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B. 01-12 William Hewlett dead at 87 Palo Alto
C. 03-09 Cisco cut 8,000 jobs Cisco
D. 04-06 PG&E files for bankruptcy PG&E
E. 06-28 Largest jackpot in history: $141M San Jose
F. 07-26 HP cutting 6,000 jobs HP
G. 09-03 HP buying Compaq for $25 billion HP
7. 09-13 SFO and SJC reopened SFO
10-23 iPod: New digital music player Apple
9. 10-24 BART strike averted BART

Summary.     Click for More > Largest jackpot in history: $141M  Alcario Castellano, 66, claimed a $141 million lottery prize. He chose to take the money in a lump sum, $70 million HP cutting 6,000 jobs HP buying Compaq for $25 billion SFO and SJC reopened   iPod: New digital music player
William Hewlett dead at 87  He was an engineer who co-founded Hewlett-Packard Co. in a garage in 1938 and pioneered Silicon Valley Cisco cut 8,000 jobs PG&E files for bankruptcy
Jan.12   Palo Alto
Mar.4  Moraga  Store sells $89M lottery ticket
Mar.7  Yahoo  Yahoo! CEO to step down
Mar.9   Cisco
Apr.6   PG&E
  California's largest utility voluntarily filed for Chapter 11. It had run up an $8.9 billion deficit.    Pacific Gas and Electric Co debts are increasing by $300 million a month. The bankruptcy filing does not affect the utility's parent company, PG&E Corp. It's the thi...
Apr.13  Yahoo  Yahoo takes adult merchandise off
Apr.17  Yahoo  Yahoo! names CEO
Apr.18  HP  HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Apr.23  Intel  Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
May.8  Cisco  Cisco posts first quarterly loss
May.29  Sun  Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts
Jun.28   San Jose
Jun.29  BART  BART strike averted
Jul.2  Napster  Napster goes dark
Jul.9  Foster City  Webvan closes, lay off 2,000
Jul.17  Intel  Intel beats expectations
Jul.26   HP
 San Jose  JDS to cut 7,000 additional jobs
Aug.6  Google  Google names E. Schmidt new CEO
Aug.23  Cisco  Cisco announces reorganization
Sep.3   HP
Sep.5  SF Downtown  Chevron moves to San Ramon
Sep.13   SFO
Sep.26  Santa Clara  Exodus files for bankruptcy protection
Oct.5  Sun  Sun cut 9% of work force
Oct.15  Pleasanton  Commerce One to cut 1,300 jobs
Oct.23   Apple
  The new MP3 player is a device with the size of a deck of cards, that can hold 1,000 songs
 It will take up to 10 seconds to download a CD of music via a FireWire link. The player will only work on Macs running operating systems and iTunes 2. The device only works one way, from a computer to the iPod, to discourage digital music piracy
Oct.24   BART BART strike averted Nov.2  Redwood City  Hearst leaves ExciteAtHome Nov.5  PG&E  PG&E's earnings triple Nov.6  HP  Founder family oppose Compaq deal Nov.11  SF City Hall  Public power measures defeated Nov.15  Yahoo  Yahoo to cut 400 jobs  Palo Alto  Agilent to cut 4,000 more jobs Nov.27  SF Chronicle  Chronicle to cut 220 jobs Dec.1  San Francisco  ExciteAtHome turns off service Dec.4  Redwood City  ExciteAtHome will cease in February Dec.15  SFO  Security badges taken from 29 felons Dec.28  Oracle  Up to 850 workers to be fired


