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    Talk Back: Gay marriage bans
    Do you think the Supreme Court will find gay marriage bans in several states unconstitutional?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
    BART rider satisfaction lowest in 16 years

    Hot, crowded cars, dirty seats and carpets, top the list of complaints in new BART passenger survey released Thursday 
    (Dan Honda)
    Ex-Chevron exec charged with falsifying late wife's will

    Stephen King, former head of the oil giant's South African operation, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Contra Costa court on five felony charges involving his deceased wife, who also served as a Chevron executive, and her estate. 
    ( Dan Honda )
    Bay Area house flippers face lean year, economists say

    Buying and reselling homes quickly at a profit is slowing down in the Bay Area due to declining foreclosures, slowing price gains and competition from regular buyers, a study released Thursday by Trulia showed. Professionals agree -- it's slim pickings out there. 
    ( Otto Greule Jr )
    Oakland Tech is where Marshawn Lynch feels at home

    BeastMode, Marshawn Lynch, may not want to talk at the Super Bowl, but he's right at home at Oakland Tech High. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
    Former Raiderette files class-action lawsuit against the team

    As a proposed $1.25 million settlement for cheerleader wage theft pends approval in an Alameda County court, another class action lawsuit over pay and compensation has been filed against the Oakland Raiders by a former Raiderette. 
    SPORTS
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Oakland is where Lynch can feel at home

    BeastMode, Marshawn Lynch, may not want to talk at the Super Bowl, but he's right at home at Oakland Tech High. 
    Spotlight
    ( Lisa Wrenn )
    SF IndieFest: 5 films you shouldn't miss

    From the inspiring 'F R E E' to the creepy 'Black Mountain Side' to the charming and illuminating 'Beyond Clueless,' IndieFest is packed with low-budget gems. 
    BUSINESS
    (Dan Honda/Staff file photo)
    Bay Area house flippers face lean year, economists say

    Buying and reselling homes quickly at a profit is slowing down in the Bay Area due to declining foreclosures, slowing price gains and competition from regular buyers, a study released Thursday by Trulia showed. Professionals agree — it’s slim pickings out there. 
    ( Lisa Wrenn )
    SF IndieFest: 5 films you shouldn't miss

    From the inspiring 'F R E E' to the creepy 'Black Mountain Side' to the charming and illuminating 'Beyond Clueless,' IndieFest is packed with low-budget gems.