• Joan Rivers being brought out of coma - 09/02/2014 01:46 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: Doctors hospital
    Do you support Doctors Medical Center as a free-standing emergency room?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (JANE TYSKA)
    PG&E to be fined $1.4 billion for San Bruno explosion

    State regulators on Tuesday proposed a $1.4 billion fine to punish PG&E for its role in a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno -- but the fines are far less than the $2.25 billion recommended by regulatory staff and consumer groups. 
    (BOB LARSON/CONTRA COSTA TIMES)
    The night De La Salle's streak ended

    When the streak stood down
    Ten years ago, De La Salle football s record 151-game win streak ended in Seattle with a stunning loss to Bellevue, Washington 
    (Associated Press)
    MLB won't discuss incident between A's and umpire Gerry Davis

    Major League Baseball did not shed any light on the Saturday night incident between umpire Gerry Davis and the A's dugout, but MLB did react by putting out a one-sentence statement 
    (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
    49ers coach Jim Harbaugh won't rush to judge Ray McDonald, but won't tolerate a player who assaults a woman

    Coach Jim Harbaugh spoke out Tuesday morning against domestic violence while also cautioning any rush to judgment on 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald, who was arrested early Sunday for felony domestic violence 
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    Anti-gay speech in Richmond draws scrutiny

    Slurs against an openly gay councilwoman and police chief have raised questions about the climate in a city known for its progressive policies.  
    Celebrities
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    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped. 
    SPORTS
    (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
    49ers coach Jim Harbaugh won't rush to judge Ray McDonald

    Coach Jim Harbaugh spoke out Tuesday morning against domestic violence while also cautioning any rush to judgment on 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald, who was arrested early Sunday for felony domestic violence 
    BUSINESS
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    Apple on celeb pic theft: Our systems were not breached

    Apple said Tuesday that its cloud-based system for storing users' content was not at fault for a widely publicized theft of celebrities' personal photos, based on a preliminary investigation. 
    (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)
    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped. 
     
     
     
    ( 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.