Talk Back: Blue Shield
Do you think the state was right to revoke the tax-exempt status of Blue Shield of California?

(Tell us why or why not?)
(Mark Duncan)
E-file fraud: Identity thieves filing taxes to steal refunds

Scammers are using social security numbers and other information collected in data breaches to steal a person's identity and file for their tax return. Frequently, the first time that a taxpayer becomes aware that their data has been compromised is after they file their return, are waiting for a refund, and receive a notice from the IRS that somebody has already filed their tax return. 
(Antioch Police Department)
Guilty verdicts in Antioch killing over missing laundry

Both reputed gang members convicted of second-degree murder; shooter facing at least 40 years to life while accomplice facing 15 years to life plus 25 years to life. 
(Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
AC Transit boss quits just ahead of dismissal meeting

Agency confirms that Armijo, hired by the district in February 2012, handed in his letter of resignation Thursday afternoon. A scheduled special meeting to consider removing him is canceled. 
Vallejo reels as revelations tumble in on alleged kidnapping case

From Gracie's barbecue joint on Sonoma Boulevard to the quiet street on Mare Island where Denise Huskins was allegedly abducted on Monday and then held for ransom, Vallejo residents are left wondering: Was she in on it? Was her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, a co-conspirator or a victim of a complicated scheme? Are police making wild accusations against the couple that aren't supported by the evidence?