• Roadshow: Gas contest deadline nears - 08/28/2015 08:24 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: Stock market
    Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Steinle family/San Francisco police)
    After Steinle slaying, new cooperation from Bay Area on immigration detentions

    Two months after Kate Steinle's death at the hands of an illegal immigrant with a criminal record ignited a national debate about immigration policy, four of the Bay Area's most populous counties have agreed to notify ICE when inmates flagged by the agency for possible deportation are about to be released. 
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Timmy's time with Giants may already be over

    San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season. 
    ( (California Driver's Alliance) )
    Will legislators act to combat climate change?

    After passing the Senate by a wide margin in June, the bills face a much tougher test in the Assembly, which is expected to take them up as early as this week. Some moderate Democrats, charging "coastal elitism," say the bill will harm the middle-class families they represent in the Central Valley and others are trying to shake down legislative leaders for handouts that benefit their districts.  
    ( Bullit Marquez )
    State lawmakers propose sweeping ivory ban

    Supporters of the measure, AB 96, note that scientific studies show poachers are killing 35,000 African elephants a year, or 96 every day, for their tusks, causing the African elephant population of about 500,000 to shrink at alarming rates. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    ( Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health New )
    Achieving mental health parity: Slow going even in 'pace car' state of California

    California regulators have tried harder than most to make mental health parity laws work, but it's been tough to enforce the rules and gain the cooperation of insurers.  
    Celebrities
    (Jason Merritt)
    2015 VMA photos: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj open together

    Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. 
    SPORTS
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Exclusive: Lincecum talks about injuries that may end Giants career

    San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season. 
    Spotlight
    ( Rob Eby )
    'Big Blue Live': Monterey Bay to star in its own 'reality show'

    PBS, BBC team up for a groundbreaking multimedia event showcasing marine life along California's coast in which producers hope to deliver real-time images of whales, dolphins, great white sharks, elephant seals and other sea creatures to millions of viewers across the nation.
     
    BUSINESS
    Who owns your digital afterlife?

    As tech companies and estate lawyers battled this summer over who gets the keys to our digital data after we die, the father of bestselling novelist Marsha Mehran sued Google searching for her lost works and clues to her tragic death. 
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    'Big Blue Live': Monterey Bay to star in its own 'reality show'

    PBS, BBC team up for a groundbreaking multimedia event showcasing marine life along California's coast in which producers hope to deliver real-time images of whales, dolphins, great white sharks, elephant seals and other sea creatures to millions of viewers across the nation.
     
    (Jason Merritt)
    2015 VMA photos: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj open together

    Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.