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West Santa Clara County
William Hewlett dead at 87
Yahoo! CEO to step down
Yahoo takes adult merchandise off
Yahoo! names CEO
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts
Intel beats expectations
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Google names E. Schmidt new CEO
HP buying Compaq for $25 billion
iPod: New digital music player
Founder family oppose Compaq deal
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Exodus files for bankruptcy protection
Sun cut 9% of work force
Yahoo to cut 400 jobs
Agilent to cut 4,000 more jobs
Ariba to cut 1/3 of workforce
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Sun cut 9% of work force
Yahoo to cut 400 jobs
Agilent to cut 4,000 more jobs
Yahoo! CEO to step down
Yahoo takes adult merchandise off
Yahoo! names CEO
Google names E. Schmidt new CEO
Yahoo to cut 400 jobs
Yahoo! CEO to step down
Ariba to cut 1/3 of workforce
Yahoo cutting 12% work force
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts
Intel beats expectations
Sun cut 9% of work force
Apple returns to profitability
Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Intel beats expectations
iPod: New digital music player
San Francisco
PG&E gets $1.2 billion tax refund
Blackouts Are Back
PG&E files for bankruptcy
Chevron moves to San Ramon
PG&E's earnings triple
Public power measures defeated
Chronicle to cut 220 jobs
ExciteAtHome turns off service
Blackouts Are Back
Schwab plans to cut 3,400 jobs
Office rents down
Chronicle to cut 220 jobs
ExciteAtHome turns off service
Schwab plans to cut 3,400 jobs
Chronicle to cut 220 jobs
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PG&E's earnings triple
Peninsula
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Napster goes dark
Webvan closes, lay off 2,000
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
HP buying Compaq for $25 billion
SFO and SJC reopened
Hearst leaves ExciteAtHome
Founder family oppose Compaq deal
ExciteAtHome will cease in February
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Napster goes dark
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
ExciteAtHome will cease in February
Up to 850 workers to be fired
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Webvan closes, lay off 2,000
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Up to 850 workers to be fired
Court to stop Napster
Oracle warns of lower earnings
Napster goes dark
Webvan closes, lay off 2,000
Up to 850 workers to be fired
Oracle warns of lower earnings
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
SFO and SJC reopened
Palo Alto
William Hewlett dead at 87
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
HP buying Compaq for $25 billion
Founder family oppose Compaq deal
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Sun cut 9% of work force
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Sun cut 9% of work force
Your ad is here
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts
Sun cut 9% of work force
Your ad is here
South San Mateo County
Court to stop Napster
Napster goes dark
Hearst leaves ExciteAtHome
ExciteAtHome will cease in February
Up to 850 workers to be fired
Court to stop Napster
Napster goes dark
ExciteAtHome will cease in February
Up to 850 workers to be fired
Up to 850 workers to be fired
Court to stop Napster
Oracle warns of lower earnings
Napster goes dark
Up to 850 workers to be fired
Oracle warns of lower earnings
Your ad is here
PG&E
PG&E gets $1.2 billion tax refund
Blackouts Are Back
PG&E files for bankruptcy
PG&E's earnings triple
Blackouts Are Back
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PG&E's earnings triple
Redwood City
Napster goes dark
Hearst leaves ExciteAtHome
ExciteAtHome will cease in February
Napster goes dark
ExciteAtHome will cease in February
Your ad is here
Court to stop Napster
Napster goes dark
Your ad is here Your ad is here
Sunnyvale
Yahoo! CEO to step down
Yahoo takes adult merchandise off
Yahoo! names CEO
Yahoo to cut 400 jobs
Yahoo cutting 12% work force
Yahoo to cut 400 jobs
Yahoo! CEO to step down
Yahoo takes adult merchandise off
Yahoo! names CEO
Yahoo! CEO to step down
Yahoo cutting 12% work force
Your ad is here
San Jose
Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
Largest jackpot in history: $141M
Cisco announces reorganization
Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
Cisco posts first quarterly loss
Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
JDS to cut 7,000 additional jobs
Your ad is here
Cisco posts first quarterly loss
Your ad is here
HP
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
HP buying Compaq for $25 billion
Founder family oppose Compaq deal
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
HP cutting 6,000 jobs
Your ad is here
HP to cut 3,000 jobs
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Santa Clara
Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Intel beats expectations
Exodus files for bankruptcy protection
Intel net income drop 80%
Exodus files for bankruptcy protection
Your ad is here Your ad is here
Intel net income drop 80%
Intel beats expectations
Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Intel beats expectations
Napster
Court to stop Napster
Napster goes dark
Court to stop Napster
Napster goes dark
Your ad is here
Court to stop Napster
Napster goes dark
Your ad is here Your ad is here
Cisco
Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
Cisco announces reorganization
Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
Cisco posts first quarterly loss
Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
Your ad is here
Cisco posts first quarterly loss
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Intel
Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Intel beats expectations
Intel net income drop 80%
Your ad is here Your ad is here
Intel net income drop 80%
Intel beats expectations
Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Intel beats expectations

