• San Francisco Giants still seeking help - 12/20/2014 01:46 PM PST
    Talk Back: U.S. and Cuba
    Do you approve of President Barack Obama's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba?

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    Woman fatally shot on anniversary of brother's murder

    A woman was shot and killed in a double shooting in Martinez on Friday evening, on the fifth anniversary of her older brother's own brutal murder, police and family said.  
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    Water pits neighbor against neighbor

    In the rainiest December in decades, a small group of residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Aldercroft Heights is protesting strict water limits and severe penalties imposed by the volunteers who run the neighborhood water board and fear the Los Gatos Creek that supplies their water could still run dry. 
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Harbaugh's family, friends want him to take Michigan job

    ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing 'sources close to the situation,' reported that San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have encouraged him to take the University of Michigan coaching job but that 'his heart is in the NFL.'
    (Josie Lepe)
    San Francisco Giants still seeking help

    Brian Sabean not done after adding Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Casey McGehee, but Max Scherzer remains out of price range 
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Q&A: Rizikitoto's Suraya Shivji, 17, crowd-funds for African orphans

    After teaching herself to program iPhone gaming apps and get them posted on Apple's app store, the Fremont teen is using them -- along with a crowd-funding campaign she began this year on her website, Rizikitoto -- to raise money for African orphans so they can become self sufficient.