Talk Back: Ferguson shooting
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Oakland releases vision for Coliseum City

Proposal for to redevelop East Oakland and build a sports and entertainment center for the Raiders and A's envisions up to three sports venues and 10,000 new residents 
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
New California law allows dogs to dine on restaurant patios

Gov. Jerry Brown -- owner of Sutter, California's "first dog" and an adorable Welsh corgi to boot -- has signed into law a bill making it perfectly legal to bring your dog out to dinner with you. 
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
Antioch: Mello-Roos nears finish line

Property tax, though not always popular, has helped build southeast Antioch; last piece of expenses could go toward "all-abilities" splash park. 
( Tom Lynn )
Raiders suffer costly loss in Green Bay

Three Oakland Raiders starters injured in 31-21 loss to Green Bay Packers 
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( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
New California law allows dogs to dine on restaurant patios

Gov. Jerry Brown -- owner of Sutter, California's "first dog" and an adorable Welsh corgi to boot -- has signed into law a bill making it perfectly legal to bring your dog out to dinner with you. 
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Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”  
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”  
 
 
 
( 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.