• Concord: Man stabbed multiple times - 02/26/2015 04:06 PM PST
    Talk Back: War authority
    Should Congress give President Barack Obama the war authority he seeks?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Dan Honda )
    The face of the Tri-Valley's working poor

    Nowhere is the dark side of a booming, tech-based economy more apparent than in the bedroom communities of the Bay Area, such as Alameda County's Tri-Valley, where the middle class once thrived but now struggles to make ends meet in the face of rising housing costs.  
    Concord boy's death: Medical care defended

    Contra Costa Fire District officials defended their agency's response this week after the family of a 14-year-old boy who died after being struck by a car said it had taken too long for the teen to be taken to a hospital, a trip that was further delayed by foggy skies and morning commute traffic. 
    ( Nick Laham )
    What the Raiders could do with Pick No. 4

    Our topic for today -- one that's worth addressing but won't take long to sort through -- involves Saint Mary's. 
    Review: Danville's Growler pub

    After a false start and the hiring of an experienced, innovative new chef, Rachael Zavala, The Growler is hitting its stride in tasty fashion. Poutine, anyone? 
    (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP photo)
    FCC approves strong new net neutrality rules

    As expected, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules that would bar Internet service providers from blocking, throttling or prioritizing access to particular sites or services.

    Highlights of net neutrality rules