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    Talk Back: Freddie Gray
    Do you think Baltimore authorities are right to treat Freddie Gray's death as a homicide?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jane Tyska, Bay Area News Group)
    Fatal Livermore crash: Mourning, investigation

    A fundraising website has raised nearly $6,000 for the family of the victims, identified as a mother and her 14-month-old girl. 
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Bill: Medi-Cal for illegal immigrants

    On Monday, controversial California legislation that would extend health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally heads to a key vote in the Senate Appropriations Committee.
     
    (Kristopher Skinner / Bay Area News Group)
    Richmond's spate of new development

    After years of stagnation, Richmond is experiencing a construction boom, with more than a dozen commercial and residential projects in the pipeline. 
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Thompson: Stephen Curry's long road to MVP

    The player you see now -- the Most Valuable Player of the NBA -- wasn't always this player, not even close 
    Spotlight
    (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
    'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

    After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.  
    BUSINESS
    (Cisco Systems)
    Cisco names new CEO to replace John Chambers

    John Chambers' two-decade reign at Cisco Systems is coming to an end, and the networking giant said Monday morning that he will be replaced by operations executive Chuck Robbins. 
    (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
    'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

    After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.