• Roadshow: Gas contest deadline nears - 08/28/2015 08:24 PM PDT
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    Talk Back: Stock market
    Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Steinle family/San Francisco police)
    Steinle slaying prompts counties to cooperate with ICE

    Two months after Kate Steinle's death at the hands of an illegal immigrant with a criminal record ignited a national debate about immigration policy, four of the Bay Area's most populous counties have agreed to notify ICE when inmates flagged by the agency for possible deportation are about to be released. 
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Timmy's time with Giants may already be over

    San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season. 
    ( (California Driver's Alliance) )
    Will legislators act to combat climate change?

    After passing the Senate by a wide margin in June, the bills face a much tougher test in the Assembly, which is expected to take them up as early as this week. Some moderate Democrats, charging "coastal elitism," say the bill will harm the middle-class families they represent in the Central Valley and others are trying to shake down legislative leaders for handouts that benefit their districts.  
    (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
    State lawmakers propose sweeping ivory ban

    Supporters of the measure, AB 96, note that scientific studies show poachers are killing 35,000 African elephants a year, or 96 every day, for their tusks, causing the African elephant population of about 500,000 to shrink at alarming rates. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
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    California's death-penalty delays put on trial

    In a case that may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court on Monday will review a ruling last year declaring California's "dysfunctional" death penalty law unconstitutional because of systemic delays in a state with more than a quarter of the nation's condemned inmates. 
    Celebrities
    (Jason Merritt)
    Photos: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj open 2015 VMA show together

    Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. 
    SPORTS
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Exclusive: Lincecum talks about injuries that may end Giants career

    San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season. 
    Spotlight
    ( Steven K. Webster )
    'Big Blue Live': Monterey Bay to star in its own 'reality show'

    PBS, BBC team up for a groundbreaking multimedia event showcasing marine life along California's coast in which producers hope to deliver real-time images of whales, dolphins, great white sharks, elephant seals and other sea creatures to millions of viewers across the nation.
     
    BUSINESS
    New light bulbs offer alternative to LEDs, CFLs

    Startup company has created an induction light bulb for consumers that promises the familiar shape and light color of incandescents but with longer life and far better efficiency. 
    ( Richard Ryan/PBS )
    'Big Blue Live': Monterey Bay to star in its own 'reality show'

    PBS, BBC team up for a groundbreaking multimedia event showcasing marine life along California's coast in which producers hope to deliver real-time images of whales, dolphins, great white sharks, elephant seals and other sea creatures to millions of viewers across the nation.
     
    (Jason Merritt)
    Photos: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj open 2015 VMA show together

    Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.