( Patrick Tehan )
The top 10 Bay Area news stories of 2014
If a single theme characterized Bay Area news during 2014, it might be contradiction.As the local economy caught fire, we saw stark evidence that its benefits eluded many.
Drugging our kids: The documentary video
Part 5 of the investigative series "Drugging Our Kids": A video that gives voice to many of the young people who say they were silenced by powerful drugs while in California's foster care system.
( Justin Edmonds )
Raiders' Sparano has support of veteran players
Interim Oakland Raiders coach would like to keep the job in 2015, and he has the full support of veterans Justin Tuck, Antonio Smith and Charles Woodson.
(D. ROSS CAMERON)
New Year's Eve cold snap to greet 2015
Outdoor revelers celebrating New Year's Eve on Wednesday night might want to make sure they have gloves, hats and scarves available. Cold times will greet the arrival of 2015.
(Ray Chaves/Contra Costa Times)
A mountain home for Tilly the turtle
This week, readers are sharing more stories of animal rescue.
Has One Direction lost its luster?
'NCIS' repeat and holiday cartoons top British boy band's behind-the-scenes special Tuesday night.