Contra Costa Times editorial: Streaming will change face of cable television
In 1948, "The Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premiered on NBC television, and folks gathered at neighbors' homes across the country to watch.Berle, who came to be known as Mr.
As measles cases mount, they show how a lack of pervasive vaccination allows once-defeated diseases to again threaten lives.
Those who champion irresponsible government spending -- and they are legion -- have applauded voters in Greece for electing a populist leader who has vowed to ignore finances and rehire laid-off government workers, raise the minimum wage, and hike government spending to pay for free electricity and
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
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Alameda letters: Bay Farm Island's planned Fairfield Inn would be too big
Bay Farm's planned Fairfield Inn too bigI am writing to bring attention to a proposed five-story Fairfield Inn project located at 2350 Harbor Bay Parkway, that the city's Planning Board is recommending for approval (PLN14-0305).
Alameda My Word: Don't expand AOA charter school at Haight Elementary's expense
My family has been lucky to be part of the Henry Haight Elementary School community since my twin daughters started kindergarten. One of my twins had a rough start in school.
Rekha Basu: Anti-death penalty jurors unfairly being left out of Boston bombing case
The issue, however, goes beyond particular religious denominations to affect anyone who has a moral, philosophical or religious problem with state-sanctioned killing. And it's not just the jurors dismissed for their beliefs who are victims of the judge's position. In a nation split over the morality of legal execution, defendants' constitutional rights to be tried and sentenced by a jury of their peers is surely being violated as well.
President's proposals that raises government spending
President Barack Obama shared some goals with Congress and the nation from his State of the Union address, Here are 15 that's going to take some significant government spending.
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After appearance with Ellen DeGeneres, singer posts video because he doesn’t want people to judge him.