• Giants crush Brewers 13-2 - 08/29/2014 11:45 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: Doctors hospital
    Do you support Doctors Medical Center as a free-standing emergency room?
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    A woman's death, staff cuts prompt questions over care for developmentally disabled

    Parents and staff members of the Elwyn Chablis home in Livermore, a group home for the seriously developmentally disabled, are questioning how the provider intends to care for its clients in the wake of a patient's death and the dismissal of much of the home's trained nurses. 
    ( Dan Honda )
    California marijuana market poised to explode

    California in 1996 became the first state to legalize pot for medicinal reasons, but it has yet to approve it for the overall adult population, or so-called 'adult-use.' Despite that, it has the largest pot market in the nation, according to a widely referenced report last year by San Francisco-based marijuana research and investment firm ArcView Group.
     
    ( Rich Pedroncelli )
    Historic groundwater legislation passed by California Assembly

    The most contentious legislation passed Friday was a package of bills designed to regulate the pumping of groundwater for the first time in California history.
     
    ( ANDA CHU )
    Oakland Raiders: Matt Schaub excused from practice

    Matt Schaub, whose hold on the Raiders quarterback job grew more uncertain with the performance by Derek Carr against the Seattle Seahawks, missed practice Friday while tending to a 'personal issue.' 
    SPORTS
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    49ers' Aldon Smith issues post-suspension apology

    One day after NFL suspends 49ers' Aldon Smith nine games, he issues a statement through the NFL Players Association 
    BUSINESS
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    California marijuana market poised to explode

    California in 1996 became the first state to legalize pot for medicinal reasons, but it has yet to approve it for the overall adult population, or so-called 'adult-use.' Despite that, it has the largest pot market in the nation, according to a widely referenced report last year by San Francisco-based marijuana research and investment firm ArcView Group.
     
     
     
     
    ( 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.