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    Talk Back: Freddie Gray
    Do you think Baltimore authorities are right to treat Freddie Gray's death as a homicide?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    Will Fiorina's Silicon Valley story boost or bust her bid?

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina launches her presidential candidacy without a geographic base, a well-defined constituency or even a surefire résumé. 
    (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
    Medi-cal bill on hold for illegal immigrants

    Closely watched California legislation that would extend free or low-cost health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally is on hold until month's end, when it will either be moved to the full Senate for a vote or shelved. 
    (Jane Tyska, Bay Area News Group)
    Fatal Livermore crash: Mourning, investigation

    A fundraising website to help the family of two victims killed in Livermore when a car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into an apartment complex raised nearly $11,000 in its first 24 hours. The Alameda County Coroner's Office identified the victims Monday as 46-year-old Esperanza Morales-Rodriguez and her 1-year-old daughter, Yulidia Perez-Morales.  
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Thompson: Stephen Curry's long road to MVP

    The player you see now -- the Most Valuable Player of the NBA -- wasn't always this player, not even close 
    Spotlight
    (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
    'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

    After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.  
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    (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
    Quinn: Chambers hands over the Cisco reins his way

    For 20 years, John Chambers has been the steady hand at the wheel of Cisco System, riding the tech industry's boom and bust cycles with a calm, deliberate and optimistic drive. And now, everything about Cisco's CEO transition seems to be emblematic of Chambers' careful approach.

    Cisco names new CEO to replace John Chambers  

    (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
    'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

    After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.