Talk Back: Gay marriage bans
Do you think the Supreme Court will find gay marriage bans in several states unconstitutional?

(Tell us why or why not?)
( Laura A. Oda )
Alameda: Green company Wrightspeed moving in from San Jose

The move from San Jose means Wrightspeed will join Natal Energy, Google's Makani Power, Imprint Energy and Sila Nanotechnologies at Alameda Point.  
Fremont's China Chili, a popular Tri-City destination for 25 years, will shut down after the end of service Sunday.  
The competition is open to all high school and middle school students who live or attend school in Alameda. Prize packages will be awarded to the judges' top three choices.  
The environmental toll from the mystery goo in San Francisco Bay climbed to 100 dead seabirds and 300 saved ones Tuesday as wildlife officials tried to zero in on identifying the toxic substance and who may have spilled it.  
Anyone planning to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend with a trip to the beach should heed a high-surf advisory issued for the Bay Area coastline where large swells and rip tides are expected, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday.  
The council took no action Tuesday, though members did voice concern about environmental cleanup and the impact of traffic generated by the project, which also includes plans for up to 800 homes and 200,000 square feet of commercial space.  
Father Daughter Dance Party. Girls Inc. of the Island City and the Alameda Recreation and Park Department hold their 14th annual Father Daughter Dance Party for girls currently in kindergarten through fifth grade.  
Alameda renters deserve fair treatment -- and our community needs better ways to keep more people in their homes. Today, landlords can raise rents as high as they want without limits, displacing tenants.  
After being nominated, teachers who meet county and state criteria are invited to participate in the next phase of the process, which requires them to submit an application packet, including a resume, an introductory letter, and letters of support to the district office.  
The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Kofman Auditorium to help raise funds for Ruby Bridges Elementary School's fifth-grade science camp.  
(Rikki Alley)
Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite

Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo. 
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.