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?
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Madyson Middleton
Residents shocked over teen's arrest, girl's death

When 8-year-old Madyson 'Maddy' Middleton vanished Sunday evening, some residents of the Tannery Arts Center thought with dread about the addicts and transients living along a nearby stretch of the San Lorenzo River known as the 'heroin highway.' 
(John Green/Bay Area News Group)
Heat wave: Spare the Air days declared

The heat brought with it summer's first Spare the Air day, with air deemed "unhealthy for sensitive groups" -- the worst possible rating -- Tuesday and Wednesday in the Santa Clara Valley and Wednesday in the East Bay. 
(D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)
EBMUD rejects fake-turf rebates

Water board notes environmental concerns in rejecting plan to give a break to homeowners who install plastic turf in place of lawns. 
( Jim Gensheimer )
A's trade Ben Zobrist to Kansas City

Oakland A's make their third trade in a week, sending Zobrist to Kansas City for two pitchers including left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' third-rated prospect. 
Celebrities
( Dan Steinberg )
Tyler Perry to reunite Bobbi Kristina Brown with Whitney Houston

Actor and filmmaker reportedly will transport Brown's body after Saturday's memorial service in Georgia to funeral at New Jersey cemetery where her famous singer mother is buried. 
SPORTS
(Josie Lepe)
Brewers beat Giants 5-2

Giants general manager Bobby Evans could be stepping up his time on the phone searching for a starting pitcher on Wednesday, if he didn't start in the middle of Tuesday night's sobering 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park. 
BUSINESS
( Gary Reyes )
NASA, Amazon, Google to manage drone traffic?

Amazon was the first to unveil a detailed traffic plan Tuesday that included a high-speed lane for robot delivery drones -- including its own Prime Air fleet -- flying between 200 and 400 feet above the ground.
 
( Dan Steinberg )
Tyler Perry to reunite Bobbi Kristina Brown with Whitney Houston

Actor and filmmaker reportedly will transport Brown's body after Saturday's memorial service in Georgia to funeral at New Jersey cemetery where her famous singer mother is buried.