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Cheapest gas in the Bay Area

Dozens of stations are selling fuel for under $2 a gallon, the first time prices have been this low in eight years. 
Peterson: Time to begin another fun writing run

Gary Peterson, who spent 30 years as a sports columnist for the Contra Costa Times, reintroduces himself to readers as he begins a new stint as a metro columnist  
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Review: 'Deadpool' dynamite

'Deadpool,' known for his notoriously profane blabbermouth, katana swords and flip attitude, ribs and riffs off the superhero template. But what makes it work is that everyone is in on the joke. 
 
San Francisco is beaming with pride as the site for the Super Bowl. On our side of the bay, we are proud, too -- for our Oakland teams, but also for the pride we take in our good union jobs at the Coliseum and Oracle Arena and for the East Oakland neighborhood surrounding the stadiums.  
 
 
Join Oakland reporter Matt Artz and sports franchise expert Andy Dolich on the latest with the Raiders and their stadium issues.  
 
 
 
 
LiPo Ching
Tesla Motors said Wednesday its vehicle production and sales were up, but the company still recorded a $320 million loss in the final quarter of 2015.  
 
 
Sue Gilmore
Opera will be fully staged in collaboration with Cal Performances in April of 2017  
 
 
Jackie Burrell
From the Theatre at the Ace to the gloriously garish and newly reopened Clifton's Cafeteria, Los Angeles' art deco Broadway theater district is too cool for words.  
 
 
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7