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    Talk Back: PG&E tax break
    Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    Walnut Creek vigil for slain young woman

    WALNUT CREEK -- Shortly before 8 p.m., flickering flames were passed from hand to hand, light meant to illuminate a close community's loss, and show resolve in a loved one's absence. 
    Police searching for missing Santa Cruz girl

    Santa Cruz police, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team and a specialized state K-9 rescue team are searching for an 8-year-old girl reported missing Sunday evening near at the Tannery Arts Center.  
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Roadshow: Car alarms have few defenders

    Ray-the-Tow-Truck-Guy is one of many who call them useless, or worse than useless.  
    BAY AREA NEWS
    ( David McNew )
    Fire officials to drone operators: 'If you fly, we can't'

    Just as red paint has become standard to protect space around fire hydrants on the ground, new legislation is taking shape in Sacramento to ensure the air above fires is also free of disruption. 
    Celebrities
    Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

    The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound. 
    SPORTS
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    A's trade Tyler Clippard to Mets

    The Oakland Athletics send reliever Tyler Clippard to New York Mets for minor league pitcher Casey Meisner.
     
    Spotlight
    Art + Soul: Sheila E., Lenny Williams and more top acts

    The annuakl Oakland festival also features Family Stone, Caravan of Allstars and Edwin Hawkins' Gospel Showcase, among other attractions. 
    BUSINESS
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Bay Area tech innovators honored for helping the disabled

    In an often self-absorbed Silicon Valley, where startups attack first-world problems like delivering red wine-braised short ribs to every hungry hipster's doorstep, several Bay Area entrepreneurs were honored Monday in New York City for far more noble innovation. 
    Art + Soul: Sheila E., Lenny Williams and more top acts

    The annuakl Oakland festival also features Family Stone, Caravan of Allstars and Edwin Hawkins' Gospel Showcase, among other attractions. 
    Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

    The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.