Oakland exec in PinnFund case to settle

The Associated Press
Saturday December 08, 2001

SAN DIEGO — An executive with an investment fund accused of bilking investors has agreed to forfeit nearly $47 million in cash and assets in an agreement with regulators. -more-

Winter’s chill makes jail seem appealing for homeless

By Bruce Gerstman, Special to the Daily Planet
Friday December 07, 2001

Union proposes to transform the old Hall of Justice into temporary shelter


Catalog retailers brace for a challenging season

By Colleen Valles Associated Press Writer
Thursday December 06, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO – Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Tom Souza has stopped traveling, and even driving, as much as he used to. -more-

Bay Briefs

The Associated Press
Wednesday December 05, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the two men accused of killing a state senator’s son in November demanded a speedy trial, while the other did not appear for the scheduled hearing in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday. -more-

Judge won’t withdraw guilty plea in SLA case

By Linda Deutsch The Associated Press
Tuesday December 04, 2001

LOS ANGELES — A judge refused Monday to allow Sara Jane Olson to withdraw her guilty plea in a Symbionese Liberation Army bomb plot. -more-

Some campaign finance groups’ origins look mysterious

By Steve Lawrence, Associated Press Writer
Monday December 03, 2001

SACRAMENTO – Check state tax board member Dean Andal’s campaign finance reports and you’ll find a $50,000 contribution from the Taxpayers Political Action Committee. -more-

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