Oakland Tribune editorial: California Supreme Court must order release of police officers names
The California Supreme Court appears poised to make the correct decision, favoring the public's right to know the names of police officers involved in shootings over the officers' desire for privacy.
When parents shuffle their children off to school in the morning, the bedrock assumption is that their kids will be safe. But in Contra Costa County last week, that notion was again challenged; once again, the culprit seems to be incompetent administration.
Guest Commentary: Oakland Zoo's PR campaign is faltering, still can save Knowland Park
A recent news report about the successful move to preserve 362 acres of natural parkland in the East Bay hills could almost have been about Knowland Park.
Richard Cohen: History's repeating acts
Pardon the cliche -- I think we have come upon a teachable moment. I am referring to the crisis in Ukraine and not just what it teaches us about the future but also what it teaches us about the past.
Are we seeing the dawn of a new Cold War?
Los Angeles Times Opinion writer Doyle McManus gives video journalist Ann Simmons his take on the crisis in Ukraine and whether the U.S. and Russia are on the verge of a second Cold War.
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French bombshell Brigitte Bardot made Saint-Tropez a resort for the famous
Facing the Mediterranean Sea, Saint-Tropez in the south of France was once a rustic fishing village. It was actress Brigitte Bardot's visit that transformed the village into "a resort town for the rich and famous," where millionaires and celebrities spend their vacations. Full Story
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Johnny Carson made a sex tape
A tape of the “Tonight Show” host having sex with his wife during the 1970s is on the market.