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    Talk Back: Border kids
    Should the U.S. continue to accommodate unaccompanied Latin America children coming across the border?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( JEWEL SAMAD )
    Poll: 75% of Californians back water restrictions

    Few local water agencies have forced customers to cut their water use amid the ongoing drought, but a new poll shows a large majority of Californians support mandates to turn off the tap. 
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    Oakland: Toxic algae closes Lake Temescal

    The East Bay Regional Park District closed the popular summer swimming destination after tests showed high levels of a toxin associated with blue-green algae. 
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    A's finally cut the cord on struggling reliever Jim Johnson

    Oakland A's reliever Jim Johnson, a $10 million offseason acquisition, is designated for assignment.
     
    ( Doug Duran )
    Sideboard shines in new, bigger Danville location

    One of Danville's most popular restaurants moves from cramped quarters at the former Danville Hotel to a spacious new location but continues serving up delicious, high-quality sandwiches, salads and pastas. 
    Celebrities
    (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
    Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

    The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album. 
    BUSINESS
    (Mark Lennihan/AP photo)
    Apple faces class-action lawsuit over work breaks

    A San Diego judge’s ruling raises the stakes in a lawsuit against Apple that accuses the tech giant of failing to provide its hourly workers with timely meal and rest breaks without compensating them with an extra hour’s pay.
     
    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
    Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

    The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album. 
     
     
     
    ( 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
     
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

    This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury

    The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.