Oakland Tribune editorial: CalPERS puts Band-Aid on gaping pension fund wound
Gov. Jerry Brown calls it "irresponsible" as California Public Employees' Retirement System placates labor unions at the risk of taxpayers and the pension fund's security.
Drummond: Laura's Law offers hope to loved ones of severely mentally ill
Alameda County supervisors pass Laura's Law to help people with severe mental illness
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Tri-Valley letters: The status quo, not The Donald, is what's extreme
The status quo what's extreme, not The DonaldDonald Trump's talk about illegal immigrants from Mexico seems to be upsetting even the legal immigrants from Mexico.
Guest commentary: Nation can, and must, protect our security and allow refugees
In the wake of the tragic events in Paris on Nov. 13, Catholic Charities of the East Bay expresses our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the attacks.
Eugene Robinson: The GOP's political correctness dodge is wearing thin
The Republican presidential candidates and the far-right echo chamber have made "politically correct" an all-purpose dismissal for facts and opinions they don't want to hear.
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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TV Tonight: 'Dancing With the Stars: Will Bindi Irwin win?
Plus, 'Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward' covers what characters have done in the past five years.
Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally end feud on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
Jimmy Kimmel brings Harrison Ford and Chewbacca of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” together again, after supposed rift, as Adele’s “Hello” plays.