• Steward: Darting here and there . . . - 05/29/2015 03:13 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: California economy
    Do you believe California's economy is heading in the right direction?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    Sex predator decried by Walnut Creek neighbors

    Contra Costa Judge Patricia Scanlon heard arguments from both sides regarding Charles Christman's living situation in Walnut Creek and will rule on whether he can stay or must move in a couple weeks. 
    ( Doug Duran )
    Warriors: Thompson has a concussion

    The Warriors announced Friday that guard Klay Thompson officially has a concussion. 
    (Deborah Carvalho)
    Review: Gaga, Bennett delight fans in Concord

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett support "Cheek to Cheek" at Concord Pavilion. 
    Celebrities
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
    Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

    'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch. 
    Spotlight
    (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)
    Free-range kids: the upsides of relaxed parenting

    A growing number of parents are saying no to fear-based helicopter parenting in favor of letting kids have free time to play and explore.  
    BUSINESS
    Google reveals trump card to build new Mountain View headquarters

    Even as Google earlier this month suffered what its real estate chief described as a 'significant blow' when the Mountain View City Council rejected much of its campus expansion plans because of a limit on new office space, the company's hidden political calculus was to hold yet another plan in the wings. 
    (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)
    Free-range kids: the upsides of relaxed parenting

    A growing number of parents are saying no to fear-based helicopter parenting in favor of letting kids have free time to play and explore.  
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
    Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

    'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.