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Antioch: Dozens of special needs students in flux

Dozens of Antioch Unified School District special needs students have been forced to find alternative schooling this week following the state's suspension of two Tobinworld campuses and a delay in certifying a new collaborative program run by the nonprofit, officials said. 
( Kristopher Skinner )
Exclusive: Raiders rejected latest stadium financing plan

Oakland's hand-picked financial partner in trying to finance a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders has pitched issuing bonds paid by future stadium revenue to help close an estimated $400 million funding gap. But a letter from the Raiders shows that he has known since April that the team is adamant about keeping all stadium revenue for itself. 
( Dai Sugano )
Wizard World warps into San Jose

Wizard is just the latest in a parade of high-profile comic-cons to hold court in Silicon Valley, the holy land of geekdom. 
DWTS: How many do you actually know?

Season 21 contestants include a Backstreet Boy, a jockey, and an American hero. 
(Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
Benicia releases revised report on Valero's crude-by-rail project

If the crude-by-rail project is approved, Valero Benicia Refinery will be allowed to transport crude oil through Benicia via two 50-tanker car trains, rather than shipping the crude oil by boat. It will not replace the crude that is transported by pipeline. 
(Paul Sakuma/Associated Press file)
Intel introduces 'best ever' chips amid PC slump

Thinner laptops with longer battery life predicted with new Intel 'Skylake' processor unveiled Tuesday.