• Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage - 05/23/2015 08:14 AM PDT
    Talk Back: Fighting ISIS
    Do you believe in the U.S. strategy in its fight against ISIS?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
    Richmond losing families that once made it a center for black life in Bay Area

    Over the past two decades, many black families have moved out of the city, forced out by high crime, redevelopment and a lack of jobs. Now that things are finally improving, black residents face being displaced through gentrification. 
    (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
    Concord: Big changes for weapons station's neighbors

    Neighbors of the Concord Naval Weapons Station worry about traffic, property values and maintaining open space as development of the former military base finally draws near.  
    (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
    Brentwood U-pick: Bigger crowds, fewer cherries

    Many farmers say warm weather conditions are to blame for smaller crops, but that 2015 was better than previous years have been.  
    William Shultz, 18, of Discovery Bay
    (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)
    Discovery Bay stabbing: Teen's arraignment postponed

    Public defender requests continuance; judge schedules next hearing for June 2 
    (Sarah Rohrs)
    El Cerrito: Curtain coming down on Silver Screen video rental store

    One of the last remaining brick and mortar movie rental stores in the Bay Area, Silver Screen Video Center on Fairmount Avenue is closing May 24. The last day for customer rentals is May 17 as the store liquidates its stock of videos.  
    Warriors close calls at Oracle make them overwhelming West favorites

    Golden State Warriors struggled against the Houston Rockets in Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference finals, but teams winning the first two games of a seven-game playoff series in the NBA advance 94 percent of the time. 
    (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group)
    Facebook's green roof mirrors company's workplace culture

    The 9 acres atop of the tech firm's new Frank Gehry-designed building across from its main headquarters are filled with a plethora of native trees and flowers, lawn furniture, white boards, viewing decks and a half-mile walking trail overlooking the city's marshlands. 
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.