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    Talk Back: Freddie Gray
    Do you think Baltimore authorities are right to treat Freddie Gray's death as a homicide?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Kristopher Skinner, Bay Area News Group)
    Booming budget surplus to benefit schools

    Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced Tuesday that the state budget surplus could be as much as $8 billion higher than estimated just four months ago.
     
    (AP)
    Concord rattled by another flurry of small earthquakes

    A magnitude-3.6 earthquake shook Concord Wednesday morning, the latest of many earthquakes to be centered near the city since Sunday. 
    ( DAN HONDA )
    Kawakami: Memphis gives Warriors a hard lesson

    Golden State handed first loss of postseason in bruising fashion 
    Remembering the epitome of Raiders toughness

    John Madden, Tom Flores, George Atkinson remember 1970s Oakland Raiders' fullback Marv Hubbard 
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    Google's loss is LinkedIn's gain in Mountain View

    Google has lost a key battle in the race to build new offices in its hometown city of Mountain View. After a 6 1/2-hour meeting to decide which of several developers can build a limited amount of new office space allowed in the North Bayshore neighborhood, Google watched the Mountain View City Council shred its ambitious proposal from four sites to just one.