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    Talk Back: International trade
    Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Water saving mandate shrinks some cuts

    State regulators on Saturday announced a revised plan to reduce water use in drought-stricken California that offers easier conservation targets for major cities, including Los Angeles, while demanding greater cutbacks from others.  
    ( ALAN DIAZ )
    Green Day's road to the Hall of Fame

    At the beginning it was just two Pinole Valley High School pals — Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt — fronting a band called Sweet Children, playing a Vallejo barbecue joint in 1986. But anyone who knew music could see — these kids, primarily Armstrong, were writing some killer hooks.
     
    (Dan Honda)
    Warriors hold off Pelicans

    The Golden State Warriors run out to a 25-point third-quarter lead, then hang on to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series.
     
    SPORTS
    ( José Carlos Fajardo )
    Warriors hold off Pelicans as Curry scores 34

    The Golden State Warriors run out to a 25-point third-quarter lead, then hang on to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series.
     
    BUSINESS
    SV150: Current tech boom is no dot-com bubble

    Economists point to differences between the wild days of the dot-com boom and the full-throttled tech renaissance going on today in Silicon Valley, as evidenced by this newspaper's SV150 survey of the region's biggest companies by revenue.

    Quinn: For most of SV150's history, HP dominated

    Led by Apple, Silicon Valley becomes Wall Street's backbone

    Special report: The 2015 SV150 | Searchable database