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Antioch mayor responds to recall notice

01/27/2015 06:13 AM PST
Mayor Wade Harper cites police hires and his support for a temporary half-cent sales tax that's beefing up Antioch's police force. 
State revives plan for Delta barriers to fight seawater intrusion
01/27/2015 06:12 AM PST - The state is seeking authority to install barriers in three of the next 10 years if the water outlook is bleak enough. 

Measles outbreak: Low vaccination rates at some Bay Area schools raise alarm
01/27/2015 06:51 AM PST - With alarm over the Disneyland measles outbreak growing across California, almost 5,000 kindergartners enrolled in Bay Area schools without proof they've been fully vaccinated, a major concern as the highly infectious disease continues to spread. 

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency
01/26/2015 02:44 PM PST - olid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday.  

Wikileaks lashes out at Google for handing over staffers' emails, data
01/26/2015 03:19 PM PST - WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued seeking emails and other personal information from three of its staff. 

Jesse Jackson speaks at Richmond church
01/26/2015 05:51 AM PST - Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered a wide-ranging message on the historical oppression of black people and the continued fight for equality and opportunity Sunday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. 

Fight over taxes looms between Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown
01/26/2015 05:50 AM PST - Gov. Jerry Brown orchestrated the successful push for temporary sales and income taxes on Californians three years ago to help ease the state out of recession and close a multibillion-dollar budget gap. The financial crisis has passed and the economy is rebounding, but the fight over taxes is about to resume. 

Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys off the Pacific Coast
01/26/2015 05:49 AM PST - The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water. 

Abortion opponents at S.F. rally express new hope
01/25/2015 07:02 AM PST - Activists share personal stories, sense of optimism 

Drummond: Move to end youth solitary confinement a good thing
01/25/2015 07:36 AM PST - A new state bill would restrict its use in juvenile halls to emergency situations. 

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Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her

Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.