Talk Back: Raiders stadium
Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?

(Tell us why or why not?)
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California drought: Water shortages a near certainty

In a clear indicator that California is descending into a fourth year of drought, the federal government on Friday announced that the Central Valley Project -- California's largest water delivery system -- will provide no water again this year to Central Valley farmers and only 25 percent of the contracted amount to urban areas such as Santa Clara County, the East Bay and Sacramento.

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Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock was cultural icon who inspired millions

Actor’s role in “Star Trek” evolved from stoic alien to favorite human uncle. 
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Warriors use big first half to help hammer Raptors

Golden State Warriors outscore Toronto Raptors by 23 points in first half to help earn 113-89 win; Klay Thompson finishes with 25 points, Warriors center Festus Ezeli and the Raptors' Tyler Hansbrough both were ejected 
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Bay Bridge light sculpture to turn off for 11 months

Illuminate the Arts will give out free tea lights and refreshments at the Embarcadero on March 5 and 6 as a thank you to the community when the Bay Lights sculpture is shut off to begin 11 months of maintenance. 
Benicia group brings out the electronic tinkerer in all of us

02/27/2015 11:31 PM PST
Benicia Makerspace is just one of several Makerspace groups that are trying to bring back the era and spirit of building, tinkering and hacking items into something new and interesting. They will be hosting the first Benicia Mini Maker Faire on March 28. 
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Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet

A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.