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    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?)
    Madyson Middleton
    Missing Santa Cruz girl found dead; teen suspect in custody

    After more than 24 hours of searching for a missing 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, Madyson 'Maddy' Middleton was found dead in a Dumpster behind the Tannery Arts Center just before 8 p.m., Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel said late Monday. 'We have arrested and taken into custody a 15-year-old male who was on the property at the time of the discovery,' Vogel said. 
    Walnut Creek vigil for slain young woman

    WALNUT CREEK -- Shortly before 8 p.m., flickering flames were passed from hand to hand, light meant to illuminate a close community's loss, and show resolve in a loved one's absence. 
    (ANDA CHU)
    Weather: Hot, hot, hotter this week

    It's going to be a week of rising mercury as Monday's summer heat in the Bay Area will give way to temps above 100 inland and in the mid-80s coastal by Wednesday. 
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Roadshow: Car alarms have few defenders

    Ray-the-Tow-Truck-Guy is one of many who call them useless, or worse than useless.  
    Celebrities
    Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

    The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound. 
    BUSINESS
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Bay Area tech innovators honored for helping the disabled

    In an often self-absorbed Silicon Valley, where startups attack first-world problems like delivering red wine-braised short ribs to every hungry hipster's doorstep, several Bay Area entrepreneurs were honored Monday in New York City for far more noble innovation. 
    Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

    The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.