Contra Costa Times editorial: Puerto Rico's default makes it an election issue
We are a couple of months into official hurricane season and, as expected, there is a big storm brewing in the Atlantic. But this one is not meteorological, it is financial.
Sen Dianne Feinstein has persuaded California's junior senator, Barbara Boxer, to co-sign, but some of the provisions still look alarming.
With all the auto and cycling traffic, according to a new data analysis, there's an accident on average about every 16 days on the two 11-mile routes from the base of the mountain to the summit.
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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: World simply must eliminate nuclear weapons entirely
Seventy years ago on Aug. 6, the United States became the first country to use nuclear weapons in war. More than 200,000 people lost their lives in the attacks.
Richard Cohen: Joe Biden stalked by irony of his age
Some years ago, I worked out with Joe Biden. He lifted weights while I pedaled a stationary bike and I can report that the vice president of the United States, if he has kept up his exercise regimen, should be in splendid shape.
Watch: Why Iran will cheat on the nuclear arms deal
Ian Bremmer, president at Eurasia Group, explains on Bloomberg News what is wrong with the nuclear deal reached with Iran and why geopolitics surrounding the agreement sit in the favor of the United States.
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Skip Muir Woods -- 6 other Bay Area redwood groves to treasure
If you'd rather not battle the crowds and traffic at Muir Woods, here are other pockets of green tranquillity.
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood
A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'