Talk Back: International trade
Do you favor Congress giving President Barack Obama so-called fast-track authority for international trade deals?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
 
 
 
 
( ARIC CRABB )
California water saving mandate shrinks cuts for some cities

State regulators on Saturday announced a revised plan to reduce water use in drought-stricken California that offers easier conservation targets for major cities, including Los Angeles, while demanding greater cutbacks from others.  
 
(The photo was contributed by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department)
Livermore: Distraught woman rescued

First responders cling to a struggling woman as she dangles off an overpass 50 feet above railroad tracks before being hauled to safety. 
( ANDA CHU )
Warbling and bad puns in Piedmont

Piedmont High School celebrates milestone for birdcalling contest. 
(José Carlos Fajardo)
Thompson: Curry more than 3-point shooter

Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter, and so are his Golden State Warriors.
 
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( RAY CHAVEZ )
West Contra Costa hospital's legacy of service remembered as closure nears

04/18/2015 05:53 PM PDT
Tuesday's planned closing of Doctors Medical Center will mark the final blow after years of financial struggles, punctuated with last-minute, stopgap funding infusions, and a downsizing that saw the elimination of several units over the past two decades.