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    Talk Back: High-speed rail
    Are you happy that the state Supreme Court has cleared the way for construction of high-speed rail to begin?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
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    New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City

    Floyd Kephart, who heads a firm that advises major investment funds, is leading a new investment team that is seeking to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland. 
    (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
    San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

    The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Oakland approves $577,000 to help Central American child migrants

    Child migrants seeking refuge in the Bay Area after fleeing Central American violence got a boost from the Oakland City Council on Tuesday night when it voted unanimously to offer $577,000 in legal aid. 
    ( Rich Pedroncelli )
    Governor Jerry Brown meets with nurses over Ebola concerns

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday said California will address the concerns and worries of nurses who say the hospitals where they work are ill-prepared for a potential case of the deadly Ebola virus. 
    Kawakami: Game 1 played right into Giants' hands

    The Giants' wire-to-wire 7-1 annihilation of the Royals was all they could have ever wanted and planned to start the 2014 World Series. 


    (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo)
    Good news for Marissa Mayer, as Yahoo posts strong earnings

    Yahoo turned in a third-quarter earnings report Tuesday that beat Wall Street’s expectations and gives CEO Marissa Mayer some bottom-line results to back up her strategy of acquisitions and emphasis on mobile and media to lift the pioneering Internet company out of the doldrums.
    (Luca Bruno)
    Star singing nun covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

    Sister Cristina Scuccia, the winner of Italy’s “The Voice,” Sister Cristina Scuccia chooses eye-popping debut single.