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    Talk Back: Ebola outbreak
    Was President Obama right to send U.S. troops and resources to Africa to battle the Ebola outbreak?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Dan Rosenstrauch, Bay Area News Group)
    Still no word on what caused Marsh Creek fish kill

    More than 100 dead fish seen in Oakley creek, but officials are still testing to determine what happened. 
    Wild card round: Crazy, exciting, totally unfair

    Angels' Mike Scioscia, three other managers including former A's skipper Tony La Russa, spearheaded Major League Baseball's one-game, all-or-nothing wild-card round.  
    (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
    'Yarn-bombing' knitters dress up cities as labor of love

    A growing number of Bay Area cities from Oakland and Berkeley, San Jose to San Mateo are seeing the sometimes odd and mysterious appearance of knitted creations on their streets -- and sometimes sponsoring more organized "yarn bombing events" -- that add a little bit of color, whimsy or even make a social or political statement by covering everything from bike racks, benches, fire hydrants, trees and statues.  
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
    'Yarn-bombing' artists hit a number of Bay Area cities with unexpected and whimsical knitted creations

    A growing number of Bay Area cities from Oakland and Berkeley, San Jose to San Mateo are seeing the sometimes odd and mysterious appearance of knitted creations on their streets -- and sometimes sponsoring more organized "yarn bombing events" -- that add a little bit of color, whimsy or even make a social or political statement by covering everything from bike racks, benches, fire hydrants, trees and statues.  
    Celebrities
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    Amanda Bynes arrested on suspicion of DUI

    Say it ain’t so: The actress who seemed on the mend after rehab is busted in San Fernando Valley after stopping car in middle of an intersection. 
    SPORTS
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Raiders confirm: Dennis Allen fired

    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis on Monday night fired head coach Dennis Allen on the heels of his team's 0-4 start and no obvious signs of the progress Davis expected this season.
     
    Spotlight
    ( JONATHAN HAYWARD )
    Today's Music Picks: Elton John follows 'Yellow Brick Road' to San Jose

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elton John celebrates his iconic 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' album at SAP Center in San Jose. 
    BUSINESS
    Quinn: Listening to the VC dog whistle

    Key figures in the venture capital world are starting, in a very subtle way, to raise hints that some air may soon be taken out of the Silicon Valley economy. 
    ( JONATHAN HAYWARD )
    Today's Music Picks: Elton John follows 'Yellow Brick Road' to San Jose

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elton John celebrates his iconic 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' album at SAP Center in San Jose. 
    (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
    Amanda Bynes arrested on suspicion of DUI

    Say it ain’t so: The actress who seemed on the mend after rehab is busted in San Fernando Valley after stopping car in middle of an intersection.