YOUNG VOLUNTEERS sell lemonade in front of Old City Hall to raise cash for Berkeley schools.
YOUNG VOLUNTEERS sell lemonade in front of Old City Hall to raise cash for Berkeley schools.

News

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City’s New Interim Planning Director No Stranger to Complex Local Politics

By DAVID SCHARFENBERG
Tuesday August 05, 2003

When he took over as interim director of the Berkeley Planning Department Monday, Dan Marks knew he was tackling what may well be the city’s toughest job. -more-



Berkeley This Week

Tuesday August 05, 2003

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 -more-



Letters to the Editor

Tuesday August 05, 2003

DAVIS’ DEFICIT -more-



Mulholland’s Drive Sparks This ‘Mother Courage’

By BETSY M. HUNTON Special to the Planet
Tuesday August 05, 2003

Trish Mulholland does a powerful job in the title role of Bertolt Brecht’s mind-boggling anti-war classic, “Mother Courage,” which opened Saturday at the theater in John Hinkle Park. This mesmerizing production is, wonderfully enough, a free performance: Shotgun Theater’s annual gift to the community. You can bet that some people will go back to see it more than once. -more-



Arts Calendar

Tuesday August 05, 2003

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 -more-



Squeezing Lemonade For Berkeley Schools

By MEGAN GREENWELL
Tuesday August 05, 2003

In a new twist on an old summertime tradition, Berkeley children put up a lemonade stand on Saturday to raise money for their schools. -more-



A Message For Democrats

By ARIEL PARKINSON
Tuesday August 05, 2003

To the leaders of the Democratic Party: -more-



UC Economist Calls For Civil Disobedience

By RICHARD BRENNEMAN
Tuesday August 05, 2003

When George Akerlof talks, the world listens. Especially when he tosses barbs at the White House. -more-



A Soldier’s Father Calls To Bring The Troops Home Now

By STAN GOFF
Tuesday August 05, 2003

On July 23, my son, who is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, was told along with the rest of his company at morning formation, to get his affairs in order. They are going to replace the 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq. -more-



A Soldier’s Father Calls To Bring The Troops Home Now

By STAN GOFF
Tuesday August 05, 2003

On July 23, my son, who is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, was told along with the rest of his company at morning formation, to get his affairs in order. They are going to replace the 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq. -more-



Gala Benefit Celebrates City’s Newest Addition: The Ashby Arts District

By MEGAN GREENWELL
Tuesday August 05, 2003

As Berkeley artists and their patrons gathered for a Saturday night fundraiser, Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates bestowed official city recognition on the newly created Ashby Arts District. -more-



San Pablo Avenue Project Killed, Developer Cites City Constraints

By DAVID SCHARFENBERG
Tuesday August 05, 2003

Citing five years of neighborhood opposition and bigger fish to fry, leading Berkeley developer Panoramic Interests has pulled the plug on a proposed San Pablo Avenue housing and commercial project in southwest Berkeley. -more-



Features

Police Blotter

By DAVID SCHARFENBERG
Tuesday August 05, 2003

Drive-by may be linked to border feud -more-


Stanford Art Exhibit Captures Gardening Through The Ages

By STEVEN FINACOM Special to the Planet
Tuesday August 05, 2003

“The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art,” currently on exhibit at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University provides ample incentive for Berkeleyans to travel south for a day visit to our intellectual sister community on the Peninsula. -more-


Recruiter Offers Lethal Bargain: Education For the Risk of Death

By JIMMY BRESLIN
Tuesday August 05, 2003

Reprinted from Newsday, July 29 -more-


Bring the Troops Home, Repeal the Patriot Act, Says SF Labor Council

Tuesday August 05, 2003

Resolution of the San Francisco Labor Council -more-


Choice Talk and Good Food at Farmers’ Markets

By ALAN S. KAY Special to the Planet
Tuesday August 05, 2003

There is no more “Berkeley” topic of conversation than what, where and how we eat. Sure, the discussion may begin as a consideration of presidential candidate options or your feelings about Patrick Kennedy’s new building on University Avenue. But before long you’ll be discussing which Indian restaurant you like best, or Berkeley Bowl vs. Monterey Market, or gelato downtown. -more-


