Talk Back: Taxes
Do you think the U.S. system of taxing is fair?
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Contra Costa Times editorial: Tech industry must get on the right side of privacy war

Another privacy bomb was dropped on Silicon Valley last week with Bloomberg's revelation about the Heartbleed software bug, dealing yet another blow to the U. 
LETTERS FROM OUR READERS
Tri-Valley letters: Hurt vet awarded settlement was rioting, not "protesting"

Hurt vet was rioting, not 'protesting'This is in regards to your article titled "War vet injured at protest wins $4.5M settlement." I am pretty close to canceling my subscription to your and any other Bay Area newspaper. 
YOUR TURN
Guest commentary: Oakland schools must not allow local "Field of Dreams" to be destroyed

"Why can't we play baseball on a field like this?" was the question Oakland Tech High baseball players asked when playing preseason games in the suburbs. 
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Associated Press
Richard Sherman's game-saving tipped pass in front of Crabtree that sealed the Seahawks' 23-17 victory with 22 seconds left was payback for something that happened with he and Crabtree in the summer  
 
Grading the 49ers' loss to Seahawks
Here is how the San Francisco 49ers graded in their 23-17 NFC Championship game loss at Seattle.
 

JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO
Following Richard Sherman's great play in the end zone with 22 seconds left that clinched the Seahawks' 23-17 win over the 49ers in the NFC Championship, the Seattle cornerback went off on Michael Crabtree in a post-game TV interview.  
 
Taunts between Niners and Seahawks fans lead to shooting at Fresno party
Police say two men were injured in a shooting at house party in Fresno after a San Francisco 49ers fan was taunted by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.