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    Talk Back: Fighting ISIS
    Do you believe in the U.S. strategy in its fight against ISIS?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
    Richmond's black population declining

    For decades, Richmond was a center for black life in the Bay Area and home to many Baptist churches, blues and jazz clubs and black-owned businesses. But over the past two decades, many black families have moved out of the city, forced out by high crime, redevelopment and a lack of jobs. Now that things are finally improving, black residents face being displaced through gentrification.  
    Warriors rout Rockets for 3-0 series lead

    The Golden State Warriors rout the Houston Rockets to take a 3-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals 
    U-pick season sees bigger crowds, fewer cherries

    Many farmers say warm weather conditions are to blame for smaller crops, but that 2015 was better than previous years have been.  
    (Sarah Rohrs)
    El Cerrito: Curtain coming down on Silver Screen video rental store

    One of the last remaining brick and mortar movie rental stores in the Bay Area, Silver Screen Video Center on Fairmount Avenue is closing May 24. The last day for customer rentals is May 17 as the store liquidates its stock of videos.  
    (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group)
    Facebook's green roof mirrors company's workplace culture

    The 9 acres atop of the tech firm's new Frank Gehry-designed building across from its main headquarters are filled with a plethora of native trees and flowers, lawn furniture, white boards, viewing decks and a half-mile walking trail overlooking the city's marshlands. 
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.