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William Hewlett dead at 87


January 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jan.12   Palo Alto
  He was an engineer who co-founded Hewlett-Packard Co. in a garage in 1938 and pioneered Silicon Valley


February 2001 ... more > Top ^
Feb.12  Napster  Court to stop Napster

March 2001 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Oracle  Oracle warns of lower earnings Mar.4   Moraga Store sells $89M lottery ticket
Mar.7   Yahoo Yahoo! CEO to step down Mar.9   Cisco Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
  Stock price plunged to a 52-week low dropping 10%
Mar.16  PG&E  PG&E gets $1.2 billion tax refund Mar.19  PG&E  Blackouts Are Back Mar.22  Schwab  Schwab plans to cut 3,400 jobs Mar.28  SF Downtown  Office rents down

April 2001 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2  Mountain View  Ariba to cut 1/3 of workforce Apr.6   PG&E PG&E files for bankruptcy
  California's largest utility voluntarily filed for Chapter 11. It had run up an $8.9 billion deficit
 Pacific Gas and Electric Co debts are increasing by $300 million a month. The bankruptcy filing does not affect the utility's parent company, PG&E Corp. It's the third-largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. PG&E has 15 days to complete its bankruptcy paperwork. The governor called the decision 'a real slap in the face to California'
Apr.7  PG&E  PG&E bonuses before bankruptcy Apr.10  Napster  Judge may shut down Napster Apr.11  Yahoo  Yahoo cutting 12% work force Apr.13   Yahoo Yahoo takes adult merchandise off Apr.17   Yahoo Yahoo! names CEO  Intel  Intel net income drop 80% Apr.18   HP HP to cut 3,000 jobs  Apple  Apple returns to profitability Apr.23   Intel Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip Apr.25  Pleasanton  PeopleSoft exceeds expectations  Chevron  Chevron's profit rises 53% Apr.26  PG&E  PG&E has 10,000 creditors

May 2001 ... more > Top ^
May.7  3Com  3Com cuts 3,000 jobs May.8   Cisco Cisco posts first quarterly loss
May.17  Pleasanton  Commerce One Cuts 10% Jobs May.24  Redwood City  Newborns get Internet address  Intel  G. Moore steps down from board  Santa Clara  Covad shows $1.4 billion loss May.29   Sun Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts

June 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jun.18  Oracle  4rth-quarter beat expectations Jun.26  BART  2 BART unions authorize strike Jun.28   San Jose   Largest jackpot in history: $141M
  Alcario Castellano, 66, claimed a $141 million lottery prize. He chose to take the money in a lump sum, $70 million
Jun.29   BART BART strike averted

July 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2  Intel  Fastest Chips   Napster Napster goes dark
Jul.3  Apple  No more Power Mac G4 Cubes Jul.5  AMD  AMD fall well short of earnings Jul.7  San Francisco  61-year-old woman gives birth Jul.9   Foster City Webvan closes, lay off 2,000  Online grocer would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It never came close to making money Jul.11  Yahoo  Earnings edge forecast, shares rise Jul.17   Intel Intel beats expectations  HP  Molecular computers Jul.18  SF Downtown  Webby Awards Jul.19  Sun  Sun beats expectations  eBay  EBay profits beat forecasts Jul.23  Napster  Napster drops interim CEO Jul.26   HP HP cutting 6,000 jobs
  Hewlett-Packard Co. lowered its sales forecasts yet again and is slashing 6% of work force
  San Jose JDS to cut 7,000 additional jobs Jul.30  San Francisco  Programmer's release demanded

