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    Talk Back: International trade
    Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
    Walnut Creek hikers, dogs running afoul of cows

    Walnut Creek open space rangers try to head off growing problem. Trails not big enough for both hikers and cows, and dogs add another unpredictable element.  
    (Eric Risberg/AP photo)
    Review: New MacBook too thin for comfort

    Apple's MacBook is amazingly thin and light, but those advantages aren't worth the trade-offs, which make the new laptop impractical and uncomfortable to use. 
    East Bay murder trial opens after 15-year odyssey

    After the 1999 murder of his girlfriend for which he is charged, Raymond Wong married his mistress, served time for child porn possession, fled the country, and is now headed to court with a celebrity lawyer 
    ( Gerald Herbert )
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
    Hayward school district creates parent-friendly hub

    The district is converting the former John Muir Elementary to house several programs, including kindergarten enrollment, volunteer fingerprinting and health care enrollment. 
    SPORTS
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    TK Show: Raiders coach Jack Del Rio

    I went out to Raiders mini-camp yesterday and the one take-away I had: Jack Del Rio wasn't messing around, not during the practice, not with his players and definitely not in the press conference afterwards. 
    Spotlight
    (Courtesy of Bijou)
    New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

    It's a homecoming for Rodrigo Cedeño , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.  
    (Courtesy of Bijou)
    New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

    It's a homecoming for Rodrigo Cedeño , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.