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    Talk Back: Raiders stadium
    Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Walnut Creek: Sex predator on 'safe route to school'

    The Contra Costa District Attorney's office is debating whether to challenge a judge who placed Charles Christman into a residential Walnut Creek neighborhood.

    California court's new ruling on sex offenders near schools  

    Arrest made in Livermore double-homicide

    Police arrested a man late Sunday night, hours after two men died of gunshot wounds in the first homicide in this city since 2012, authorities said. 
    New era of limits at West Contra Costa schools

    As the West Contra Costa school district spends about $12 million a month on construction projects, a team of new administrators is advising the board, its facilities subcommittee and the independent citizens bond oversight committee to take a break from approving new building and instead take a hard look at priorities and funding. At two meetings this past week, the recently hired associate superintendent for facilities and the bond program delivered a sobering message: There is not enough money left to fulfill promises made to communities when they approved $1.6 billion in bond construction measures. 
    A's putting their money in the bullpen

    The Oakland A's are spending over $18 million on their relievers, an amount in the American League West that is being matched only by the Houston Astros. 
    (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
    Silicon Valley no-poach case nears end

    Federal judge on Monday widely expected to approve $415 million settlement of case alleging Silicon Valley powers Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe engaged in illegal hiring practices 
    (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
    San Francisco GPS-linked walking tour takes you off the touristy path

    A walking tour app from the founder of Groupon takes you time-traveling through San Francisco neighborhoods.