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State, National and World News

Around the State

Cohen: Islamic State is the new face of evil

As Hannah Arendt foresaw, we are once again up against the question of evil.

Nation

Judges blast states over gay marriage bans

Backers of the ban were chided, with one judge comparing marriage bans to the now-defunct laws that outlawed marriage between blacks and whites.

World

Long-term truce agreed upon in Gaza conflict

An open-ended cease-fire was agreed upon after 7 weeks of fighting, halting Israel and Palestine's deadliest war in an uneasy deal.

Bay Area

Napa quake renews calls for alert system

A university lab in Berkeley got an alert about Sunday's quake 10 seconds before it happened, a warning system leaders are calling for around state.

Crime

Healdsburg worker suspected of growing pot, stealing electricity

A Healdsburg electric utility worker was arrested Friday on suspicion of growing marijuana and stealing electricity.

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