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              About 100 UC Berkeley clericals, lecturers and supporters rallied on campus Tuesday and marched to Chancellor Robert Berdahl’s office, calling for better wages and job security.
David Scharfenberg/Daily Planet Staff About 100 UC Berkeley clericals, lecturers and supporters rallied on campus Tuesday and marched to Chancellor Robert Berdahl’s office, calling for better wages and job security.

News

Page One

Another UC strike considered

By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff
Wednesday October 16, 2002

Just two months after hundreds of UC Berkeley office assistants, childcare workers and library assistants walked off the job, the university’s clerical employees, locked in a bitter contract dispute with the university over wages and workplace safety, began a new round of voting Tuesday to authorize a second strike. -more-



Is today a ‘rainy day’ for UC?

Susan Peabody Boalt Hall School of Law
Wednesday October 16, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Calendar

Wednesday October 16, 2002

Wednesday, Oct. 16 -more-



Alameda proves to be more than a pushover

By Dominic Perrone Daily Planet Correspondent
Wednesday October 16, 2002

Alameda High was supposed to be just another speed bump in Berkeley High’s road to a third straight volleyball league championship, but they turned out to be more of a traffic jam. -more-



City rediscovers budget deficit

By Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff
Wednesday October 16, 2002

City Council spared two popular programs from the chopping block Tuesday, including winter swimming at Willard Pool. But as officials dealt with city budget forecasts, they agreed that additional across-the-board cuts would be inevitable. -more-



Iraq links to al-Qaida could be useful to U.S.

Fred Foldvary Berkeley
Wednesday October 16, 2002


The Bonds dilemma: pitch to him or not to pitch to him

By Ronald Blum The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

ANAHEIM – Everywhere the Anaheim Angels go, the question is the same: Pitch to Barry Bonds or walk him? -more-



School board raise hinges on voters

By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff
Wednesday October 16, 2002

Board of Education members want a raise. But first, they’ll have to get past a skeptical public. -more-



We want more protests

Howard Oggman Berkeley
Wednesday October 16, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Berkeley smoking ban to begin in November

By Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff
Wednesday October 16, 2002


Why sacrifice Berkeley for sprawl?

Bob Kubik Berkeley
Wednesday October 16, 2002

To the Editor: -more-



Senator: Park Service must explain

By Matt GourasThe Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

HELENA, Mont. — A U.S. senator is demanding an explanation from the National Park Service for why it cut short the season of a Yellowstone National Park ranger who earlier was ordered to stop speaking out about unscrupulous hunters. -more-



Features

Oakland school district hires advisor to find missing money

Daily Planet Wire Service
Wednesday October 16, 2002

OAKLAND – A significant budget gap is plaguing the Oakland Unified School District and county officials have appointed a fiscal advisor while they wait to find out just how much money is missing. -more-


Juvenile suspected of shooting officer

Daily Planet Wire Service
Wednesday October 16, 2002

OAKLAND – A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of shooting an Oakland police officer in the head last month, police said. -more-


Lawmakers urged to legalize undocumented workers

By Deborah Kong The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – Immigration activists in 12 states are rallying and lobbying congressional representatives this week in an election-season effort to generate support for legalizing undocumented workers. -more-


Opening statements today in Bonds’ ball lawsuit

Daily Planet Wire Services
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – Opening statements are scheduled to begin today in San Francisco Superior Court in a legal dispute over possession of Giants slugger Barry Bonds’ 73rd home run baseball. -more-


Accused family-killer blames tragedy on faulty accelerator

The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

REDWOOD CITY – A Foster City man charged with murdering his family by driving off a cliff into the Pacific told rescuers that his foot was stuck on the accelerator, according to court records. -more-


Bay Area Briefs

Wednesday October 16, 2002

Former priest arrested -more-


Nursing home regulators set stricter rules for elderly care

By Jennifer Coleman The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SACRAMENTO – State regulators announced Tuesday measures to add volunteers to help monitor nursing homes and to expand a consumer assistance program for residents and their families. -more-


