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Morning Wrap: 11/2/12

Friday, November 2, 2012

BART’s whopping one-day ridership record, target date for Exploratorium’s move to new waterfront digs, what George Lucas plans to do with $4 billion from Lucasfilm sale, more.

  • San Francisco’s Exploratorium will remain open at its home at the Palace of Fine Arts until Jan. 2, and re-open April 17 at its new waterfront location at Pier 15. Chronicle
  • BART set a single-day ridership record for Wednesday’s Giants World Series celebration, with 568,061 passengers. Mercury News
  • A federal grand jury indicted Leo Joshua Kennedy, 60, of Danville, the ex-boyfriend of a woman who manages trust accounts for private investors, on charges that he stole $17 million from her former clients. AP
  • Director George Lucas plans to donate the bulk of the $4 billion from the sale of Lucasfilm to the Walt Disney Company to philanthropic endeavors. Chronicle
  • The 86-year-old Rev. Robert Schuller, during a hearing to sort through creditors’ claims for Southern California’s famously bankrupt Crystal Cathedral, insisted that the ministry he founded owed his family millions of dollars. LA Times

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