Talk Back: Ebola outbreak
Was President Obama right to send U.S. troops and resources to Africa to battle the Ebola outbreak?

(Tell us why or why not?)
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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. 
Sept. 30 letters to the editor

Beane's trades were responsible for slideI want to express my disappointment and frustration with the trades that Billy Beane made during this baseball season. 
Guest commentary: Alameda County made huge strides in health coverage this year

On Oct. 1 last year Covered California opened enrollment for millions of Californian to sign up for health coverage. At the time, 22 percent of California's adults were uninsured, living with the risk of heavy financial burdens and medical debt if they needed care. 
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Amanda Bynes arrested on suspicion of DUI

Say it ain’t so: The actress who seemed on the mend after rehab is busted in San Fernando Valley after stopping car in middle of an intersection.