Talk Back: International trade
Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
(Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
Athletic commission investigating Clayton Valley Charter High over suspicious 'football class'

In the latest hit to the highly successful Ugly Eagles football team, the North Coast Section is investigating a suspicious Clayton Valley Charter High School class geared toward football players that it believes might violate academic rules and could lead to postseason bans for one or more teams, or worse, this newspaper has learned. 
( Bebeto Matthews )
Review: New MacBook too thin for comfort

Apple's MacBook is amazingly thin and light, but those advantages aren't worth the trade-offs, which make the new laptop impractical and uncomfortable to use. 
( Dan Honda )
Walnut Creek hikers, dogs running afoul of cows

Walnut Creek open space rangers try to head off growing problem. Trails not big enough for both hikers and cows, and dogs add another unpredictable element.  
( Gerald Herbert )
BAY AREA NEWS
(Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Hayward school district creates parent-friendly hub

The district is converting the former John Muir Elementary to house several programs, including kindergarten enrollment, volunteer fingerprinting and health care enrollment. 
SPORTS
( Laura A. Oda )
TK Show: Raiders coach Jack Del Rio

I went out to Raiders mini-camp yesterday and the one take-away I had: Jack Del Rio wasn't messing around, not during the practice, not with his players and definitely not in the press conference afterwards. 
Spotlight
(Courtesy of Bijou)
New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

It's a homecoming for Rodrigo Cedeño , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.  
(Courtesy of Bijou)
New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

It's a homecoming for Rodrigo Cedeño , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.