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Should the U.S. continue to accommodate unaccompanied Latin America children coming across the border?
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Contra Costa Times editorial: Tony La Russa's enshrinement in Hall of Fame is well-deserved

If ever there was a poster child for those in this world who believe in the virtue of sweating the details, it's former A's Manager Tony La Russa. Ask anyone who ever played for him or worked with him on anything, the man leaves little to chance. 
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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. 
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San Ramon Valley letters: Opinion page no place for some opinions

Opinion page no place for some opinionsI am tiring of rants that are regularly submitted as "letters." Most recent was a screed from Mark Marcotte (July 10), in which he presents his biases and personal misinformation as "a fact. 
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William Pesek: Malaysian Air can use crisis to root out problems

What a difference four months can make. In March, Malaysian leader Najib Razak was widely criticized for mishandling the search for a Malaysian Airlines jet that disappeared with 239 people on board. 
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This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
Bay Area s snobbiest small cities? (Cast your vote)

Palo Alto and Walnut Creek make the list compiled by real estate blog Movoto based on home prices, household income, cultural amenities, educational achievement and more. 
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Bill Murray shows up at ice cream party

'Lost in Translation’ actor was the guest of honor at an ice cream truck near area he was shooting a movie.