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    Talk Back: Freddie Gray
    Do you think Baltimore authorities are right to treat Freddie Gray's death as a homicide?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    Prosecutors reviewing Livermore crash

    Brian Jones, 35, of Livermore appeared at the Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice in Pleasanton at 9 a.m. for a scheduled court hearing to be arraigned but the hearing was postponed to May 28 because prosecutors have not yet charged him, 
    (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
    Medi-cal bill on hold for illegal immigrants

    Closely watched California legislation that would extend free or low-cost health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally is on hold until month's end, when it will either be moved to the full Senate for a vote or shelved. 
    (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
    Mandatory water conservation rules up for vote

    Dozens of people assembled in Sacramento for the two-day meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board, including representatives of some cities and industries who said the agency's proposed targets are too strict.
    ( Dan Honda )
    Review: Concord's Zalla Afghan Grill

    Who'd have expected an Afghan grill in suburbia? But Concord's Zalla Grill delivers on all fronts, from warm service to delicious food. 
    (Jane Tyska, Bay Area News Group)
    Livermore: $11,000 raised for family of mother, daughter killed in crash

    A fundraising website to help the family of two victims killed in Livermore when a car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into an apartment complex raised nearly $11,000 in its first 24 hours. The Alameda County Coroner's Office identified the victims Monday as 46-year-old Esperanza Morales-Rodriguez and her 1-year-old daughter, Yulidia Perez-Morales.  
    (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
    Quinn: Chambers hands over the Cisco reins his way

    For 20 years, John Chambers has been the steady hand at the wheel of Cisco System, riding the tech industry's boom and bust cycles with a calm, deliberate and optimistic drive. And now, everything about Cisco's CEO transition seems to be emblematic of Chambers' careful approach.

    Cisco names new CEO to replace John Chambers