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Issue #649 :: Friday, December 6, 2002

Top Headlines

12/07/02 Men's Basketball: Cal Breaks Down Against Bulldogs
For 38 minutes against Georgia, the Cal basketball team worked like a finely tuned machine-turnovers were down, threes were raining and Amit Tamir was a go-to guy.

Protesters Clash With Mayor at First City Council Meeting
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates was publicly sworn into office last night, but hardly in the way he had expected.

12/07/02 Women's Basketball: Bears Earn Split at Trib Classic
The Cal women's basketball team took second at the Oakland Tribune Classic this weekend, falling short to Colorado 66-47. The Bears (3-3) defeated Penn 82-62 in the opening round of the tournament to advance to the final round.

Berkeley Couple in Talks to Resurrect Local Newspaper
A local couple is in talks tonight to buy the recently failed newspaper the Berkeley Daily Planet.

News

Protesters Clash With Mayor at First City Council Meeting
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates was publicly sworn into office last night, but hardly in the way he had expected.

Berkeley Couple in Talks to Resurrect Local Newspaper
A local couple is in talks tonight to buy the recently failed newspaper the Berkeley Daily Planet.

Chancellor Appoints Boalt Hall Interim Dean
UC Berkeley law professor Robert Berring was appointed interim dean of Boalt Hall School of Law Wednesday, effective Jan. 1.

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates to Plead Guilty to Theft
The Alameda County District Attorney charged Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates Thursday with theft for stealing 1,000 copies of the Nov. 4 edition of The Daily Californian.

New Daily Planet to Hit Stands Next Year
Although it will not be daily, a reborn Berkeley Daily Planet under new ownership will hit the stands shortly after the New Year.


Sports

12/07/02 Men's Basketball: Cal Breaks Down Against Bulldogs
For 38 minutes against Georgia, the Cal basketball team worked like a finely tuned machine-turnovers were down, threes were raining and Amit Tamir was a go-to guy.

12/07/02 Women's Basketball: Bears Earn Split at Trib Classic
The Cal women's basketball team took second at the Oakland Tribune Classic this weekend, falling short to Colorado 66-47. The Bears (3-3) defeated Penn 82-62 in the opening round of the tournament to advance to the final round.

12/07/02 Men's Water Polo: Cal Comes Up a Goal Short
The Cal men's water polo team faced a familiar obstacle in its attempt to win an NCAA-best 12th national title.

12/07/02 Women's Volleyball: Bears Celebrate Tourney-Worthy Season
If this were football, Bear backers would have already started their "Jerkov for Heisman" chants for 2003. And the whispers of a high preseason ranking would be echoing through the walls of Memorial Stadium.

12/10/02 Men's Basketball: Midgley Helps Hold Off Gauchos
Brian Wethers started the game on the bench after being late to a team bus, but it didn't matter to Richard Midgley as the freshman point guard was falling out of bounds with less than 30 seconds to go in Monday's game against UC Santa Barbara.

12/14/02 Cycling
On a cold and rainy Sunday morning in the Napa Valley, the Cal Cycling

12/21/02 Men's Basketball: Golden Bear Classic
Not the dinky Golden Bear Café on Sproul, though he's traded a few card swipes for brunch in there (Who hasn't? Say what you will, it's better than dorm food).

12/28/02 Men's Basketball: Cal Yearns to Play First Half Over Again in 80-67 Loss to Kansas
With the coach of Cal's last national championship squad sitting courtside, the Bears watched Kansas dominate in a 80-67 win using something Pete Newell perfected-superior inside play. As one of the greatest teachers of basketball's big men and the Classic's namesake, Newell watched the Jayhawks take the opening game of the Pete Newell Classic from the inside.

12/30/02 Men's Basketball: Tamir Helps Sloppy Bears Dodge Dons
Freshman Richard Midgley played 39 minutes

01/04/03 Men's Basketball: Cal Stifles Stanford in Pac-10 Opener
Joe Shipp and Brian Wethers had not beaten Stanford in their first five attempts.

More Photos From the Stanford Game


01/09/03 Men's Basketball: Cal Grounds High-flying Ducks
With Cal up by 20 in the waning minutes against No. 9 Oregon, isolated chants of "OVER-rated" rang out from the Haas bleachers. Yet when the student section erupted into a louder "Bear territory" chant seconds later, they were telling the truer tale.

01/11/03 Men's Basketball: Shipp Blows Up Beavers
Joe Shipp had the night of his life, and he didn't even know it.

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