Contra Costa Times editorial: Contra Costa Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell deserves another term

04/17/2014 12:29 PM PDT
He has, by our observation and from accounts of those who depend on him for information, done an excellent job leading the office since he was elected in 2010. 
Contra Costa Times editorial: Karen Sakata obvious choice for Contra Costa schools superintendent
04/17/2014 12:32 PM PDT - After 14 years as a school principal, Sakata has worked in the county Office of Education for the past six. She understands the complex policy issues facing a superintendent -- and the importance of keeping the job independent.  

Oakland Tribune editorial: Jeff Bowser best-prepared for county school superintendent
04/17/2014 02:49 PM PDT - The superintendent has a key responsibility to oversee finances of the 18 school districts in the county, to sound alarms when one is heading for a financial cliff or unrealistically addressing its accounting. For that reason, the superintendent must be lead by fiscal example. 

This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
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Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be grandparents.