S.F. supervisors approve Olympic bid

Daily Planet Wire Service
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – It was all smiles Tuesday at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, where the sometimes contentious panel voted 11-0 to give the city’s Olympic bid a vital green light – three years ahead of schedule. -more-


State has 58 of nation’s fastest-growing companies

By Jennifer Coleman The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SACRAMENTO – More of the fastest-growing businesses, as ranked by Inc. Magazine, are from California than from any other state, negating an impression the state’s business climate is too unfriendly, state officials said. -more-


Pressplay adds BMG catalog to online music

By Ron Harris The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – Pressplay, the joint online music venture of Sony Corp. and Vivendi Universal SA, has inked a deal with BMG to add its music catalog to the song streaming and download service. -more-


Jet-powered train could speed across nation

By Laurence Arnold The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

WASHINGTON – The maker of America’s fastest train is shopping around a new product that could bring high-speed rail service to areas outside the Northeast. -more-


DNA evidence doesn’t match Zodiac suspect

The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO – The one suspect investigators had in the Zodiac killings of the late 1960s does not match DNA evidence, a newspaper reported Tuesday. -more-


Nevada protests result in charges

The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

LAS VEGAS – Protesters capped a weekend of demonstrations and arrests at the Nevada Test Site and the planned Yucca Mountain radioactive waste dump with a rally in Las Vegas claiming minority communities are disproportionately contaminated by federal nuclear facilities. -more-


Election Section

Suspected terror cell member pleads innocent

The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man accused of conspiring to fight U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks pleaded innocent Tuesday. -more-


Trial opens for toxicologist accused of killing husband

By Seth Hettena The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

SAN DIEGO – The trial of a former toxicologist accused of poisoning her husband began Tuesday with prosecutors using a series of passionate e-mails and a glass drug pipe to illustrate the twin obsessions they claim led her to commit murder: a torrid office affair and an addiction to methamphetamine. -more-


Mauna Loa stirring, scientists warn eruption could be dangerous

The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

VOLCANO, Hawaii – Mauna Loa is stirring after an 18-year pause, and an eruption could be devastating to the neighborhoods built on the giant volcano’s slopes in the intervening years, scientists said Monday. -more-


Satellite rescue beacons soon to be widely available

By David Ho The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

WASHINGTON – Hikers, mountain climbers, hunters and others who could find themselves lost or hurt will have a new way to call for help: a handheld device that signals the same satellite rescue system that has watched over pilots and boaters for two decades. -more-


David Letterman gets his wish

By David Bauder The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

NEW YORK — So far this season, David Letterman has gotten the prime-time help he asked for from CBS. -more-


Opinion

Editorial

Three hunters dead, one missing in North Dakota

By Dave Kolpack The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

BISMARCK, N.D. — Duck hunters in two boats died in separate accidents after their vessels capsized or sank in choppy North Dakota lakes. Three bodies were recovered by Tuesday as divers continued searching for a fourth man. -more-


Back Stories

Opinion

Editorials

Three hunters dead, one missing in North Dakota 10-16-2002

Police deluged with calls about sniper 10-15-2002

Oakland narcotics officer axed for drugs 10-14-2002

Sports This Week 10-14-2002

Police Brief 10-12-2002

High School talks safety 10-11-2002

UC Berkeley stages protest of war in Iraq 10-10-2002

News

Another UC strike considered By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 10-16-2002

Is today a ‘rainy day’ for UC? Susan Peabody Boalt Hall School of Law 10-16-2002

Calendar 10-16-2002

Alameda proves to be more than a pushover By Dominic Perrone Daily Planet Correspondent 10-16-2002

City rediscovers budget deficit By Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 10-16-2002

Iraq links to al-Qaida could be useful to U.S. Fred Foldvary Berkeley 10-16-2002

The Bonds dilemma: pitch to him or not to pitch to him By Ronald Blum The Associated Press 10-16-2002

