1. Books by the Bay: 'The Mathematician's Shiva' blends family and immigrant issues with the brilliant elegance of math
  2. Opera: Love it? Hate it? Tell us your views
  3. Britney Spears calls out ex during Las Vegas show
  4. Joan Rivers being brought out of coma
  5. Tri-Valley calendar: Danville museum offers American Indian exhibit
  6. Fall TV 2014: Premiere dates for new and returning shows
  7. Review: Walnut Creek's Sunol Ridge, American comfort gone gourmet
  8. Fall TV 2014: Quick takes on all the new shows
  9. Harvey Wainapel brings new Brazilian songs to 2 shows
  10. Fall TV 2014: 5 new shows to avoid