Talk Back: Ferguson shooting
Do you believe the Justice Department should be involved in the police shooting case in Ferguson, Missouri?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
(Karl Mondon)
Napa earthquake: Aftershocks rattle North Bay, damages highways

At least four aftershocks Tuesday morning, following the 6.0 Napa earthquake on Sunday morning, rattled the Napa and American Canyon areas. One was logged at magnitude-3.9, the largest since Sunday's quake.  
( KARL MONDON )
BART recovering after track damage halts commute in Contra Costa County

BART train service between Walnut Creek and Concord on the Pittsburg-Bay Point line was temporarily suspended in both directions because of a problem with the tracks, stranding thousands of people during the evening commute, officials said.  
( Bob Levey )
A's lose 4-2 to Astros

Chris Carter's three-run homer in the eighth inning leads the Houston Astros past the Oakland A's 
( Doug Duran )
Can success of Ice Bucket Challenge be replicated?

In today's world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the megamillions jackpot -- and created a social-media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit. But can they?  
BAY AREA NEWS
(Silvia Izquierdo/AP file photo)
Cellphone 'kill switches' will be required in California

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a first-in-the-nation bill into law Monday requiring 'kill switches' for remote deactivation of stolen smartphones. But a bill to ban plastic grocery bags is foundering. 
Celebrities
(AP Photo/Nick Ut/file)
Suge Knight won't talk to police

After being shot at Chris Brown’s party, rap mogul reportedly isn’t cooperating with authorities to find shooter. 
SPORTS
( RAY CHAVEZ )
Giants' Madison Bumgarner shuts out Rockies

Madison Bumgarner allows just one hit in 3-0 win over Colorado Rockies, and Buster Posey hits two home runs. 
BUSINESS
(Scott Sonner)
Tesla gigafactory: State budget watchdogs urge fiscal restraint

Budget watchdogs from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have jointly written an open letter to the states, urging them to rethink economic development and avoid giving away too much in tax breaks and incentives to corporations.
 
(Ray Chavez/Staff file)
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces surprise-filled lineup

Social Distortion, X, Yo La Tengo, Deltron 3030 and others will join the 2014 party in Golden Gate Park. 
(AP Photo/Nick Ut/file)
Suge Knight won't talk to police

After being shot at Chris Brown’s party, rap mogul reportedly isn’t cooperating with authorities to find shooter. 
 
 
 
( 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.