Talk Back: Obama's speech
Do you approve of President Obama's new strategy to combat ISIS?

(Tell us why or why not?)
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Grand jury transcripts recount 2012 Oikos massacre

The grand jury met in secret for two days last month before indicting One Goh on 10 counts for the slayings of seven people at an Oakland nursing school, plus special murder circumstances that make him eligible for the death penalty. 
Racial awareness studies with Oakland police win Stanford prof a 'genius grant'

Stanford prof's study of deep-seated bias wins her $625,000 MacArthur grant 
Raiders facing key losses heading to New England

Sio Moore, Rod Streater among those not practicing Wednesday as Patriots game looms. 
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Alameda County officials break ground on new East County courthouse

After a decade of planning, construction has begun on the $147.7 million East County Hall of Justice, a five-story courthouse with 13 courtrooms and a two-story county office building next to the Santa Rita Jail. When it opens in 2017, it will replace the Gale Schenone Hall of Justice in Pleasanton and the vacated Allen E. Broussard Justice Center in Oakland. 
Snapp Shots: NFL's Goodell got it wrong on domestic violence

09/17/2014 06:14 PM PDT
When Bobby Kennedy was murdered in 1968, a conservative Republican, Charles Goodell, was appointed to his Senate seat. But Goodell was a conservative with a conscience, and that conscience wouldn't let him support the Vietnam War, much to the displeasure of President Richard Nixon.