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49ers draft preview: florida state safety derwin james

although jaquiski tartt and adrian colbert could be the 49ers starting safties, derwin james may thrust himself into consideration if he's the no. 9 overall pick.

walters: california cities, school districts pushed to the brink of insolvency

cities that are now paying 50 cents into calpers for every dollar of police officers’ salaries are projecting that it could go to 75 or 80 cents within a few years.

problem solved: sears delay means i’m getting married without a ring

q: i’m trying to get my layaway money back from sears. last summer, i purchased several items. then the company informed me that the items were discontinued and out of stock, and promised to issue a refund. sears still owes me $586. the company claims it mailed me a check in january, but i never […]

ask amy: women uncomfortable with male friends’ sexism

plus: if you don't want her to see the love letters you're writing to her ex, don't put them where she can find them.

carolyn hax: his ‘love’ for me is ruining my life

try to find a way to meet each others' needs while staying true to yourselves.

giants’ dusty baker spins his greatest hits (plus, a plot twist!)

baker's words can have a lingering impact, like ripples drifting toward the shore. and he got a reminder of that again on this night.

tv this week: ‘westworld’ returns with a robot rebellion

also, 'the handmaid's tale' season 2, and meghan markle gets married on 'suits'

latest line: see our political winner and loser of the week

the 85-year-old former mayor of santa cruz became the oldest person to finish the boston marathon.

letter: arusd trustees trying to fire another schools chief

they are conducting a witch hunt against superintendent hilaria bauer, trying to deflect attention away from the true problem: the improper contracts the district has with the del terra group and its questionable work/practices.

i-80 over donner pass takes a pounding from big rigs with chains: roadshow

q: interstate 80 through donner pass and past truckee is decades overdue for re-paving. the right lanes in both directions literally have deep tire tread ruts from all the wear and tear. it makes it difficult and potentially dangerous to change lanes at highway speeds. also, the pavement is worn down to almost gravel in […]

raiders’ draft preview: getting maurice hurst would be an inside job

a medical issue has michigan defensive tackle maurice hurst's draft status in question. might the raiders be interested anyway?

warriors today: can golden state finish off the spurs?

with a victory in game 4 on sunday, the golden state warriors would complete the sweep of the san antonio spurs and set up the western conference semifinals against the new orleans pelicans.

bridge: april 22, 2018

daily bridge club for release 4/22/18headlines only

horoscopes: april 22, 2018

put more effort into personal observation and self-improvement aquarius.

tv tonight: ‘westworld’ launches season 2 and it’s payback time

also, 'american idol' voting begins, and 'into the badlands' returns

sean manaea tosses no-hitter against red sox in dominant fashion

a's pitcher sean manaea became the 12th a's hitter to throw a no-hitter and seventh in oakland history.

sean manaea tosses no-hitter against the red sox in dominant fashion

a's pitcher sean manaea became the 12th a's hitter to throw a no-hitter and seventh in oakland history.

quakes battle but lose to orlando city

 florian jungwirth scored two goals late for the earthquakes, but they couldn't prevent a 3-2 road loss to orlando city on saturday.

photos: manaea pitches a no-hitter against the red sox

oakland athletics pitcher sean manaea was electric saturday night as he pitched a no-hitter against the boston red sox. it was a battle of opposites as one of the team with the best records at 17-2 took on an a’s team with a 9-11 record. manaea managed to blank the red sox striking out 10 […]

sean manaea tosses no-hitter against the red sox in dominant fashion

oakland — sean manaea watched as marcus semien fired a ball from short to second baseman jed lowrie, turned around, and jumped into the arms of catcher jonathan lucroy. history was made at the coliseum. manaea no-hit the boston red sox saturday, requiring just 108 pitches to clinch a 3-0 victory against the best team […]