A welder works on the new "Milvia Buildings" at Berkeley High School.
A welder works on the new "Milvia Buildings" at Berkeley High School.

News

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School construction delayed five months

David Scharfenberg
Tuesday September 17, 2002

Construction of the $34 million Milvia Buildings at Berkeley High School is five months behind schedule and at least one of the two structures will probably not open by next school year, district officials said. -more-



Let's move past Sept. 11

Arthur B. Waugh
Tuesday September 17, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Local Olympic cyclist races with Armstrong in SF

M. Nicole Nazzaro
Tuesday September 17, 2002


Calendar of Community Events

Tuesday September 17, 2002

Tuesday, September 17 -more-



The price of being PC

Stream Weir
Tuesday September 17, 2002

When Berkeley needs to buy an appliance, it shops around. But not for the lowest price. -more-



A plea for Pepito's

Rebecca Herman
Tuesday September 17, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



A's beat Angels 4-3 in ninth inning to tie them for first in AL West

The Associated Press
Tuesday September 17, 2002

OAKLAND — Miguel Tejada singled home the winning run in the ninth inning as the Oakland Athletics snapped Anaheim’s six-game winning streak and tied the Angels for first place in the AL West with a 4-3 victory Monday night. -more-



Most of "Wheeler 79" reject deal

David Scharfenberg
Tuesday September 17, 2002

At least 30 of the 41 pro-Palestinian students who took over UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Hall in April have decided to face official student conduct hearings rather than accept a probation deal from the university, according to student leaders. -more-



Plenty of peace on Sept. 11

Marika Kuzma
Tuesday September 17, 2002

To the Editor, -more-



School district dodges new budget woes

David Scharfenberg
Tuesday September 17, 2002

A $1.4 million budget scare for the Berkeley Unified School District has vanished, district officials said. -more-



More on Maio's growth ideas

Peter Teichner
Tuesday September 17, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



How to be an anti-terrorism tipster

David Grary
Tuesday September 17, 2002

Because the dollars in question will not actually come from the state this year, Kurr said the district can float bonds to raise some of the $1.4 million. The district would repay those bonds once the deferred state money flows to the district during the 2003-2004 fiscal year, likely in July or August 2003, Kurr said. -more-



Features

West Berkeley unites for a party

Chris Nichols
Tuesday September 17, 2002

The late Bill Hicks had a vision for his diverse, west Berkeley neighborhood. The long-time community leader and barbecue fan wanted to showcase the unique cultures of west Berkeley in one big annual blowout. On Sunday, the party began. -more-


One arrested after botched robbery

Tuesday September 17, 2002

BERKELEY – Police arrested one man and were searching for one or two more after a botched armed robbery Sunday afternoon at an electronics store. -more-


Alameda mayor Ralph Appezzato found dead at home

Tuesday September 17, 2002

ALAMEDA – Ralph Appezzato, the mayor of Alameda and a candidate for the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, died Monday in what authorities described as a possible suicide. He was 67. -more-


Homeless coupele must leave mountain tree home

Tuesday September 17, 2002

BRISBANE — The couple’s driveway is a steep, narrow trail that winds through a sun-drenched landscape of hardy California scrub. Their front steps are rocky footholds in the earth. Their living room is nestled within the shady embrace of a sprawling oak tree. -more-


Bay Area Briefs

Tuesday September 17, 2002

Alleged gambling operation busted in Redwood City -more-


Yosemite killer Stayner found sane

Brian Melley The Associated Press
Tuesday September 17, 2002

SAN JOSE — Cary Stayner was sane when he murdered three Yosemite National Park tourists in 1999, a jury decided Monday in what means he could face the death penalty. -more-


Pornography company offers $3 million for Napster identity

Ron Harris Associated Press Writer
Tuesday September 17, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the Internet’s leading purveyors of pornography has offered to purchase the Napster trademark and Web site address for nearly $3 million in hopes of cashing in on the bankrupt song-swap company’s notorious reputation. -more-


Briefs

Tuesday September 17, 2002

Credit card scam exposes -more-


Oakland amoung Calif. cities to lead tech industry growth

Bob Porterfield The Associated Press
Tuesday September 17, 2002

SAN JOSE — Despite a lackluster economy and continuing layoffs, California’s high-tech industry grew slightly last year with Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego accounting for most of the new jobs, according to a report released Tuesday by an industry trade group. -more-



Opinion

Editorial

Iraq accepts return of U.N.

