Talk Back: Raiders stadium
Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
( Karl Mondon )
San Quentin radio, paper: View from the inside

The San Quentin Prison Report radio program and the San Quentin News represent a burgeoning media enterprise produced by inmates in the home of California's Death Row. 
(Gary Reyes, Bay Area News Group)
Lottery winner, store owner fight over $1 million

Instead of dipping into the money for a family vacation in Hawaii and banking the rest for early retirement, the 53-year-old mother of five is gearing up for a court battle with the owner of USA Liquors. 
(Courtesy Hercules Police Department)
Man arrested with $700,000 worth of marijuana

An officer conducting a routine security check at a golf course in Hercules found a van carrying nearly 250 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday, police said.  
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Jones-Drew announces retirement

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who struggled last season after arriving as a free agent, announced his retirement on Twitter Thursday. 
BAY AREA NEWS
(AP)
LA superbug: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria spreads to second SoCal hospital

An antibiotic resistant superbug linked to a medical scope that's widely used has infected four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the second hospital in Southern California to report patients with the dangerous infections. 
Celebrities
(JONATHAN ALCORN/AFP/Getty Images)
Update: Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head. 
SPORTS
( Darron Cummings )
Giants' Hunter Pence breaks forearm

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks after suffering a fractured left forearm. 
Spotlight
(Jordan Strauss/Invision for Ente)
'Being Mary Jane': Gabrielle Union relishes a career high point

Losing the role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' 'happened for a reason,' says Pleasanton native, who also talks of how Whitney Houston's death altered her focus. 
BUSINESS
(Nam Y. Huh)
Sunnyvale's Pharmacyclics sells for $21B to AbbVie

It took more than 20 years for Pharmacyclics to launch a blockbuster drug, but the payoff for its success was immense: The biotech company has agreed to be acquired by AbbVie for about $21 billion. 
(Jordan Strauss/Invision for Ente)
'Being Mary Jane': Gabrielle Union relishes a career high point

Losing the role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' 'happened for a reason,' says Pleasanton native, who also talks of how Whitney Houston's death altered her focus. 
(JONATHAN ALCORN/AFP/Getty Images)
Update: Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.