• Memorial Day events in East Bay - 05/22/2015 05:46 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: Fighting ISIS
    Do you believe in the U.S. strategy in its fight against ISIS?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
    Concord: Weapons station development means big changes for neighbors

    Neighbors of the Concord Naval Weapons Station worry about traffic, property values and maintaining open space as development of the former military base finally draws near.  
    (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
    Amid rebirth, Richmond sees black exodus

    For decades, Richmond was a center for black life in the Bay Area and home to many Baptist churches, blues and jazz clubs and black-owned businesses. But over the past two decades, many black families have moved out of the city, forced out by high crime, redevelopment and a lack of jobs. Now that things are finally improving, black residents face being displaced through gentrification.  
    (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
    Walnut Creek gate blocks neighborly feelings

    Walnut Creek residents lock a gate on rural Homestead Avenue, setting off a neighborhood tiff and threats of legal action. 
    (JIM STEVENS)
    Off-road park vote draws cries of foul

    The Livermore City Council's split decision Monday to oppose the expansion of the Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area is drawing criticism from the off-road community and one sitting council member 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
    Richmond council votes to oppose coal transport in city

    The vote puts Richmond -- long a hub of manufacturing and home to a port -- among a growing number of municipalities that have taken steps to stop the transport of coal through their jurisdictions.  
    SPORTS
    ( Dan Honda )
    Warriors close calls at Oracle make them overwhelming West favorites

    Golden State Warriors struggled against the Houston Rockets in Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference finals, but teams winning the first two games of a seven-game playoff series in the NBA advance 94 percent of the time. 
    Spotlight
    (Herb Greene)
    Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

    'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
    BUSINESS
    (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
    Intel catches the wind with rooftop micro-turbine array

    Intel is turning its rooftop into a mini-wind farm, adding an array of 58 micro-turbines that will capture enough wind power to supply the needs of its Santa Clara conference center. 
    (Herb Greene)
    Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

    'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.