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Issue #237 :: Monday, October 23, 2000

Top Headlines

Restaurant Sues Against Living Wage
In the face of a Berkeley Marina restaurant's lawsuit against the city that may end Berkeley's new living wage, Berkeley officials said yesterday that they are confident in their ordinance.

On All Fours
The typical nuclear family is four. Four is the easiest number to square root. Forty-four is a cardinal number. Not only is the number magic, but the homonym itself as well.

Fourth-Quarter Implosion Kills Cal
SEATTLE - Call it an eternal curse, or voodooism at its best.

DA Drops Parking Lot Protester's Charges
The district attorney's office announced Friday it would drop all criminal charges against the Boalt Hall law student who camped in Underhill Parking Lot for three weeks in the spring.

News

Restaurant Sues Against Living Wage
In the face of a Berkeley Marina restaurant's lawsuit against the city that may end Berkeley's new living wage, Berkeley officials said yesterday that they are confident in their ordinance.

DA Drops Parking Lot Protester's Charges
The district attorney's office announced Friday it would drop all criminal charges against the Boalt Hall law student who camped in Underhill Parking Lot for three weeks in the spring.

Cosmic Rays Offer Insight to Past
Led by a UC Berkeley scientist, an international team of astronomers has detected the afterglow of an 11 billion year-old gamma ray burst that sheds light on the universe at its youngest age.

‘Class Dismissed': Life as a Student at Berkeley High
Calling for renewed interest in integration throughout America's schools, author Meredith Maran read Thursday night from her book "Class Dismissed," which focused on a year in the life of three Berkeley High School seniors.

Adeline Corridor Improvement to Commence
The construction process for the Adeline Corridor pedestrian and bicycle improvements kicks off today, starting what many hope to be a complete renovation of the South Berkeley commercial area.

News in Brief: Civil Rights Group Organizes Legal Team in Reddy Case
The Immigrants' Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union announced that it is coordinating a legal team to represent the alleged victims of Berkeley landlord Lakireddy Bali Reddy and his son.


Sports

Fourth-Quarter Implosion Kills Cal
SEATTLE - Call it an eternal curse, or voodooism at its best.

The Song Remains The Same
SEATTLE - You could hardly find him Saturday before last, smothered by teammates, mobbed by fans, surrounded by cameras in the afterglow of a superlative Cal win.

Running Game Led Solid Offensive Performances
SEATTLE - Cal fans needing a glimmer of hope after Saturday's disappointing loss can take heart in an offense that has taken tremendous strides in the past two games.

Vote Today On Pac-10 Tournament
Pac-10 executives will vote this morning on whether or not the conference should bring back its end of season tournament for men's and women's basketball.

Bears Breeze By Arizona Schools
Sure, two goals was enough for the easy win. What may have been the surprising part was who did not score.

Sensley Takes First and Only Official Visit
As a student was buying her men's basketball tickets Friday in front of the Recreational Sports Facility, the future of Cal basketball walked out the RSF entrance.

Golf Claims Twelfth Place at Stanford/Pepsi Intercollegiate
STANFORD - The Cal women's golf team teed off in Cardinal territory yesterday for its final tournament of the fall, trying to improve upon the 13th-place standing that clung to them after the first two days of play at the Stanford Women's Intercollegiate.

Sports Briefs: Volleyball Roughed Up By Tough UCLA Squad
The Cal volleyball team was swept in Los Angeles this weekend by No. 8 UCLA 3-0 (2-15, 8-15, 7-15).


Opinion

On All Fours
The typical nuclear family is four. Four is the easiest number to square root. Forty-four is a cardinal number. Not only is the number magic, but the homonym itself as well.

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