Talk Back: Freddie Gray
Do you think Baltimore authorities are right to treat Freddie Gray's death as a homicide?
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("JANE TYSKA")
Driver expected to face manslaughter charge

A 35-year-old Livermore man is expected to be charged with vehicular manslaughter after allegedly driving drunk into an apartment complex and killing a mother and her 14-month-old daughter, police said Sunday. 
(Dan Honda)
Bill inspired by Orinda student moves forward

Senate Bill 200 -- inspired by this newspaper's reports on an Orinda elementary school student improperly deemed to be living outside her district's boundaries -- would update state school residency laws to ensure live-in workers, such as nannies, caregivers, maids and gardeners whose children live with them could attend school in that district. 
2 small earthquakes strike Concord

A total of six earthquakes with a magnitude of at least 1.5 shook the Bay Area over the course of a few hours, the largest being a 3.6-magnitude quake at 3:13 p.m. about 1 kilometer south of Concord, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Warriors' Curry to be named NBA MVP

Golden State star will be announced Monday as NBA MVP 
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(Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.  
BUSINESS
( Jeff Chiu )
Uber and Lyft face legal test to sharing economy

Uber and Lyft drivers have raised a major legal challenge to a key component of the sharing economy, arguing that they should be labeled employees entitled to greater protections than independent contractors. 
(Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.