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?)
( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
Earth Day: East Bay groups help the world

It's becoming increasingly second-nature to do a good turn for nature, organizers say, and that often takes the form of neighborhood cleanup projects 
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
State's tiered water rates ruled unconstitutional

The stakes are high because at least two-thirds of California water providers, including many in the Bay Area, use some form of the tiered rate system. 
(Doug Oakley/Bay Area News Group)
Rising rents and the exodus of artists

If the story of rising rents and the exodus of artists from Bay Area communities could be told in verse, Emeryville's poet laureate has one for you. 
SPORTS
( Aric Crabb )
Warriors repel Pelicans' challenge, take 2-0 series lead

Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 26 points, and Golden State pulled away down the stretch to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 for a 2-0 lead in their NBA playoff series. 
Spotlight
Join our discussion as we show you how to grow vegetables in a drought Thursday at noon

Click here to view on a mobile device. Bay Area News Group garden writer Joan Morris and Master Gardener Janet Miller, who operates Our Garden, will show you how to grow vegetables even during our record-breaking drought. 
Join our discussion as we show you how to grow vegetables in a drought Thursday at noon

Click here to view on a mobile device. Bay Area News Group garden writer Joan Morris and Master Gardener Janet Miller, who operates Our Garden, will show you how to grow vegetables even during our record-breaking drought. 
(Associated Press/Jordan Strauss)
Bobbi Kristina Brown's family agrees she's out of coma

Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy, says granddaughter suffered irreversible brain damage.