Talk Back: Raiders stadium
Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
( Dan Honda )
The face of the Tri-Valley's working poor

Nowhere is the dark side of a booming, tech-based economy more apparent than in the bedroom communities of the Bay Area, such as Alameda County's Tri-Valley, where the middle class once thrived but now struggles to make ends meet in the face of rising housing costs.  
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BART changes new train car design

Bay Area Rapid Transit District plans to put 10 test cars in service in late 2016, and all 775 new cars in 2021. 
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Details of San Pablo's offer for DMC properties

San Pablo's latest offer, accepted by the board of the West Contra Costa Healthcare District, which owns the hospital, is for $7.5 million cash to buy some off-campus properties as well as a 2.5-acre chunk of the campus now used for parking by the Lytton Rancheria casino and encumbered by a 20-year easement.  
( JANE TYSKA )
Drivers: Roads need fixing, but not with tax hike, mileage fee

A new Field Poll shows the squeeze transportation planners face in trying to ease one of California motorists' biggest concerns as roads built as many as 70 years ago are falling apart and gas tax revenues continue to decline.  
Spotlight
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Review: 'Focus' not as sharp as it could be

'Focus,' with Will Smith and Margot Robbie, is an entertaining and sexy comic caper, despite how it strains credibility and leans too heavily on plot contrivances that don't hold up.
 
BUSINESS
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FCC approves strong new net neutrality rules

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules that would bar Internet service providers from blocking, throttling or prioritizing access to particular sites or services.

Highlights of net neutrality rules  

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Review: 'Focus' not as sharp as it could be

'Focus,' with Will Smith and Margot Robbie, is an entertaining and sexy comic caper, despite how it strains credibility and leans too heavily on plot contrivances that don't hold up.