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    Talk Back: Gun laws
    Do you think stricter gun laws would help prevent mass shootings?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
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    Should older drivers undergo road tests to keep licenses?

    As drivers reach 70 years of age, their rate of accidents and fatal crashes per mile driven begin to rise to levels nearing the youngest drivers. Drivers 85 years and older have the highest rates of fatal accidents per miles driven of any other age group, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. California's only age-specific law requires in-person renewals for older drivers.

    Only one state law requirement for elderly drivers

    Pedal error dangerous phenomenon among elderly drivers

    Lawrence Livermore Lab executive killed after SUV crashes into gym 

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    Coachella Valley grapples with shrinking water

    The Coachella Valley’s trajectory — a growth-based economy dependent upon shrinking resources — represents California’s fate writ large: a place with a never-say-never frontier spirit, as it rushes into a hotter, drier and more crowded future.
    Too much blood spilled on Mount Diablo

    If California parks officials don't move quickly, there will be more. From 2010-14, there were at least 20 collisions in which cars on the wrong side of the road hit cyclists. Two badly injured riders in similar recent accidents describe what happened.  
    (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
    Raiders lose to Bears on last-second field goal

    Oakland Raiders win streak ends at two games after Chicago Bears rally 
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    Richmond: Post office mural missing for decades rediscovered

    A mural of pre-World War II Richmond, commissioned by the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression and considered missing for nearly four decades, will once again be put on display in the city. 
    (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
    Live updates: 49ers vs. Packers, Sunday at 1:25 p.m.

    Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Packers game as San Francisco looks to get back on track at home. 
    High hopes for Oculus VR consumer rollout

    Company founder Palmer Lucky talks about what's next in the world of virtual reality, including the release of the Oculus VR goggles next year. 
    Burning Man -- for kids?

    Photographer Peter Armenia set to publish children's book titled, 'Burning Man: The World's Biggest Playground.'