Talk Back: Torture report
Do you approve of the Senate's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture?
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(Tell us why or why not?)
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Bay Area continues wet December, rainfall totals climb

Bursts of rain Tuesday night and Wednesday have allowed the Bay Area to continue to add to its impressive December rainfall totals, with San Jose officially passing a 120-year-old mark to record its second-wettest December ever. 
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Antioch auto body shop gives cars to needy families

Mike's Auto Body continued a tradition this week by fulfilling five Christmas wishes with used cars that it's restored. 
Controversial Point Richmond luxury condos approved

A City Council majority greenlighted a waterfront luxury condo project in Point Richmond over residents' objections but did wrest $350,000 from the developer to compensate the seven residents whose views will be most affected by the new buildings.  
BAY AREA NEWS
Point Richmond: Controversial condos approved by divided council

A City Council majority greenlighted a waterfront luxury condo project in Point Richmond over residents' objections but did wrest $350,000 from the developer to compensate the seven residents whose views will be most affected by the new buildings.  
SPORTS
( LM Otero )
49ers players react to Ray McDonald's dismissal

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Ray McDonald: 'It's very unfortunate. ... I understand why the team did what it did. Outside of that, it's not my business.' 
BUSINESS
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FedEx, UPS set for busiest holiday season ever

The next week is a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections between shoppers and their much-anticipated gifts -- and there is no room for mistakes.