Talk Back: Gun laws
Do you think stricter gun laws would help prevent mass shootings?

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Elderly drivers: Should they undergo road tests?

As drivers reach 70 years of age, their rate of accidents and fatal crashes per mile driven begin to rise to levels nearing the youngest drivers. Drivers 85 years and older have the highest rates of fatal accidents per miles driven of any other age group, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. California's only age-specific law requires in-person renewals for older drivers. 
FPD search for man suspected of killing mother

Police announced Saturday that they are searching for a man suspected of killing his mother earlier in the week but released few details about the slaying. 
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Analysis: By this game, clear A's wouldn't contend

Oakland A's were 15-30 a little more than a quarter of the way through the season, and many of the team's shortcomings were apparent by then. 
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Coachella Valley grapples with shrinking water

The Coachella Valley’s trajectory — a growth-based economy dependent upon shrinking resources — represents California’s fate writ large: a place with a never-say-never frontier spirit, as it rushes into a hotter, drier and more crowded future.