Talk Back: War authority
Should Congress give President Barack Obama the war authority he seeks?

(Tell us why or why not?)
Concord boy's death: Medical care defended

Contra Costa Fire District officials defended their agency's response this week after the family of a 14-year-old boy who died after being struck by a car said it had taken too long for the teen to be taken to a hospital, a trip that was further delayed by foggy skies and morning commute traffic. 
( Nick Laham )
What the Raiders could do with Pick No. 4

Our topic for today -- one that's worth addressing but won't take long to sort through -- involves Saint Mary's. 
Review: Danville's Growler pub

After a false start and the hiring of an experienced, innovative new chef, Rachael Zavala, The Growler is hitting its stride in tasty fashion. Poutine, anyone? 
( Mark Wilson )
FCC approves strong net neutrality rules

Net neutrality is again the law of the land, and this time it's stronger than ever. As expected, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules that would bar Internet service providers from blocking, throttling or prioritizing access to particular sites or services.