From Carla Marinucci on the Chronicle’s Politics Blog:

Closing out a chapter which roiled her GOP gubernatorial campaign for weeks — and became a turning point in her race against Democrat Jerry Brown — billionaire former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has agreed to pay $5500 to Nicky Diaz Santillan, who worked as her undocumented former housekeeper for nine years…

SFGate.com’s Shaky Hand Productions was there when both sides Dr. Griffith Harsh, Whitman’s neurosurgeon husband, came to the hearing with attorney Dennis Brown, and Diaz was accompanied by celebrity attorney Gloria Allred, who represented her on the matter.

Both sides declared victory at the finish. Full post

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