Contra Costa Times editorial: Public must seize opportunity to weigh in on Concord Naval Weapons Station plan
That process, however, has reached a critical juncture. The U.S. Navy has issued its long-awaited draft assessment of a plan advanced by the city of Concord that was developed following an extensive public process. It has even offered an alternative plan as well.
After more than a half century of frustration in San Francisco, the Giants suddenly find themselves in their third World Series in five years. The Giants recent pattern is beginning to look like a mirror image of the San Francisco 49ers a few decades earlier: years of frustration followed by sudden
Sacramento lawmakers talk a good game, but when it comes to accountability and openness, they are going backward, which further tarnishes the Legislature's already marred image.
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
Click here to view the full list of editorials on candidates and measures in key races on the November 2014 ballot.
Guest commentary: November election will dictate Emeryville's future
Emeryville voters face an important choice Nov. 4. Will they vote to increase their city's taxing authority and raise taxes so that the city can maintain and improve its services?
John M. Crisp: Community colleges and two unhealthy national trends
Consider these two current national trends: the exploding cost of going to college and the widening American wealth and income gap. Now consider the potential for the community college, higher education's homely step-sister, to nudge these trends in a happier direction.
Editorial board meeting with controller candidate Betty Yee
The Bay Area News Group Editorial Board interviews California Controller candidate Betty Yee in Walnut Creek, Calif., and via Google Hangout from San Jose, Calif.
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Set sail for historic Richmond shipyards
Set your heading (or GPS) for the Victory Ships of Richmond, where docents are rebuilding the Red Oak, Rosie the Riveter beckons history buffs and there's enough nautical lore to satisfy any World War II buff.
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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.