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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?)
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Thousands of Bay Area apartment houses need a quake fix

    Thousands of Bay Area apartment buildings with structurally weak first stories could collapse in a major earthquake, risking the lives of those who reside in them and leaving tens of thousands of families homeless, but there is no coordinated effort in the region to retrofit these risky structures.  
    (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 
    ( Gary Reyes )
    Nine things to focus on for November's election

    With Labor Day behind us, Californians need to batten down the hatches for the tidal wave of ads, mailers, robo calls and door knocks between now and the Nov. 4 election. So for Bay Area voters hoping to cut through the noise and get straight to the important stuff, here are nine things to focus on:
     
    (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 
    BAY AREA NEWS
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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.  
    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
    (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)
    Thousands of Bay Area apartment houses need a quake fix

    Thousands of Bay Area apartment buildings with structurally weak first stories could collapse in a major earthquake, risking the lives of those who reside in them and leaving tens of thousands of families homeless, but there is no coordinated effort in the region to retrofit these risky structures.
     
     
     
     
    ( 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.