SAN FRANCISCO - Much as he would like to, California Treasurer Bill Lockyer does not plan to launch a boycott of Standard & Poor's.

"While we would like to live in a world where we can tell Standard & Poor's to pound sand, we don't live in that market today," Lockyer spokesman Tom Dresslar said yesterday.

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