Talk Back: Torture report
Do you approve of the Senate's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture?
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( Kristopher Skinner )
Transitional housing helps once-incarcerated women

With help from multiple agencies, two women trying to overcome their criminal pasts are moving into a transitional home in North Richmond -- and taking the first steps to getting their lives on track. 
DA: No charges against cop who took pot home

A veteran Richmond police officer will not face criminal charges following an investigation into marijuana found in his home, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. 
(SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD)
Public defenders hold 'Black Lives Matter' rally

Bay Area public defenders rallied at county courthouses on Thursday in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and a nationwide call for accountability in cases of police brutality. 
(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
Warriors' Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely after undergoing platelet-rich plasma therapy on his right knee.
 
BAY AREA NEWS
Point Richmond: Controversial condos approved by divided council

A City Council majority greenlighted a waterfront luxury condo project in Point Richmond over residents' objections but did wrest $350,000 from the developer to compensate the seven residents whose views will be most affected by the new buildings.  
SPORTS
( LM Otero )
49ers players react to Ray McDonald's dismissal

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Ray McDonald: 'It's very unfortunate. ... I understand why the team did what it did. Outside of that, it's not my business.' 
Spotlight
(Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
Review: Palo Alto's Zola creates memorable dishes

Chef Guillaume Bienamie, who worked at Marché in Menlo Park before its closure four years ago, finally has a restaurant of his own. Zola, in Palo Alto, showcases his talent, creativity and attention to detail with a winning menu of French starters and main courses, built on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. 
BUSINESS
(Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)
FedEx, UPS set for busiest holiday season ever

The next week is a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections between shoppers and their much-anticipated gifts -- and there is no room for mistakes. 
(Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
Review: Palo Alto's Zola creates memorable dishes

Chef Guillaume Bienamie, who worked at Marché in Menlo Park before its closure four years ago, finally has a restaurant of his own. Zola, in Palo Alto, showcases his talent, creativity and attention to detail with a winning menu of French starters and main courses, built on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. 
(AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Angelina Jolie ripped in more Sony emails

Scott Rudin told Amy Pascal the “Unbroken” director was “seriously out of her mind.”