• Numbers stacked against Sharks - 03/06/2015 09:08 PM PST
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    Talk Back: Netanyahu's speech
    Should Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been invited to speak before Congress?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Kristopher Skinner/Staff)
    San Pablo hospital backers appeal to billionaires to keep it open

    The National Union of Healthcare Workers, in a letter to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and 69 other Bay Area billionaires, says that if they chip in a tenth of a percent of their combined net worth, they could keep Doctors Medical Center running for 20 years.

    Read the letter to Bay Area billionaires  

    (Mark Lennihan/Associated Press)
    Apple to join the Dow Jones industrial average index

    Apple joins the Dow Jones industrial average, replacing AT&T, in another sign of the tech company's prowess. 
    (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
    Bay Area housing lags booming economy

    A new report offers a snapshot of the nine-county region: Accelerating population and job growth in San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland as the Bay Area grows more urban and less suburban; the squeezing of the middle class; and not enough housing across-the-board, especially for low- and moderate-income households.
     
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Coliseum board OKs Raiders lease extension

    The authority that operates O.Co Coliseum approved a lease extension for the Oakland Raiders that will keep the team in town for at least one more season while team officials and local leaders discuss options for a new football stadium at the Coliseum complex. 
    Celebrities
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
    Katie Couric returning to NBC?

    New network news chief Andy Lack reportedly has good relationship with former 'Today’ co-host. 
    Spotlight
    (Michelle Hazelwood)
    Having the nerve to age and show it

    Society sends mixed messages, punishing people for daring to look their age, then mocking them for trying to hold onto their youth. 
    BUSINESS
    (Patrick Tehan/Staff)
    California's job boom stronger than first thought

    California's employment picture was far more robust during 2014 than initially estimated, according to a report released Friday, a surge of strength that bodes well for the job market in the Bay Area and the statewide jobless rate fell to its lowest level in nearly six years.

    Bay Area housing lags behind booming economy  

    (Michelle Hazelwood)
    Having the nerve to age and show it

    Society sends mixed messages, punishing people for daring to look their age, then mocking them for trying to hold onto their youth. 
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
    Katie Couric returning to NBC?

    New network news chief Andy Lack reportedly has good relationship with former 'Today’ co-host.