Author of "The Confessions of Max Tivoli" coming to Rakestraw Books in Danville Tuesday.
Jason Giambi's return to the A's ends prematurely, Tasering of A's fan ignites national debate, and Walnut Creek's Neiman Marcus controversy heading toward ballot.
Help children see role models as givers rather than harmers.
Lynn gives her top three "beach reads" for the summer.
California might still close Mount Diablo State Park, no BART strike, bank robber turns in loot to priest, MC Hammer cousin arrested in Livermore rape, and Oakland pot activists want to legalize, tax recreational marijuana.