Talk Back: Water bond
Do you think passing a statewide water bond will help improve water storage?
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( Kristopher Skinner )
Some community colleges could offer 4-year degrees

California community colleges could soon start offering bachelor's degrees 
(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
Robin Williams ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

Billy Crystal to honor friend during Emmy Awards on Monday.  
( Brad Graverson / Torrance Daily )
Thompson: Lin finds himself on big stage after humble beginning

Jeremy Lin, a new Los Angeles Lakers, is immortalized at Madame Tussauds.
 
BAY AREA NEWS
Newark schools trustee Gary Stadler resigns; board to fill seat

Newark schools trustee Gary Stadler resigned Wednesday after speakers at a Tuesday night meeting criticized him for his role in chasing off popular Superintendent Dave Marken. 
SPORTS
( Andrew Nelles )
Giants get split with Cubs

The San Francisco Giants lost 2-1 to the Chicago Cubs in the completion of Tuesday's suspended game, then won the scheduled game 5-3 behind Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey. 
Spotlight
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Review: 'Sword Art Online' stumbles in latest chapter

'Hollow Fragment' carries on the series' story of a trapped anime hero and his friends and lovers; but glitches and complicated gameplay mar the experience. 
( bn )
Review: 'Sword Art Online' stumbles in latest chapter

'Hollow Fragment' carries on the series' story of a trapped anime hero and his friends and lovers; but glitches and complicated gameplay mar the experience. 
 
 
 
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
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
 
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
( Nhat V. Meyer )
The 49ers tear up the Levi's Stadium field, and will try to get it right this time, only weeks before the regular season

This is not ideal--this wouldn't be good for a creaky old stadium (like Candlestick), but for the debut days of fancy, shimmering Levi's Stadium, the jewel of the York ownership era, it's just perplexing.