Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial: Woerner, Spedowfski for Livermore City Council
The council members have started to responsibly pay down the unfunded liability for retiree health benefits they have promised workers. Woerner and Spedowfski are best choices to continue that.
The need for reliable independent reviews of city finances and procedures is more critical than ever before. Brenda Roberts is best suited professionally and temperamentally for the job.
Family members of homicide victims come together to remember their loved ones and help each other heal.
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
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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.
Leonard Pitts Jr.: 'A tale of two countries' -- Jefferson County's assault on U.S. history
This is a tale of two countries. The first country was built on a radical new promise of human equality and a guarantee of the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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The Oakland Tribune editorial board interviews seven candidates for Oakland Mayor.
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Whale of a time in Monterey Bay
Humpbacks and dolphins abound on a whale-watching trek in Monterey Bay.
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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.