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2000 Stories by Lisa Davis

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  • A Killer Dies, a Mystery Lingers

    published September 6, 2000

    The cook who murdered a waitress in a downtown diner has died, bringing a strange end to a sad, strange episode in San Francisco's... More >>

  • Busted

    published May 24, 2000

    The San Francisco Unified School District has been ordered to pay nearly $40,000 in back wages and fines after a U.S. Department of Labor... More >>

  • Record Caper

    published May 17, 2000

    Al Capone has returned to the Bay Area. That's to say, an approximately 8-inch thick stack of files on Alcatraz prisoner No. 85, Alfonse Capone,... More >>

  • Battle Belli

    published April 12, 2000

    On the Jackson Square end of Montgomery Street, which is to say, the quieter end, sits an old wreck of a building that looks like it has been... More >>

  • Unexcused Absence

    published March 8, 2000

    Once again, the very problem that teachers and parents struggle daily to help their children overcome has afflicted the elected officials who... More >>

  • Go Figure

    published March 1, 2000

    As the battle over the legal definition of marriage builds to a crescendo, a recently released research study adds an ironic twist to the... More >>

  • Show Them the Money

    published January 26, 2000

    Six months after former Superintendent Waldemar "Bill" Rojas unexpectedly resigned and left town to take the top school spot in Dallas, the... More >>

  • "Fairfield Wives" Saga Continues

    published January 26, 2000

    John Parkinson, the Fairfield doctor and Mormon Church leader who lost his medical license for sexually abusing patients via lengthy, frequent,... More >>

  • Tapped Out

    published January 19, 2000

    Even if you've never witnessed the final military honors afforded a soldier, chances are, thanks to Hollywood, the scene is familiar: the clear,... More >>

  • Silicon Valley Shakedown

    published January 12, 2000

    On Oct. 28, 1998, a middle-aged man named Lawrence Jou walked into the Raley's Superstore on Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont, disappearing into the... More >>

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