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    Talk Back: International trade
    Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
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    Martinez: Tesoro refinery contract's OK leads to lawsuit against state panel

    In a Friday filing, environmental groups say the approval was based on inadequate impact reports that didn't mention facility shipments of Bakken or tar sands crude oil.

    Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures  

    (Contra Costa Times)
    Cyclists pay tribute to 'Queen of the Mountain'

    Monica Mazzocco Zucker, who died suddenly last month, helped raise ALS awareness and thousands of dollars for research into the disease that killed her husband. 
    ( ALAN DIAZ )
    Green Day's road to the Hall of Fame

    At the beginning it was just two Pinole Valley High School pals — Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt — fronting a band called Sweet Children, playing a Vallejo barbecue joint in 1986. But anyone who knew music could see — these kids, primarily Armstrong, were writing some killer hooks.
     
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Kerr's five key decisions for Warriors' success

    Golden State Warriors rookie coach Steve Kerr made five key decisions that turned his team into an NBA championship contender. 
    SPORTS
    ( SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD )
    Live updates: Warriors vs. Pelicans, Saturday at noon

    Stay on top of the action when the Golden State Warriors host the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round match-up.  
    BUSINESS
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    Silicon Valley marks 50 years of Moore's Law

    Fifty years ago Sunday, Gordon Moore predicted a mind-boggling future of personal computers and mobile communications devices. His crystal ball was a graph that showed integrated circuits doubling in complexity for the coming decade. Known as Moore's Law, the doubling is still going strong, but there are challenges.