Talk Back: Executive action
Do you support President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration?

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Oakland Tribune editorial: Time for state lawmakers to crack down on prescription drug abuse

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called prescription drug abuse an epidemic. Tough action is needed to curb addicts from doctor-shopping for medications and stop physicians from recklessly prescribing. 
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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. 
Nov. 21 letters to the editor

It's time to get smart on use of antibioticsThis week is Get Smart about Antibiotics Week. Since they were developed in the 1940s, antibiotics have been one of the most important tools in modern medicine. 
Oakland Tribune editorial: Ukraine needs more financial support from the west

Elections, Ebola and ISIS have, for the most part, nudged the critical confrontation between Ukraine and Russia from this nation's headlines. That's predictable, given the dynamic nature of news cycles and Americans' meager appetite for international news, but it is regrettable. 
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