School board raise hinges on voters By David Scharfenberg Daily Planet Staff 10-16-2002

We want more protests Howard Oggman Berkeley 10-16-2002

Berkeley smoking ban to begin in November By Matthew Artz Daily Planet Staff 10-16-2002

Why sacrifice Berkeley for sprawl? Bob Kubik Berkeley 10-16-2002

Senator: Park Service must explain By Matt GourasThe Associated Press 10-16-2002

Oakland school district hires advisor to find missing money Daily Planet Wire Service 10-16-2002

Juvenile suspected of shooting officer Daily Planet Wire Service 10-16-2002

Lawmakers urged to legalize undocumented workers By Deborah Kong The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Opening statements today in Bonds’ ball lawsuit Daily Planet Wire Services 10-16-2002

Accused family-killer blames tragedy on faulty accelerator The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Bay Area Briefs 10-16-2002

Nursing home regulators set stricter rules for elderly care By Jennifer Coleman The Associated Press 10-16-2002

S.F. supervisors approve Olympic bid Daily Planet Wire Service 10-16-2002

State has 58 of nation’s fastest-growing companies By Jennifer Coleman The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Pressplay adds BMG catalog to online music By Ron Harris The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Jet-powered train could speed across nation By Laurence Arnold The Associated Press 10-16-2002

DNA evidence doesn’t match Zodiac suspect The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Nevada protests result in charges The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Suspected terror cell member pleads innocent The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Trial opens for toxicologist accused of killing husband By Seth Hettena The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Mauna Loa stirring, scientists warn eruption could be dangerous The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Satellite rescue beacons soon to be widely available By David Ho The Associated Press 10-16-2002

David Letterman gets his wish By David Bauder The Associated Press 10-16-2002

Thermometer exchange considered Matthew Artz 10-15-2002

What’s with the fast food ban? M. Breunig 10-15-2002

Calendar 10-15-2002

Giants finish off Cards on way to World Series Ben Walker The Associated Press 10-15-2002

UC deals clericals final wage offer David Scharfenberg 10-15-2002

Starbucks strategy Raymond Barglow 10-15-2002

World Series tickets on sale Daily Planet Wire Service 10-15-2002

Accusations fly between campaigns Matthew Artz 10-15-2002

Learning English Saul Grabia 10-15-2002

Rams hand Raiders first loss of season, pick up first win Jim Suhr The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Berkeley workers support strikes David Scharfenberg 10-15-2002

Berkeley’s role in regional growth Robert Clear 10-15-2002

Orange County man missing after Saturday’s Bali bombing Amanda Riddle The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Health officials plan cancer survey The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Arcata follows Berkley lead on war in Iraq The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Defense Agency lights up East Bay The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Victim stable after shooting in East Bay Daily Planet Wire Service 10-15-2002

Suspect arrested following East Bay crime spree Daily Planet Wire Service 10-15-2002

Giant pumpkin sets new record Daily Planet Wire Service 10-15-2002

Bay Area Briefs 10-15-2002

Simon says he’s sorry for photo Erica Werner The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Slow going for ports despite dockworkers return Angela Watercutter The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Microsoft and Linux gaining momentum from Unix servers Matthew Fordahl The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Coast Guard survey looks for vulnerabilities in nation’s ports The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Up to 11 bodies found in train car in Iowa Amy Lorentzen The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Lecturers picket, strike at five UC campuses Margie Mason The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Brain size linked to stress disorder Andrew Bridges The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Simon leans on family and faith Erica Werner The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Charter schools work to seek accreditation Jessica Brice The Associated Press 10-15-2002

News of meat recall spreads to consumers Mary Claire Dale The Associated Press 10-15-2002

News of meat recall spreads to consumers Mary Claire Dale The Associated Press 10-15-2002

LaPaglia reverses his own vanishing Lynn Elber The Associated Press 10-15-2002

Cost of UC student hearings mounts By Elizabeth Gettelman 10-14-2002

Questioning a school board candidate Ann McDonald-Cacho 10-14-2002

Calendar 10-14-2002

Second-half woes continue as Bears fall to USC By Ken Peters 10-14-2002

Activist-turned-moderate is 8th District front-runner By David Scharfenberg 10-14-2002

