• Warriors' Bogut returns to NBA playoffs - 04/18/2015 06:01 PM PDT
  • Home fire in Pittsburg extinguished - 04/18/2015 05:59 PM PDT
  • Tempers flare between A's, Royals - 04/18/2015 05:36 PM PDT
    Talk Back: International trade
    Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Water saving mandate shrinks some cuts

    State regulators on Saturday announced a revised plan to reduce water use in drought-stricken California that offers easier conservation targets for major cities, including Los Angeles, while demanding greater cutbacks from others.  
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    West Contra Costa hospital's legacy of service

    Tuesday's planned closing of Doctors Medical Center will mark the final blow after years of financial struggles, punctuated with last-minute, stopgap funding infusions, and a downsizing that saw the elimination of several units over the past two decades.  
    ( Dan Honda )
    Thompson: Curry more than 3-point shooter

    Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter, and so are his Golden State Warriors.
    (José Carlos Fajardo)
    Kawakami: Warriors feel burden of being No. 1

    The Golden State Warriors feel the burden that comes with being the top seed in the NBA playoffs in their close Game 1 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
    SV150: Current tech boom is no dot-com bubble

    Economists point to differences between the wild days of the dot-com boom and the full-throttled tech renaissance going on today in Silicon Valley, as evidenced by this newspaper's SV150 survey of the region's biggest companies by revenue.

    Quinn: For most of SV150's history, HP dominated

    Led by Apple, Silicon Valley becomes Wall Street's backbone

    Special report: The 2015 SV150 | Searchable database