Oakland Tribune editorial: Still a great deal remains to do in HIV/AIDS fight
The breathless media coverage of actor Charlie Sheen's revelation that he has contracted HIV should serve as a stark reminder, as if we needed one, that the virus that causes AIDS is very real and still very much a threat.
Cartoons: Donald Trump is Mr. Outrageous
These cartoonists in this compiled slideshow have a field day with the latest antics from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He claims to have seen thousands of Muslims celebrate after the collapse of the World Trade Center amid attacks in 2001.
( Jon Kawamoto )
My Word: Alameda gateway container project offers much to oppose
I believe a majority of Alamedans strongly disapprove of containers being installed at the gateway to Alameda. I've heard many comments that they are "ugly" and "cheap looking." I've heard that these might be all right in the Harbor Bay Business Park, where they might look cute or trendy.
Thomas Sowell: People must think about what the politicians are really saying
It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is going to take a long time, how is that different from saying that he is going to do very little, very slowly?
Watch: Dianne Feinstein: 'Bomb-building recipes should be taken offline'
Democratic California Sen.Dianne Feinstein says she's called on tech companies to remove bomb-making guides from the internet and warns against the widespread availability of such information online.
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Gift guide: Five best ideas for busy moms
From a spa day in a box to grownup coloring books, here are five fab finds for the stressed-out mom in your life.
(Heidi Gutman/NBC via AP)
Adele announces first tour dates in four years
Adele’s “25” is selling well and single “Hello” is a monster hit on both sides of the Atlantic.