A vote for Camejo David Heller 10-14-2002

Muñoz scores in overtime to lead Cal over Huskies By Jared Green 10-14-2002

Local anti-terrorism efforts begin By Shani Aminah Moore 10-14-2002

Oakland’s housing crunch could mirror Berkeley’s Frank Davis 10-14-2002

Lady Bears suffer another shutout Daily Planet Wire Services 10-14-2002

Blasts renew fears of al-Qaida By Irwan Firdous 10-14-2002

High prices can hurt a city Pat Boyd 10-14-2002

Pac-10 Football Roundup 10-14-2002

Briefcase not a bomb Melissa McRobbie 10-14-2002

Sports Shorts 10-14-2002

87th murder in Oakland Compiled from staff and wire reports. 10-14-2002

Police Briefs Matthew Artz 10-14-2002

New water pipeline eases fears of shortage Daily Planet Wire Service 10-14-2002

New BART fare gates to debut at Concord station Daily Planet Wire Service 10-14-2002

Big business going organic The Associated Press 10-14-2002

Bay Area Briefs 10-14-2002

State Briefs 10-14-2002

Report: Davis appointees gave $12 million to his campaign The Associated Press 10-14-2002

Ancient camels? In Long Beach? The Associated Press 10-14-2002

Dockworkers keep strong grip despite setback By Justin Pritchard 10-14-2002

California unemployment falls slightly The Associated Press 10-14-2002

Car hits church The Associated Press 10-14-2002

Citizen initiative process is now widely criticized By David Crary 10-14-2002

Astronauts work on space station’s outdoor plumbing By Marcia Dunn 10-14-2002

California sisters run for Congress By Chelsea J. Carter 10-14-2002

“Anything goes” radio may be a thing of the past The Associated Press 10-14-2002

Indigenous reflect on hard times By Brian Kluepfel 10-12-2002

A challenge to Mayor Dean Tom Bates 10-12-2002

Berkeley High illustrates 1930s-style Art Deco Susan Cerny 10-12-2002

Tin Hat Trio; A musical ride into the sunset By Charles Ferris 10-12-2002

Calendar 10-12-2002

Jackets slam Encinal By Jared Green 10-12-2002

The Search for Healing By Matthew Artz 10-12-2002

Even more coffee talk Michael Katz 10-12-2002

Kissing your sister: St. Mary’s ties with Oakland Tech By Dominic Perrone 10-12-2002

