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    Talk Back: High-speed rail
    Are you happy that the state Supreme Court has cleared the way for construction of high-speed rail to begin?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( JOHN GREEN )
    Point Richmond Marine gets a second chance

    Traumatized by his wartime experiences in Afghanistan and the loss of his mother and grandmother, Milo Imrie was forgiven by the man he assaulted and granted probation by a judge. He is making the most of his second chance, coping with his inner demons and looking to a brighter future.  
    (Coccimiglio family)
    Pittsburg's Opal Thompson, state's oldest resident, dies at 113

    Oklahoma native and longtime Long Beach resident, drove until she was 105 years old; she lived for past seven years in Pittsburg. 
    DA will retry former Concord teacher Joseph Martin in molestation case

    Former Woodside Elementary School teacher will be retried next month despite previous jury acquitting the Martinez resident on 21 counts and deadlocking on other 95 counts. 
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    A's and San Jose agree on 7-year deal -- new ballpark hopes not dead yet

    The Oakland baseball club and its long-time Silicon Valley suitor have agreed on a deal that will extend negotiations on a new ballpark for up to another seven years as San Jose tries to win approval from the courts or the MLB for the A's move south. 
    SPORTS
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    World Series: Buster Posey and the art of catching

    From Tim Hudson to Tim Lincecum to Jake Peavy and Sergio Romo, the San Francisco Giants pitchers sound off on MVP catcher Buster Posey 
    Spotlight
    (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
    Home update stays true to historic roots

    The 1926 five-bedroom, four-bath Spanish Revival house had not been touched in years, and it was in desperate need of an update. Although its new owners took 60 percent of the house down to the studs, for them the remodel was about staying true to the home's roots -- both architecturally and historically -- while bringing it into the 21st century. Check out how they did that. 

    BUSINESS


    (Patrick Tehan/Staff file photo)
    Quinn: Criticism of egg freezing benefit is misguided

    Rather than seeing two enlightened companies offering a valuable perk for female employees, critics warn that Apple and Facebook are trying to squeeze more work out of women by making it easier for them to put motherhood on ice.  
    (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
    Home update stays true to historic roots

    The 1926 five-bedroom, four-bath Spanish Revival house had not been touched in years, and it was in desperate need of an update. Although its new owners took 60 percent of the house down to the studs, for them the remodel was about staying true to the home's roots -- both architecturally and historically -- while bringing it into the 21st century. Check out how they did that. 
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.