Soda tax war returns to Bay Area

Two years after Richmond's effort to tax sugary drinks went down to resounding defeat, Berkeley and San Francisco look to make history on Nov. 4  
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Raiders' injury update: Usama Young, LaMarr Woodley

Oakland Raiders Usama Young and LaMarr Woodley were both injured in loss to Arizona Cardinals; Young, was having an MRI and ESPN reported he was out for the season with an ACL/MCL tear 
(Chris Pizzello)
Bob Dylan in concert: Infuriating, genius or both?

Black Keys' Patrick Carney, X's John Doe and others chime in with their thoughts, memories of Dylan's live shows. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contra Costa Homicides
Oct. 13: Unidentified man, Concord

Police detectives are investigating a death in North Concord that appears to be a homicide, authorities said Tuesday.  
 
( JANE TYSKA )
Review: Michael Mina goes Japanese with SF's Pabu

Open since July, Pabu, a modern izakaya in San Francisco's Financial District, is Michael Mina's first Bay Area restaurant in five years. Under the direction of longtime friend and chef Ken Tominaga, Pabu delivers high quality, inventive Japanese cuisine 
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s has some plastic surgery.