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    Talk Back: Executive action
    Do you support President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Wild cow milking will continue at rodeo

    Activists had sought to end wild cow milking and two other events at the Rowell Ranch Rodeo. Hayward park district officials denied their request. 
    (Bay Area News Group)
    Roadshow: Bicycle lights can be blinding

    'Are these lights legal? As a pedestrian, I find them annoying and ridiculous.' 
    (Kristopher Skinner)
    Ferguson protests: Oakland mops up after chaotic night

    City officials praised police Tuesday after as many as 2,000 protesters took to the streets Monday night, with some vandalizing several stores, setting fires and attacking police after a grand jury chose not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. 
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Report: Giants to meet with Jon Lester

    Jon Lester, the former Oakland A's and Boston Red Sox left-hander, is a free agent, and the Giants' rotation has some questions after Matt Cain's elbow surgery and subpar years by Tim Lincecum and Ryan Vogelsong. 
    Celebrities
    (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/Getty Images)
    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent. 
    SPORTS
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Report: Giants plan to meet with Jon Lester next week

    Jon Lester, the former Oakland A's and Boston Red Sox left-hander, is a free agent, and the Giants' rotation has some questions after Matt Cain's elbow surgery and subpar years by Tim Lincecum and Ryan Vogelsong. 

    BUSINESS


    ( LiPo Ching )
    High-tech farming poised to change the way the world eats

    The world's oldest industry -- farming -- has become the focus of big-name Silicon Valley investors and hotshot entrepreneurs, with dozens of companies creating technology to make farmland more productive and farming practices more efficient, such as drones to survey crops or software that calculates grass production for cattle grazing. 
    (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/Getty Images)
    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.