Talk Back: Raiders stadium
Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?

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How well do colleges teach teachers?

The Obama administration wants to improve teacher training so that newly minted teachers arrive prepared to teach and able to deliver high-quality instruction. Credential programs devote too little time to instructing teachers on how to teach, critics say, and too many teachers — 40 percent — leave the profession in the first five years, in part because they’re unable to handle a complex, tough job.

What teachers, advocates and critics sa 

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Mother laments police shooting that killed mentally ill son

Yolanda Dozier, the mother of a 29-year-old mentally ill Antioch man killed in a confrontation with police Feb. 3, said that her son should still be alive today. Authorities said they used less-than-lethal means to try to restrain DeWayne Ward before he was killed. 
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Poll finds scant support for tax to save DMC

As voter support for a parcel tax to save Doctors Medical Center San Pablo hovers well below the two-thirds required for approval, the West Contra Costa Healthcare District faces a delay in a tentative deal to sell some of its real estate portfolio to San Pablo. 
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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. 
LA superbug: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria spreads to second SoCal hospital

An antibiotic resistant superbug linked to a medical scope that's widely used has infected four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the second hospital in Southern California to report patients with the dangerous infections. 
Doerr: Tech, VC firms would do better 'if they hired more women'

Jurors in a high-profile sex discrimination case got a deeper look into the challenges women face in venture capital and the rarity of anyone -- man or woman -- getting a promotion at venture firms when the group of 12 on Wednesday had the chance to question one of the lead witnesses.

Live blog: Testimony continues, 10 a.m. Thursday

Wednesday's live blog recap: Doerr backed Pao, but says she wasn't a team player