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    Talk Back: PG&E tax break
    Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    How to make sense of the senseless?

    The harrowing tragedy that recently befell 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton is extremely unlikely -- statistically. But probability is no comfort to parents carrying memories of Newtown and Columbine. Maddy's killing has thrown parents and children into a maelstrom of fear, confronting a crime both unforeseen and unfathomable. 
    (Illustration by Jeff Durham/Staff)
    What the Boss Makes: Silicon Valley CEO pay

    Grumpy investors have been sending messages of frugality not just to San Francisco-based McKesson, one of America's oldest companies, but to maturing tech companies such as Oracle, Salesforce.com and Yahoo. 
    ( JANE TYSKA )
    Art + Soul festival in downtown Oakland

    The two-day festival features the musical heritage and future of Oakland with blues, gospel, R&B and more. 
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    Wildfires throughout Northern California burn homes, force evacuations

    Series of wildfires statewide, includine one charring 21 acres in Lake County, burned homes and vegetation, and caused hundreds to evacuate their homes Thursday and Friday. 
    Celebrities
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back. 
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.