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    Talk Back: Cigarette tax
    Do you support a $2 a pack increase in the state's cigarette tax?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Beck Diefenbach )
    Steinle slaying suspect to stand trial for murder

    A judge has ruled the Mexican national who allegedly shot and killed a woman at a San Francisco pier, setting off an intense debate on illegal immigration, should stand trial for murder. 
    (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)
    Right-to-die bill heads to Assembly floor

    Earlier this summer, it appeared the idea was dead for the year after a right-to-die bill stalled in the Assembly Health Committee over growing personal and religious concerns from a group of mostly Southern California Democrats. But three weeks ago, lawmakers revived the measure. 
    (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
    Make Room looks to fix the rental crisis

    Incomes are stagnating and rents are rising. In steps Angela Boyd, managing director of the Make Room campaign, which aims to address the nationwide rental crisis.  
    (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
    Giants fall 2-1 to Rockies

    The Giants dropped their seventh consecutive game, as their offense went flat again at carbonated Coors Field in a 2-1 loss Friday to the Colorado Rockies.
    (Jeff Chiu/Associated Press)
    Toyota announces $50M tie-up with Stanford, MIT

    The auto giant is the latest hoping to vault ahead of the highly competitive race to build self-driving vehicles, but the company and its academic partners Friday repeatedly referred to their mission as 'human-centric' and distinguished their goals from the fully autonomous cars that Google is testing in nearby Mountain View.