The Review in review

Today’s top news: A new gene test can predict the recurrence of certain types of cancer.

Get up, stand up: CSU faculty picket at the Cal State East Bay campus in Hayward over contract negotiations that so far have yielded no results.

Touchy feely: When it comes to friendly greetings, men really just wanna keep it simple. (Speaking of men, they love bacon. Did you catch our spread in Wednesday’s Food section?)

Maybe this one will stick?: USC assistant coach Steve Sarkisian and the Oakland Raiders are in talks about Oakland’s now vacant coaching position.

The weather isn’t the only thing on ice: Bay Area home sales continue to dive.

Speak up!: Check out today’s Letters to the Editor. Want to send us one? Click here.

Bored?: Sometimes we are too. That’s when we turn to Dave Barry’s blog.