Senate Confirms UC Berkeley Economist Yellen To Chair Federal ReserveThe Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank's efforts to spur the economy with low interest rates and massive bond purchases.
Janet Yellen Nominated For Federal Reserve ChairPresident Barack Obama says that in Janet Yellen he’s found a tough and proven leader to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Summers Withdraws From Fed Chief Consideration; SF's Yellen Lead CandidateLawrence Summers' withdrawal followed growing resistance from critics. His exit could open the door for his chief rival, Janet Yellen, the Fed's vice chair.
Man Arrested In Occupy San Francisco StabbingA man was arrested in San Francisco on Thursday morning after returning to the Occupy SF encampment where he allegedly stabbed someone on Sunday, a police spokesman said.
New Stabbing Near San Francisco Occupy Encampment; 2nd In 2 DaysA 27-year-old man was hospitalized after an argument led to a stabbing near the Occupy SF encampment in San Francisco's Financial District late Monday night, according to San Francisco police.
Man Stabbed Near San Francisco Occupy EncampmentA man was critically injured in a stabbing near the Occupy SF encampment along San Francisco’s Market Street on Sunday night, police said.
Nurses Rally In SF For New Tax On Financial TransactionsA large group of nurses and other demonstrators marched through downtown San Francisco Thursday morning to call for a federal transaction tax they say would bring in billions of dollars in revenue.