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    Talk Back: Netanyahu's speech
    Should Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been invited to speak before Congress?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (RAY CHAVEZ/Staff)
    San Pablo hospital backers appeal to billionaires to keep it open

    The National Union of Healthcare Workers, in a letter to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and 69 other Bay Area billionaires, says that if they chip in a tenth of a percent of their combined net worth, they could keep Doctors Medical Center running for 20 years.

    Read the letter to Bay Area billionaires  

    (Erin Baldassari)
    CHP: Officer justified in drawing gun at protesters

    The California Highway Patrol has concluded a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he drew his gun and pointed it at protesters during a melee at a December anti-police brutality protest in Oakland.  
    (Courtesy Hercules Police Department)
    Man arrested with $700,000 worth of marijuana

    An officer conducting a routine security check at a golf course in Hercules found a van carrying nearly 250 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday, police said.  
    (Nhat V. Meyer/Staff)
    Coliseum board OKs Raiders lease extension

    The authority that operates O.Co Coliseum approved a lease extension for the Oakland Raiders that will keep the team in town for at least one more season while team officials and local leaders discuss options for a new football stadium at the Coliseum complex. 
    Celebrities
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
    Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash

    The “Star Wars” actor broke his arm and pelvis Thursday when he crash-landed his small plane on a golf course near the Santa Monica Airport. 
    SPORTS
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    The TK Show: Raiders owner Mark Davis explains how the Carson plan came together

    Tim Kawakami and Mark Davis have a good, lively talk - covering the Raiders' stadium efforts in Carson and Oakland, the approach to the free-agent period coming within days, and some other things. 
    Spotlight
    (John Green/Bay Area News Group)
    Dad bloggers rewrite rules of fatherhood

    Men blogging about newborn care, toddler tantrums and playground politics have become a force in changing the national conversation about what it means to be a man and a father in contemporary society.  
    BUSINESS
    (Mark Lennihan/AP photo)
    Apple will be added to Dow Jones industrial average

    Apple's importance to Wall Street in the past few years is nearly impossible to overstate, and the tech giant will now receive its validation by joining the Dow Jones industrial average. 
    (John Green/Bay Area News Group)
    Dad bloggers rewrite rules of fatherhood

    Men blogging about newborn care, toddler tantrums and playground politics have become a force in changing the national conversation about what it means to be a man and a father in contemporary society.  
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
    Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash

    The “Star Wars” actor broke his arm and pelvis Thursday when he crash-landed his small plane on a golf course near the Santa Monica Airport.