1. Contra Costa TImes editorial: Income gap isn't somebody else's problem
  2. Guest commentary: NAI 'Raiders' trying to create unlevel playing field
  3. Charles Krauthammer: Obama eschews tax reform he admits is preferred solution
  4. Drummond: Mills College welcomes female transgender applicants
  5. Barnidge: The reason for armored vehicles? To keep police safe while they do their jobs
  6. Contra Costa Times editorial: Sen. Lieu to the rescue of overdrugged foster kids
  7. Guest commentary: Critics are not being honest about fire district's pensions
  8. Guest Commentary: Newspapers are still here and still making money
  9. Guest Commentary: Volunteers that can make a significant difference in schools
  10. Guest commentary: Gateway to success? The value of college in question