Contra Costa Supervisors Gioia, Mitchoff will face no opponents for re-election on June 3
Incumbent District Attorney Mark Peterson, Sheriff-Coroner David Livingston, Assessor Gus Kramer, Clerk-Recorder Joe Canciamilla and Treasurer Russell Watts also are unopposed, but Auditor-Controller Robert Campbell faces challenger Ayore Riaunda, while Karen Sakata and Linda Delehunt, are vying to replace retiring County Superintendent of Schools Joe Ovick.
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This country is threatening to ban Facebook and YouTube
Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.