• Giants bring up Bochy's son, Gary Brown - 09/01/2014 07:30 PM PDT
    Talk Back: Doctors hospital
    Do you support Doctors Medical Center as a free-standing emergency room?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Thousands of Bay Area apartment houses need a quake fix

    Thousands of Bay Area apartment buildings with structurally weak first stories could collapse in a major earthquake, risking the lives of those who reside in them and leaving tens of thousands of families homeless, but there is no coordinated effort in the region to retrofit these risky structures.  
    The night De La Salle's streak ended

    When the streak stood down
    Ten years ago, De La Salle football s record 151-game win streak ended in Seattle with a stunning loss to Bellevue, Washington 
    Jennifer Lawrence, other celebs, hit by nude photo leak

    Reported phone hacking scheme results in celebrity photos leaking online; dozens of fake celeb photos posted as well. 
    Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers
    Ray McDonald arrest presents new problem for 49ers

    San Jose Police Department won't release 911 call from incident allegedly involving San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald 
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    Anti-gay speech in Richmond draws scrutiny

    Slurs against an openly gay councilwoman and police chief have raised questions about the climate in a city known for its progressive policies.  
    (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)
    Oakland Raiders name Derek Carr their starting quarterback

    Raiders coach Dennis Allen chooses to start Derek Carr over Matt Schaub in Sunday's game against New York Jets; Carr becomes first rookie in Raiders' franchise history to start a season opener. 
    (Lynne Sladky/AP file photo)
    Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

    Over the past three years, opposition from the FCC has helped quash two potential megamergers in the cellphone industry, inspiring companies to compete ever harder for your business. 
    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.