Talk Back: Blue Shield
Do you think the state was right to revoke the tax-exempt status of Blue Shield of California?
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(karl Mondon)
Census: Bay Area leads state in population growth

Alameda County has added more than 100,000 residents since 2010, as the East Bay has received the greatest share of the region's growing population. 
(Mark Duncan)
E-file fraud: Identity thieves filing taxes to steal refunds

Scammers are using social security numbers and other information collected in data breaches to steal a person's identity and file for their tax return. Frequently, the first time that a taxpayer becomes aware that their data has been compromised is after they file their return, are waiting for a refund, and receive a notice from the IRS that somebody has already filed their tax return. 
(Antioch Police Department)
Guilty verdicts in Antioch killing over missing laundry

Both reputed gang members convicted of second-degree murder; shooter facing at least 40 years to life while accomplice facing 15 years to life plus 25 years to life. 
Vallejo reels as revelations tumble in on alleged kidnapping case

From Gracie's barbecue joint on Sonoma Boulevard to the quiet street on Mare Island where Denise Huskins was allegedly abducted on Monday and then held for ransom, Vallejo residents are left wondering: Was she in on it? Was her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, a co-conspirator or a victim of a complicated scheme? Are police making wild accusations against the couple that aren't supported by the evidence? 
BAY AREA NEWS
Vallejo reels as revelations tumble in on alleged kidnapping case

From Gracie's barbecue joint on Sonoma Boulevard to the quiet street on Mare Island where Denise Huskins was allegedly abducted on Monday and then held for ransom, Vallejo residents are left wondering: Was she in on it? Was her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, a co-conspirator or a victim of a complicated scheme? Are police making wild accusations against the couple that aren't supported by the evidence? 
SPORTS
(Jeff Chiu)
Warriors' Green launches 'Cool Story, Glenn' shirts days before facing Clippers, Doc Rivers

MEMPHIS – Just in time for the final Warriors-Clippers regular season game, Draymond Green has unveiled a line of "Cool Story, Glenn" shirts in his official online shop. 
( Warner Bros. Picture )
Review: 'Get Hard' is not for the sensitive

Stars Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart are a good comedy team, but 'Get Hard' is full of off-color jokes about race and sex that will offend many viewers, and it gets repetitive at times.