Santa on College

Friday December 29, 2006

Santa, a.k.a. Berkeley Daily Planet Publisher Mike O'Malley, greets shoppers Sarah James, Lizzy P. and baby Cassius on College Avenue in the Elmwood before Christmas. Photograph by Anne Wagley. -more-

Public Comment

Hark, The Halliburton Chorus

By D.J. Randolph
Friday December 29, 2006

We will have victory in Iraq, said President Bush -more-

Girl at the Beanery

By Judy Wells
Friday December 29, 2006

She sits with her -more-


By Michael Howerton
Friday December 29, 2006

Daisy Howerton, 9 months, enjoys an issue of the Daily Planet. Photograph by Michael Howerton. -more-

Moments When Berkeley Still Surprises and Inspires

By Joanna Manqueros
Friday December 29, 2006

Our town has moments which stand out, and keep me surprised and in love with this place. -more-

Confessions from a West Berkeley Fenix

By Patrick Fenix
Friday December 29, 2006

Confessions from a West Berkeley Fenix -more-

Sandinistas and Sandalistas

By Ted Vincent
Friday December 29, 2006

Daniel Ortega Saavedra of Nicaragua’s Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional is once again president of his country. A hollow shell of the militant Marxist that he was in his first term 1984-1990, one can question how much satisfaction his victory provides for those from Berkeley and elsewhere who trekked to Nicaragua during the 1980s to work for the revolution. -more-


By Caroline Wagley-Pedemonte
Friday December 29, 2006

Kuma was adopted from the Milo Foundation in January 2006, and has since spent many happy days greeting visitors to the Berkeley Daily Planet newsroom. Photograph by Caroline Wagley-Pedemonte. -more-

The Problems with the City of Berkeley and Automobiles

By Carolyn Sell
Friday December 29, 2006

What is it that the City of Berkeley doesn’t get about Californians and their cars? -more-

Recounting My Narrow Escapes

By Charles Smith
Friday December 29, 2006

During my lifetime I have had several narrow escapes from almost certain death. -more-