The Associated Press
Tuesday September 17, 2002

UNITED NATIONS — Iraq unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors late Monday, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said, nearly four years after the inspectors left Baghdad. -more-


Back Stories

Opinion

Editorials

Iraq accepts return of U.N. 09-17-2002

Union City Police: ‘Citizens stay calm’ 09-16-2002

Three held in possible terrorism hoax 09-14-2002

Oakland police ‘Riders’ trial begins this week 09-13-2002

Two Richmond waste cleanup sites approved for development 09-12-2002

5-alarm brush fire burns home 09-11-2002

News

School construction delayed five months David Scharfenberg 09-17-2002

Let's move past Sept. 11 Arthur B. Waugh 09-17-2002

Local Olympic cyclist races with Armstrong in SF M. Nicole Nazzaro 09-17-2002

Calendar of Community Events 09-17-2002

The price of being PC Stream Weir 09-17-2002

A plea for Pepito's Rebecca Herman 09-17-2002

A's beat Angels 4-3 in ninth inning to tie them for first in AL West The Associated Press 09-17-2002

Most of "Wheeler 79" reject deal David Scharfenberg 09-17-2002

Plenty of peace on Sept. 11 Marika Kuzma 09-17-2002

School district dodges new budget woes David Scharfenberg 09-17-2002

More on Maio's growth ideas Peter Teichner 09-17-2002

How to be an anti-terrorism tipster David Grary 09-17-2002

West Berkeley unites for a party Chris Nichols 09-17-2002

One arrested after botched robbery 09-17-2002

Alameda mayor Ralph Appezzato found dead at home 09-17-2002

Homeless coupele must leave mountain tree home 09-17-2002

Bay Area Briefs 09-17-2002

Yosemite killer Stayner found sane Brian Melley The Associated Press 09-17-2002

Pornography company offers $3 million for Napster identity Ron Harris Associated Press Writer 09-17-2002

Briefs 09-17-2002

Oakland amoung Calif. cities to lead tech industry growth Bob Porterfield The Associated Press 09-17-2002

Feds may be watching Santa Cruz City Hall pot distribution to sick 09-17-2002

Skate Park is On By Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-16-2002

More on housing subsidies Chris Kavanagh Chris Kavanagh 09-16-2002

The Bears are for real By Larry Lage 09-16-2002

Mayor Dean sets sights on November By Matthew Artz 09-16-2002

Pacifica’s radio return Kriss Worthington 09-16-2002

Cal soccer – men beat Denver, women tie St. Mary’s By Jared Green 09-16-2002

‘Wheeler 79’ students accept deal By David Scharfenberg 09-16-2002

Thank you to police Laura Menard 09-16-2002

Sports Shorts 09-16-2002

Liquor stores face last call By Sean Marciniak 09-16-2002

Libertarians drop Calif. governor hopeful who spat on radio host Robert Jablon 09-16-2002

Officer’s absence notable in Riders case The Associated Press 09-16-2002

Molotov cocktails spark fire Daily Planet Wire Service 09-16-2002

Police say family dispute resulted in Oakland homocide Daily Planet Wire Services 09-16-2002

SF took cash that could have repaired Hetch Hetchy system The Associated Press 09-16-2002

Lights Out By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2002

Berkeley’s Sept. 11 won’t be forgotten Christopher Cantor Berkeley 09-14-2002

Churches remain important south of campus institutions Susan Cerny Special to the Daily Planet 09-14-2002

The Cheap suit Serenaders By Brian Kluepfel Special to the Daily Planet 09-14-2002

Calendar of Community Events 09-14-2002

Six nightmarish minutes doom Panthers to loss By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2002

State pressures city planners Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2002

Berkeley’s Sept. 11 won’t be forgotten Jeanne Gray Loughman Berkeley 09-14-2002

Golden Bears upset Santa Clara By Dean Caparaz Daily Planet Correspondent 09-14-2002

Check overhead: Council says weapons not allowed there By Elizabeth Gettelman Special to the Daily Planet 09-14-2002

How many more people? Mark Johnson Berkeley 09-14-2002

Sports Shorts 09-14-2002

City considers biodiesel Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2002

How many more people? Mark JohnsonBerkeley 09-14-2002

Senior aerobics reinstated - Matthew Artz 09-14-2002

Varmints again David Shefik Berkeley 09-14-2002

UC employee unrest spreads By Ian Stewart The Associated Press 09-14-2002

New landlord at Reddy tenants Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-14-2002

Police Briefs 09-14-2002

Bay Area Briefs 09-14-2002

Prosecutor shows Oakland cops’ pattern of setting up suspects By Kim Curtis THe Associated Press 09-14-2002

Weed whacker spark caused Oakland fire The Associated Press 09-14-2002

Arrest made in Alameda County stalking Daily Planet Wire Service 09-14-2002

Agents raid farm, arrest medical pot grower The Associated Press 09-14-2002

Monaco seeks ‘silence’ in memories of Princess Grace The Associated Press 09-14-2002

