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    Talk Back: CHP photo scandal
    Do you believe an independent investigation is needed in the CHP nude photo scandal to determine how widespread the problem is?

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    Thompson: Giants dynasty raises bar for Bay Area teams

    While the San Francisco Giants keep winning titles, the Oakland A's, San Jose Sharks, San Francisco 49ers and Golden State Warriors have struggled in biggest games and the Oakland Raiders have become joke.
    CHP Investigation by the Bay Area News Group
    CHP nude pic scandal: Second woman tells of cellphone use by officer

    A second woman has come forward with suspicions that California Highway Patrol Officer Sean Harrington may have stolen a racy photo from her cellphone while she was in police custody on suspicion of drunken driving, according to an attorney representing her and another alleged victim. 
    ( Antioch Police Department )
    Antioch: Two arrested in marijuana-growing operation

    Police have confiscated an estimated 600 marijuana plants and arrested two men in a home they say was used entirely as a growing operation. 
    Steven Carlson found guilty of murdering 14-year-old classmate

    An Alameda County jury on Thursday found former Pleasanton resident Steven Carlson guilty of first-degree murder in the 1984 killing of 14-year-old Tina Faelz. 
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Grateful Dead truck up for auction in Alameda

    Owsley Stanley, the Grateful Dead's first sound man and an underground chemist who specialized in LSD, purchased the truck in 1966, the same year the Black Panthers were formed and Ronald Reagan was elected governor of California.