• 'Survivor' recap: Beware of false idols - 10/01/2014 10:04 PM PDT
    Talk Back: Ebola outbreak
    Was President Obama right to send U.S. troops and resources to Africa to battle the Ebola outbreak?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Bay Area braces for heat wave; fire crews wary

    The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for most of the Northern and Central California coast beginning Thursday and running through Friday, as temperatures inch toward the high 80s and low 90s in most coastal cities and the upper 90s and even low 100s in some inland areas. For fire crews tasked with monitoring a state that's already bone dry and an area that has seen disastrous fires, that's not good news. 
    (AP Photo/Courtesy of McMath Family and Omari Sealey, File)
    Jahi McMath: Family seeks to have brain-death ruling overturned, girl declared alive

    An attorney for the family of Jahi McMath says new tests show the 13-year-old girl has regained brain activity and is asking a Bay Area court to take the unprecedented step of reversing its finding that she is dead. 
    Marine who caught Coliseum jumper being honored

    A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game is among 22 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.  
    (Don Wright)
    Purdy: Bumgarner comes up big for Giants

    Madison Bumgarner pitches Giants to wild-card win over Pittsburgh Pirates
    (Dai Sugano, Mercury News)
    Roadshow: The history behind the I-880 mess

    A lot of neighborhoods were disrupted, which probably led designers to minimize the amount of property they took, which constrained the amount of space available to widen the freeway. 
    (Justin K. Aller,Getty Images)
    Giants pound Pirates in wild-card game, advance to face Nationals in NLDS

    Brandon Crawford's grand slam and Madison Bumgarner's four-hit shutout lifted the San Francisco Giants past the Pittsburgh Pirates in the N.L. wild-card game; the Giants will play the Washington Nationals in the N.L. Division Series 


    Quinn: You can be the authentic you on Facebook

    The social networking giant apologized to users for the implementation of its user identification policy that led hundreds of drag queens, gays, lesbians and members of the transgender community to choose between keeping their Facebook accounts or using their so-called 'real names.'  
    (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
    Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

    “Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.