Talk Back: PG&E tax break
Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?

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Exclusive: Jahi McMath's mother speaks on legal battle over brain death

The mother of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl declared brain-dead after complications from surgery more than 18 months ago, says in an exclusive interview that she has faith that she will someday win an unprecedented legal battle and bring her daughter back to her home in Oakland. 
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County wants out of talks for new Raiders stadium

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who first called for the county to be bought out of its Coliseum holdings two years ago, said eliminating the county from the equation would simplify negotiations with the sports teams and developers. 
Slain Hayward police officer's funeral Thursday

Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger's funeral will be Thursday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. The motorcade will drive through Hayward beforehand. 
Santa Cruz child killing: Teen charged as adult

As authorities and a shaken artists' community try to piece together the death of 8-year-old Maddy Middleton, a stark duality has emerged for the mild-mannered and well-liked 15-year-old boy accused of savagely killing her. 
Kawakami: Giants might make monster deal

The Giants are trying to get into every trade conversation they can, working to make a deal -- maybe a monster deal -- that improves the Giants just enough to get back into October to go for their fourth World Series title in six years. 
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Review: 5 annoyances that Windows 10 fixes

Windows 8 was Microsoft's way of modernizing personal computers, as smartphones and tablets grew more popular. But it came across as trying to shove a square peg into a round hole. With Windows 10, everyone gets along. There are still separate desktop and tablet modes, but you largely stick with one or the other depending on whether you have a keyboard.