Talk Back: Water bond
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Old yellow boat at Pittsburg Marina to be replaced

Efforts to restore the 86-year-old 'Red Salmon' boat proved to be too much of a challenge. 
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Purdy: Selig revises history on A's-Giants territory feud

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland on Tuesday, along with A's owner Lew Wolff, and while there was nothing new about his blue ribbon panel's progress, he did say former San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie and former A's owner Walter Haas created the territorial issue
 
Raiders build continuity on offensive line

Oakland Raiders offensive line counting on center Stefen Wisniewski, guards Khalif Barnes and Austin Howard and tackles Donald Penn and Menelik Watson 
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NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show. 
SPORTS
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Giants lose to Cubs in controversial finish

The San Francisco Giants lose 2-0 to the Chicago Cubs after a mistake by the Wrigley Field grounds crew during a rain delay results in an unplayable infield.
 
BUSINESS
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Uber hires Obama strategist David Plouffe

In Uber's latest and perhaps boldest maneuver to counter opposition to its car service app, the startup has tapped David Plouffe, former campaign manager and White House adviser to President Barack Obama, to lead its marketing and policy strategies. 
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NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show. 
 
 
 
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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
 
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Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
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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.