week Staff 06-01-2002

Gunman in deadly store rampage had remains in home By Eugene Tong, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Active Jewish community leader dies By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 06-01-2002

Grid operators deny senator’s accusations of manipulation By Jennifer Coleman The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Judge rules to stop credit card ‘warning’ By Jessica Brice, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

American moviegoers want patriotic films, poll shows The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parolev By Linda Deutsch, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Man with wired jaw wasn’t allowed clippers on plane The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Companies warn about ‘Like Mike’ electrocution scene The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Fire spreads over 1,500 acres in San Bernardino National Forest The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Cut in anti-smoking efforts because of budget crunch By Sandy Yang, Tje Associated Press 06-01-2002

Judge says EPA can set runoff limits for rivers By David Kravets The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Voucher bill introduced in response to ruling by Supreme Court By Jessica Brice, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Former Davis aide admits discussing contributions The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Bill pushing for more information on food labels killed by committee By Jennifer Coleman, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Oakland man charged with mailing ‘anthrax’ letter Staff 06-01-2002

Teens sentenced for attack on Mexican workers By Ben Fox, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Senator says Enron had secret Web site for energy trades Senator says Enron had secret Web site for energy trades Senator says Enron had secret Web site for energy trades Staff 06-01-2002

Group sues LA schools for rabbit suffocation The Associated Press 06-01-2002

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a trial to determine if the California Highway Patrol discriminates against minorities when it comes to promoting officers. In doing so, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal j Staff 06-01-2002

Davis unveils speedier Bay Area rail system By Karen Gaudette, The Associated Prss 06-01-2002

Former KGB agent surfaces in new role as an FBI informant By Ben Fox, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Courts reinstate Suzuki suit against Consumer Reports Staff 06-01-2002

Veterans affairs CEO suspended from duty Staff 06-01-2002

Mississippi State teaching the science of Hollywood By Jason Straziuso, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Cowgirl Museum opening in Fort Worth By Angela K. Brown, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Young NY writer ‘ended up’ with a best-selling novel By Pauline M. Millard, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Five arrested on identity theft charges The Associated Press 06-01-2002

NY Museum of Modern Art reopens — in Queens By Verenca Dobnik, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

BPD executes major drug crackdown By Chris Nichols, Daily Planet Staff 05-31-2002

Butler made People’s Park ‘safe for volleyball’ Carol Denney 05-31-2002

Jazz diva gets ‘Weill’d’ By Marc Breindel, Special to the Daily Planet 05-31-2002

Panthers looking to make noise at state championship meet By Jared Green, Daily Planet Staff 05-31-2002

Out & About Calendar Staff 05-31-2002

Schools still face $2.5 million in cuts By David Scharfenberg, Daily Planet staff 05-31-2002

Hate is immoral Doug Finley 05-31-2002

The Hills Heat up Staff 05-31-2002

Local entrants in the CIF State Championship Track & Field Meet Staff 05-31-2002

City to consider boycott of Claremont By Kurtis Alexander, Daily Planet Staff 05-31-2002

Student protesters broke the law, should be ‘punished’ Susanne (Sanne) K. DeWitt 05-31-2002

History Staff 05-31-2002

Leaders & Lawmakers Staff 05-31-2002

Survivors of violence take to the stage By Robert Hall, Special to the Daily Planet 05-31-2002

News of the Weird The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Ancient footprints give impression of dinosaurs life, researchers say The Associated Press 05-31-2002

CHP uner fire over Golden Gate Bridge protest Daily Planet Wire Service 05-31-2002

Sony’s CD protection method foiled with a felt tip pen By Ron Harris, The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Oracle defends deals with California and other states The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Computer giants closing during week of July 4th to save money The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Ladders can be dangerous without proper use The Associated Press 05-31-2002

LA Archdiocese hires public relation firm to help with scandal The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Santa Rosa Diocese to require fingerprinting of its priests The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Mom whose daughter was expelled from school poses for Playboy The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Deal to restore 16,500 acres of salt ponds to wetlands By Colleen Valles, The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Lawmakers clear way for budget negotiations By Steve Lawrence, The Associated Press 05-31-2002

LA sheriff delays plan to release 400 inmates due to budget cuts The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Simon: investigate energy crisis The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Calif. education board adopts new rules for English-only classes By Jessica Brice, The Associated Press 05-31-2002

State HMO regulators lose round in dispute with Kaiser By Jennifer Coleman, The Associated Press 05-31-2002

State assembly passes bill to help build schools faster By Stefanie Frith, The Associated Press 05-31-2002

Columns

Friends say dead climbers were experts The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Animated role proves perfect fit for Tia Carrere By B.J. Reyes, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Survivors and investigators try to reconstruct calamity By Joseph B. Frazier, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

‘The Wire’: an intellectual TV police drama By Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

China, United States dancers strike gold By Deborah Bulkeley, The Associated Press 06-01-2002

Cell phones are the latest accessory at rock concerts By Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press 06-01-2002