March 30, 2004 |
A federal judge refused to acquit four former Qwest Communications International Inc. executives accused of artificially boosting company revenue by $34 million, saying there was enough evidence to support guilty verdicts. Thomas Hall, Grant Graham, John Walker and Bryan Treadway are accused of conspiring to help the Denver-based telecommunications company improperly book the money in June 2001 to meet financial targets, perhaps hoping to boost their own bonuses.
March 6, 2003 |
Three former Qwest Communications International Inc. executives pleaded not guilty in federal court in Denver to charges that they committed fraud by artificially inflating revenue to meet Wall Street targets. Thomas Hall, John Walker and Bryan Treadway were among four former company executives named in a 12-count indictment. Grant Graham pleaded not guilty Friday. Each of the four remained free on $100,000 bond. Shares of Denver-based Qwest fell 1 cent to $3.24 on the NYSE.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1988
A 22-year-old Lakeside man was killed in a head-on accident early Saturday morning in East County. Thomas Hall Berkshire Jr. was killed after the pickup truck in which he was riding crossed the center line of Oak Creek Drive and collided with another pickup truck, the California Highway Patrol said. The accident occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m., just south of Eucalyptus Hills Road.
September 9, 1987 |
Neil Simon will be premiering his new musical, "A Foggy Day," at the Old Globe in the spring, the theater announced Tuesday. The musical, which features songs by George and Ira Gershwin, will mark the first time Simon, one of America's most commercially successful playwrights, will work in San Diego. Like Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods," which is opening in New York next month after an Old Globe premiere in December, "A Foggy Day" is, from the outset, Broadway bound.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 2010 |
Jack Tatum, the storied Oakland Raiders safety best known for landing the hit that paralyzed New England receiver Darryl Stingley, has died. He was 61. Tatum, among the most feared and respected NFL players of his era, died of a heart attack Tuesday morning in an Oakland hospital. He had been waiting for a kidney transplant. Tatum was a sledgehammer in Oakland's "Soul Patrol" secondary of the 1970s that also included safety George Atkinson, cornerback Skip Thomas and Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown.
July 12, 1987
Ciotti's article is full of women who want men but who don't sound as though they will compromise a thing to get a man. There are plenty of us out here--single, lonely, willing to commit to a loving relationship. We want families and companionship. But if we compromise our schedules, careers and fantasies, we want to believe that we are important enough that our wives will stick with us after the children have left home. We want to believe we are more than just a source for seeds or social image or financial security.
February 24, 2004 |
The government opened its case against four former Qwest Communications International Inc. executives Monday, saying they intentionally broke accounting rules to improperly record $34 million in revenue and then lied about it. Assistant U.S. Atty.