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?)
 
 
 
 
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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.  
 
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Adrian Peterson a Raider? Don't count on it

Once upon a time I scoffed at a Profootballtalk.com report that Randy Moss would be traded to the Raiders and ended up regretting it when it turned out the then fledgling Web site was right. 
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Warbling and bad puns in Piedmont

Piedmont High School celebrates milestone for birdcalling contest. 
(José Carlos Fajardo)
Warriors hold off Pelicans

The Golden State Warriors run out to a 25-point third-quarter lead, then hang on to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series.
 
BAY AREA NEWS
West Contra Costa hospital's legacy of service remembered as closure nears

04/18/2015 03:58 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.