Talk Back: PG&E tax break
Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
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Golden eagle dies three months after being released into wild

A young female golden eagle rescued by San Ramon Valley firefighters in March and rehabilitated by Lindsay Wildlife Hospital died last Saturday after being struck by a wind turbine.

Impact of wind turbines on birds poses more questions than answers  

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Concord: Street robberies plague Monument Boulevard area

In the first six months of the year, 22 percent of street robberies occurred near two intersections on Monument Boulevard.  
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A's held to one hit in loss to Indians

Graveman has strong outing, but Cleveland's Salazar dominates and Bourn doubles home winning run in ninth 
Lion killer faces onslaught from social media mob

When the Internet collectively sets out to get somebody, its search algorithms don't always discriminate. On Twitter, anyone with the same name as the dentist demonized for killing Cecil the lion -- Walter Palmer -- was fair game for furious derision and death threats. 
BAY AREA NEWS
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Wildfires throughout Northern California burn homes, force evacuations

Series of wildfires statewide, includine one charring 21 acres in Lake County, burned homes and vegetation, and caused hundreds to evacuate their homes Thursday and Friday. 
Celebrities
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back. 
SPORTS
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Matt Hagan seeking another NHRA title

NHRA Funny Car driver/cattle rancher Matt Hagan trying to repeat as champion.
 
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.