• 49ers lose to Arizona Cardinals, 23-14 - 09/21/2014 05:03 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: NFL arrests
    Has the NFL's handling of recent arrests of players for domestic violence altered your view of the league?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Dai Sugano, Bay Area News Group)
    Drugging our kids: D'Anthony's story

    One teen's story illustrates a disturbing pattern: When it comes to managing challenging childhoods, California's child welfare system relies on expedient choices that often don't work and resists tough ones that do. 
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    John Burris: Man shot by Richmond police did not try to grab officer's gun

    With witnesses to the police shooting that killed their son and a powerful civil rights attorney at their side, the family of Richard Perez III on Saturday disputed the officer's claim that the 24-year-old tried to grab his gun during a struggle outside a liquor store. 
    (Elise Amendola/AP)
    Oakland Raiders lose 16-9 to New England Patriots

    Rookie quarterback Derek Carr and winless Oakland Raiders give Tom Brady and New England Patriots all they can handle in NFL game at Foxboro 
    ( Christian Petersen )
    Cal's big night in Arizona ends in epic collapse

    Cal led 28-6 at halftime and 45-43 with four seconds left, but Wildcats win on 47-yard TD pass on the final play of the game 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    ( Jim Gensheimer )
    Honda, Khanna spar over what it means to be an effective congressman

    Democratic challenger Ro Khanna says Congressman Mike Honda is too orthodox of a liberal Democrat to get much done in Washington; Honda says he works across the aisle, but more often behind the scenes. 
    BUSINESS
    (TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
    Oracle's Larry Ellison: Fierce competitor who doesn't like to quit

    Silicon Valley's longest-serving CEO isn't quitting his company, he insists, but his transition at Oracle marks a changing of the guard.