Talk Back: PG&E tax break
Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?
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Madyson Middleton
Santa Cruz police: Teen lured girl into apartment, killed her

A 15-year-old boy lured Madyson 'Maddy' Middleton into his apartment where he killed her and then hid her body in a recycling bin, according to police. 
Chevron cutting 500 jobs in San Ramon

Layoffs already underway at Bishop Ranch headquarters. 
Megalodon: A shark to be feared

If we were to compress the entire 4.5 billion years of Earth history into a three-hour movie, our species, Homo sapiens, would have been around for the past one-half second, or only about 200,000 years. 
( SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD )
'Weekend project' turns into labor of love

Battle to save toothy rodents in Alhambra Creek has resulted in lasting legacy for child psychologist.  
SPORTS
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
A's send Ben Zobrist to Kansas City Royals

Oakland A's make their third trade in a week, sending Zobrist to Kansas City for two pitchers including left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' third-rated prospect. 
BUSINESS
( Kristopher Skinner )
Bay Area tech innovators honored for helping the disabled

In an often self-absorbed Silicon Valley, where startups attack first-world problems like delivering red wine-braised short ribs to every hungry hipster's doorstep, several Bay Area entrepreneurs were honored Monday in New York City for far more noble innovation.