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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. 
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
May 23 letters to the editor

Grow crops that are right for our climateThe state should not continue to waste our tax dollars on planning the terribly costly, environmentally damaging and disruptive huge twin tunnels to funnel water from the Sacramento River directly to Valley agribusiness and Southern California. 
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Guest commentary: The tragic situation of the Rohingya muslim community in Myanmar

The rules of international humanitarian law and the new emphasis by the international community on the issues of human rights highlight the responsibility to protect individuals and communities whether they are large or small or from developed or developing countries. 
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Should we care that Hillary Clinton has had zero encounters with reporters?

CBS Panel members say Hillary Clinton hasn't been honest and transparent about issues from her family foundation's donors to her use of personal email while serving as secretary of state since announcing her presidential bid. 
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Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.