Thu, Sep 30, 2010 -- 11:04 AM

Whitman Housekeeper Tangle ... Mapping the San Andreas ... Yellen Confirmed to Fed

Whitman Housekeeper Kerfuffle Continues
At a news conference this morning, Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman again denied allegations she knowingly employed an undocumented immigrant. But when Whitman did find out, she says she did not want to make an example of the worker, choosing not to turn her in to authorities.

Project Maps Uncharted Portion of San Andreas Fault
A federal research project is mapping an uncharted portion of the San Andreas Fault. NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research wants a 3D picture of the fault's northern expanse, from San Francisco to its endpoint near Mendocino.

Yellen Confirmed as Federal Reserve Vice-Chair
The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed the head of San Francisco's Federal Reserve Bank to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. Janet Yellen has led the San Francisco bank since 2004.

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