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Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?

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Contra Costa Times editorial: Latest attempt to end BART strikes deserves high marks for creativity

Unfortunately, Assemblywoman Catharine Baker's bill could have its own unintended consequences. The sure way to stop transit strikes is to simply ban them, just as we prohibit police and firefighters from walking off the job. 
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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. 
March 4 Letters to the editor

Words taken out of context President Barack Obama's detractors drone on relentlessly over his quotation, " ... you didn't build that." They misrepresented the meaning and took that sound bite completely out of its original context. 
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Eugene Robinson: John Boehner's sorry spectacle

By any standard, the whole situation is beyond ridiculous. The government of the world's leading military and economic power cannot be funded on a week-to-week basis. There's no earthly excuse for this sorry spectacle -- and no one to blame but Boehner.  
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Suit levels claims against Beneful

A Northern California man has filed a class-action suit against the makers of Beneful that alleges the dry food is making dogs sick and killing some.