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    Talk Back: International trade
    Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
    Martinez: Tesoro refinery contract's OK leads to lawsuit against state panel

    In a Friday filing, environmental groups say the approval was based on inadequate impact reports that didn't mention facility shipments of Bakken or tar sands crude oil.

    Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures  

    (Contra Costa Times)
    Cyclists pay tribute to 'Queen of the Mountain'

    Monica Mazzocco Zucker, who died suddenly last month, helped raise ALS awareness and thousands of dollars for research into the disease that killed her husband. 
    (Karl Mondon/Staff)
    Bay Area posts strong job gains during March

    The Bay Area added more than 13,000 jobs during March, led by an upswing in tech oriented regions such as Santa Clara County, where a gain of 5,500 jobs put the South Bay region on pace to reach an all-time record number of jobs by year's end, and the San Francisco-San Mateo region added 6,000 jobs, while the East Bay gained 1,500 jobs.  
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Kerr's five key decisions for Warriors' success

    Golden State Warriors rookie coach Steve Kerr made five key decisions that turned his team into an NBA championship contender. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Piedmont High celebrates 50 years of birdcalls

    The feathers will fly Friday when Piedmont High School presents the 50th annual Leonard J. Waxdeck Birdcalling Contest. The contest winners' final appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" before Letterman's May retirement will be Tuesday. 
    Spotlight
    ( San Francisco Film Society )
    Besides a documentary on Steve Jobs, what's good at SF Film Festival?

    San Francisco International Film Festival, best known for its global perspective, flouts flaunts its Bay Area connections in this year's 181 offerings. 
    BUSINESS
    (Paul Sakuma/AP file photo)
    Silicon Valley marks 50 years of Moore's Law

    Fifty years ago Sunday, Gordon Moore predicted a mind-boggling future of personal computers and mobile communications devices. His crystal ball was a graph that showed integrated circuits doubling in complexity for the coming decade. Known as Moore's Law, the doubling is still going strong, but there are challenges.  
    ( San Francisco Film Society )
    Besides a documentary on Steve Jobs, what's good at SF Film Festival?

    San Francisco International Film Festival, best known for its global perspective, flouts flaunts its Bay Area connections in this year's 181 offerings.