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    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?)
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Walnut Creek: Sex predator on 'safe route to school'

    The Contra Costa District Attorney's office is debating whether to challenge a judge who placed Charles Christman into a residential Walnut Creek neighborhood.

    California court's new ruling on sex offenders near schools  

    (Family photo)
    Jahi McMath's family sues hospital, surgeon

    Jahi McMath's family plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday seeking unspecified damages and alleging that UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland doctors and nurses mishandled the 13-year-old's care after surgery in a case that continues to challenge the medical establishment's thinking on brain death. 
    (CINDI CHRISTIE)
    2 men fatally shot in Livermore ID'd

    Police identified the Sunday afternoon homicide svictims as Ryan Rossknecht, 22 of Livermore and Brandon Lowell, 29, of Manteca. 
    (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
    Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix announce shows

    Kelly Clarkson tour visits Shoreline, Toyota amphitheaters in August.
     
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
    California drought likely a fixture, says Stanford study

    Human-caused climate change is increasing the risk of severe drought in California -- boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a major report Stanford scientists released Monday morning.  
    Celebrities
    ( Nick Briggs )
    Maggie Smith is not leaving 'Downton Abbey'

    Comments made by the actress were misinterpreted, leading to reports that the Dowager Countess of Grantham would meet her maker in Season 6. 
    Spotlight
    ( Terrence McCarthy )
    San Francisco Symphony: New season delivers focus on Schumann, Sibelius

    Subscriptions go on sale March 2 for new season that also includes Bernstein's 'On the Town' and a new work by Mason Bates, among many other highlights. 
    ( Terrence McCarthy )
    San Francisco Symphony: New season delivers focus on Schumann, Sibelius

    Subscriptions go on sale March 2 for new season that also includes Bernstein's 'On the Town' and a new work by Mason Bates, among many other highlights. 
    ( Nick Briggs )
    Maggie Smith is not leaving 'Downton Abbey'

    Comments made by the actress were misinterpreted, leading to reports that the Dowager Countess of Grantham would meet her maker in Season 6.