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?

(Tell us why or why not?)
Art + Soul festival injects life into downtown

The two-day festival features the musical heritage and future of Oakland with blues, gospel, R&B and more. 
How to make sense of the senseless?

The harrowing tragedy that recently befell 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton is extremely unlikely -- statistically. But probability is no comfort to parents carrying memories of Newtown and Columbine. Maddy's killing has thrown parents and children into a maelstrom of fear, confronting a crime both unforeseen and unfathomable. 
Drought: Country club plans sewer plant

Diablo Country Club tees up plans pioneering recycling project to secure its water future  
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Legal battle continues in Jahi McMath case

The family of brain-dead teen Jahi McMath wants her death certificate rescinded because they say she is still alive 
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How will Jon Stewart say goodbye?

Plus, 'Bachelor in Paradise' gets the party started in Mexico and 'Top Model,' 'Project Runway' kick off new seasons 
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.