Drummond: Who will break from the pack in Oakland mayor's race?
Oakland has a record 15 candidates running for mayor. With less than seven weeks before Election Day, there's no clear front-runner in race
The California Public Utilities Commission is a regulatory circus, a parody of government run amok. Its clueless maneuvers Monday to deal with commissioners' misconduct were an insult to the public its supposed to serve.
The person elected treasurer of California effectively acts as the state's banker and has substantial influence over management of its enormous financial assets and, in many ways, can be considered its asset manager.
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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.
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Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Oakland voters, come to the Tuesday candidates forum
Come to the Tuesday candidates forumAn opportunity to meet the District 4 school board candidates as well as the District 4 City Council candidates will be sponsored by the Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Association and the Montclair Village Merchants Association from 6:30 to 8:30 p.
Guest commentary: Must move ahead on Common Core
A multitude of voices can now be heard about the Common Core standards that have been adopted in 44 states. While there is legitimate concern about the latest reform in American education, the standards allow our nation to provide, for the first time, a set of goals that all students from primary
Esther Cepeda: The NFL's female fan base
What do pedicures and sparkly flip-flops have to do with Ray Rice's unceremonious ouster from football?Everything.Most observers credit the latest leaked video of Rice punching out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer for his new punishment.
Editorial board meeting with Treasurer candidate Greg Conlon
The Bay Area News Group Editorial Board interviews California Treasurer candidate Greg Conlon in Walnut Creek, Calif., via Google Hangout. Interviewers included BANG East Bay Editorial Director Dan Hatfield, Editorial Board member Dan Borenstein and, from San Jose, Calif.
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'The Good Wife' amps up the intrigue in season opener
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Rush Limbaugh says sometimes a woman's 'no' really means 'yes'
Radio host doesn’t like the “modern” definition of consent.