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    Talk Back: Raiders stadium
    Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
    Antioch mom: Police killing of son 'cold-blooded'

    The mother of a mentally ill Antioch man killed in a confrontation with police decries the use of lethal force. 
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Black Diamond mine tours are open again

    Four free open houses are held each year, but tours also can be reserved at minimal cost. 
    (Gary Reyes, Bay Area News Group)
    Lottery winner, store owner fight over $1 million

    Instead of dipping into the money for a family vacation in Hawaii and banking the rest for early retirement, the 53-year-old mother of five is gearing up for a court battle with the owner of USA Liquors. 
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    Coco Crisp isn't thrilled by move to left field

    Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp says he's not thrilled by the idea of moving to left, but he understands why manager Bob Melvin is making the switch; Sam Fuld and Craig Gentry will platoon in center. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
    CSU profs: Stagnant pay pushing us out of middle class

    Low and stagnant salaries for CSU professors have amounted to a giant pay cut over the past 10 years, according to a white paper by the California Faculty Association 
    SPORTS
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    A's moving Coco Crisp to left field

    Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp says he's not thrilled by the idea of moving to left, but he understands why manager Bob Melvin is making the switch; Sam Fuld and Craig Gentry will platoon in center. 
    Spotlight
    (Mark DuFrene/Bay Area News Group)
    Grilled cheese heaven

    The ultimate comfort food? Grilled cheese and its favorite sidekick, a nice creamy soup that's a perfect complement to that oozy, melty sandwich. We're talking Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Fig Preserves, Pepper Jack with Mango-Tomato Chutney, Gouda with Fresh Herbs -- and tips from Cowgirl Creamery. 
    BUSINESS
    (Paul Sakuma/AP photo)
    Tesla Motors steps up hiring for battery storage unit

    Tesla Motors is staffing up for its new stationary-storage unit that will make battery packs and help founder Elon Musk expand beyond electric vehicles into providing energy for homes, businesses and utilities.  
    (Mark DuFrene/Bay Area News Group)
    Grilled cheese heaven

    The ultimate comfort food? Grilled cheese and its favorite sidekick, a nice creamy soup that's a perfect complement to that oozy, melty sandwich. We're talking Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Fig Preserves, Pepper Jack with Mango-Tomato Chutney, Gouda with Fresh Herbs -- and tips from Cowgirl Creamery.