Talk Back: Fighting ISIS
Do you believe in the U.S. strategy in its fight against ISIS?

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Contra Costa Times editorial: Just four more wins for the Warriors to climb out of futility

It has been 40 years. Yes, four full decades. Four-fifths of a half century, since the Golden State Warriors have been in the NBA Finals. That is a marvelous achievement, but, of course, the job is not done. 
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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. 
May 28 letters to the editor

When it rains, we must save the waterCalifornia is in severe drought, so any water from gutter downspouts that is kept from running into ditches and streets and instead is redirected back toward gardens will help plants and trees. 
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Thomas Sowell: Gifts that can help a graduate progress beyond groupthink

This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving academia to face the challenges and opportunities of adulthood in the real world. 
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Should we care that Hillary Clinton has had zero encounters with reporters?

CBS Panel members say Hillary Clinton hasn't been honest and transparent about issues from her family foundation's donors to her use of personal email while serving as secretary of state since announcing her presidential bid. 
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Review: Mountain View's Shell Shock Restaurant offers oodles of oysters

Joining the Castro Street restaurant lineup in Mountain View late last fall, Shell Shock offers an extensive, ever-changing menu of oysters and oyster dishes, as well as a vast menu of shell fish and other seafood options, as well as many non-seafood choices. 
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Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks.