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Issue #3 :: Friday, August 13, 1999

Top Headlines

Researcher Allegedly Falsified Data
The National Cancer Institute billed Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory more than $800,000 this month, charging the lab with taking grant money given to a cancer researcher who allegedly falsified data.

Break It Down
Deadheads will be grateful when they find out the title of Brokedown Palace derives itself from Jerry Garcia's lyrics, "I'm going to leave this brokedown palace on my hands and knees."

The Sort-of Big One
Wednesday was the big day. Well, Wednesday was supposed to be the big day: the total eclipse of the sun in western England, 97 percent in London, and the climax to seemingly endless news stories and speculation. At last!

Cal Set to Start Training Camp
SAN FRANCISCO- Tripods, video cameras and electrical wiring took over center stage Wednesday morning at Planet Hollywood, site of the third annual Bay Area Football Media Conference Kick Off.

News

Researcher Allegedly Falsified Data
The National Cancer Institute billed Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory more than $800,000 this month, charging the lab with taking grant money given to a cancer researcher who allegedly falsified data.

KPFA Protesters' Trial Delayed
A judge with ties to both the Pacifica Foundation and KPFA radio this week delayed the arraignments of more than 60 protesters arrested during demonstrations.

Lawsuit May Block Hospital Merger
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed a lawsuit this week to halt a proposed merger between Berkeley's Alta Bates Medical Center and its Oakland counterpart.

Clerks Protest Slow Bargaining
Approximately 50 UC Berkeley clerical staff marched on Channing Way Wednesday, protesting lethargic contract negotiations.

Ex-convict Suspected in Berkeley Robberies
A man convicted of a series of crimes against female clerks a decade ago was charged Wednesday with a string of Berkeley robberies beginning in May.

News in Brief
Repertory Theater To Expand


Sports

Cal Set to Start Training Camp
SAN FRANCISCO- Tripods, video cameras and electrical wiring took over center stage Wednesday morning at Planet Hollywood, site of the third annual Bay Area Football Media Conference Kick Off.

Team USA Still in Hunt for NBC Title
Mike Tonis might have gone hitless this past Tuesday, but no one can fault his contribution.

O-Line Star Awaits Decision
The status of offensive lineman Yauger Williams remains in limbo as the Cal football team heads into training camp this week, with an NCAA ruling regarding his eligibility to play this year expected within the next few days.


Arts & Entertainment

Break It Down
Deadheads will be grateful when they find out the title of Brokedown Palace derives itself from Jerry Garcia's lyrics, "I'm going to leave this brokedown palace on my hands and knees."

re:CDs: Brixton Riot
It's about time that house music got the makeover it deserves. Refreshingly, the British duo known as Basement Jaxx fuse elements from all other genres of dance music into the soul that is house. Salsa, funk, ragga, samba - all come together in the form of the fabulous Remedy.

White Space