Hillsdale High bomber ordered to pay restitution

FILE PHOTO: Alexander Youshock appears behind a bullet proof glass for his arraignment in August of 2009. (AP Photo)

November 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A teenager convicted in a bomb attack on a Bay Area high school has been ordered to make a different kind of restitution.

Alexander Youshock was convicted of attempted murder for trying to blow up Hillsdale High School in San Mateo two and a half years ago.

Thursday a judge ordered him to pay $122,000 for teacher and staff salaries associated with the school closing for two days after the attack.

In May, Youshock was ordered committed to a state mental hospital.