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    Talk Back: PG&E tax break
    Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group)
    Thousands mourn slain Hayward officer

    On the floor of Oracle Arena Thursday morning stood 1,500 uniformed officers standing at attention, their eyes fixed ahead to an arrangement of funeral flower wreaths, and the framed uniform of Sgt. Scott Lunger.

    Daughter: "You were my God-given hero"

    How we laid to rest @HaywardPD #ScottLunger: Social media reaction 

    (LiPo Ching)
    Obamacare: Mixed review from survey

    Nearly 70 percent of California's previously uninsured adults have gained health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act -- and most of them say their health care needs are being met, according to the latest survey of the Kaiser Family Foundation. But the survey also found that plenty of challenges for the newly insured remain when it comes to paying for and accessing care.  
    Suspect in girl's killing appears in court

    A.J. Gonzalez, the 15-year-old Santa Cruz boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old girl at his apartment complex, appeared in court for the first time Thursday but did not enter a plea. 
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Richmond: Point Molate readies for next phase

    Although litigation with the Guidiville Indian tribe and Upstream LLC is ongoing, soil cleanup at the Point Molate peninsula is nearly complete, and plans are in the works to refurbish and rent one of the historic cottages as a way to drum up interest in the site. 
    (Karl Mondon, Bay Area News Group)
    BART's Tube shutdown weekend arrives

    BART shutting down Transbay Tube Saturday, Sunday for track work. Buses will carry rides from Oakland s 19th Street Station to Temporary Transbay Terminal in San Francisco. Agencies warn of extra traffic on Bay Bridge. 
    ( Andy Lyons )
    Giants trade for pitcher Leake

    The Giants acquire Mike Leake from Cincinnati for minor leaguers Adam Duvall and Keury Mella 
    (JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
    Pinterest sets diversity goals for 2016

    In a move outside the norm for Silicon Valley tech firms, Pinterest publicly outlined its diversity goals on Thursday for 2016. White and Asian men still dominate technical and engineering roles at the company.

    Special report: Workplace diversity  

    Was Woody Allen the 'paternal' figure Soon-Yi Previn needed?

    Director says in an interview that his two-decade marriage to Mia Farrow's adopted daughter works because she 'responded to someone who was paternal.'