Talk Back: Executive action
Do you support President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration?
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(Tell us why or why not?)
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Family's turbulence gives way to green pastures

Shepherd's Gate is helping a mother and her two children regain stability and independence after years of tumult 
(Nhat V. Meyer)
49ers-Seahawks: John Madden breaks it down

Longtime NFL broadcaster and Hall of Fame coach John Madden delivers his scouting report on Thanksgiving Day showdown between San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks 
( Dan Honda )
New cable show gives Contra Costa veterans a voice

Discovery Bay's Kevin Graves co-hosts monthly program about veterans' issues 
BAY AREA NEWS
(Tony Burchyns — vallejo times-herald)
San Jose council member urges rejection of Central California refinery's crude-by-rail project

Monday was the deadline for comments to the recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Phillips 66 Company Rail Spur Extension Project, which would bring about 250 unit trains a year with 80 tank cars plus locomotives and supporting cars to a new crude oil unloading facility in Santa Maria from the north or from the south along tracks owned by the Union Pacific Railroad, including possibly the Capitol Corridor along the east shore of San Pablo and San Francisco bays.  
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( Jacques Torres Chocolate )
Thanksgiving hotlines: Dial up turkey cooking help

The Thanksgiving feast help lines are gearing up to help anxious cooks tame the (turkey) beast. Meanwhile, Ghirardelli Square is prepping for El Mercado and 'O, Molé Night,' a weekend-long extravaganza by La Cocina. 

BUSINESS


(Paul Sakuma/AP Photo)
Netflix accuses Yahoo exec of kickback scheme

Four months after being hired by Yahoo to run its data operations, Mike Kail is accused by his former employer Netflix of secretly collecting “commissions” from two valley IT companies that did business with the Los Gatos streaming video giant. 
( Jacques Torres Chocolate )
Thanksgiving hotlines: Dial up turkey cooking help

The Thanksgiving feast help lines are gearing up to help anxious cooks tame the (turkey) beast. Meanwhile, Ghirardelli Square is prepping for El Mercado and 'O, Molé Night,' a weekend-long extravaganza by La Cocina.