Oakland Tribune editorial: Gov. Brown showed courage signing vaccination bill
When personal beliefs clash with science, lawmakers need to protect the greater good. The Legislature and governor acted honorably and responsibly by eliminating the personal belief exemption as a reason not to vaccinate children.
Teen who set agender youth's skirt on fire on AC transit bus in Oakland likely won't go to adult prison
Gov, Jerry Brown and the Legislature can only continue health care reform successes by ensuring long-term revenue stability
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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.
Guest commentary: Ridiculous council access rules should be overhauled
An Alameda County judge has issued a temporary restraining order for Oakland to open the galleries in City Hall, closed after a group occupied the council chambers, causing adjournment, a few weeks ago.
Marcos Breton: Will Latinos' reaction to Donald Trump carry to the polls?
The news of Donald Trump getting dumped by Macy's, NBC Universal, Univision and Televisa is a story that seems to indicate the growing power of Latinos in America.
Watch: A closer look at President Obama's overtime plan
Heather Boushey, chief economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, recaps President Barack Obama's speech on overtime expansion on Bloomberg News.
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Why Anna Deavere Smith matters
From 'Nurse Jackie' to her groundbreaking stage performances; the actress and writer is all about finding solutions to our most pressing problems.
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Subway pitchman Jared has home raided in porn investigation
Jared Fogle’s Indiana home gets visit from FBI, who won’t offer details. Raid comes two months after director of Fogle’s foundation arrested on child pornography charges.