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?)
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Vaccine battles calls attention to obscure court

Depending on the severity of their reaction, many vaccine-injured victims have received monetary settlements from a little-known government entity called the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program -- but only if they can prove their injury was more likely than not caused or aggravated by a vaccine. 
(Walnut Creek Police Department)
Walnut Creek police nab wanted sex offender

James G. Beldin, 52, was wanted on suspicion of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon and had been seen driving in a gold 1991 Honda Accord, according to earlier reports. 
Fire out at Rodeo refinery, health advisory lifted

Multiple reports of an incident at the refinery spurred the Contra Costa County health department to issue a public health advisory for the towns of Rodeo and Crockett. 
Richmond woman wanted in Airbnb theft

Police are seeking a woman who is suspected of stealing more than $35,000 in valuables from a home she rented through an online lodging website earlier this year, police announced Sunday 
BAY AREA NEWS
( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
Meals on Wheels looking beyond food

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services sees a role in the Affordable Care Act mandate to reduce costly readmissions of seniors to hospitals.  
Celebrities
Dr. Dre releasing first album in 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday. 
SPORTS
(Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)
Raiders' Mack deflects praise from Carr

Team's top pick in 2014 doesn't want to be called 'Franchise,' even if he is Oakland's highest-rated player in NFL players poll 
Spotlight
(Courtesy of Mike Gordon)
Should we help out hungry, thirsty deer?

It seems like a kind thing to do, but you may create more harm than good by putting out food and water during the drought. 
(Courtesy of Mike Gordon)
Should we help out hungry, thirsty deer?

It seems like a kind thing to do, but you may create more harm than good by putting out food and water during the drought. 
Dr. Dre releasing first album in 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.