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    Talk Back: CHP photo scandal
    Do you believe an independent investigation is needed in the CHP nude photo scandal to determine how widespread the problem is?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Contra Costa County Fire)
    Walnut Creek: Two injured after suspected hash lab explosion

    A powerful explosion, fueled by butane gas used in a hash oil operation, tore through an apartment building Friday morning, frightening residents who watched as two burned and bloodied men ran from the fireball, authorities and neighbors said.  
    ( Rogelio V. Solis )
    Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know

    The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon. 
    ( Doug Oakley )
    Pressure builds for investment in UC Richmond campus

    Haas Institute reports lays out strategies for Richmond residents to benefit from city's largest public investment project since World War II. 
    (David DeBolt/Bay Area News Group)
    Richmond: Car burglary suspect shot by detective identified

    Gregory Obenchain, who is recovering after being shot twice, will likely face charges of assault with a deadly weapon, car burglary, resisting arrest and being a felon in possession of a gun.  
    A Jack-o-tini for Halloween

    This year's Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival attractions include all sort sof pumpkin treats, including jack-o-tinis, made by the new Half Moon Bay Distillery.