Anti-war protests continue By Marton Dunai 10-12-2002

Thanks for the briefs Phil Guba 10-12-2002

Cal (4-2, 1-1 Pac-10) vs. USC (3-2, 1-1 Pac-10) Jared Green 10-12-2002

High school’s new schedule still uncertain By David Scharfenberg 10-12-2002

Sniper manhunt expands to suburbs By Deborah Hastings 10-12-2002

Bay Area Briefs 10-12-2002

Former SFO security goes job hunting By Karen Gaudette 10-12-2002

Moving freight from west to east presents challenge By Brad Foss 10-12-2002

$484 million bill for California finance company By Don Thompson 10-12-2002

Fast food moratorium may be lifted By Matthew Artz 10-11-2002

Reddy’s sentence in jeopardy Women Against Sexual Slavery 10-11-2002

Rhythm & rhyme By Jane Yin 10-11-2002

Calendar 10-11-2002

Panthers mount amazing comeback over Salesian By Jared Green 10-11-2002

Teacher union OKs 6 periods By David Scharfenberg 10-11-2002

Coffee debate continues Mark Tarses 10-11-2002

Burns tribute makes its way to Broadway By Mark Evans 10-11-2002

Piedmont sweeps St. Mary’s By Jared Green 10-11-2002

Bay Area protests war resolution By Judith Scherr 10-11-2002

Playing field management needs some work Carolyn Sell 10-11-2002

Viacom plans multimedia campaign combating AIDS The Associated Press 10-11-2002

Scoreboard 10-11-2002

Bates faces campaign finance allegations By Kurtis Alexander 10-11-2002

Sports This Weekend 10-11-2002

Board of Education attacks Bush legislation By David Scharfenberg 10-11-2002

Tree-sitter dead after 50-foot fall By Angela Atercutter 10-11-2002

Tribe declares emergency over Klamath fish kill By Don Thompson 10-11-2002

Residents reflect on hate crime at gay center By Matthew Artz 10-11-2002

Rash of peeping toms and burglaries hits town By Matthew Artz 10-11-2002

‘Father of frozen foods’ fondly remembered 10-11-2002

Police Briefs 10-11-2002

Settlement talks fail again; Bonds ball headed for trial By Ron Harris 10-11-2002

Oakland may house fuel business for United 10-11-2002

Bay Area Briefs 10-11-2002

State Briefs 10-11-2002

Simon expresses regret, but takes no blame for allegation By Erica Werner 10-11-2002

More students passed exit exam than first reported The Associated Press 10-11-2002

Jurors say death penalty for Stayner was logical By Brian Melley 10-11-2002

Shippers don’t see longshoremen slowdown By Justin Pritchard 10-11-2002

Two former WorldCom execs plead guilty in accounting fraud By Devlin Barrett 10-11-2002

Education may be unifying issue for diverse Hispanic voters By Linda Ashton 10-11-2002

Official: U.S. would give Israel 72 hours notice before attack By Mark Lavie 10-11-2002

Al-Qaida’s message focuses on Iraq By Dafna Linzer 10-11-2002

Sacramento grapples with temptations of Proposition 51 By Jim Wasserman 10-11-2002

FDA advises that gene therapy trials go forward for bubble boy disease By Lauran Neergaard 10-11-2002

Computers spare students from lugging heavy school books By Martha Irvine 10-11-2002

Anti-tax group sues Davis By Jennifer Coleman 10-11-2002

Vista eyes new home David Scharfenberg 10-10-2002

Let council’s anti-war stance be a model Diana Perry 10-10-2002

Facing the Facts Peter Crimmins 10-10-2002

Calendar 10-10-2002

On the road again: Bears look to keep their mojo Jared Green 10-10-2002

Recycling facility could waste away Matthew Artz 10-10-2002

National issues affect us all Steve Mackouse 10-10-2002

Student seeks City Council seat David Scharfenberg 10-10-2002

Terrorism at high school? Clif Erickson 10-10-2002

Smoking ban advances Matthew Artz 10-10-2002

Let’s know what we’re eating Nancy Schimmel 10-10-2002

Jury recommends Stayner’s death Brian Melley The Associated Press 10-10-2002

UC postpones Wheeler takeover hearings David Scharfenberg 10-10-2002

Blast rocks high school Matthew Artz 10-10-2002

Police Briefs Matthew Artz 10-10-2002

Black, Hispanic admissions up at UC law and medical schools The Associated Press 10-10-2002

Teenage boy kills mother’s ex Daily Planet Wire Service 10-10-2002

Talks fail for Bonds’ ball Ron Harris The Associated Press 10-10-2002

Bay Area Briefs 10-10-2002

Drink coasters that can detect ‘date-rape drugs’ may backfire Margie Mason The Associated Press 10-10-2002

Bush administration enters vehicle pollution fray Andrew Bridges The Associated Press 10-10-2002

Flag flap hits federal court Daily Planet Wire Service 10-10-2002

Dockworkers tackle huge backlog of cargo Danny Pollock The Associated Press 10-10-2002

Yahoo’s profit tops estimate Michael Liedtke The Associated Press 10-10-2002

COPS retracts fund-raising claim against Gov. Davis Erica Werner The Associated Press 10-10-2002

Fremont couple faces 22 fraud charges 10-10-2002