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Steinle slaying suspect to stand trial for murder

A judge has ruled the Mexican national who allegedly shot and killed a woman at a San Francisco pier, setting off an intense debate on illegal immigration, should stand trial for murder. 
(Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)
Right-to-die bill heads to Assembly floor

Earlier this summer, it appeared the idea was dead for the year after a right-to-die bill stalled in the Assembly Health Committee over growing personal and religious concerns from a group of mostly Southern California Democrats. But three weeks ago, lawmakers revived the measure. 
(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
Fixing the rental crisis: Make Room's Angela Boyd is trying

Incomes are stagnating and rents are rising. In steps Angela Boyd, managing director of the Make Room campaign, which aims to address the nationwide rental crisis.