August 2001 ... more > Top ^
Aug.6   Google Google names E. Schmidt new CEO  Co-founder Larry Page becomes president of products division. Sergey Brin was named president for technology Aug.16  HP  HP reports 89% drop in profit Aug.20  Palo Alto  Agilent cutting 4,000 jobs Aug.21  SJC  New runway at Airport Aug.23   Cisco   Cisco announces reorganization  Company's engineering organization will focus on 11 technology groups

September 2001 ... more > Top ^
Sep.3   HP   HP buying Compaq for $25 billion
  The new company with annual earnings of $3.9 billion and 145,000 employees would rival IBM
Sep.4  BART  BART Strike Averted Sep.5   SF Downtown Chevron moves to San Ramon Sep.7  SF Downtown  1840's ship uncovered Sep.13   SFO   SFO and SJC reopened
  Most foreign carriers did not fly ou of SFO. Some domestic flights leaving
Sep.24  Napster  Deal with music publishers Sep.26   Santa Clara Exodus files for bankruptcy protection Sep.28  San Jose  Atmel to cut 2,500 jobs

October 2001 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2  San Jose  BEA CEO steps down Oct.5   Sun Sun cut 9% of work force
Oct.15   Pleasanton Commerce One to cut 1,300 jobs Oct.16  BART  BART union rejects offer Oct.18  Sun  Sun beats expectations  San Francisco  Chairman resigns at Providian Oct.23   Apple   iPod: New digital music player
  The new MP3 player is a device with the size of a deck of cards, that can hold 1,000 songs
 It will take up to 10 seconds to download a CD of music via a FireWire link. The player will only work on Macs running operating systems and iTunes 2. The device only works one way, from a computer to the iPod, to discourage digital music piracy
Oct.24   BART   BART strike averted
  Union, representing 238 controllers and supervisors, accepted a wage and benefits package
Oct.29  Redwood City  Openwave to cut 300 jobs

November 2001 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  San Jose  BEA Systems layoffs 300 Nov.2   Redwood City Hearst leaves ExciteAtHome Nov.5   PG&E PG&E's earnings triple Nov.6   HP   Founder family oppose Compaq deal  The family and foundation of William Hewlett will vote their 5% stake against the takeover Nov.8  Palm  CEO Yankowski resigns Nov.11   SF City Hall Public power measures defeated  After 5 days of waiting, measure F lost by 533 votes, measure I lost by 4,361 votes Nov.15   Yahoo Yahoo to cut 400 jobs   Palo Alto Agilent to cut 4,000 more jobs Nov.26  San Francisco  Providian hires new CEO Nov.27   SF Chronicle Chronicle to cut 220 jobs

December 2001 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   San Francisco ExciteAtHome turns off service
Dec.4   Redwood City ExciteAtHome will cease in February  Bankrupt company will discontinue high-speed Internet service after reaching a deal with cable partners Dec.6  Pleasanton  Commerce One co-founder dies Dec.7  HP  Packard Foundation against merger Dec.15   SFO Security badges taken from 29 felons Dec.28   Oracle Up to 850 workers to be fired



HP buying Compaq for $25 billion




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2001
Apr.26  PG&E  PG&E has 10,000 creditors




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2001
Sep.3   HP
  The new company with annual earnings of $3.9 billion and 145,000 employees would rival IBM
Nov.6   HP Founder family oppose Compaq deal  The family and foundation of William Hewlett will vote their 5% stake against the takeover Nov.11   SF City Hall Public power measures defeated  After 5 days of waiting, measure F lost by 533 votes, measure I lost by 4,361 votes Dec.7  HP  Packard Foundation against merger



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2001 Sep.5   SF Downtown Chevron moves to San Ramon




SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Healthcare Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Healthcare Business timeline, World Healthcare Business timeline Top ^
2001 Jul.7  San Francisco  61-year-old woman gives birth



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Earnings Timeline ... See Bay Area Earnings timeline, World Earnings timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.1  Oracle  Oracle warns of lower earnings Apr.17  Intel  Intel net income drop 80% Apr.18  Apple  Apple returns to profitability Apr.25  Pleasanton  PeopleSoft exceeds expectations Apr.25  Chevron  Chevron's profit rises 53% May.8   Cisco Cisco posts first quarterly loss
May.24  Santa Clara  Covad shows $1.4 billion loss May.29   Sun Sun Microsystems lowers forecasts Jun.18  Oracle  4rth-quarter beat expectations Jul.5  AMD  AMD fall well short of earnings Jul.11  Yahoo  Earnings edge forecast, shares rise Jul.17   Intel Intel beats expectations Jul.19  Sun  Sun beats expectations Jul.19  eBay  EBay profits beat forecasts Aug.16  HP  HP reports 89% drop in profit Oct.18  Sun  Sun beats expectations



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Justice timeline, World Justice timeline Top ^
2001 Feb.12  Napster  Court to stop Napster Apr.10  Napster  Judge may shut down Napster Jun.26  BART  2 BART unions authorize strike Jun.29   BART BART strike averted
Sep.4  BART  BART Strike Averted Oct.16  BART  BART union rejects offer Oct.24   BART   BART strike averted
  Union, representing 238 controllers and supervisors, accepted a wage and benefits package




SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Job Cut Timeline ... See Bay Area Job Cut timeline, World Job Cut timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.9   Cisco Cisco cut 8,000 jobs
  Stock price plunged to a 52-week low dropping 10%
Mar.22  Schwab  Schwab plans to cut 3,400 jobs Apr.2  Mountain View  Ariba to cut 1/3 of workforce Apr.11  Yahoo  Yahoo cutting 12% work force Apr.18   HP HP to cut 3,000 jobs May.7  3Com  3Com cuts 3,000 jobs May.17  Pleasanton  Commerce One Cuts 10% Jobs Jul.9   Foster City Webvan closes, lay off 2,000  Online grocer would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It never came close to making money Jul.26   HP HP cutting 6,000 jobs
  Hewlett-Packard Co. lowered its sales forecasts yet again and is slashing 6% of work force
Jul.26   San Jose JDS to cut 7,000 additional jobs Aug.20  Palo Alto  Agilent cutting 4,000 jobs Sep.28  San Jose  Atmel to cut 2,500 jobs Oct.5   Sun Sun cut 9% of work force Oct.15   Pleasanton Commerce One to cut 1,300 jobs Oct.29  Redwood City  Openwave to cut 300 jobs Nov.1  San Jose  BEA Systems layoffs 300 Nov.15   Yahoo Yahoo to cut 400 jobs Nov.15   Palo Alto Agilent to cut 4,000 more jobs Nov.27   SF Chronicle Chronicle to cut 220 jobs Dec.28   Oracle Up to 850 workers to be fired



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Bankruptcy Timeline ... See Bay Area Bankruptcy timeline, World Bankruptcy timeline Top ^
2001 Apr.7  PG&E  PG&E bonuses before bankruptcy Sep.26   Santa Clara Exodus files for bankruptcy protection
Dec.4   Redwood City ExciteAtHome will cease in February  Bankrupt company will discontinue high-speed Internet service after reaching a deal with cable partners



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 High Tech Business Timeline ... See Bay Area High Tech Business timeline, World High Tech Business timeline Top ^
2001 Apr.23   Intel Intel Launches Pentium 4 Chip
Jul.2  Intel  Fastest Chips Jul.3  Apple  No more Power Mac G4 Cubes Jul.17  HP  Molecular computers Aug.23   Cisco Cisco announces reorganization  Company's engineering organization will focus on 11 technology groups Sep.24  Napster  Deal with music publishers Oct.23   Apple   iPod: New digital music player
  The new MP3 player is a device with the size of a deck of cards, that can hold 1,000 songs
 It will take up to 10 seconds to download a CD of music via a FireWire link. The player will only work on Macs running operating systems and iTunes 2. The device only works one way, from a computer to the iPod, to discourage digital music piracy
Dec.1   San Francisco ExciteAtHome turns off service



