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    Talk Back: PG&E tax break
    Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?

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    Walnut Creek: To these folks, baseball is 'More Than a Game'

    Collegiate team's nonprofit arm works to help shape lives throughout the world on the diamond 
    An 81-year-old Hercules man was killed and a 19-year-old Pleasant Hill man injured when their trucks collided Thursday afternoon at a Lafayette intersection.  
    Firefighters on Wednesday morning controlled a 10-acre grass fire near state Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  
    Nathan Phillips
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invites everyone to kick off East Bay's "Light The Night" on 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Lawrence Hall of Science, 1 Centennial Drive in Berkeley.  
    Janice De Jesus
    Linocut prints to make up 'Imaginarium' exhibit at Walnut Creek City Hall  
    NorsledBuck is mature and wise at 2 years old. He is a very handsome guy with his bi-eyes and markings. This smart fella has it all -- great looks, fantastic athleticism and a loyal companion.  
    Crews were fighting a grass fire Thursday afternoon in the area in Moraga, east of Campolindo High School, authorities said, one of several East Bay grass fires that has started during a heat wave this week.  
    Art exhibit 'John Brown-Digital Alternatives:' Through Sept. 10, Valley Art Gallery, 1661 Botelho Drive, Suite 110, Walnut Creek. Reception: Meet the author 3-5 p.  
    'Sanctuary' policies don't protect citizensThe justification for the "Sanctuary City" policy is stated in the article as "ICEcompliance has a chilling effect on the reporting of crime in immigrantcommunities .  
    'Precision Beauty' nowat Moraga Art GalleryMoraga Art Gallery hosts a show of "cabochon" jewelry by Kuniko Kay Nitta and contemporary Chinese calligraphy by Bing-Jib Huang.  
    'Descendants' director brings young Disney baddies to life

    Redwood City native Kenny Ortega's latest project is a contemporary fairy tale about the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar. 
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.