Talk Back: Airline tragedy
Will the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet change Russia's policies toward Ukraine?
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Richmond approves massive Chevron project

The Richmond City Council approved the $1 billion modernization at the Chevron refinery after the company agreed to cap emissions and give $90 million over the next decade in community investments.  
Accused molester Joseph Martin takes the stand

The former Concord elementary school teacher testifies that he's never placed his hand down the front of students' shirts. 
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Roadshow: Big rig rules of the road

Truckers can sometimes move into left lanes. 
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Antioch clears hurdle to finding new Humphrey's tenant

Decision means Antioch can more forward without impediment to find new restaurateur. 
Celebrities
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'Big Bang Theory' production delayed over contract impasse

Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar haven’t agreed on contracts for upcoming season. 
Spotlight
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Tonight's TV picks: 'Sharknado 2' -- Bring on the chainsaw

Tara Reid and Ian Ziering return for sequel of last year's low-budget hit. Plus, aspiring magicians try to 'trick' veteran performers in 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us.' 
BUSINESS
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Larry Ellison and other Oracle bosses see smaller stock-option grants

Under fire from investors over how much it pays its top brass, technology giant Oracle appears to have slashed by more than half the annual stock options it awards CEO Larry Ellison and some of its other executives.
 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
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Tonight's TV picks: 'Sharknado 2' -- Bring on the chainsaw

Tara Reid and Ian Ziering return for sequel of last year's low-budget hit. Plus, aspiring magicians try to 'trick' veteran performers in 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us.' 
(Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros.)
'Big Bang Theory' production delayed over contract impasse

Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar haven’t agreed on contracts for upcoming season. 
 
 
 
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Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
 
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Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
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Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury

The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.