Talk Back: Raiders stadium
Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?
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Walnut Creek: Sex predator on 'safe route to school'

The Contra Costa District Attorney's office is debating whether to challenge a judge who placed Charles Christman into a residential Walnut Creek neighborhood.

California court's new ruling on sex offenders near schools  

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Jahi McMath's family sues hospital, surgeon

Jahi McMath's family plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday seeking unspecified damages and alleging that UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland doctors and nurses mishandled the 13-year-old's care after surgery in a case that continues to challenge the medical establishment's thinking on brain death. 
(CINDI CHRISTIE)
2 men fatally shot in Livermore ID'd

Police identified the Sunday afternoon homicide svictims as Ryan Rossknecht, 22 of Livermore and Brandon Lowell, 29, of Manteca. 
(Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix announce shows

Kelly Clarkson tour visits Shoreline, Toyota amphitheaters in August.
 
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California drought likely a fixture, says Stanford study

Human-caused climate change is increasing the risk of severe drought in California -- boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a major report Stanford scientists released Monday morning.  
Celebrities
( Nick Briggs )
Maggie Smith is not leaving 'Downton Abbey'

Comments made by the actress were misinterpreted, leading to reports that the Dowager Countess of Grantham would meet her maker in Season 6. 
( Nick Briggs )
Maggie Smith is not leaving 'Downton Abbey'

Comments made by the actress were misinterpreted, leading to reports that the Dowager Countess of Grantham would meet her maker in Season 6.