Summer Noon Concerts in Downtown Berkeley

Tuesday August 05, 2003

The Downtown Berkeley Association (DBA) presents Summer Noon Concerts 2003, a unique series of nine free concerts, Thursdays at noon in June & July, beginning June 5th. From Rhythm & Blues to Brazilian capoeira, these concerts at the Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza (Shattuck Ave. at Center St.) are a showcase of the culturally rich performing arts in Berkeley. This outdoor summer celebration of Berkeley-based musicians & dancers is just a small sampling of the performing arts happening nightly in clubs, cafes, schools, theaters and concert halls in Downtown Berkeley. -more-


Opinion

Editorial

Berkeley Briefs

Tuesday August 05, 2003

Back Stories

Opinion

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Berkeley Briefs 08-05-2003

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News

City’s New Interim Planning Director No Stranger to Complex Local Politics By DAVID SCHARFENBERG 08-05-2003

Berkeley This Week 08-05-2003

Letters to the Editor 08-05-2003

Mulholland’s Drive Sparks This ‘Mother Courage’ By BETSY M. HUNTON Special to the Planet 08-05-2003

Arts Calendar 08-05-2003

Squeezing Lemonade For Berkeley Schools By MEGAN GREENWELL 08-05-2003

A Message For Democrats By ARIEL PARKINSON 08-05-2003

UC Economist Calls For Civil Disobedience By RICHARD BRENNEMAN 08-05-2003

A Soldier’s Father Calls To Bring The Troops Home Now By STAN GOFF 08-05-2003

A Soldier’s Father Calls To Bring The Troops Home Now By STAN GOFF 08-05-2003

Gala Benefit Celebrates City’s Newest Addition: The Ashby Arts District By MEGAN GREENWELL 08-05-2003

San Pablo Avenue Project Killed, Developer Cites City Constraints By DAVID SCHARFENBERG 08-05-2003

Police Blotter By DAVID SCHARFENBERG 08-05-2003

Stanford Art Exhibit Captures Gardening Through The Ages By STEVEN FINACOM Special to the Planet 08-05-2003

Recruiter Offers Lethal Bargain: Education For the Risk of Death By JIMMY BRESLIN 08-05-2003

Bring the Troops Home, Repeal the Patriot Act, Says SF Labor Council 08-05-2003

Choice Talk and Good Food at Farmers’ Markets By ALAN S. KAY Special to the Planet 08-05-2003

Summer Noon Concerts in Downtown Berkeley 08-05-2003

UC Students Bear Brunt Of Local Budget Impact By DAVID SCHARFENBERG 08-01-2003

Berkeley This Week 08-01-2003

The Best Laid Plans Becky O’Malley 08-01-2003

Arts Calendar 08-01-2003

Berkeley Schools Unsafe, Mismanaged, Says State By DAVID SCHARFENBERG 08-01-2003

Letters to the Editor 08-01-2003

City Manager Asks District To Halt Franklin School Plan By RICHARD BRENNEMAN 08-01-2003

Voting and Democracy: The Challenge Ahead By DON HAZEN AlterNet 08-01-2003

Good Shepherd Church, Berkeley’s Oldest, Turns 125 By MEGAN GREENWELL 08-01-2003

Vancouver to Cuba: Council on Vacation By DAVID SCHARFENBERG 08-01-2003

Police Arrest Suspect in Easiley Murder 08-01-2003

The Theft of Your Vote is Merely a Microchip Away By THOM HARTMANN AlterNet 08-01-2003

Where Hollywood Stars Live Compound Lives From Susan Parker 08-01-2003

Berkeley Veterinarian Retires, Gives Up Poodles for Paddles By MEGAN GREENWELL 08-01-2003

That Old Brown Magic: Word Games J. DOUGLAS ALLEN-TAYLOR 08-01-2003

Berkeley Artists’ Exhibition Captures Visions on Paper By PAUL KILDUFF Special to the Planet 08-01-2003

Berkeley Art Briefs 08-01-2003

Summer Noon Concerts in Downtown Berkeley 08-01-2003