• Sharks remember Pat Quinn - 11/24/2014 04:13 PM PST
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    Talk Back: Executive action
    Do you support President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Hidden cost of tuition hikes

    If the University of California hikes its fees, defying the governor's tuition freeze, students won't be the only ones footing the bill. Taxpayers would likely end up paying an extra $45 million next year alone, and at least $250 million more annually by 2019 -- for their share of the rising costs 
    ( JEWEL SAMAD )
    Ferguson grand jury announcement expected today

    The St. Louis County prosecutor's office has told the family the decision will be announced after 5 p.m., attorney Benjamin Crump told the Associated Press.
     
    (Jim Scherer/AP/Dunkin Donuts)
    Dunkin' Donuts plans Bay Area launch

    Dunkin' Donuts, a nearly ubiquitous chain on the East Coast, plans to make its debut in the Bay Area in 2016 and eventually open dozens of locations in the region. 
    (JOSIE LEPE)
    It's official: Giants lose Sandoval

    Sandoval called the San Francisco Giants on Monday afternoon to explain why he accepted Boston's five-year offer, a contract the World Series champs said they were willing to match. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    ( Picasa )
    Stylish 1958 Imperial was considered "America's finest car"

    In 1958, Tom McCahill, famous automotive writer for Mechanix Illustrated, said the 1958 Imperial was "America's finest car." The year before, when the Imperial "Forward Look" was introduced, Motor Life magazine wrote, "The most beautiful car of the year was the title many people felt the new 
    SPORTS
    ( Gary Reyes )
    It's official: Sandoval headed to Boston

    Sandoval called the San Francisco Giants on Monday afternoon to explain why he accepted Boston's five-year offer, a contract the World Series champs said they were willing to match. 

    BUSINESS


    ((D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group))
    Thanksgiving Day shopping stirs heated emotions

    The growing number of retailers throwing open their doors on Thanksgiving is reigniting a contentious debate over whether increasing commercialization of the holiday is ruining a cherished family tradition.