Talk Back: Airline tragedy
Will the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet change Russia's policies toward Ukraine?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
 
(Gary Reyes)
BioHealth and Bryman colleges close their doors

BioHealth and Bryman colleges close after filing for bankruptcy. Bryman has campuses in San Jose, Hayward, San Francisco and Los Angeles. 
A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he "saved Gotham" as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.  
 
Nelia Palencia, 71, of Oakland, died in a two-car crash Sunday morning on Interstate 880 in San Leandro. Four other people were injured.  
 
SPORTS
Judge rules against Donald Sterling, OKs Clippers' record-setting $2 billion sale

A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer 
BUSINESS
Contracts to buy U.S. homes slip in June

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 last month. The index remains 7.3 percent below its level a year ago. 
ENTERTAINMENT
( John Zich )
Review: 'Monsieur Chopin' fascinating look at famed composer at Berkeley Rep

Hershey Felder returns to Berkeley to explore that life and music of Frederic Chopin in a mostly engrossing show that plays through Aug. 10. 
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. 
(Elke)
Wine: Five great summer rosés

It's August. Where's your bottle of pink? From a bone-dry Anderson Valley vin gris of pinot noir to a rare mondeuse rosé from the Santa Maria Valley, we tasted dozens to find these five faves. 
(Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
Batkid documentary in the works

A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.