Talk Back: PG&E tax break
Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
 
 
 
 
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Raiders, Oakland and NFL to discuss stadium

Meeting with top NFL executive comes two weeks before league owners discuss potential relocation to Los Angeles 
 
(D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)
EBMUD rejects fake-turf rebates

Water board notes environmental concerns in rejecting plan to give a break to homeowners who install plastic turf in place of lawns. 
Madyson Middleton
Shock over teen's arrest, girl's death

When 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton vanished Sunday evening, some residents of the Tannery Arts Center thought with dread about the addicts and transients living along a nearby stretch of the San Lorenzo River known as the "heroin highway." 
( Doug Duran )
A's trade Ben Zobrist to Kansas City

Oakland A's make their third trade in a week, sending Zobrist to Kansas City for two pitchers including left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' third-rated prospect. 
BAY AREA NEWS
Danville planners delay vote on controversial cellular tower

07/28/2015 11:06 PM PDT
A proposed 56-foot Verizon cellphone tower has infuriated Danville neighbors who claim the tower could damage their health and send property values tumbling. They also argue it has little value to Danville and suggested it would primarily benefit San Ramon. 
(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
Brooks on Beer: Healdsburg's Bear Republic is a hoppy haven

Bear Republic's brewpub is high on any list of beer-ophile pleasures. Here's the scoop on the brewery, its people -- and its new IPA ice cream.