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Aviation Timeline ... See Bay Area Aviation timeline, World Aviation timeline Top ^
2001 Aug.21  SJC  New runway at Airport Sep.13   SFO   SFO and SJC reopened
  Most foreign carriers did not fly ou of SFO. Some domestic flights leaving
Dec.15   SFO Security badges taken from 29 felons



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Retail Timeline ... See Bay Area Retail timeline, World Retail timeline Top ^
2001 Jun.28   San Jose Largest jackpot in history: $141M
  Alcario Castellano, 66, claimed a $141 million lottery prize. He chose to take the money in a lump sum, $70 million




SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Maritime Timeline ... See Bay Area Maritime timeline, World Maritime timeline Top ^
2001 Sep.7  SF Downtown  1840's ship uncovered



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 High Tech Science Timeline ... See Bay Area High Tech Science timeline, World High Tech Science timeline Top ^
2001 Jul.17  HP  Molecular computers



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2001 Feb.12  Napster  Court to stop Napster Apr.10  Napster  Judge may shut down Napster Apr.13   Yahoo Yahoo takes adult merchandise off May.24  Redwood City  Newborns get Internet address Jul.2   Napster Napster goes dark Jul.18  SF Downtown  Webby Awards Jul.30  San Francisco  Programmer's release demanded



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Business Leaders Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Leaders timeline, World Business Leaders timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.7   Yahoo Yahoo! CEO to step down
Apr.17   Yahoo Yahoo! names CEO May.24  Intel  G. Moore steps down from board Jul.23  Napster  Napster drops interim CEO Aug.6   Google Google names E. Schmidt new CEO  Co-founder Larry Page becomes president of products division. Sergey Brin was named president for technology Oct.2  San Jose  BEA CEO steps down Oct.18  San Francisco  Chairman resigns at Providian Nov.2   Redwood City Hearst leaves ExciteAtHome Nov.8  Palm  CEO Yankowski resigns Nov.26  San Francisco  Providian hires new CEO



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Protest Timeline ... See Bay Area Protest timeline, World Protest timeline Top ^
2001 Jul.30  San Francisco  Programmer's release demanded



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Good Economic News Timeline ... See Bay Area Good Economic News timeline, World Good Economic News timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.4   Moraga Store sells $89M lottery ticket




SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Commercial Real Estate Timeline ... See Bay Area Commercial Real Estate timeline, World Commercial Real Estate timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.28  SF Downtown  Office rents down



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Business Obituary Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Obituary timeline, World Business Obituary timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.12   Palo Alto William Hewlett dead at 87
  He was an engineer who co-founded Hewlett-Packard Co. in a garage in 1938 and pioneered Silicon Valley
Dec.6  Pleasanton  Commerce One co-founder dies



SF Bay Area, Business, 2001 Energy Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Energy Business timeline, World Energy Business timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.16  PG&E  PG&E gets $1.2 billion tax refund Mar.19  PG&E  Blackouts Are Back Apr.6   PG&E PG&E files for bankruptcy
  California's largest utility voluntarily filed for Chapter 11. It had run up an $8.9 billion deficit
 Pacific Gas and Electric Co debts are increasing by $300 million a month. The bankruptcy filing does not affect the utility's parent company, PG&E Corp. It's the third-largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. PG&E has 15 days to complete its bankruptcy paperwork. The governor called the decision 'a real slap in the face to California'
Nov.5   PG&E PG&E's earnings triple Nov.11   SF City Hall Public power measures defeated  After 5 days of waiting, measure F lost by 533 votes, measure I lost by 4,361 votes