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    Talk Back: Emissions pact
    Do you approve of the carbon emissions agreement the U.S. made with China?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    UC regents approve tuition-hike plan

    UC regents approve plan to raise tuition by up to 28 percent by 2019 
    Pleasanton: What's at the bottom of Shadow Cliffs lake?

    Volunteer divers dredge out hundreds of pounds of trash -- from beer bottles to old bikes to motor boats. 
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Raiders stun Chiefs for first win of season

    Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 to play to give the Oakland Raiders a 24-20 win Thursday night over the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum, ending a 16-game losing streak.
    Pinole Valley High design costs may double

    The West Contra Costa school district facilities subcommittee approved a $7.5 million increase to the design contract for Pinole Valley High School, pushing the contract to $16 million, nearly double the original amount approved for the school's design. 


    ( Gary Reyes )
    Sunset Magazine headquarters may be saved by Menlo College

    Sunset Magazine, facing the sale by its parent company of its iconic Menlo Park headquarters, has a potential savior in nearby Menlo College.