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    Talk Back: Executive action
    Do you support President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
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    Renewed effort to challenge concealed-carry gun case

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris and a gun-control group are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider their effort to intervene in a case that could dramatically loosen California's restrictions on concealed handguns. 
    (Nhat V. Meyer)
    49ers-Seahawks: John Madden breaks it down

    Longtime NFL broadcaster and Hall of Fame coach John Madden delivers his scouting report on Thanksgiving Day showdown between San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks 
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    New cable show gives Contra Costa veterans a voice

    Discovery Bay's Kevin Graves co-hosts monthly program about veterans' issues 
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Animal rights activists lose bid for tighter Rowell Ranch Rodeo rules

    Activists had sought an end to wild cow milking, along with mutton busting, goat tying and electric prods at the rodeo, but Hayward park district directors turned down the request. 
    (Nam Y. Huh)
    San Jose Sharks players weigh in on coach Todd McLellan

    San Jose Sharks' coach Todd McLellan is speculated to be on the hot seat after the NHL team's so-so start to the season; many of the Sharks' struggles have come on the home ice. 


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    Union pushes for better conditions for security guards on Apple campus

    As organized labor gains ground in Silicon Valley, a local union and civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson are calling for better working conditions for security guards on Apple's campus.