One girl's struggle through psych wards before doctors make bold diagnosis
One day, Tessa Gallo was a typical sixth-grader, the next her mother says "she was psychotic and mentally retarded." It took 10 months misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder before two Stanford doctors determined she had a misunderstood and little-known condition called PANS that was likely caused by some kind of infection that sent her immune system attacking her brain.
Teen survives after stowing away on flight from San Jose to Hawaii
Authorities say a 16-year-old Santa Clara boy is "lucky to be alive" after he ran away from home, clandestinely scaled a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport, and hid inside the wheel well of a plane flying from California to Hawaii in a case that has raised immediate questions about airport security beyond the terminals.
PG&E and East Bay cities at standoff over plan to chop down thousands of trees
Utility now claims tree roots pose main risk to pipeline. Cities prepare lawsuits to stop the chopping.
Kawakami: Warriors' David Lee dials it down in order to turn it on
David Lee began slowly against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1 but picked it up when the Warriors needed it the most.
Warming up to the future with Nest thermostat
Google's self-adjusting Nest thermostat provides an intriguing example of what is fast coming down the road in the 'Internet of Things.'
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Sharks crush Kings, take 2-0 series lead
After falling behind 2-0, the San Jose Sharks scored seven unanswered goals to beat the Los Angeles Kings 7-2 and take a 2-0 lead in their first-round NHL playoff series.
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Review: Ellie Goulding delivers uneven performance
Star covers Elton John, Alt-J and delivers too much mediocre dance-pop material in San Francisco.
Tonight's TV picks: 'The Voice' turns to America for votes
Plus, 'Independent Lens' looks inside what Keith Richards calls 'rock and roll heaven.'
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.
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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.