• John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan split up - 08/21/2014 02:19 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: Water bond
    Do you think passing a statewide water bond will help improve water storage?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Dana Humphrey )
    Dating sites cater to pet-friendly users only

    Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do. 
    (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
    Robin Williams ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

    Billy Crystal to honor friend during Emmy Awards on Monday.  
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    Sideshow driver does doughnuts on Golden Gate Bridge

    A video shot on the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend has surfaced online showing a car doing doughnuts -- a stunt under investigation by law enforcement officials. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    Newark schools trustee Gary Stadler resigns; board to fill seat

    Newark schools trustee Gary Stadler resigned Wednesday after speakers at a Tuesday night meeting criticized him for his role in chasing off popular Superintendent Dave Marken. 
    SPORTS
    ( Doug Duran )
    Raiders visit to Green Bay will be difficult dress rehearsal

    Oakland Raiders haven't shined on offense or defense in their first two exhibitions, but a good performance against the Packers at Lambeau Field would be a strong confidence boost for the Silver and Black. 
    Spotlight
    (Ray Chavez/Staff archives)
    Olivia Wilde breast-feeding photo sparks new round of the Mommy Wars

    The latest celebrity breast-feeding photo, showing actress Olivia Wilde nursing her 5-month-old son, sparks another round of the Mommy Wars over women's parenting and lifestyle choices. 
    (Ray Chavez/Staff archives)
    Olivia Wilde breast-feeding photo sparks new round of the Mommy Wars

    The latest celebrity breast-feeding photo, showing actress Olivia Wilde nursing her 5-month-old son, sparks another round of the Mommy Wars over women's parenting and lifestyle choices. 
     
     
     
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

    Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
     
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

    This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    The 49ers tear up the Levi's Stadium field, and will try to get it right this time, only weeks before the regular season

    This is not ideal--this wouldn't be good for a creaky old stadium (like Candlestick), but for the debut days of fancy, shimmering Levi's Stadium, the jewel of the York ownership era, it's just perplexing.