Talk Back: California drought
Do you believe further state action is needed to address the drought?

(Tell us why or why not?)
(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
Exclusive: Interview with teen who stabbed boy

In a chilling jailhouse interview, 18-year-old William Shultz described how he stabbed to death his best friend's 9-year-old brother while the boy slept in an effort to learn how to kill a human being before what he believed to be the coming end of the world. 
(Laura A. Oda)
Big water buys to ease drought shortages

East Bay Municipal Utility District plans to get three more emergency water supplies  
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group Archives)
Walnut Creek West plan taking shape

Public hearing Tuesday will consider general concepts for the whole western area in a special joint meeting of the Design Review; Park, Recreation, & Open Space; and Arts commissions 
(D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)
A's catcher making most of opportunity

Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt began last season in minors when he couldn't beat out Derek Norris, John Jaso; now both of those guys are gone and Vogt is handling most of the catching.