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The mysterious love lives of mountain lions

Like we humans, mountain lions are looking for love in the month of February. But while winter is the peak of their year-round search for a mate, scientists hardly know anything about the courtship customs of these concupiscent cougars due to their elusiveness.  
Man severely injured during fight at party

An unidentified 21-year-old man was assaulted during an early Saturday morning fight at large party. 
( Jon Kawamoto )
Search continues for missing Alameda man

The search for a missing Alameda man with legal troubles continued Sunday with the efforts once again focused on the Ocean Beach area. 
OPINION
Contra Costa Times editorial: Scalia's death will set off epic political battle

The sudden death on Saturday of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may be transformative for the nation as a whole, but it certainly will change the political narrative for President Barack Obama's last year in office. 
BUSINESS
Gaming chip is helping raise your smartphone's IQ

Artificial intelligence researchers are using a graphics processor that was originally designed for computer games to make computers and smartphones more versatile than ever.
 
Celebrities
( JP Yim )
Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes. 
CRIME & COURTS
One hurt in Antioch gas station shooting

Two men who appear to have known each other ended up in a confrontation at a Chevron station in Antioch that ended with one of the combatants shooting the other one multiple times, police said. The shooter cooperated with police and has been arrested. 
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
( JP Yim )
Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.