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    Talk Back: High-speed rail
    Are you happy that the state Supreme Court has cleared the way for construction of high-speed rail to begin?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Historic drug bust: $18 million in meth seized, 22 arrested

    Drug agents seized nearly 500 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested 22 people in the largest bust of its kind in Contra Costa County history, authorities said.  
    (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
    Chevron-funded campaign attacks Richmond mayor

    City Councilman and Chevron supporter Nat Bates has taken more trips at greater taxpayer expense, and missed far more City Council meetings, than Mayor Gayle McLaughlin since 2010, according to city records  
    (JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO)
    Raiders' injury update: Usama Young, LaMarr Woodley

    Oakland Raiders Usama Young and LaMarr Woodley were both injured in loss to Arizona Cardinals; Young, was having an MRI and ESPN reported he was out for the season with an ACL/MCL tear 
    (Chris Pizzello)
    Bob Dylan in concert: Infuriating, genius or both?

    Black Keys' Patrick Carney, X's John Doe and others chime in with their thoughts, memories of Dylan's live shows. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Cold front brings light rain, cloudy skies to Bay Area

    A cold front passes through the state has triggered the rain and created cloudy skies throughout the North Bay, according to the National Weather Service. 
    SPORTS
    (Matt Slocum/AP)
    Purdy: Royals will use speed to beat Giants in six

    The Kansas City Royals and manager Ned Yost will use the speedy Lorenzo Cain, Jarrod Dyson and Alex Gordon to gain an advantage over Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner, Jake Peavy and the rest of the San Francisco Giants 
    Spotlight
    (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
    Berkeley: Events to celebrate Heyday Books founder

    Malcolm Margolin launched Heyday in 1974 to publish his first book, 'The East Bay Out,' and has led the imprint through multiple incarnations to become a small but respected nonprofit empire. 

    BUSINESS


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    Review: Apple Pay is great, at stores that accept it

    Apple estimates there are 220,000 retailers or restaurants that accept contactless payments. That sounds like a lot until you realize that there are some 3.7 million retailers.  
    (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
    Berkeley: Events to celebrate Heyday Books founder

    Malcolm Margolin launched Heyday in 1974 to publish his first book, 'The East Bay Out,' and has led the imprint through multiple incarnations to become a small but respected nonprofit empire. 
    Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

    The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s has some plastic surgery.