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    Talk Back: California drought
    Do you believe further state action is needed to address the drought?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
    Exclusive: Interview with teen who stabbed boy

    In a chilling jailhouse interview, 18-year-old William Shultz describes stabbing to death his best friend's 9-year-old brother while the boy slept. 
    (Laura A. Oda)
    Big water buys to ease drought shortages

    East Bay Municipal Utility District plans to get three more emergency water supplies  
    (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group Archives)
    Walnut Creek West plan taking shape

    Public hearing Tuesday will consider general concepts for the whole western area in a special joint meeting of the Design Review; Park, Recreation, & Open Space; and Arts commissions 
    (Jim Gensheimer/Mercury News))
    Purdy: A critical draft for Raiders, 49ers

    49ers general manager Trent Baalke and the Raiders' Reggie McKenzie will reveal much about their football philosophies by what they do this week in the NFL draft. 
    SPORTS
    ( Ben Margot )
    Bumgarner rejects idea of DH moving to National League

    LOS ANGELES – Madison Bumgarner saw Max Scherzer's comments advocating that the designated hitter should be instituted in both leagues, and asserting that nobody pays to see a pitcher "swinging a wet newspaper.