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?

(Tell us why or why not?)

(Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
Thousands gather to mourn slain Hayward officer

A police motorcade Thursday morning will escort the body of slain Sgt. Scott Lunger and his family from Chapel of the Chimes funeral home in Hayward to Oracle Arena in Oakland, where thousands are expected to attend funeral services.

Live: Sgt. Scott Lunger's funeral 

(Karl Mondon, Bay Area News Group)
BART's Tube shutdown weekend arrives

BART shutting down Transbay Tube Saturday, Sunday for track work. Buses will carry rides from Oakland s 19th Street Station to Temporary Transbay Terminal in San Francisco. Agencies warn of extra traffic on Bay Bridge. 
(McMath family photo)
Tentative ruling: Judge rules against Jahi's family

Judge Robert Freedman tentatively ruled that 13-year-old Jahi McMath has been determined to be deceased multiple times by the legal system and he's inclined to not allow new arguments on the topic. If the ruling is finalized, it could cost the Oakland girl's family millions of dollars. 
Suspect in girl's killing appears in court

A.J. Gonzalez, the 15-year-old Santa Cruz boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old girl at his apartment complex, appeared in court for the first time Thursday but did not enter a plea.