Talk Back: Hillary Clinton
Do you think Hillary Clinton will be the eventual Democratic Party presidential nominee?
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( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
Off-duty Richmond police officer fatally shot in Vallejo

Police have not officially released the officer's name, but records show the home on the 30 block of Narranganset Court belongs to Gus Vegas, a Richmond police officer who has worked as a patrol officer, homicide detective, and gun range master.  
(GINO_DEGRANDIS)
Attorney in fatal DUI held after failed drug test

Spencer Freeman Smith, a San Ramon attorney convicted of killing a Chinese tourist in a hit-and-run crash in 2012 has been arrested again after failing to appear in court after testing positive for cocaine.  
(Rick Hurd/Bay Area News Group)
Driver killed as car crashes into Concord home

CONCORD -- A man was killed after a car left the roadway crashed Thursday morning in Concord, police said.The car, a gray sedan, apparently rear-ended a pickup truck and went down a steep embankment and into some trees. 
(Gary Reyes)
Suit challenges ranching at Point Reyes Seashore

Three groups sued the National Park Service, claiming that the cattle are causing erosion, polluting waterways with manure, harming endangered salmon and other species and blocking public access. 
BAY AREA NEWS
(Gary Reyes)
Point Reyes: Lawsuit challenges historic ranching operations at iconic park

Three groups sued the National Park Service, claiming that the cattle are causing erosion, polluting waterways with manure, harming endangered salmon and other species and blocking public access. 
OPINION
Editorial: Rocket launch by North Korea an alarming act

Should Geico insurance company ever decide to make one of its signature commercials about world geopolitics, the copy might read something like this:"If you're an off-kilter dictator who wants to convince the world that your small, secretive nation is a world power, you launch a rocket into space. 
Lifestyles
( Jackie Burrell )
LA's art deco Broadway theater district is the (cool) cat's pajamas

From the Theatre at the Ace to the gloriously garish and newly reopened Clifton's Cafeteria, Los Angeles' art deco Broadway theater district is too cool for words. 
SPORTS
( Christian Petersen )
Warriors beat Suns, are 48-4 at All-Star break

Stephen Curry and the Warriors head into the All-Star break with the best record in NBA history at this stage of the season 
BUSINESS
Quinn: Is this the year the gender pay gap closes?

With a new state law and a new federal reporting proposal, businesses may have to close pay gaps between men and women, as well as among ethnic and racial groups.  
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7