Contra Costa Times editorial: Schools must tighten procedures to keep kids safe
When parents shuffle their children off to school in the morning, the bedrock assumption is that their kids will be safe. But in Contra Costa County last week, that notion was again challenged; once again, the culprit seems to be incompetent administration.
Guest commentary: State's medical negligence damage cap increases health care costs for everyone
MICRA, the 1975 California law that caps noneconomic damage awards at $250,000 for patients injured or killed by negligent medical care, is actually increasing, not decreasing as intended, health care costs in our state.
Charles Krauthhammer: The wages of weakness
Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he's got three more years of luck to come.He takes Crimea, and President Barack Obama says it's not in Russia's interest, not even strategically clever.
Are retail stores in big trouble?
The Dallas Morning News Mitchell Schnurman gives his commentary after RadioShack announces the closings of 1,100 stores.
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Florida family gets sick after eating LSD-laced steak from Wal-Mart
A Florida family became ill this week after eating steak laced with LSD, according to the medical examiner's tests. Full Story
Tonight's TV picks: 'Resurrection' debuts as 'True Detective' wraps rookie season
Plus, Orpah takes Lindsay Lohan to task in the actress' post-rehab reality show, 'Lindsay.'
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.