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    Talk Back: Donald Trump
    Do you think Donald Trump will be the eventual Republican Party presidential nominee?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Chris Greenberg )
    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia found dead

    Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year.

    Major cases coming up for the Supreme Court this term 

    Sex, biology and unlocking the mysteries of love and attraction

    Breakthroughs in genetics, neuroscience and evolutionary psychology offer new insights into the mysteries of who we love and why. 
    Man suffers severe head injury during fight at party

    An unidentified 21-year-old man was assaulted during an early Saturday morning fight at large party. 
    ( Mark Blinch )
    Thompson dethrones Curry in 3-Pt. Contest

    Klay Thompson beats fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest during All-Star Saturday night in Toronto 
    OPINION
    Contra Costa Times editorial: Scalia's death will set off epic political battle

    The sudden death on Saturday of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may be transformative for the nation as a whole, but it certainly will change the political narrative for President Barack Obama's last year in office. 
    Lifestyles
    (Tonja Candelaria/Sacramento Zoo)
    Commentary: Death of rare Sumatran tiger at Sacramento zoo is tragic and ironic

    The 15-year-old Sumatran tiger, killed by a future mate, was part of a breeding program to preserve the critically endangered tigers. But don't indict the zoo.  
    SPORTS
    (Mark Blinch/AP)
    Thompson dethrones Curry in Three-Point Contest

    Klay Thompson beats fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest during All-Star Saturday night in Toronto 
    BUSINESS
    (Patrick Tehan)
    Job, income boom in valley creates wealth divide

    The remarkable job boom in Silicon Valley has created prosperity throughout the region, but it has also created a wealth divide in the area, according to speakers at an annual conference Friday in downtown San Jose.
     
    Celebrities
    ( JP Yim )
    Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

    Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes. 
    ( T. Charles Erickson )
    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
    ( JP Yim )
    Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

    Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.