Oakland Tribune editorial: Feinstein water bill better than the last, but ...
Sen Dianne Feinstein has persuaded California's junior senator, Barbara Boxer, to co-sign, but some of the provisions still look alarming.
Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial: Declining rate of state resident enrollment at UC alarming
With the University of California announcing that state residents comprise a record low portion of the students admitted for the fall, it's time for a serious discussion about whom the system is supposed to serve.
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
Click here to view the full list of editorials on candidates and measures in key races on the November 2014 ballot.
Guest commentary: Animal anitbiotics bill has a flaw that must be fixed
It's hard to imagine a world in which antibiotics don't work, a world in which minor injuries and common infections could once again become deadly. Yet, that's the exact world we are headed for, if we do nothing to address the threat of antibiotic resistance.
John M. Crisp: Cecil the Lion versus Walter the Dentist
The unseemly saga of Cecil the lion versus Walter Palmer, Minnesota dentist, reminds me of Ernest Hemingway's masterpiece on big-game trophy hunting, "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.
Watch: Why Iran will cheat on the nuclear arms deal
Ian Bremmer, president at Eurasia Group, explains on Bloomberg News what is wrong with the nuclear deal reached with Iran and why geopolitics surrounding the agreement sit in the favor of the United States.
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Drought means hidden dangers for pets
The dry hills and neglected yards are full of foxtails, nasty little weeds that can do serious and even fatal harm to our pets.
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Amy Schumer tells Jon Stewart about new bestie Jennifer Lawrence
'Trainwreck’ star kicks off 'The Daily Show’s’ host final week by also talking about theater shooting.