Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial: Massive PG&E tree-cutting plan should be independently reviewed
The potential destruction without clear justification and oversight should be challenged by city leaders, environmentalists and the state Public Utilities Commission. PG&E could not provide comprehensive data on the number of trees cut down so far or slated for removal. But its selective numbers for 14 Bay Area cities shows it's considering removing more than 6,000 trees there.
Dana Milbank: Washington forgets the art of friendship
Bob Dole, now 92 and in a wheelchair, made a rare return visit to Congress on Monday to celebrate this week's 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act -- the sort of big bipartisan triumph of yore that now seems unimaginable.
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Review: Lafayette's Rancho Cantina a tasty throwback to the days of the Californios
The new Californio-Mexican-inspired fare at Lafayette's new Rancho Cantina offers flavorful punch -- and tasty margaritas.
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'Empire' star Terrence Howard accused of brutally assaulting ex-wife
One day before statue of limitations runs out, Michelle Howard files suit against the actor for an alleged assault in 2013.