Talk Back: Doctors hospital
Do you support Doctors Medical Center as a free-standing emergency room?

(Tell us why or why not?)
( Doug Duran )
San Ramon: Missing San Ramon woman found Saturday

More than 150 search-and-rescue personnel from nine counties had joined the effort to find Luba Lusherovich, an elderly woman with dementia who went missing Wednesday. 
( LiPo Ching )
Bay Area police departments say census data on diversity flawed

In the Bay Area, white police officers disproportionately dominate in many cities with large minority populations. But officials in Antioch, Brentwood, Daly City, Napa, Novato and Walnut Creek say a 2010 Census Bureau report was wrong to estimate their police departments as 100 percent white.  
( Nam Y. Huh )
Cal Bears hang on for win at Northwestern

Jared Goff throws three first-half touchdown passes, and Cal Bears secure win at Northwestern with late interception by Jalen Jefferson 
( LiPo Ching )
49ers' Aldon Smith issues post-suspension apology

One day after NFL suspends 49ers' Aldon Smith nine games, he issues a statement through the NFL Players Association 
( Dan Honda )
Giants beat Brewers as Peavy flirts with no-hitter

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1, the Giants' fifth consecutive win. 
( Dan Honda )
California marijuana market poised to explode

California in 1996 became the first state to legalize pot for medicinal reasons, but it has yet to approve it for the overall adult population, or so-called 'adult-use.' Despite that, it has the largest pot market in the nation, according to a widely referenced report last year by San Francisco-based marijuana research and investment firm ArcView Group.
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.