Burning Man attendance in Black Rock Desert sets record The Associated Press 09-14-2002

motorcross is Not a crime bikers want a park, too By Casey McKinney Special to the Daily Planet 09-13-2002

How many police does it take? Bob Moghaddacy Berkeley 09-13-2002

The Backyard isn’t safe anymore By Peter Crimmins Special to the Daily Planet 09-13-2002

Arts Calendar 09-13-2002

Out & About 09-13-2002

Daily Planet 2002 High School Football Preview Jackets hope for better finish By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2002

Banks file suit over local privacy laws By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2002

Hey you, patriotic folk Charmaine Soldat Berkeley 09-13-2002

Asteroid hunter finds Apollo-era rocket By Andrew Bridges The Associated Press 09-13-2002

St. Mary’s not worried about replacing stars By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2002

Council condemns Bush’s Patriot Act By Kurtis Alexander Daily Planet Staff 09-13-2002

Swapping parking spaces for playing fields Gloria Wong Berkeley 09-13-2002

Another obstacle for UC clericals Jennifer Barrios Special to the Daily Planet 09-13-2002

Disputing the housing shortage claims lan Wofsy Berkeley 09-13-2002

Judge dismisses Simon fraud verdict By Erica Werner The Associated Press 09-13-2002

One lifeguard costs less than two Terry Cochrell Berkeley 09-13-2002

Learn how to ‘touch and vote’ 09-13-2002

Sex charges against Raiders’ Darrell Russell dropped 09-13-2002

Wen Ho Lee case stirs nation’s Asian-Americans into action By Deborah Kong The Associated Press 09-13-2002

Logging giant sells 731 Sierra acres to parks system By Don Thompson 09-13-2002

Yahoo and SBC unveil high-speed Internet service By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 09-13-2002

Web businesses take a 2nd shot at success By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 09-13-2002

Community colleges make cuts despite spike in enrollment By Jessica Brice The Associated Press 09-13-2002

Argument stalls state’s water bill By Mark Sherman The Associated Press 09-13-2002

Jury weighing sanity of Yosemite killer Stayner By Brian Melley The Associated Press 09-13-2002

This frog has a recovery plan By Don Thompson The Associated Press 09-13-2002

Libertarian candidate spits on radio host 09-13-2002

Ex-nuclear worker jailed for threats 09-13-2002

Bay Area Briefs 09-13-2002

Bay Area Briefs 09-13-2002

News of the Weird 09-13-2002

News of the Weird 09-13-2002

News of the Weird 09-13-2002

Politics as usual during UC’s Sept. 11 tribute By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 09-12-2002

Honor the dead Bruce Joffe Piedmont 09-12-2002

Calendar of Community Events 09-12-2002

Calendar of Community Events 09-12-2002

spiritual theme for Berkeley Symphony’s season opener By Jennifer Dix Special to the Daily Planet 09-12-2002

High-powered Spartan offense will test Bears By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-12-2002

City sinks its water aerobics Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-12-2002

Firefighters say thanks Marc Mestrovich Berkeley Firefighters Association Local 1227 09-12-2002

Sports Shorts 09-12-2002

New head of Rent Board Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-12-2002

Get the housing element fixed Lynda Hart Berkeley 09-12-2002

Warm words for bin Laden in Britain By Donna Abu-Nasr The Associated Press 09-12-2002

Thanks to the police Tim Donnelly Berkeley 09-12-2002

Berkeley disability group shares insights with Costa Rican disability activists By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 09-12-2002

Smog beats the streets Doug Fielding Berkeley 09-12-2002

Bay Area Briefs 09-12-2002

State Briefs 09-12-2002

Lab confirms LA death was West Nile The Associated Press 09-12-2002

Plan would change state superintendent’s role The Associated Press 09-12-2002

State Legislation 09-12-2002

The Web mutes its colors on Sept. 11 The Associated Press 09-12-2002

Police Briefs Matthew Artz 09-12-2002

A Changed City By Judith Scherr Special to the Daily Planet 09-11-2002

Today we remember Carolyna Marks 09-11-2002

Cal’s winning, but has anyone noticed? By Jared Green Daily Planet Staff 09-11-2002

Berkeley cracks down on prostitutes Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 09-11-2002

The upper limit of development Michael Goldberg Berkeley 09-11-2002

Father Bill O’Donnell leaves for federal prison Kim Melton Special to the Daily Planet 09-11-2002

Davis orders more security By Don Thompson The Associated Press 09-11-2002

Police Briefs 09-11-2002