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    Talk Back: Ferguson decision
    Do you agree with a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Michael Brown?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    West Oakland BART shut down by protesters

    More than 100 demonstrators opposed to recent police killings of black males, including some protesters who chained themselves together inside trains, shut down the West Oakland BART station for more than two hours Friday, stopping service to and from San Francisco. 
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Bay Area Black Friday shoppers fill stores before dawn

    As Black Friday commenced in the Bay Area, shoppers filled malls and outlets across the Bay Area, many out for a second day of scouring stores after blockbuster Thanksgiving Day sales, launching what is expected to be the best holiday season for retailers in years. 
    Kawakami: 49ers shaken to their core by Seahawks

    The San Francisco 49ers were rocked to their core by Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson and Seattle Seahawks on national television Thursday night 
    ( Dan Honda )
    Orinda kicks nanny's kid out of school

    The Orinda Union School District hired a private investigator to find out whether a second-grader actually lived in the city, determined she lived in Bay Point and kicked her out. The girl's mother, a live-in nanny in Orinda, and her employer are mad and fighting back. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Tony Burchyns — vallejo times-herald)
    San Jose council member urges rejection of Central California refinery's crude-by-rail project

    Monday was the deadline for comments to the recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Phillips 66 Company Rail Spur Extension Project, which would bring about 250 unit trains a year with 80 tank cars plus locomotives and supporting cars to a new crude oil unloading facility in Santa Maria from the north or from the south along tracks owned by the Union Pacific Railroad, including possibly the Capitol Corridor along the east shore of San Pablo and San Francisco bays.  
    SPORTS
    ( Mark J. Terrill )
    Stanford stuns UCLA, knocks Bruins out of Pac-12 title game

    Cardinal quarterback Kevin Hogan stars in regular season final at Rose Bowl as Stanford improves to 7-7 and prevents UCLA from play for Pac-12 title 
    Spotlight
    ( ap )
    Review: 'Far Cry 4' takes players to new heights -- literally

    The latest in the Ubisoft series places players in a Himalayan kingdom, where they fight a dictator, scale mountain cliffs and dodge rampaging elephants. 

    BUSINESS


    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Bay Area Black Friday shoppers fill stores before dawn

    As Black Friday commenced in the Bay Area, shoppers filled malls and outlets across the Bay Area, many out for a second day of scouring stores after blockbuster Thanksgiving Day sales, launching what is expected to be the best holiday season for retailers in years. 
    ( ap )
    Review: 'Far Cry 4' takes players to new heights -- literally

    The latest in the Ubisoft series places players in a Himalayan kingdom, where they fight a dictator, scale mountain cliffs and dodge rampaging elephants.